Worthy Conversations: Bryce Calvillo Talks Motivation, Wellness & Activity
Combine medical training with a lifetime devoted to fitness, and you have Dr. Bryce Calvillo. Throw in an equally passionate wife and nutritionist, and you have SciFit Center, which is a one- stop shop for anyone looking to embark on a wellness journey. The destination? Health and happiness… the achievable and sustainable kind.
How did SciFit Center come about?
My wife [and SciFit nutritionist], Angela, and I have always had a huge passion for health and fitness. Angela was working as a nutritionist for a large weight loss company, and she realized how impersonal most corporate approaches are to helping people lose weight and get healthy. We came to the realization there was a huge injustice in the field of weight loss, nutrition, and wellness. So, we decided to come up with our own program which is extremely personalized, attainable, and sustainable. We also implement state of the art technology with our Fit 3D Body Composition Scanner and Food Sensitivity, Metabolism, and DNA testing that really allows us to give our clients the most effective care.
What is your goal for each client?
Our mission is to help our clients find the perfect balance between health, body image, functionality, and life’s indulgences. We teach our clients that perfection isn’t a reality, rather you should find a happy medium that allows you to make progress, maintain it, and still have the ability to treat yourself when the time is right.
Do you consider our city to be an active city?
For the most part, I don’t consider the majority of Fort Worthians to be active; however, I do think the COVID quarantine stimulated a lot of people to get out and embark on some outside activity. The students around the TCU campus seem to be a lot more in tune with exercise than the rest of the city. Maybe we should allow them to set the standard!
What does wellness mean to you personally?
Wellness is a multi-faceted state of being with optimal physical and mental functionality. Complete wellness involves good medical health with low risk factors; a proper state of well-being with adequate hormone function, sleep, stress management, and positive self-image; and a high level of functionality that allows you to execute daily tasks, hobbies, and exercise without significant impedance.
What has kept you motivated and healthy in these uncertain times?
Motivation is something we all struggle with, especially in times like we have experienced in the last year. One of the most beneficial things you can do to keep you motivated and accountable is to immerse yourself within friends and peers that are like-minded when it comes to health and exercise. The comradery will help keep each other on track!
On that note, what is your advice to others who might not be feeling their happiest and healthiest right now?
We all go through struggles, and I think it’s fair to say that most of us have experienced a more difficult time this past year. The important thing is to remember you’re not the only one experiencing life’s triumphs, and there’s no better time to immerse in self-improvement. The decreased social opportunities and outings have left us with more time to devote towards personal growth. Use this time to grow closer to family, eat healthier, and exercise more!
If the sun is out and the weather is warm (and you’re off the clock), where are you in Fort Worth?
Enjoying a beer or margarita on a patio at one of our favorite places like Woodshed, HG Supply, or Press Café after partaking in a walk or bike ride along the Trinity.
Although she prefers burnt orange to purple, Hannah Bush is happy to call Fort Worth her new home. She began freelance writing a few years ago to break up the monotony of her 9 to 5 and to prove to her parents that she’s making good use of her journalism degree. When she’s not hanging out with her cat, Hannah can likely be found on a patio with her fiancé, talking about her cat.