SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Pretty Beast Mode, a new training facility located at 356 Park Ave. in downtown Scotch Plains, celebrated its grand opening on Saturday, Jan. 28.

Gym owner Vernecia Adams, an award-winning body builder and motivational speaker, was joined by Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith and Deputy Mayor Llewellyn Jones, who participated in the ribbon-cutting ceremony. 

"At Pretty Beast Mode, fitness training & nutrition come together to provide a well-rounded training program to teach you a lifestyle change," says Adams. "No more excuses! It's time to get up, get in, and make it happen. Here you learn the tools needed to be successful long term and teaching you how to maintain the weight loss through your daily lifestyle."

"Accountability, sacrifice, sweat, sometimes tears are all part of the process," adds the bodybuilder and inspirational speakeer. "All these things buildsa stronger person & character."