Eight years in the fitness industry is an eternity. Just ask East Valley resident Kathy Beamer, who has watched other gyms in her neighborhood go up, change hands, and come down.
"The idea is to build relationships here," Beamer said Friday. "I think one of the reasons we have been successful is that we really have a niche - someone can come in here and be comfortable regardless of their condition."
Beamer is the owner of Custom Fit, a personal training studio in Johnson Lane, which just celebrated its eighth anniversary.
"People come here to make relationships with other people," …