Firm Body Bootcamp blasts apart repetitive gym routines and packs the fissures with functional strength training and a blend of fun and no-nonsense equipment. During indoor and outdoor camps, clients may swing kettlebells to crank up triceps, wrestle with battle ropes, toss medicine balls, or use their own body weight to build muscle on suspension equipment. The 45-minute routines kick-start heart rates with cardio drills, and team-based exercises breed camaraderie among campers and ensure backup should the exercise equipment rise up against its masters. Because its maneuvers are fully modifiable, there's ample room at the fitness table for guests of every experience level, including those who have never set foot in a gym.
Supplementary dietary plans and progress-tracking tools collaborate to keep metabolism racing outside of class. To date, Firm Body Bootcamp has helped more than 13 individuals lose 100 pounds each, the weight equivalent of a compact car that refuses to exercise.
At Bella Sundries Wellness Studio, heated massage tables and skilled therapists await to relax sore muscles and restore a sense of well-being throughout the body with services ranging from Swedish and deep-tissue massage to reflexology and reiki. Owner Tonya Ben Mansour boasts more than 12 years of massage experience, holds master-level status in neuromuscular therapy, and has reached level 10 in most video games, making her nimble hands particularly suited to sussing out deep-seated stress. The studio also extends its soothing savvy to problems that are skin deep as aesthetician Sarah Lawrence cleanses and calms complexions with refreshing facials and sequesters rogue facial hair with waxing services.
Herbalist and nutritionist Linda Lucas calls on 30 years of nutrition experience to facilitate wellbeing and natural healing. Ionic detoxifying footbaths aim to harmonize bodily energies and evict toxins through the pores, a more pleasant method than removing them in radioactive sneezes. During each session, haggard hooves rest in a tub of warm water charged with inside-purging ions for 35 minutes. Treatments draw toxins and unsavory chemicals out through the feet and into the water, eliminating icky things that retreated northward during your last barefooted tickle fight. While feet languish in hot liquids, jealous tongues can relish a cup of hot herbal tea.
What began as Anita Gibson's struggling, two-person family business has evolved into Advanced Weight Loss Clinics, an organization with 17 corporately owned clinics and 3 franchise locations spread throughout the southeastern United States. Each center's team of doctors and weight-loss specialists encourages clients to win a similarly daunting battle by creating personalized plans for success. The program incorporates vitamins, supplements, and appetite suppressants with a low-calorie, low-fat meal plan that discourages using soft-serve ice cream as toothpaste.
GNC's opulent aisles display a wide variety of vitamin and mineral and herbal supplements, as well as sports nutrition, diet, energy, bodycare, and other health products. The Mega Men Sport multivitamin ($19.99 for 90 caplets) supports muscle recovery and energy levels and aids speedy male metabolisms without dangling steaks in front of their treadmills. Fuel feats of female strength with the Women's Ultra Mega Active multivitamin ($19.99 for 90 caplets). Two pounds of Pro Performance 100% whey protein ($28.99) distract taste buds with the flavor of chocolate, vanilla, or strawberry and smuggle 20 grams of high-quality protein into the body in each scoop. Promote healthy bones with a calcium supplement, such as coral calcium ($19.99 for 180 capsules) sustainably harvested from the Okinawa sea to provide a healthy two-to-one ratio of calcium and magnesium.
Absolute Nutrition boasts four northern Alabama locations, including its recently opened Huntsville store inside Riviera Fitness Center. The shop stocks health-boosting vitamins and supplements that build the physique. Opti-Women tablets deliver vitamins and nutrients tailored for the female body, and Opti-Men supplements contain enzymes and vegetable extracts. Protein-packed brownie bars and whey shakes fuel muscle growth without the confused glances one gets while slurping spinach straight from the can.