With machines set up in rows to encourage competition, many ordinary gyms cater to men's bodies and psychology, right down to the urinals that were "accidentally" installed in the women's locker room. At Curves, you'll move around a circuit of hydraulic resistance machines that have been designed to work with women's bodies and promote weight loss, protect against osteoporosis, and deal with arthritis. An experienced trainer is always nearby to help manage your machine maneuvering and your muscle making. Instead of fiddling with weight stacks and losing your momentum, the hydraulic machines use your body weight and fitness level to create resistance that matches your abilities, decreasing the risk of soreness or injury. Because traditional lift-and-lower motions create bulky muscles, each machine uses push-and-pull motions to create toned, lean muscles perfect for crushing a grapefruit without looking like you can.
Inspired by owner Bruce Cohn's longing for the treasured deli fare of New York—where he had previously lived—Grouchy's beckons its visitors to "come taste the city" across a spacious menu of breakfast and lunch favorites. Groups can channel New York flavor through a catering menu of deli bagels, soups, and specialty sandwiches, such as the Grand Slam Breakfast Platter, designed for 10 or more early amassers, featuring various combinations of scrambled eggs, bacon, ham, sausage, and cheese on bagels or croissants.
If practice makes perfect, then Suddenly Slimmer may have created the perfect body wrap. Suddenly Slimmer has performed more than 30,000 of the inch-reducing treatments. Owner Julie Tracey first decided to open her own business after body wraps changed her life by helping her drop four dress sizes. Today, Suddenly Slimmer wages a war on toxins, inches, and cellulite with the crown jewel of the business—a vast array of all natural, non-dehydrating, mineral body wraps.
Powered by the Victorian Morton Process, the different wraps purport to permanently slim thighs, tummies, and chubby earlobes. Some of them are designed to whittle down waist lines or smooth cellulite, but clients can opt for the whole shebang and jump straight to the Supreme Wrap. So confident is Suddenly Slimmer in this top-shelf palliative, they guarantee clients will lose between 14 and 30 inches or they'll just give the next one away for free. No matter the wrap, Suddenly Slimmer looks out for their clients' safety by using only food grade ingredients in each of their mineral- and nutrient-infused wraps.
In KangaZoom's 10,500-square-foot indoor facility, youngsters between the ages of 2 and 12 leap atop nine inflatable jumpers, hurtle down massive slides, and meander through challenging obstacle courses. Between rounds of energetic play, tykes can work on their keyboard skills in the computer corner, compete with peers in arcade games, or reboot their systems with snacks. Elsewhere, a toddler exploration area engages tots with age-appropriate toys, and five party rooms host private celebrations for birthday boys and girls. Adults can relax in the parents' lounge while their kids play, join them on the dance floor, or challenge them to unknot the French horn provided in music class.