From spacious locker rooms to family-friendly facilities, BodyPlex gyms are built to take the stress out of working out. Fitness machines ranging from cardio equipment to free-motion systems beckon those familiar with the gym scene to jump right into a regime. Newcomers need not stress about a learning curve, as personal instructors power walk the grounds, ready to give one-on-one instruction with an appointment. To ease the workout worries of parents, enthusiastic staff members man the gym's onsite Kidsplex, a youth-focused playroom stocked with crafts, toys, and two different video-game systems. Additionally, those who achieve their best when with like-minded people can break a sweat and their personal fist-bump record in one of the gym's daily fitness classes.
The award-winning trainers at The HardCore Gym understand that, in the world of martial arts, intelligence and discipline often trump size and strength. For the past 15 years, their 12,000 square foot gym has been one of Georgia's go-to destinations for aspiring grapplers young and old. These professionally trained and background checked black belts tackle all of their students' needs, whether they're training gym members in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and kickboxing or enhancing fitness with yoga and personal-training sessions. Thanks to its mammoth size, the gym also features ample mat space, as well as strength and conditioning equipment.
Whether engaged in private training, large- or small-group boot-camp classes, or nutritional consultations, women who attend Body Transformer Fitness learn to transform their lifestyles, no matter their age, fitness level, or planet of origin. The enthusiastic certified trainers whip ladies into shape during high-intensity women's boot-camp sessions and lead them through fat-burning exercises in a supportive and fun-filled environment. Gals zap calories into oblivion via core conditioning, short-distance running, strength and endurance training, and calisthenics, toning their bodies and shedding excess poundage while boosting their self-confidence. Trained in analyzing an individual’s wellness needs, the instructors tailor exercises and nutritional advice to each client, accommodating them by adjusting for physical limitations or turning up the difficulty for experienced exercisers. They construct calorie-counting meal plans based on both grocery shopping and eating out, allowing students to lead their social lives without being relegated to munching on the cloth napkins for sustenance at restaurants.
Personal trainer Shawn Hunter founded One More Rep to help people reach their fitness goals. Regardless of age, weight, or athletic ability, Shawn and his staff of trainers work with clients to achieve noticeable results, from sculpted arms and legs to abs that can cut diamonds into smaller diamonds. Training comes by way of boot camps, one-on-one sessions, sports conditioning, and even distance training, which is conducted remotely for clients too far away to come to the gym.
After ending his NFL career, former professional football player Cam Newton, who played for the Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers, decided to feed his passion for athletics by opening his own private training studio, Core Fit 360. His gym abounds with cardio and strength-training equipment, along with a full basketball court and 40-yard football field. Within spacious private training studios, Newton and his staff of certified trainers and professional athletes captain boot camps, personal-training sessions, and an exclusive sports-training program for aspiring athletes as young as 8. Unlike running on monotonous cardio machines or constantly carrying frozen turkeys up and down the grocery aisle, clients perform workouts that vary each day to prevent boredom and fitness plateaus.
Before Dez White donned the whistle and clipboard of a fitness instructor, he was a professional football player for the Chicago Bears and the Atlanta Falcons. After years on the field, Dez added an ISSA personal-training certification to his accomplishments and founded The Body Firm Atlanta, where he builds challenging, constantly varied workouts for all skill levels. Dez and his staff of fellow trainers conduct classes in local parks and shopping malls, allowing participants to admire trees and bench-press mannequins as they pursue their fitness goals. The staff motivates its students by tracking their measurements and progress throughout the course.