The diverse team of trainers at 4Balance Fitness draws from such backgrounds as professional wrestling and competitive swimming to craft structured, all-encompassing training regimens designed to give clients their best shot at success. In service of this aim, the team takes a four-prong approach that begins with motivation and team building and builds toward injury prevention and goal achievement. Instead of treating clients like bodybuilders by focusing on individual muscles, the program uses a movement-based approach designed add ease to everyday activities, ranging from yard work to helping a little old lady carry an olympic barbell across the street.
Studio SI's enormous team of instructors fills every week with a range of group fitness classes, providing workouts for those of all fitness levels. Zumba, for example, offers a perfect starting point for beginners, combining aerobic exercises with dance choreography to up-beat songs. At the other end of the spectrum, Insanity challenges participants with high-impact plyometric movies, although modifications are available. The studio's instructors all hold professional testimonies to their skills, be it in the form a Zumba license or a certification from the Aerobic and Fitness Association of America.
Way To Go's experienced staff expertly hones blades for optimal ice-slaying power at its well-stocked sports equipment outlets that specialize in buying, selling, and consigning used sporting goods. For optimal carving and snow-spraying hockey stops, skates should be sharpened professionally instead of being dragged down the street by a newlywed couple’s tandem bike. Families with more than one skater, or teams of ice-dancing penguins, are welcome to bring in multiple pairs of skates for group bonding activities around the sharpening wheel. After just one sharpening, skaters can showcase newfound nimbleness on the ice, gliding along with poise like a ballerina operating a segway.
Owner Shannon Hudson developed the 30-minute circuit to be fast and challenging with a pinch of hateful fun so participants stay engaged while getting ripped. The workout program includes a certified trainer who will provide guidance through stages such as jump rope, speed bag, heavy bag, and more. By combining the best functional, interval, cardiovascular, and circuit training regimens into one beast of a workout, the 9Round training program places a great deal of emphasis on results, just like the retired Keebler elves that now live inside Scantron machines.
GNC's Smoothie Bars blend up a healthy variety of fruit, yogurt, and supplement-infused frozen beverages with 15 flavorful concoctions in its smoothie lineup. Sip from one of GNC's fruit-filled smoothies, such as the sweet Cherry Baby, a synthesis of cherries, pineapple, strawberries, and banana, or indulge in a creamy creation, such as the Peanut Butter Surprise, a medley of peanut butter, banana, and milk. An early MochaChino Wake Up, pumped with coffee and chocolate protein, provides a healthy alternative to one's usual donuts-and-cotton-candy morning routine, and the yogurt smoothies—such as the strawberry- and orange-juice-assisted Banana Zinger—can replace calorie-laden afternoon snacks.