Anytime Fitness is a busy, popular fitness chain that works to remove common obstacles to working out. At any one of the 21 locations this Groupon is valid for, clients have 24/7 access to the gym’s cardio and strength-training equipment, and some locations offer group fitness classes, such as Zumba and small group training. Certified personal trainers are available to help those looking to take their workouts to the next level, and members can finish their exercise routines with a stop off at the onsite tanning booth to add a summery glow to muscles.
The YMCA of Greater Des Moines has been promoting healthy living to families and individuals in the surrounding communities since 1868. One month of family membership (good for two adults and any dependants under the age of 23) entitles tribes to full usage of any of the area locations including the brand new YMCA Healthy Living Center. Membership amenities encompass access to fitness equipment, lap and therapeutic pools, more than 500 fitness classes like kickboxing, yoga, tai chi, and water aerobics, reduced program rates, access to the child care nursery, and many other programs and services, which vary according to location. Each family member will also get three sessions of personalized attention from one of the Y’s Healthy Living Coaches, who can help make the most of your month of muscling by helping the whole family become acclimated to the equipment, establish fitness goals, and transform into an entire tribe of variously sized Rocky Balboas.
Ames Racquet & Fitness Center helps shrink beer bellies and wine waists with a convoy of cardio machines, strength-training equipment, expert trainers, and group classes. Bright, open reception areas welcome doomed calories, which cower in fear of the lineup of treadmills, ellipticals, and stationary bikes, and noodle-like biceps morph into bulging bastions of brawn on free-weight systems. The one-month membership also gives fitnessmongers access to a full-length pool at the North location, which accommodates fat-banishing underwater three-legged races, as well as tennis courts at the South location. Additionally, patrons get access to more than 90 weekly group classes. Brightly lit, mirrored studios play host during the calming yoga-Pilates fusion Group Centergy, while Power Aqua breaks sweats without aggravating joints in the pool.
Goals in Motion Fitness Studios challenges participants of any fitness level to push the boundaries of their exercise comfort zones via group exercise classes and nutritional education. The 5,500-square-foot studio accommodates up to 70?80 students per class. The studio offers a variety of classes including strength training, cardio yoga, kickboxing, strength circuit training, kick n' mix, power 45, kickbox circuit, Zumba and small group personal training, and the instructors include modification in each class to ensure each participant is always hot on the heels of their physical-possibilities frontier. Live-streamed classes are also available to those with busy lifestyles and homebodies, making missed classes a thing of the past.
The Goals in Motion program does not believe in short-term diets that lead to yo-yo dieting, but instead imparts the value of a positive attitude and frequent exercise while emphasizing a lifestyle of balanced eating with regulated carbs, lean protein, and healthy fats. The founders of Goals In Motion, Mardi Pfannebecker and Sandy Hafner, strive to maintain the studio's family-like atmosphere and even work out with their members on a daily basis. Both owners graduated from Iowa State University, Mardi with a degree in exercise science and Sandy with a degree in business.
Farrell?s eXtreme Body Shaping helps clients of all ages, lifestyles, gender, and athletic ability achieve their fitness goals through results-orientated training. Long-time taekwondo competitor and teacher Lance Farrell developed the program to combat obesity and assist people develop healthy lifestyle habits by incorporating the fat-burning, strengthening and endurance building aspects of competitive martial arts training into a course for those less interested in traditional sparring or contact drills. During 45-minute sessions hosted six days a week, Farrell uses fitness as a catalyst for improving overall health, wellness, and athletic abilities. A 10-week program can result in visible changes sparked by discipline and nutritional commitment.
Max Oxygen Crossfit may be a 5,000-square-foot athletic facility, but it's better viewed as a crucible in which fitness is forged. Every element of the gym?the barbells, the indoor turf field, the rowing machines that don't even have a setting for "hurricane tailwind"?are tools for an athlete's improvement across a wide range of fitness fronts. Among these are the hallmarks of any elite athlete, including speed, agility, power, and quickness, though even casual exercisers can improve by scaling the Workout of the Day to their own abilities.