After four years spent playing football at the University of Illinois, and three years in the Canadian league, Morris Virgil circled back around to become a fitness coach. “Each client is a direct reflection of me,” he says. “Not in their physique, but in form, effort level, and dedication.”
He springboards off that philosophy during his 45-minute sports-inspired workouts, challenging patrons through functional training methods designed to improve overall health rather than just build washboard vanity abs or butter-churn biceps. Each workout divides time equally between cardiovascular routines, strength-training that leverages body weight, and muscle-sculpting exercises with free weights. The focus of each session alternates by the day of the week, so students can arrive daily for an all-around fit-‘em-up routine or drop in on specified slots to focus on slimming down, toning muscles, or building strength.
Authorized DVDNow distributor In A Minute Games and Movies dispenses the latest Hollywood releases and video games via red kiosks. Patrons can rent or buy films ranging from horror flicks to romantic comedies, or opt for popular games such as Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, in which players guide their blood-spattered avatars through household chores. New releases grace the kiosk every Tuesday, arriving the same day they come out nationally, and patrons can reserve films renting like hotcakes once they register as members online, a process that takes roughly five minutes to confirm through email.
Despite its name, Sweet Treats’ menu goes beyond sugary confections. Aside from the freshly baked cinnamon rolls available during breakfast, oatmeal and biscuits and gravy make an appearance early in the day. But after 10:00 a.m., sweets take over—like if US Senators were allowed to join a high-school student council. The menu includes everything from pie and cheesecake to large cookies and fudge by the pound or half-pound. A selection of cupcake flavors changes daily, and scoops of ice cream nestle into waffle cones, sundaes, and banana splits.