Since 1993, the family-owned EyeMart Optical Outlet's goal has been to furnish central Iowans with affordable eyewear. The eye boutique spans nine locations and its inventory of basic and designer frames presents stylish options for all face structures. Optometrists at each location furnish their patients with prescriptions that can be quickly traded for single-vision or progressive lenses with protective coatings and lasers.
Shortly after brothers Eldon and Clarence Klauer co-founded Klauer Optical in 1939, they found themselves making binocular lenses for the United States Navy during World War II. Today, the company's work orders have changed, but the Klauer name remains. Clarence's grandson Jeff oversees the operation, and Eldon's son Charles fabricates the store's eyeglasses and sunglasses.
Dr. Dennis Yossi approaches dentistry with an innovatively non-terrifying philosophy focused on minimizing pain and eliminating the onus of oral shame. After the initial exam for the Whitening for Life program, an incisor scourer will make a mold of your mashers and supply two weeks' worth of bicuspid bleach, which sparkles up mouth bones without the need for diamond-dust toothpaste. These oral artistes will provide fresh coats of bleach as long as their canine canvases return biannually (every six months). The office's guilt-free policy means that if patients are lectured or made to feel guilty about their use of floss for games of cat's cradle, the exam and x-rays are free. New patients may request their first appointment online.
GNC's opulent aisles display a wide variety of vitamin and mineral and herbal supplements, as well as sports nutrition, diet, energy, bodycare, and other health products. The Mega Men Sport multivitamin ($19.99 for 90 caplets) supports muscle recovery and energy levels while aiding speedy male metabolisms without dangling steaks in front of their treadmills. Fuel feats of female strength with the Women's Ultra Mega Active multivitamin ($19.99 for 90 caplets), ideal for vigorous women. Two pounds of Pro Performance 100% whey protein ($35.99) distract taste buds with the flavor of chocolate, vanilla, or strawberry while smuggling 20 grams of high-quality protein into the body in each scoop. Promote healthy bones with a calcium supplement, such as coral calcium, sustainably harvested from the Okinawan Sea to provide a healthy 2-to-1 ratio of calcium and magnesium.
It isn’t uncommon for the vastly different worlds of charity fundraising and pole dancing to collide at various local philanthropic functions throughout Iowa. That’s because staff members at Wicked Enchantment Pole Dancing & Fitness Studio continue to prove that pole fitness can benefit their community as well as raise money for organizations such as Children's Miracle Network and Eastern Iowa Honor Flight. They channel this same spirit of support during their group and private classes back at their ladies-only workout venue.
They restrict their pole-based classes to six people, fostering an intimate and supportive environment for women to master climbs, grips, and twirls. Their curriculum also hones in on the healthy aspect of the art, listing classes that target arms, abs, and cores as well as full-body boot-camp workouts. They teach several levels of pole dancing and corresponding choreography classes, building fluid routines by augmenting maneuvers with transitions and lubricating arm joints with 10W-40.
Pro-Fit Gym founder and athletic-development coach Aaron Larmore, whose clients have included a world-champion boxer and three professional baseball players, forges performance-enhancing programs for adults and young sports enthusiasts. Aaron's fitness values stem from his time at the Russian Kettlebell Challenges and the International Youth Conditioning Association, and his belief in motivating patrons through camaraderie and goal-based exercise plans. Alongside Pro-Fit's credentialed coaches, he oversees preseason athletic camps, adult fitness classes, and personal-training sessions that push patrons toward their physical peaks. Furthering patrons' general wellness, custom nutrition plans team up with gym routines, and one-on-one assessments with personal fitness coaches ensure that guests aren't sending a scarecrow stunt double to class. Pro-Fit's specialized training days can also prime participants for mainstream races, including the Tough Mudder, Warrior Dash, and Spartan Race.