Boot Camp Challenge Denver Metro helps trainees to realize their fitness goals with motivating instructors and encouragement from peers. Classes meet indoors during the morning and evening hours three days a week for six weeks, with participants burning up to 500 to 800 calories per session. Exercises conform to all fitness levels and abilities, and each program includes personalized nutritional guidance that details how to successfully plan meals and mercilessly harpoon wild heads of lettuce.
The monthlong membership begins with a 30-minute orientation and health evaluation on the first day to determine fitness goals. Once students are sized up, they will begin the 30-day journey toward sizing down. Each 45- to 60-minute boot-camp session differs in its specific weight training, cardio, and flexibility workouts, but consistently combines the dedication of a personal trainer with the camaraderie of like-minded exercisers. MissFits offers participants more than a fitness regimen designed to shed pounds and tone muscle; it is a way for positive ladies to motivate each other to improve all aspects of lifestyle, including nutrition and self-image. Check out the schedule to decide which location and class times best fit into your agenda—you can switch between locations and class times as often as you like.
When water reaches a temperature of 211 degrees, it's still water. One degree higher, however, and the liquid swiftly transforms into steam. It's an apt metaphor for 212 Degrees Fitness, where certified personal trainers?including 2009 Golden Gloves winner Delisa Novak?help students transform their physiques with engaging workouts. Ranging from boot camp to kickboxing to yoga, the studio's small-group sessions blend cardio and strength training into concise, 30- to 45-minute full-body workouts. For clients with specific fitness goals in mind?from slimming waistlines to sculpting a six-pack atop another six-pack?212 Degrees' personal trainers also host private appointments.
Personal trainer Lori Johnson and nutritionist Jackie Mitchell wanted to create a one-stop shop for clients' exercise and dietary needs. LJ's Powerhouse's fitness classes range from classic workouts such as yoga to modern workouts such as TRX suspension training and BOSU ball training. Nutrition services help exercisers stay healthy outside of class with such options as the Shopping Smart package, where a consultant accompanies the client to the grocery store, and the Pantry Raid package, where a consultant removes unhealthy food stored in kitchen cabinets and fridges or stashed out of sight in the VCR.
After a long career as an attorney, Lora Cheadle chose to forgo the law in favor of the mind/body connection. At Pyramid Fusion, Lora partners with registered nurse Helen Leach to help clients foster a healthier body and clearer mind through yoga, exercise, reiki, and reflexology. Lora also offers personalized sessions in hypnotherapy, as well as Angel Therapy, meditation, and reiki energy healing.
The instructors at ATA Karate Denver are quick to stress that theirs is not a fighting school. All of the kicking and karate-chopping that goes on in their classes is chiefly a means of imparting life skills such as courtesy, discipline, and respect. That said, you wouldn't want to go toe to toe with them in the dojo. They draw on their vast wealth of martial-arts experience to teach traditional karate classes for adults and kids, but they don't stop there. The studio also offers Krav Maga fitness classes that help students squeeze into smaller black belts.