Do you run your gym according to a particular exercise philosophy?
All youth training is guided by the tenants of the IYCA, or the International Youth Conditioning Association. It's considered to be the pinnacle of youth training in the industry.
What sort of expertise do you have?
I have over 15 years of training experience, a bachelor of science in fitness management, and was awarded the 2010 World Fitness Elite Trainer of the Year. I was also featured in "USA Today" and co-authored the international best-selling book "Total Body Breakthrough."
Do your instructors have any noteworthy qualifications or certificates?
Our Athletic Revolution program head coach Erin Walker is a certified youth-conditioning specialist who earned the 2011 Outstanding Coach award from Athletic Revolution.
Targeting fat one pound at a time, Metabolic Research Center gives clients the tools for long-term and sustained weight loss. The team of board-certified physicians, registered dieticians, and out-of-work Soviet prizefighters built the basis of the center's weight-loss plans out of the research of Dr. George Blackburn, a pioneer in the science of nutrition. Dr. Blackburn found that crash dieting elicits a "famine" reaction in the human body, causing it to retain stores of fat and accumulate a layer of dust. Metabolic Research Center's customized programs avoid stringent dieting. They combine smart cooking and grocery shopping with techniques for stress management to address the emotional side of eating, making slimness sustainable.
There are no shortcuts when it comes to losing weight and learning to live a healthier lifestyle. Effective regimens hinge upon a combination of medical insight, professional guidance and encouragement, and continuing education. Above all else, real-life change stems from a steadfast commitment to making changes and adjustments. All of these factors are taken into account by the professionals at Medifast Weight Control Centers, who use the most current understanding of weight-loss techniques to design personalized programs that complement individual needs and goals.
Going beyond traditional BMI measurements, the centers' technicians use Biospace InBody technology to obtain a detailed assessment of body composition, including muscle mass, body-fat percentage, water balance, and muscular development throughout the torso and limbs. Based on these data, the staff members are able to design a program that emphasizes the importance of a proper diet. These programs typically involve recommendations from the 70 available physician-developed meals, which are easy-to-prepare dishes that feature balanced servings of protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals, and chlorophyll.
The meal regimens also aim to alter eating habits by encouraging clients to eat smaller portions at regular times throughout the day, controlling the cravings that can lead to overeating. Throughout each program, professional counselors will routinely meet with clients to ensure that they remain motivated and on-course.
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The Jenny Craig Program provides people with nutritious, heart-healthy foods, a personal consultant, and a plan specially tailored to helping them attain their desired weight. Clients meet with a Jenny Craig consultant to assess their current eating habits and to create a scheme for shedding superfluous pounds. Then, the week-one planned menu unfolds like a paper airplane made of phyllo dough (items in blue are included in the plan, and orange items are recommended additions). A sample day starts with the Breakfast Scramble, a mound of scrambled egg whites and turkey ham topped with melty low-fat mozzarella and served over diced red potatoes. Lunch is beef chow mein, which is packed with vegetables (broccoli, carrots, bell peppers, and rooglebetas) and remains unpacked with calories (it has only 220). Dinner brings the comfort of macaroni and cheese and tops it off with a cookie for dessert.