The chiropractic techniques at Osage Sports & Family Chiropractic do much more straighten out-of-whack backs, they help clients reach their full potential. The center's team supplements traditional chiropractic adjustments and massages with electrical stimulation and intersegmental traction. Using these treatment options, the team relieves pain resulting from migraines, carpal-tunnel syndrome, and thumb wrestler?s thumb.
At any of the 15 Great Life Golf and Fitness locations, guests are encouraged to invent their own triathlon of gusto, switching from swimming in the pool to getting a total body workout to playing a round of golf. Great Life has facilities scattered throughout Kansas and Missouri, including golf courses such as the National Audubon Society–certified River Oaks and the links at The Oaks, which were designed by Tom Bendelow and opened in the 1920s. Golfers looking for quick rounds can drop by the nine-hole courses at Maple Creek, Abilene, and CedarBrook. Gyms such as the 14,000-square-foot fitness center at Berkshire allow members or guests to pump iron or run on treadmills when they aren’t helping their golf balls safely reach the greens by paying golf carts to drink all of the water hazards dry. Although amenities vary at each club, all of Great Life Golf and Fitness’s venues boast a pro shop, and the courses at Berkshire and Prairie View maintain driving ranges where golfers can make golf balls practice flying without their parachutes.
A community presence in Kansas City since 1860, the Greater Kansas City YMCA forwards its mission of physical and social enrichment for men, women, and kids of all ages and backgrounds at its 18 locations. Each bustling outpost proffers members an embarrassment of fitness and entertainment riches, with everything from youth camps and after-school programs to group exercise classes, such as cycling, core training, and Pilates. Clubs and social organizations help members meet like-minded friends, and family activities strengthen bonds critically weakened by overzealous games of Monopoly.
Dr. Rory Hall graduated from the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic with one goal: to help patients heal without drugs or surgery. Nearly three decades later, he holds to that same mission; now, however, he augments his non-invasive therapies with modern clinical technology. An FDA-approved cold laser extinguishes inflammation and injuries without breaking the skin, and diets help patients drop unwanted pounds.
Jazzercise is 60 minutes of cardio, strength training, and stretching that incorporates moves from hip-hop, yoga, Pilates, jazz dance, kickboxing, and resistance training with handheld weights. Dancing with the Stars multiple-champion Cheryl Burke is a big fan of Jazzercise's improvisational workouts, though luckily you won't need her dance moves to get the most out of your class. If you're prone to first-class jitters, though, you can review the basic moves online before you go. Expect to burn off up to 500 calories with each go-round.
A person's previous gym experience and current fitness level don't matter at CrossFit Topeka. Instead, the co-owners?Rob and Desi Jensen?host high-intensity workouts intended to be challenging, yet accessible for anyone. These CrossFit workouts are structured around sequences of exercises based on functional movements, such as swinging kettlebells, sprinting, deadlifting weights, and making origami cranes out of sheets of aluminum siding. By constantly changing the structure of the daily workouts, the trainers ensure that CrossFit never becomes a matter of routine and mindless repetition. Every class provides attendees with the opportunity to safely challenge themselves by slightly increasing the load of an exercise while maintaining the same intensity. With the support of the trainers and the entire rest of the class, students can find the motivation to continue pushing their limits without sacrificing proper form and risking injury, simultaneously building strength, flexibility, balance, agility, and cardiovascular endurance over time.