The coaching staff at D1 Sports Training refuses to discriminate between professional athletes and everyday exercisers. They scale the strength and cardio workouts of their group boot-camp classes and one-on-one intensive courses to individual abilities, bringing out the best in each student regardless of their workout history. The typical D1 gym houses modern indoor turf fields with adjoining weight rooms, giving instructors the space to invent expansive obstacle courses that may require students to lift tires or tug 747s. In both the boot-camp and Total Fit programs, coaches meet with students one-on-one to discuss athletic progress and find ways to improve further. Each facility also houses a sports therapy clinic, where expert therapists ease muscle injuries through rehabilitation programs and strength-restoring exercises. Many professional athletes implicitly endorse D1’s program by staking their claim in some of the company’s indoor exercise complexes; Peyton Manning, MLB athlete Chipper Jones, and quarterback Philip Rivers count themselves among facility co-owners.
GM factory–trained and ASE-certified technicians at Coastal Chevrolet shuffle vital motor oils in and out of vehicles of all makes and models. During the oil change, mechanics swap dirty lubricant with up to 5 quarts of conventional oil and install a filter, which blocks out dirt and sleepwalking valve stem caps. The oil change concludes as techs examine crucial components as part of a GM multipoint inspection. During the tire rotation, car rubbers are repositioned to equalize tread wear. Further services include a recalibrating of tire sensors, and techs inflate tire pressure to meet manufacturer specifications and instill balance. Additionally, free shuttles orbit Coastal Chevrolet's facility, stopping to pick up customers and deliver them to their home or office while their cars receive the attention and lullabies they deserve.
Daily live entertainment bolsters Bayou Cafe's menu of classic Cajun cuisine, such as jambalaya and po boy sandwiches, adorned with fresh, locally sourced seafood or spicy sausage and chicken. Diners can perch at the fully stocked bar and tap toes or phone lines to the beat of live blues and Southern rock music, which takes the stage nightly. Billiards, darts, and video games entertain guests between drinks. Exposed brick walls surround tables in the dining room, and an outdoor patio overlooks Savannah's historic, bustling River Street and its namesake waterway. The kitchen dishes up Southern-style morsels until the wee hours, allowing for late-night revelry and successfully executed surprise parties for pet owls.
The dedicated staff at Auto Shine Carwash spends its days ensuring that every car and truck that visits its lot rolls away looking like it did the day it emerged from the assembly line. The full-service car wash's fearless scrubbers descend upon scarily begrimed vehicles, gussying up their interiors and exteriors with meticulous cleansing services and packages. With soft cloths in tow, the auto aficionados peel away layers of dirt that accumulate after hours spent on the road or driving through ant-farm collections. Their mighty vacuums roar while collecting crumbs strewn about interiors, paving the way for a more thorough wipe down. Careful to leave no area untouched, staffers can also cleanse greasy doorjambs and buff windows into a state of perfect pellucidity.