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Staffed by experienced golfing professionals and computers who’ve sworn allegiance to the three laws of golfing robotics, GolfTEC’s motion sensors and high-speed cameras monitor swings and break down each individual’s form on a high-definition video display. Sensors chirp with approval whenever they detect the perfect stroke or an especially witty golfing joke. GolfTEC’s certified personal coaches will point out flaws and strengths while providing golfers with tips on how to permanently improve their game from tee to green.

185 Skokie Valley Rd
Highland Park,
IL
US

We are a fitness and Martial arts training studio that specializes in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai Kickboxing, MMA, and Multiple fitness programming styles from high intensity interval training to a progressive strength and conditioing programs.

1480 Old Deerfield Rd
Highland Park,
IL
US

The Golf Practice’s instructors believe a player can never know too much about their game. This is because they know that even small improvements to any detail of a player’s swing, putt, stance, or physical conditioning can have a big effect on their score. So to help their clients identify issues and sharpen their game, the instructors employ a trio of technology-driven systems to chart every aspect of their swing, from the angle of the club at the end of the wind up to the hip-swivels that accompany a perfect drive. The full-swing analysis system records every second of a player’s swing in full-motion video, and the TrackMan Launch Monitor assesses how each correction affects ball distance, speed, and trajectory. Additionally, Motion SAM Puttlab ultra-sound technology charts real-time results of putts to spot inconsistencies in face rotation, rhythm, or alignment. And if physical weariness is the culprit of a lagging game or a boring victory dance, the staff aids clients in improving their conditioning by showcasing golf fitness techniques that bolster strength and stamina.

1201 Park Ave West
Highland Park,
IL
US

Inside an open-floor gym stocked with treadmills, weights, and bikes, Body Empowered Fitness's personal trainers bolster clients' bods with custom workout regimes and specialized exercises. The gym's staff, including owner and NASM–certified corrective-exercise specialist Sylvia Knilans, constructs fitness plans that utilize Simultaneous Functional Training, a fusion of strength and stamina exercises, to slim figures and build muscle without radioactive spider bites. Trainers share their knowledge with up to four participants at various points throughout each workout and catalogue the day's progress for future exercise regimes.

332 Skokie Valley Rd
Highland Park,
IL
US

Chad Surdich, a two-time Golden Glove semifinalist, surveys his red-walled boxing gym from behind the chainlink fence that circles the ring. Around him, boxing pupils wham their fists into focus mitts during small-group classes, or work up heart rates by hopping onto cardio machines. Chad and his expert instructors make use of North Shore Fit Pit’s bountiful array of weight machines and heavy ropes to lead boxing classes, cardio boxing classes, and hot boxing classes that amp up workouts with detoxifying heat and squirts of tabasco snuck into water bottles.

1544 Old Skokie Rd
Highland Park,
IL
US

Focused on fun and fitness, Beauty N’ Motion specializes in eight-week, pole-borne workout classes, held in a resplendent aluminum forest flanked by vivid crimson drapery. The one-hour introductory classes offer a glimpse of the more specialized sessions, and include some stretching, a workout, and instruction in a pole trick that is suitable for beginners, yet more advanced than licking a flagpole in winter. Intro classes are scheduled at various times throughout the week, and more sessions may be added if there is demand. After building muscle strength, poise, and confidence in two introductory classes, students can choose to sharpen their skills with more nuanced lessons or by breaking into a tetherball court after-hours.

1540 Old Skokie Valley Road
Highland Park,
IL
US

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