Spinning in Jamestown

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When Rick Rugg and Bob Schiffhauer founded the first of their gyms in 1980, they chartered their gym around three values: service, cleanliness, and having owners operate their own facilities. True to the founders' original vision, each location's employees strive to keep their cardio and resistance equipment spic and span as they care for facilities. In addition to personal training, instructors lead a schedule of more than 400 group fitness classes?including cycling, Kardio Kick, and Zumba?offered each week across their eight locations. At the clubs, trainers also help guests master CrossFit functional equipment and use TRX suspension training systems to help them connect with their vine-savvy pet orangutans.

3035-3065 Union Road
Orchard Park,
NY
US

While Bikeorbar requires capital to operate like any other business, the true currency of their trade is sweat. Trainers wring it from clients one-on-one in personal training sessions. They also harvest it by the bucketload during group fitness classes, such as cardio-focused kickboxing, spin classes that incorporate cross-training or even zombie themes, and rowing classes. Around all this equipment, the studio features brightly painted walls swarming with white butterflies who soar toward the paper lanterns hanging from the ceiling.

904 Elmwoord Ave
Buffalo,
NY
US

With multiple degrees in fitness and nutrition, Victor Dean Training’s eponymous owner has curated his gym and climbing center to focus on clients’ overall health. Victor hand-selects all the gym’s brand-name equipment for its efficacy and usefulness in a well-rounded fitness regime, ensuring clients aren’t toiling away on weight equipment and cardio machines that fail to offer results. The staff pairs standard gym memberships with options such as personalized sessions and nutritional counseling that build up health like cyborg organ implantation.

5501 Main St
Williamsville,
NY
US

Equipment: Keiser, Free Motion, Life Fitness, Cybex, TRX

Students should bring: Towel Service is provided. Bring water or it is for sale at reception

Registration required: Yes

Good for beginners: Yes

Average class length: 60 minutes

Number of Staff: 25+ people

Class location: Mix of indoor and outdoor classes

Established: 2010

Guests allowed: Yes

Parking: Parking lot

Pro Tip: Come and try our Eliminator Obstacle Course. A challenge for everyone from beginner to top athletes

Q&A with Brad Anderson, Manager

Exercise is challenging, and people frequently give up on their fitness routines. How do you keep clients motivated?

The biggest reason most people don't succeed is not having all the tools to work with. Our Fitness Assessments with our highly qualified Personal Trainers will get a starting point for you by doing full measurements, [finding] body fat percentage, [and] calculating caloric needs and physical abilities. At this point we will be able to customize a personal plan for your success.

Besides working out, what else can clients do to spend their time at your facility?

After your workout relax by the pool or enjoy a sauna. Members are also welcome to bring families for a swim, as well.

Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?

Energy Fitness Studio is also home of Niagara's only 10,000 square foot Obstacle Course Training Center, with two 10-fooft walls, sleds, tires, ropes, logs, and so much more.

89 Meadowvale Drive
St. Catharines,
ON
CA

We are a small and friendly women’s gym. There are no posers, no men, nobody judging you. You can drop in anytime and start your workout right away – no waiting. Women feel good about getting fitter, leaner and stronger. Unlike other gyms where you join and never actually go – this one is quick, fun and it works.

1242 Garner Rd W
Ancaster,
ON
CA

MadJam Fitness is a women-only fitness studio that helps its clients get into the best shape of their lives using positive encouragement and a schedule of constantly changing classes. Inside the boutique, mirror-lined studio, certified instructors teach belly dancing, kick fit, boot camp, and TRX fusion classes, fostering a welcoming, laid-back atmosphere that makes it easy for participants to do their best. What's more, they also offer small group and personal training sessions that help clients reach their goals with personalized routines, nutritional advice, and workouts choreographed to their favorite motivational movie score.

342 Bronte Street South
Milton,
ON
CA