The expert fitness instructors at Sweat Fitness's Philadelphia-area locations help students of all ages and fitness levels track down svelter silhouettes with Precor training equipment and fat-roasting classes—including yoga, Pilates, spinning, Zumba, and kickboxing. Committed to fostering a supportive community for all fit seekers, the trainers devote individual attention to each patron to help them meet their fitness goals. Clients first undergo a body-fat analysis to assess their preworkout fitness level and to help them gauge their progress throughout their journey. During group sweat sessions, patrons can tone their bodies in classes such as Group Power and Power Pump, which blast subdermal meat suits via squats, lunges, and curls. A full aquatics center welcomes guests to dive into relatively narwhal-free waters for swimming lessons, triathlon training, and pool parties.
The odds of Levent Erdogan turning to chiropractic care weren't good, considering he was employed by a pharmaceutical company. But after years of prescription drugs and no relief from his ailments, he decided to branch out. One visit to the chiropractor later, he decided to quit his job, earn a Doctor of Chiropractic degree, and open The Center for Chiropractic and Holistic Care. There, Dr. Erdogan and his staff treat pain and painful conditions such as tendonitis, rheumatoid arthritis, and fibromyalgia by using spinal decompression techniques and cold laser therapy. Additionally, they conduct BioMeridian allergy screenings, which are a noninvasive way to probe the body's meridian points for common allergens such as peanuts, pollen, and kid sisters.
With locations spanning the United States, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom, iLoveKickboxing.com has trimmed the waistlines of thousands of members while bolstering their confidence levels with engaging and varied total-body workouts. The program blends kickboxing techniques into a fat-burning, muscle-toning, and endurance-enhancing regimen. Limbs warm up with a quick jog before taking down imaginary opponents with a set of practice kicks and punches to drive home proper technique. The pummeling then switches to the one of many freestanding heavy bags, and incorporates ducking and weaving to boost heart rates. Teamwork drills help members tone up while cultivating camaraderie, which could lead to a partnership inspiring future buddy-cop-movie sensations.
Founded in 1914, the original New York City location of Sterling Optical doled out frames amid the Ford Model Ts and paperboys that swarmed the city's financial district. The original band of eyesight experts weathered years of economic depression by impressing customers with speedy, full-service vision care, later launching a second store near Washington, DC. Today, a century of steady franchise expansion has given rise to almost 200 store locations in 23 states. Most locations continue the tradition of offering one-stop optical services, giving customers access to exams and onsite labs that manufacture glasses in one hour. The spectacle provider has been named one of the nation's leading franchises by Entrepreneur magazine.
Dr. Ufberg and his friendly staff at Ufberg Dental cultivate friendships with their clients, who relax with entertaining amenities while their teeth undergo professional sprucing. During the dental package's 90-minute roster of treatments, guests recline atop TempurPedic cushions with a client-chosen movie while a camera projects up-close chomper shots onto a viewing monitor. The scrutinizing session is followed by the handheld ViziLite cancer screener, which sheds light on any problem areas with a pen-size lamp. To express teeth's poetic inner thoughts and track cavities, a quartet of digital x-rays snaps interior shots of maws, and a fresh coat of fluoride fortifies enamel strength. Smiles finish up by previewing a simulated portrait of what they'd look like with veneers, allowing them to try on a new identity without the hassle of tooth toupees. For those opting for the two-hour Zoom! treatment, a stain-blasting lamp illuminates teeth to make chompers up to eight shades whiter.