Doctor of Chiropractic Kyle Burtenshaw presents his patients with a seemingly simple question: what is pain? For many, pain is something to be immediately quenched, but it presents a much more complex problem for Dr. Burtenshaw. Pain, he posits, is the body's warning signal for underlying problems and to simply mask the pain leaves those problems lurking, such as spinal dysfunction. With this in mind, Pioneer Sports & Pain Center focuses on sports medicine, physiotherapy, chiropractic medicine, soft tissue therapy, and wellness.
Fitness coach Jared Henderson calls upon his background as an 11-year military veteran to push exercisers’ physical limits and will them toward their fitness goals. At CrossFit South Boise, Jared and his team lead constantly changing CrossFit workouts that empower students to run long distances and perform an array of functional movements. Their CrossFit routines rely on a variety of different techniques, including weightlifting, pull-ups, jump roping, and swinging battle hammers. The gym's classes can accommodate up to 10 students per hour.
The undulating greens of Boise Ranch's 18-hole, championship-style golf course weave through eight lakes and ponds, carving out a challenging and picturesque space for casual and competitive golfing. Players pendulate clubs and clack dimpled spheres over the course's 6,611 yards as they seek out flagged holes and reclusive golf gurus. The par 71 course faces ambitious clubsmen with one of the longest par 5s in the state of Idaho, played on the back of a giant Norwegian serpent.
The NASM-, NETA-, and Les Mills–certified trainers at Alacrity Fitness understand the difficulty of staying motivated throughout exercise and nutrition regimens. Trainers obliterate boredom during group classes, alternating the workout each week to keep muscles mystified. Using kettlebells, rope walls, free weights, and free-range punching bags, instructors solidify core strength, balance, and flexibility. The team's boot camps for kids recognize the importance of forming healthy eating and exercising habits early on. Sessions operate in a fun and nurturing environment brimming with equipment that engages the senses and obeys the very same laws of physics that adult equipment does.
NASM-certified fitness coach Chris Barnett trains his clients to look beyond their weight-loss woes. His boot-camp programs aim for total transformation of both body and mind, equipping students with a healthier lifestyle and the knowledge to sustain it. With a welcoming demeanor and plenty of motivational mantras, Chris leads calisthenics, plyometrics, and dumbbell drills during his workout sessions. His exercise lineups can push clients to varying goals, including a slimmer physique, enhanced sports performance, or a mix of the two, eventually enabling players to plan ambushes from behind goal posts.
Fitness Xpressions founder Anita-Nell shares her NASM-certified instruction in group kettlebell classes and personal-training sessions. Anita-Nell’s personal fitness journey led her to shed 350 pounds and participate in more than 40 marathons. Her training programs blend strength and cardio routines with basic nutrition education, and hold students accountable for achieving their fitness goals. Group kettlebell workshops and personal-training sessions strive to push participants past their normal comfort levels; Saturday run/walk clubs turn exercise into social galas, but without the tuxedos and tension, unless participants deem their tuxes insufficiently sweaty.