Anytime Fitness, which boasts 1689 clubs in North America, makes it easier for average folks to etch out time for exercise by doing one simple thing: staying open 24 hours a day for 365 days a year. As fit seekers challenge themselves on cardio and strength machines and hoist free weights in clean, well-stocked facilities, security monitoring ensures they’re safe and producing enough sweat to meet official government standards. Members can also ramp up their exercise regimens with the help of Anytime Fitness’s staff of personal trainers, who demonstrate moves and sling motivating tips. After workouts, guests can shower in the private restrooms or bop into one of the tanning booths available 24 hours a day.
Director Kara Reibel helms a staff of instructors who help students tone core muscles with an arsenal of more than 500 mat and Pilates-machine techniques. Certified in Pilates by the PhysicalMind Institute, Kara and her instructors lead private, semiprivate, and small-group classes in a variety of Pilates methods, including reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, and ladder-barrel training. To ensure that each individual gets personalized instruction during reformer sessions, Kara caps these classes at four students or one fitness-conscious octopus, and teaches students to use their body weight as resistance during mat classes that lengthen and tone core muscles.
About 78 million people make up the baby-boomer generation, composing more than a quarter of the population?the fastest-growing demographic in the United States, AgeSuccessfully?s coach told WTHR. But while boomers have a longer life expectancy than previous generations, they aren't as healthy as other generations were at the same age. However, older Americans can help combat this trend through physical activity. At AgeSuccessfully, a fitness center providing health and fitness solutions for boomers and beyond, trainers work with those of all fitness and health levels to customize workout routines. In order to be accessible to as many as possible, classes may be taken while sitting or standing. Using treadmills, resistance bands, balance balls, and weights, exercisers work on their balance, strength, endurance, flexibility, and cardio recovery, either on their own or in personal, couples, or group training.
Lead coaches Chris and Jenny Swisher tried working out with P90X?and ended up losing 30 and 25 pounds, respectively. Those dropped pounds changed their lives, inspiring them to open RevolutionX?a small class-based gym that adheres to a supportive and encouraging environment. Chris and Jenny guide groups through Insanity classes, a max interval-training workout that flows from aerobic to anaerobic exercises for maximum benefits. Also included in their class arsenal are P90X workouts, which uses muscle confusion and introduces new moves to prevent a body plateau. They also offer a training program?RunRevolution?for clients prepping for everything from a 5K to a marathon. The unique combination of P90X, Insanity, and 5K training is designed to help clients uncover their inner athletes, drop pounds, and train for races. No matter the client's goal, RevolutionX personalizes clients' workout plans to help those goals be met.
At Five Star Dance Studios, certified instructors take the lead and teach students swing, cha-cha, salsa, waltz, and more. They can even teach the hustle, and will provide personalized instruction for wedding dances. Classes for all skill levels are available, in both private and group lessons.
Cardinal Fitness provides a throng of workout amenities in a fully equipped epicenter of exercise. Bolster blood-pumping organs with sophisticated cardio equipment while buttressing biceps and shaping solar plexuses on top-notch strength-training equipment. Although Austrian bodybuilders have pumped the world's iron supply to dangerously low levels, Cardinal still provides enough of the strength-fortifying mineral for a wide array of free weights. Your fitness assessment and personal training session will give you a jump-start at the gym and enhance subsequent workouts by providing you with information on the best exercises for your body, as well as individualized advice for achieving fitness goals.