Employing a powerful mix of body-weight resistance, weightlifting, and cardio training, PTrefined Personal Training crafts hardcore workouts that build muscle and stamina. Six is the magic number of students in each personal-training session. It allows for individualized attention and gives everyone a partner with whom to perform certain exercises, such as medicine-ball toss back. It's also preferred because small-group members tend to feed off one other's energy, which leads to greater success rates. Besides tailoring workouts to all involved, PTrefined rounds out regimens with healthy-eating advice.
Northside Sportsplex presents exercisers with numerous avenues to get fit and stay fit. On its soccer field, the facility hosts tournaments, leagues, and pickup games throughout the week. Competitive juices keep flowing during boot-camp classes, where groups of exercisers power through high-energy workouts under the direction of nationally certified trainers. For a more individualized routine, Northside Sportsplex also offers personal and sport-specific training programs and clinics.
The instructors of Central Florida Kumite & Martial Arts lead students of all levels through shito-ryu karate. They help adults and children build strength, discipline, and self-confidence by learning ancient forms and techniques. The occasional weapons workshop allows students time to practice with nunchucks and canes.
Nick Parker, a certified celebrity personal trainer who has appeared on FOX, Good Morning America, and a range of other media outlets, partners with a team of able coaches to propel exercisers of all levels toward slimmer, healthier bodies. Five days a week, the crew leads boot camps designed to promote weight loss and tone muscles throughout the body. Most sessions incorporate cardio, which burns calories, and strength training, which increases lean muscle mass and the possibility of making a bull run from you. The staff encourages camaraderie and a mutually supportive environment during especially tough drills, which can forge bonds that may lead to friendships. Coaches also provide inspiration by varying the workouts, cultivating a welcoming atmosphere, and praising participants as they chase down their fitness goals.
Many women feel intimidated by going to the gym. To combat that, the staff at LOA Fitness for Women has created a club that caters exclusively to females and their individual needs and goals. Members can build endurance and camaraderie during group classes, which include Zumba, spinning, and Pilates. And rather than draw bicep lines on their arms with a magic marker, exercisers can tone their muscles on Nautilus equipment. The gym also helps members better their health through nutrition seminars helmed by founder Delaine Kansol.