Strive Athletic Club offers plenty of equipment for solo workouts: stair steppers, treadmills, and elliptical machines, as well as strength -training equipment from Hammer Strength, Iron Grip, and Rogue Fitness. The trainers, however, also lead diverse exercise classes, such as Zumba and Les Mills BodyPump classes, to help members mix up and bolster their personal workouts. They also helm martial arts sessions inside a full mixed-martial-arts space equipped with zebra mats, cages, and rings. Personal trainers can help clients hone in on their fitness goals or summon the courage to challenge The Beast: Strive Athletic Club’s custom-constructed training structure that combines pull-up bars, monkey bars, heavy bags, TRX suspension trainers, and fire-breathing dragons into a single, sweat-inducing conglomeration.
After workouts, members can relax in the sauna or pick up their young ones from the kids club.
Translated to English, pura vida literally means "pure life," a mantra that the instructors at Pura Cycling Studio operate under daily. With popular tunes pumping through the studio's speakers, they lead groups of fitness enthusiasts through challenging, yet fun indoor cycling sessions. Morning Burn classes wake muscles up with 45 minutes of interval training, and Escape classes provide a 60-minute getaway through various climbs and stretches of flat road. When classes end, Pura transforms calories burned into charitable deeds, as the studio donates portions of its proceeds to the conservation of Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula.
Energia Wellness Studio takes a holistic approach to health with its services. Personal training, meditation, yoga, and Pilates are employed to reduce stress, improve health, and restore people's laser vision. Guests can also shop at the onsite brazilian boutique for art and accessories, as well as items that complement the studio's services, such as essential oils and yoga mats.
At 1 Hour Fitness, Inc., staff lead intense boot camps that are tailored to exercisers at all levels of fitness. In sessions, varied workouts aim to build clients' endurance, agility, and strength through exercises such as pushup and sit-up reps, weightlifting, and lunges.
Camp Gladiator founder Ally Davidson?s childhood obsession with the outdoors and sports led her to pursue a degree in exercise physiology. After her 2008 win on the TV show American Gladiators, Ally decided to share her love of fitness with the world at large. Camp Gladiator reflects Ally's passion for fitness in its mission, which espouses their desire "to positively impact the physical fitness and ultimately the lives of as many people as possible." During Camp Gladiator Total Transformation, participants lose weight and gain energy in a friendly, positive environment. Over four-weeks, trainers focus on accountability, competition, motivation, and fun at multiple locations. Results are tracked during fitness assessments, body composition tests, and a fitness calendar, while nutrition counseling helps to maximize those results. Click here to view before and after images.
Davidson also leads boot camps in 13 U.S. cities, with each hosting multiple training locales. The upbeat staff of certified trainers lead patrons of all ages and fitness levels through four-week outdoor boot camps, earning Camp Gladiator a Hot Spot title from Women's Health magazine's Fitness Awards in 2013, Best Boot Camp from Rare magazine in 2010, Best of Big D 2010?2013 from D magazine, and Best Outdoor Boot Camp 2012 from Austin Fit magazine.
As a former national-level figure skater and ISSA-certified personal trainer, Jessica knows what a full-body burn feels like. However, she didn't know that a stationary bike could replicate the feeling, until a fellow trainer encouraged her to climb aboard a RealRyder cycle. Jessica became a devotee after just two rides. Determined to share her newfound passion with others, she gathered a team of certified instructors, populated two studios with RealRyder ABF8 bikes, and opened their doors to prospective pedalers of all fitness levels.
Inside Ryde For Life, Jessica and her staff host 45- to 60-minute classes synced to each teacher's music playlist. They lead stationary teams atop RealRyder bikes, whose specialized frames allow riders to lean, bank, and steer as they would an on-road bike. In addition to pumping up cardiovascular systems, sessions engage the core, upper body, legs, and the scalp muscles that hold helmets in place.