For Dr. Andana T. Guter, the journey to join Healthy Living Institute began at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains in Romania. While growing up in the rolling city of Cluj, she developed an early interest in medicine, which she began studying in earnest in 1984. She soon traveled to the University of Minnesota and became a doctor of internal medicine. The highly trained and certified staff of Healthy Living Institute—Mark, Lise, Christopher, and Alyssa—employ i-Lipo lasers to help patients burn fat and shape their figures. Dr. Guter is drawn to this method of weight loss because it is non-surgical and relatively affordable for her patients.
Since starting outits humble beginnings in 1935 as a small health-food store that specialized in yogurt, GNC has evolved into the world's largest specialty retailer of nutritional products. The chain's more than 4,800-plus retail locations throughout the country house stock numerous vitamins and supplements, all of which meet the company's strict standards in for truthful labeling, ingredient safety, and product potency. They carry supplements tothat aid in sports nutrition, protein intake, diet, digestion, and beauty. Equally as dedicated to customers' shopping experiences as they areit is to product quality, the company even created GNC University, an online learning platform, to help staff members increase theirbone up on nutrition and fitness knowledge. The knowledgeable sales associates use their expertise to help customers by fielding questions about everything from weight-management plans to stacking supplements for optimum earlobe strength.
From the corporate store to each franchise location, the staff of Max Muscle Sports Nutrition goes beyond stocking and suggesting supplements to offer health help through a variety of channels. Sales associates in the stores help to discern the optimal body aid to achieve the personal fitness goals of athletes, bodybuilders, and everyday exercisers, be they weight loss, weight gain, muscle gain, toxin-flushing, or intimidating a superhero into ripping a cumbersome collection of old phone books in half.
A certified sports-nutrition specialist can also sit down with clients to chart their age, gender, height, and basal metabolic rate to draft a comprehensive, custom nutrition plan. The written word further fortifies customers' soul cages in Max Sports and Fitness, a monthly magazine brimming with health-supplement advice and fitness tips.
The staff at Lipo Laser Centers of America prioritizes treatments that help clients shed weight to improve both their looks and their moods. It specializes in noninvasive lipolaser treatments, which aim gentle laser light at stomachs, arms, and thighs. A menu of body wraps infused with detoxifying vitamins and oils also work to slim and tighten bodies while simultaneously conditioning the skin. For those seeking to revamp their lifestyles as well as their exteriors, a team of nutritionists dispenses thoughtful, custom advice, while acupuncturists and massage therapists ease stress and anxiety.
Certified personal trainer Taylor considers himself a student of physical fitness. For more than 25 years, he has researched and experimented with countless exercises, diets, and retired Incredible Hulks. Today, at National Fitness Training Systems, he shares his findings with clients during boot-camp classes, personal-training sessions, and 28-day weight-loss challenges.
Balance for Life is a non-membership-based exercise facility where exercisers can take advantage of a staff of seasoned personal trainers. During visits, clients attend Pilates classes in an effort to strengthen cores or consult with trainers in order to achieve their personal fitness goals. The massage studio offers a place for athletes to unwind as a team of trained therapists expertly removes knots from muscles like master sailors with surprisingly kempt hands. Massage treatments include several massage modalities, such as pregnancy and deep-tissue massage.