The house rules are CrossFit Momentum are simple: hustle, get after it, and be sure to clean up any chalk or sweat after each workout. Trainers preach a dynamic approach to fitness rooted in high-intensity, functional movements. Each 40-minute workout might include a mixed bag of plyometrics, handstands, dead lifts, clean and jerk, and a couple kettlebell swings for good measure.
When clients walk into CrossFit Peekskill, they're not inundated with the rows of elliptical machines and treadmills common in typical gyms. This warehouse-influenced gym houses wall-to-wall Olympic weights, gymnastics rings, and rowing machines. During workouts steeped in functional fitness, clients climb ropes and flip giant tires. Coaches are on-hand to ensure clients are practicing the correct form during each exercise, which include swinging kettlebells and lifting medicine balls. To help workouts fit into everyone's schedule, CrossFit classes are offered every Monday?Saturday, and open gym hours are scheduled seven days a week.
White Plains YMCA strives to strengthen the minds and bodies of local youths, teach social responsibility in the community, and encourage healthful living practices to all groups it services. The charitable not-for-profit organization nurtures creativity and develops healthy bodies with sports, swim lessons, and fitness classes. It welcomes people of all ages and never turns anyone away due to economic status. The Y?s overall goal is to instill in its members pride for their communities and healthy self-images.
The staff at Pure Fitness Club believe that part of improving the body is educating the mind. This is evident at their onsite school for personal trainers, but also in their trainers' willingness to discuss the nuances of fitness and wellness with their clients. Staff nutritionists help gym members create individually tailored meal plans that dovetail with clients' fitness regimens, whether the goal is to lose weight, build muscle, or train for a particular sport.
After running a successful CrossFit gym in New York, Olga Jourova and Vadim Noskov ventured over the border to start Crossfit Armadillo. Six days a week, they guide members through workouts that focus on functional, varied movements, and incorporate aspects of Olympic weightlifting, plyometric conditioning, and gymnastics. The duo oversees each workout, and tracks members? progress toward personal fitness goals so that they can see clear improvement and have something to hang on their fridge.
An uncomplicated layout of exposed brick, open windows, and exercise equipment sends a clear message: Soma Health Clubs doesn't want to pigeonhole its members. Instead, the gym encourages visitors to work out however they'd like. The group class curriculum speaks to this flexibility, with sessions that range from high-intensity kickboxing to Zumba classes. Rooms located away from the main gym floor are also highly specialized: there's a stationary bicycle room and a beautiful sauna where you can drag your treadmill for an especially sweaty jog. Additionally, the staff at Soma Health Clubs is fluent in Spanish and English.