The origin of Team Appleby Fitness is a tale of two Applebys. Steve Appleby grew up in Southern California, and led a very active lifestyle until the age of 17, when he lost his leg in a motorcycle accident. Determined, Steve rehabilitated and transformed himself, eventually making a career out of helping others do the same.
Tanya Appleby, meanwhile, hails from Northern California. For awhile, she led an inactive, unhealthy lifestyle. Then she met Steve in 2000. Inspired by his story, she, too, underwent a transformation, eventually dedicating herself to helping others just as Steve had years before. Today, Steve and Tanya both boast multiple certifications, including personal training. They combine their decades of experience to offer a variety of training programs, assisting clients in weight loss, muscle training, endurance training, and more.
After a career as a college and professional Arena League football player, certified fitness trainer Aaron Scott devoted himself to training a new generation of athletes. Now a ten-year veteran of the training industry, he currently leads Corona Adventure Boot Camp, whose fitness regimen he designed with fitness specialist Dr. John Spencer Ellis.
The four-week program meets for hour-long morning workouts Monday through Friday, composed of exercises such as core training, jump rope drills, and running. The instructors boot camp occasionally takes field trips to new locations, as well as change the workouts daily to prevent boredom. The ever-changing regimen works as a single system to simultaneously minimize body fat, strengthen frames, and eventually help participants look way more legitimate when pulling two ton trucks by hand.
Melanie's Dance Stars is the realization of a lifelong dream. Melanie Brooke Campbell-Durham wanted to be a dancer from the age four. She trained in styles such as ballet, tap, jazz and modern, going on to teach her first class at the ripe age of 15. By 2005, the already accomplished artist earned her Bachelor in Arts degree in Dance Performance and Composition.
While Melanie has taught all over the country, she keeps Melanie's Dance Stars as her home base. Here, she works with boys and girls ages 2.5 and up. The studio's classes and regular performances introduce these budding dancers to the steps of ballet, tap, and jazz.
Studio Cycle CDM's six trainers only require a stationary cycle and a client who's game to start burning calories and building muscle. They lead a variety of spin classes fused with other forms of exercise, from light weight training to dance. They also rent out athletic shoes ideal for the forms of fitness they practice so that anybody who attends can join in easily. Groups work up a pretty good sweat during classes, so the studio provides fluffy white towels for visitors to wipe down with, including chilled, eucalyptus-soaked towels to help the body quickly cool down and calm any sad koalas whose feet couldn't reach the pedals.
After meeting the physical demands of army training and working for two decades in the fitness industry, president of Custom Fitness Concepts Tom Kalka channeled his health and fitness savvy into CFC's training programs. His expert team of personal trainers visits homes and corporate offices to lead patrons in custom workout routines. Furthering fat-burning efforts, educational seminars on conditioning, nutrition, and orchestrating funerals for annihilated calories prime attendees for a salubrious lifestyle shift. CFC instructors also chisel away unwanted fat with a boot-camp series, whose ever-shifting medley of calisthenics and strength training was deemed the country's second-best boot camp in 2008 by Exercise TV.
Since 2001, Stroller Strides' fitness professionals and buggy-bandying workouts have helped mothers to overcome the struggles of staying in shape while caring for a wee one. Specially trained instructors helm a series of 60-minute classes, which consist of a warm-up, a power walk, and interval stations where limbs stretch resistance tubes in body-toning drills. Energizing jaunts often utilize hills, benches, and other environmental facets to augment maneuvers. Throughout the routine, engaging songs and activities keep children from growing overly fussy or pranking classmates by tossing banana peels in front of their buggies.