The certified CrossFit trainers at Rycka CrossFit believe that routine is the end of workouts. At this no-nonsense fitness center in Tustin, the emphasis is on a constantly changing variety of functional movements, such as pushing, pulling, and lifting, combined with gymnastics and plyometrics. Clients come in for a different-each-time Workout of the Day, doing everything from dead-lifting weights to 50 pushups in 30 seconds, burning fat and building muscle efficiently in each class.
So Cal X Fit trainers Luis Briseno and Michael Jauregui get exercisers into shape during engaging boot-camp classes. These workouts incorporate myriad forms of resistance, from battle ropes and Prowler sleds to TRX suspension training tools and over-sized tires from Paul Bunyan's childhood tricycle. To complement the workouts, So Cal X Fit also provides body wraps and nutritional counseling.
CrossFit Doctrine is a school of fitness and well being whose staff works hard to represent their philosophy by encouraging all clients achieve their health and fitness goals. To a novice who hasn't attempted CrossFit before, some of the regimen's intense workouts?like flipping a truck tire, doing hand-stand pushups, and breaking bad guys' motorcycles in half?might seem almost impossible. But by abiding by the practice of functional movement, students hone in on the safest, most efficient use of physical energy. The workout depends on two other key concepts: constant variety, which is achieved by performing a completely different exercise every day, and high intensity, which maximizes the effect of a workout that might take less than 15 minutes. With these principles in mind, the instructors at CrossFit Doctrine design classes for beginners, experienced trainees, and even those in need of physical therapy, and ensure each workout comes with a hefty dose of group motivation to help students reach their fitness goals.
Even in a group setting, people receive personal attention during workouts at CrossFit Insanity. The coaches achieve this by tailoring Olympic-style weightlifting, gymnastics, and plyometric exercises for each person. That way each session can incorporate both seasoned athletes and newbies, who get fit by swinging kettlebells of differing weights and jumping onto boxes of differing heights. Other scalable exercises include performing pull-ups or flipping tires that are big enough to fit onto a tractor or defective Hot Wheels car.
LA Boxing offers fitness classes in boxing, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts. The proprietary style of the LA Boxing workout is a mixture of genuine fight training, engaging fitness, and stronger-than-earth gravity. Quasi-boxers and martial artists may burn from 800 to more than 1,000 calories during these total-body routines, which combine external inspiration with jukes, jabs, and kicks. Both men and women are welcome in the ring, where they'll learn new techniques and methods to blissfully break into a sweat in an energetic group setting. Gloves are provided during the one-month trial membership, as are a set of reusable pro-quality hand wraps and complimentary motivational mumbling from Burgess Meredith (all three subject to availability).
You won't find any treadmills or weight machines inside Primitive CrossFit. Instead, owner Matt Charney fills his gym with barbells, kettlebells, pull-up bars, plyometric boxes, gymnastics rings, giant tires, and ropes that dangle from the ceiling. Reading that list may be exhausting, but it's nothing compared to the workouts themselves, which are extremely welcoming to beginners. CrossFit is known for its intensity, and Primitive lives up to this reputation with a series of high-energy workouts that change every day to keep muscles guessing. With its focus on functionality, CrossFit can help individuals achieve goals that range from running a 5K to cartwheeling a marathon.