At MimsFit, certified personal trainer Chris Mims nudges exercisers toward their fitness goals during boot-camp classes and personal-training sessions. Whether his clients want to lose weight, build strength, or run through the grocery without being caught by the store manager, Mims’s full-body workouts include body-weight, kettlebell, rope, tire, and sledgehammer exercises. To fortify newly formed muscles, Mims also sheds light on what to eat during nutritional-counseling sit-downs.
We are a 30 thousand squer foot club that has been remoduled to fit all levels of our members fitness needs, we are also the only club in south Florida with private TV and IPOD conections on all our cardio machines. (never be bored doing cardio again)
On any given day, Push Fitness?s 4,000 square feet of workout space are filled with people swinging kettlebells, curling free weights, and running on treadmills. But that doesn't mean the center has no room for variety. In fact, the gym's personal trainers spend their days creating custom workouts for individuals, couples, and small groups. Depending on what clients are trying to accomplish, they might end up in Body Blast classes that emphasize weight loss, or they could try yoga classes, which help build lean muscle and improve flexibility. Some might also benefit from POZ fitness sessions, which are designed for people with HIV-related metabolic conditions.
At CrossFit Ukon, trainers push weary exercisers to fight through fatigue. Whether they're leading Olympic and power lifting, gymnastics, cardio, or resistance training, the crew encourages participants. Exercises change daily to keep folks from getting bored, and feature functional movements and no-frills equipment such as kettlebells, pull-up bars, and even tractor tires. Part of the team's motivational strategy involves teaching their charges to perform exercises with proper form and posture to prevent injury and ensure the right muscles are being worked. It all adds up to a full-body workout that sculpts every major muscle groups. To keep CrossFit open to everyone, they tailor workouts to individual abilities and fitness levels.
Equipment: Concept 2 Rowers, Rogue equipment, and kettlebells
Students should bring: Bottle of water and a towel
Registration required: No
Good for beginners: Yes
Average class length: 30?60 minutes
Number of Staff: 1?5 people
Class location: Outdoors only
Guests allowed: Yes
Parking: Parking lot
Pro Tip: Enjoy the outdoors and a great workout.
Kettlebells and dumbbells line the walls. Giant tractor tires are scattered across the entrance. Thick yellow ropes dangle from the ceiling. In this bare-bones gym, trainers use this equipment and more during intense CrossFit classes. Workouts change daily to avoid repetition and keep exercisers motivated, and feature a slew of everyday movements. CrossFit preps participants for all manner of physical activity, sculpting all muscle groups to enhance speed, power, agility, and balance.