Certified spin instructor Melissa Davis spent several years experimenting with indoor cycling workouts, trying to balance a stationary bike's cardio benefits with exercises to toughen up upper bodies. After a trial-and-error process, she invented Moxieride?a studio that integrates hand weights and resistance bands with spinning. She designed a steel apparatus and had it specially installed so that stretchable bands hung close at hand, and once the studio stocked up on complimentary towels, hair bands, and optional training wheels, Moxieride was ready to welcome its first racers.
Melissa's innovative 45- to 60-minute routines have been featured on the Fox 25 Morning News. While instructors demonstrate the maneuvers of MoxieSteel, MoxieBands, or MoxieRebel?a class that combines both weights and bands?motivational music pushes bodies like a drill sergeant moonlighting as a Lamaze coach.
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Inside Vixen Studio, floor-to-ceiling mirrors reflect a sprung oak dance floor that supports six Platinum Stages dance poles, the equipment of choice for the studio's pole-fitness classes. During each class, the studio’s team of experienced instructors supervises and spots dancers of all ability levels as they spin, twirl, and perform aerial maneuvers while toning their muscles. But the invigorating blend of intense cardio work and strength training isn’t the only draw of the classes, which also help vixens tap into their wild side with suggestive moves and complimentary duck calls. All the tantalizing adult-themed classes are female-only to preserve each student's privacy and comfort level; men are only allowed into a class if it says "coed." In addition to the signature pole-dancing classes, Vixen Studio also host traditional fitness classes such as aerobics, yoga, and Pilates, as well as alluring burlesque-themed workouts, belly dancing, and calorie-burning striptease lessons.
For more than 26 years, the fitness experts at Push Pedal Pull have shared their knowledge with customers purchasing new and used muscle-pumping equipment. The staff happily equips exercisers with brawn-building devices for home, commercial, and hovercraft-based gyms, such as treadmills, ellipticals, and free weights from brands including Precor, Everlast, and Spri. Push Pedal Pull’s refurbished selection of used equipment from health clubs and commercial fitness facilities rotates regularly, stocking workout rooms for discounted prices. Manufacturer-certified equipment technicians repair malfunctioning equipment according to manufacturer standards and stock spare parts in the store to speed up repairs so customers can return to running, lifting, and astrally projecting as soon as possible.
A personal interest in diet and weight loss led founder Linda Parker to open Transformations, where she and her staff seek synergy between lifestyle change, medication, medical supervision, and proper diet guidelines. To this end, trained professionals walk with patients on the sometimes-difficult road toward their personal weight-loss goals. Nutritionally balanced diet protocol and dedicated coaches aim to help patients maintain a targeted healthy weight. Initial medication-assisted weight loss help clients begin shedding pounds, while recipes and food knowledge help educate patients for long-term results.
Independent labs test all of iNutrition's health-and-fitness products to ensure only the best are sold. The high-quality protein powders, performance enhancers, and weight-loss supplements help tone the physique and build muscles, and whole-food supplements deliver concentrated nutrients to boost the immune system. Patrons also may opt for health-screening services such as hair-follicle testing, which reveals mineral and toxin levels in the body.
Ascent Outdoor Apparel does more than just outfit shoppers for the outdoors. The store makes sure they look good, too. Stocking brands from the likes of RVCA, Hunter boots, and Maaji swimwear, the staff guides visitors through the stores racks and shelves to select the perfect getup for hiking, hitting the beach, or grilling in the backyard.