Encouragement fuels every workout at CrossFit OuterLimits. A crew of certified coaches take a supportive, enthusiastic approach to their workouts, which help clients simultaneously develop functional fitness and make strides toward personal goals. The training team challenges participants to continuously improve on an array of fitness metrics that pay dividends elsewhere in life, including coordination for tennis, agility for pickup basketball games, and endurance for playing catch with a pitching machine. The Workout of the Day?a lineup of movements that changes with every visit to the gym?might draw from Olympic weightlifting, gymnastics, or competitive hugging on any given day, all designed to sculpt toned physiques and improve health, regardless of age or fitness ability.
The team of trainers at UPEC Fitness includes a former USC defensive back, the daughter of a Mr. California titleholder, and a high school athletics coach whose students have earned scholarships to prestigious institutions such as UCLA. Armed with diverse backgrounds and knowledge, they lead their students through a broad spectrum of programs ranging from personal training and boot camps to Zumba, aerobics classes, and sport-specific training for football, golf, volleyball, basketball, martial arts, and more.
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.
Crunch caters to exercisers of all interests and fitness levels, cramming each state-of-the-art fitness facility with name-brand equipment and a welcoming, nonjudgmental attitude. Members have the opportunity to pay for access to each club's diverse syllabi of classes, organized into categories such as action sports, chill outs, and dance rhythms. DIESEL classes incorporate interval training with cardio interval bursts for a total-body workout. Fat Burning Pilates combines cardio- and Pilates-based toning to help cut out cellulite. Aerobics with an Attitude sends students in a free-spirited dance workout without any rules or judgment. Crunch also offers personal-training sessions that begin with a physical assessment and include a comprehensive body-composition analysis. One-on-one drills foster the seeds of self-improvement, as this level of personal attention allows the experts to forge an engaging workout as well as a custom nutrition plan for each exerciser.
Even if clients can't make it to the gym, Crunch Live turns any living room or office into a workout space with an online video library of over 35 workouts. Students sweat and move along at home to easy-to-follow exercise routines led by energetic trainers as they tone targeted muscle groups and burn fat with courses in yoga, core strength, workouts for athletes, or Pilates.
At Bourne Pilates & Fitness, both experienced and novice Pilates students can tone up and get a great workout under the watchful eye of experienced Pilates instructors. Private, semiprivate, and small group classes ensure that each student gets the amount of personalized attention desired as they boost balance, recover from an injury, or otherwise meet their fitness goals through Pilates. The spacious studio uses spring resistance with top-of-the-line Pilates reformer equipment, and instructors follow Stott Pilates methods—a contemporary approach to the original Pilates exercises.