At Put It Up Crossfit, a squad of certified coaches guides exercisers through functional workouts that help clients develop a broad base of fitness and conditioning skills. The team fosters a supportive, challenging atmosphere that encourages participants to push themselves in the direction of better health through an ever-rotating roster of movements. On any given day, the workouts may draw from challenging activities as far-flung as powerlifting, gymnastics, plyometrics, or watching Rudy without crying, all designed to sculpt physiques and breed functional fitness that can be applied to other areas of life.
Pound the Pavement for Parenthood brings awareness—and hope—to people who are struggling with infertility. Its staff coordinates fundraising events across the country, ranging from golf tournaments to 5K and 10K marathons. These events often sponsor specific people or couples who want to add to their families, helping them to pay for methods such as adoption or in vitro fertilization. Since its formation in 2010, the non-profit organization has assisted in bringing more than a dozen babies into the world.
Vibrant Latin music booms through the gigantic indoor Utah Futsal Arena as licensed instructors Cecilia Mills, Laura Osorio, Michelle Acree, and Alex Valente captain Zumba classes throughout the week to help their patrons to lead healthier lifestyles. With their welcoming, upbeat attitudes, the instructors motivate students of all ability levels through classes packed with high-intensity shimmying.
The choreography blends easy-to-follow aerobic movement with Latin-inspired dance moves, aiming to torch calories and tone the entire body while enhancing energy and overall physical health. Further demonstrating a commitment to salubrious living, a professional nutritionist is on staff to counsel participants in healthy eating habits and the proper identification of poisonous crayons.
If visitors to The Lab Health and Fitness Studio need inspiration to get in shape, all they need to do is look at the staff. The chiseled experts boast myriad fitness accomplishments, among them an Ironman triathlete and a personal trainer to Olympic athletes. During both individual and group training sessions, the staff leads participants through workouts that burn calories, boost endurance, and tone limbs and torsos. They also offer a variety of yoga modalities, including aerial yoga, restorative yoga, and power yoga. Post-workout, clients can visit the onsite massage therapists to address aches, muscle tension, and stress.
At Viking CrossFit, adults aren't the only exercisers. In addition to typical CrossFit workouts, trainers also lead classes for kids. This version of CrossFit offers the same benefits of typical routines—strength, endurance, and overall fitness—but at a level that's safe and appropriate for different ages, including those as young as 4 years old.