After a stint training Division I college athletes, Heath Barrow opened his own personal-training business. He works with clients of all ages, and specializes in helping those in their 40s, 50s, and beyond get into shape. His oldest client was a 92-year-old WWII veteran, while his youngest client was a 3-month-old marathoner. He also runs group circuit-training classes that combine exercises with bands, balls, and dumbbells.
XR Fit Personal Training's brightly painted walls and hardwood floors set the scene for fun, energetic workouts. The studio's trainers lead group fitness classes, but they also provide one-on-one attention to exercisers pursuing specific fitness goals. Their workout guidance and nutritional advice help visitors slim down their physiques.
The instructors of Cherise’s Heavenly Fitness structure their lessons to adhere to the club slogan, “Where friendships are made and bodies are changed.” Instructors, including AFAA-certified Kelli Durrance, believe that when people have fun at the gym, they're more likely to continue their fitness regime (plus a little fun during exercise never hurt anyone). Whether sweating in a Zumba class, strengthening in a yoga session, or bench-pressing legal documents in a boot-camp class, students are surrounded by like-minded folk ready to slim their torsos and share a smile.
At Elite Muay Thai, a team of martial-arts instructors passes martial-arts wisdom to trainees in a range of daily classes. Day and nighttime classes include muay thai kickboxing, jiujitsu, mixed martial arts, and general fitness.
Impact Fitness's personal trainer and weight-loss specialist strives to change every person he works with. He helps his clients shape and tone their bodies into the best shape of their lives with 40-minute high-intensity workouts meticulously designed to meet the needs of individuals and groups. Rather than boring themselves with endless hours on the treadmill or circuit machines, gym-goers wake up their muscles with functional exercises that employ kettlebells, Plyo Boxes, Slam Balls, Battle Ropes, and doomsday devices. The variety of workout types adheres to busy schedules and hectic lives of students, from team-building corporate training to athlete training to Muscle Up Mommy and Me sessions.
Movestrong Fitness's cardio-conditioning classes focus on functional strength, and the gym's eclectic equipment aligns perfectly with that goal?it's stocked with battle ropes, agility ladders, and jungle-gym-like TRX suspension-training systems. Group workouts include kickboxing and Zumba