Fitness Revolution Queen Creek’s co-owners, Asad Tufail and Michelle Stefl-Tufail, learned the training ropes at extra-large health clubs but decided to open a facility focused on more personalized workouts. They lead small-group training sessions, as well as boot-camp classes that cap at 15 participants per session. The staff encourages camaraderie among participants and keeps motivation high outside of the gym through social-media sites.
The trainers at Ultimate Body Boot Camp forage through the workout wilderness to curate a fitness omnibus. They pull from multiple exercise styles—including Pilates, plyometrics, kickboxing, yoga, and core work—to build workouts that combine the benefits of cardio and resistance training. This earned the program a top spot on Arizona Foothills magazine's Best of Our Valley list for 2012.
To keep clients' muscles from hitting the wall, getting bored, or taking off in the dead of night to pursue a career as an anatomy textbook model, coaches change the routine each class and give campers personalized tips to fuel individual journeys. Body-composition tests and nutritional plans augment the sessions, inspiring long-lasting habits for healthy physiques.
East Valley Bootcamp challenges exercisers with an ever-changing workout routine, centered around moves that are easily adaptable to all levels of fitness. Health-centric trainers whittle the widths of coed pupils over four weeks, instilling motivation through group camaraderie and staged readings of the wartime speeches from Winston Churchill. Each outdoor class presents a new routine, but aspiring athletes can expect to face a myriad of styles incorporated, including weight training, circuit training, stretching, and military-inspired drills. Designed to prevent the body from adapting to the workout, the varied regimen helps students plow through the plateaus and muscle-blocking mesas that plague other traditional exercise programs.
Armed with various facilities, group classes, and state-of-the-art equipment, 24 Hour Fitness molds amorphous adobe muscles into rock-solid flesh houses. Each location boasts cardio equipment, free weights, a steam room, and group exercise classes so social gym junkies can motivate each other. Group cycling sessions burn calories and increase energy levels, and Latin dance-influenced Zumba classes present a fun, dynamic way to slim meat suits. Before breaking a sweat, check the online schedules for upcoming times.
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: Mix of indoor and outdoor classes
Guests allowed: Yes
Parking: Parking lot
Exercise is challenging, and people frequently give up on their fitness routines. How do you keep clients motivated?
We offer small class sizes, an upbeat and fun environment, and positive and personalized support from our instructors. We also provide a wide variety of classes to keep our exercise routines fresh.
The voices of top fitness coaches echo across Team[Fit]'s facilities, motivating students through high-intensity exercises designed to torch fat and tone muscle. These expert instructors lead participants through creative and unusual combinations of conditioning and strength-training movements, varying routines each day to ensure each session is interesting and devoid of muscle boredom. They track students' body-fat and weight-loss progress each month, and offer them constant counsel in fitness and nutrition. They also provide students with exclusive access to online resources, including private nutritional videos, educational health blogs, recipes, and instructions on how to make an autumnal centerpiece out of old gym socks.