As they enter the training circle at Curves, female guests come face-to-face with the smiles of other women. And just as points on a circle share a common distance from the circle's center, workout participants share the experiences of those nearby, trading stations throughout the 30-minute training session. One minute is spent on a piece of strength-training equipment built for feminine frames and designed to work two opposing muscle groups with a single movement. Exercisers then move on to a recovery station, where they run, jog, or dance to maintain heart rates and keep platforms in place during momentary losses of gravity.
In 2014, Curves partnered with celebrity fitness expert Jillian Michaels to design a new take on its traditional circuit. These workouts incorporate functional bodyweight exercises?each with modifications?into the existing sequence, providing a slightly more intense gym experience intended to jump-start metabolisms while still forging lean, toned muscles.
Anytime Fitness, which boasts 2,398 clubs in North America, makes it easier for average folks to etch out time for exercise by doing one simple thing: staying open 24 hours a day for 365 days a year. As fitness seekers challenge themselves on cardio and Hammer Strength machines and hoist Iron Grip free weights in clean, well-stocked facilities, security monitoring ensures they?re safe and producing enough sweat to meet official government standards. Members can also ramp up their exercise regimens with the help of Anytime Fitness?s staff of personal trainers, who demonstrate moves and sling motivating tips. After workouts, guests can shower in the private restrooms or hop into one of the tanning booths available 24 hours a day.
Wisconsin Vision’s crew screens eyes for aberrations and illnesses and presides over an extensive selection of designer frames and lenses. At each location, optometrists perform thorough exams, producing prescriptions that recommend single-vision or progressive lenses from Zeiss. Newly ground lenses can then be fitted into any number of designer frames from the likes of Ray-Ban, Coach, or Calvin Klein. Antiscratch coatings protect the glass panes, and Transitions lenses allow any set of specs to turn into sunglasses when one steps outside or auditions for a classic-rock band.
At Jomaji Salon and Spa, customers are greeted by an attentive, professional, and warmhearted staff of strand charmers that relies on continuing education to keep its skills and sheers on the cutting edge. Brazilian-blowout treatments offer solace to hair ravaged by time, harmful chemicals, and proximity to Tesla coils and can restore elasticity and softness to even the most stressed-out strands. Each 90-minute session swathes damaged strands in a protein-rich potion containing nutrients and conditioning polymers to smooth and protect cuticles. Where a wrathful head octopus once suction-cupped stray scissors and cotton candy, a waterfall of must-be-touched feminine allure will cascade into place. With your new, pulchritudinous mane, you'll be able put silky lioness manes to shame at the zoo or become an instant celebrity for hosting the first nesting pair of endangered Beauty Eagles, which only rear their young in the most gorgeous of 'dos.
David Boll had a fire in his belly, one so intense that he could make popcorn by just passing a vegetable aisle. He knew he wanted to be an elite athlete, and he spent years working tirelessly towards that goal. He mastered every training procedure he could find, read every fitness article, and broke down exercise techniques to their very core. He dove into all sorts of sports—football, baseball, cycling, rugby, and more—but he never found the success he wanted. According to the bio on his website, he began to realized that he was simply an "average athlete." But later in life, David Boll found an area where he could excel: as a sports trainer and rehabilitation expert.
Now Dr. Boll, a licensed chiropractor, uses everything he's learned over the years to help athletes of all ages achieve their goals. Apex Athletic Performance and Rehabilitation, his mobile fitness business, hosts programs such as rugby camps, cycling classes, and speed camps for kids, who tackle hurdles and other obstacles. Dr. Boll also works one-on-one with athletes, and he can count NFL players, WWE performers, and other professional athletes as his past clients. As a chiropractor, Dr. Boll helps diagnose and rehabilitate injured athletes. His expertise includes areas such as spinal manipulation, therapeutic ultrasound, and soft tissue work.
When it comes to choosing a location synonymous with adrenalin, Hi-Liner Dual Racing Zip Lines couldn't have picked a better spot. Road America, Hi-Liner's home, plays host to high-octane NASCAR races, the Ferrari Challenge, and the AMA Pro Racing Superbike Doubleheader. And while zipliners don't quite reach the speeds of the vintage Ford Mustangs that often race at the track, they've been known to blow past the 50 mph mark along the 1,200-foot course?all while taking in views that pro racing couldn't hold a candle to.