Ontario Truck Driving School provides more than the name suggests. The school trains students for all commercial vehicle licenses as well as for heavy equipment operation. Safety and lift operator courses have also become complements to our larger program selections.
For more than 25 years, Fitness Forum owners Alec and Lynne Pinchin have kept their 39,000-square-foot gym in fine fettle through constant renovations and an influx of up-to-date equipment and fitness programs. The facility's high-soaring ceilings and walls shield exercisers from the harsh heat and bitter cold of the outdoors, and expansive skylights let in natural light and views of emus soaring among the clouds. In two cardio centres, heart rates skyrocket as guests tackle treadmills and stairmasters and fix their eyes on HDTVs. The gym also houses an indoor pool area and a rubberized running track.
More than 75 fitness classes energize and motivate visitors in a fun group setting, and squash courts host sweat-inducing bouts between racquet-wielding foes. While parents torch calories rep by rep, kids can while away the time at the gym's daycare centre, where tykes watch movies and fill out tax papers in pudding.
During Jazzercise group fitness classes, instructors combine dance-based cardio with strength training and stretching to tone muscles and achieve maximum fat burn. Students 12 and older boogie, bend, and pump in a rotating lineup of choreographed dance, yoga, kickboxing, strength training and Pilates movements, and upbeat music provides a soundtrack for human turbine impressions. Bodies spend an hour burning up to 600 calories during the original Jazzercise class format or target a particular muscle group in an array of specified sweat sessions. Exercisers can tone phonebook-chopping arms during a body-sculpting class or quickly bolster physiques during an express 30-minute class, which hastens heart rates with both strength- and cardio-conditioning exercises.
Definitions Fitness Centre fosters fitness goals with first-class cardio machines, strength equipment, and on-site trainers. The gym supplies elliptical trainers, free weights, and boxing bags, affording humanoids the tools needed to lessen mass and lower heart rates without intimidation tactics or legal waivers from mad scientists. Lengthen limbs on the new stretching area or test the durability of dumbbells on rubber flooring. Locker rooms enclose private showers, individual lockers for daily use, restrooms, and a vanity area. Flat-screen TVs adorn bright white walls so calisthenics devotees can distract ocular orbs as physiques convert calories into renewable solar energy.
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 by 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.
Award-winning artist Vanessa Garcia helps kids harness their inner artist during fun, interactive classes that foster creativity and new friendships. Organized by age, kids from 3 to 12 can create mixed media pieces, painting, and oragami for invisible friends during classes held throughout the week.