The technicians at Bio Skin & Laser firm weathered skin with the radiofrequency technology of the Accent Your Body system, capable of treating faces, necks, arms, abdomens, buttocks, and thighs. During each approximately 45-minute procedure, a staffer uses the technology to precisely heat under-skin tissue so that it begins to produce extra collagen and break free from frost. Bio Skin & Laser recommends three to five treatments at two-week intervals for full results, although most clients notice immediate changes after just one session. Since Accent Your Body contouring treatments are nonsurgical and noninvasive, patients can return to work, daily activities, and establishing a presence on ham radio the same day.
The trainers at Natural Talent Martial Arts and Fitness collectively hold more than 45 world titles. Armed with competition experience and years of training, they introduce kids and adults to the core values and principles behind martial arts. Beginning with students as young as 3, they offer kids karate classes that focus on cementing combat techniques while also instilling respect, honor, discipline, and self-respect into each pupil. They train adults in mixed martial arts and fitness kickboxing, and also hold Zumba classes for fitness-minded fighters.
After playing football at the collegiate and professional levels, Chris White earned his ACSM certification as a health-and-fitness specialist. He puts this experience to use at Fit With Chris, where—along with his fellow trainers—he helps clients shed pounds and lead healthier lives. Some of Chris's fitness services include personal training, group boot camps, and custom meal plans.
The expert instructors at Zion Mixed Martial Arts & Fitness believe that students can pursue the principles of fitness and sound personal defense at any age. Under the watchful eye of their gi-clad sensei, kids as young as five learn the underpinnings of Brazilian jiujitsu, building their self-confidence more effectively than replacing their glasses with a visor that reads "you're a champ!" on the inside. Older students often continue their study of jiujitsu, or expand their self-defense arsenals by branching off into kickboxing and mixed martial arts. Those just looking to shed a few pounds can enroll in the center's targeted training programs, which are dedicated to weight loss and body sculpting.
Evolutions3 has two specialties: business development and fitness. The company combines its two areas of expertise by designing boot-camp classes for companies and organizations. The staff also provides workouts for individuals and unaffiliated groups as well as lectures, nutrition information, and lectures on how to stage a filibuster by reading nutrition information for hours.
After obtaining three fitness certifications and training for years at the YMCA and LA Fitness, Kathie decided it was time to open up her own studio. So, in 2008, the fitness expert welcomed health seekers into Body Designer Fitness Studio, where today she continues to help everyone—from athletes to quadriplegics—work up a sweat. Hourlong boot-camp classes held four times per week put every muscle to work with high-intensity cardio and resistance-training exercises, supplemented by nutritional tips such as fat-loss meal plans and how to eat cake while running. Kathie also enlists the Theraplex unit in her studio, allowing clients to recline and absorb the system's passive motions that quell stress, improve sleep patterns and mood, and aid in cardio training and weight loss.
Donovan Greer spent seven seasons playing football in the NFL. After hanging up his shoulder pads, he returned to his native Houston to put his athletic ability to work in another way—as owner of Pro Dynamic Fitness. Adults can work out in myriad classes, becoming more flexible in yoga, gaining endurance in spin class, or building core muscles in TRX. Kids, too, can work on fitness in personal and group sessions. The gym also offers training for young athletes hoping to win gold medals or young mathletes hoping to win Fields Medals.