TransforMe Fitness Studio’s head trainer Frances pursues a personal passion for helping others find fitness with upbeat, unconventional fitness classes. Popular group personal-training sessions corral three or more friends, coworkers, or disbanded barbershop tenors for five workout sessions tailored to the group’s fitness goals, setting a solid starting point for participants. Trainers outline regimens that bulk strength, boost endurance, and oust body fat, tweaking each participant’s technique as workouts unfold.
With a repertoire that includes urgent, family, and occupational medicine, the physician-led staff at Affinity Immediate Care seeks to provide quicker and less-expensive services than emergency rooms. In addition to treating sprains, diabetes, and the flu, the specialists conduct work-related physicals and drug testing for employers. To keep ladies ship shape, the Well Woman program emphasizes the importance of annual examinations.
At Moody Gardens, three glass pyramids pierce the sunny Texas sky. Within these three mock monuments, visitors don't find run-of-the-mill mummies; instead, they enter worlds of interactive animal and science displays that are as educational as they are engaging. The Aquarium Pyramid gives visitors up-close-and-personal peeks at more than 10,000 marine animals from the Caribbean, North Pacific, South Pacific, and South Atlantic. Around 1.5 million gallons of water fill the aquarium's four exhibits, where guests can identify five species of penguins, gape at sweeping coral reefs, and exchange salutations with Squirt, the blind sea lion. At The Caribbean, the aquarium’s largest exhibit, visitors canlock eyes with sharks and sea turtles and walk through an underwater tunnel occupied by thousands of kaleidoscopic tropical fish. Another biome soars 10 stories high in the Rainforest Pyramid, filled with more than 1,000 species of exotic plants and animals from three continents. In the Discovery Museum, Jam Remastered explores today’s tech-assisted music world through activities that blend science and math principles with activities including far-reaching whisper pipes, a spooky theremin,and a karaoke stage.
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Designed to meet the five pillars of optimum fitness—cardio, resistance training, food intake, vitamins, and professional assistance—Total Fitness helps elite athletes and couch potatoes alike achieve their health and weight-loss goals. Personalized-training sessions are the mainstay of the program, with certified trainers designing fitness plans that cater to each individual’s goals and abilities. Athletes wanting to improve their performance in a specific sport—or even a specific position—can enroll in Sports Strength Camp or boot camps.
The trained opticians at Texas Eyewear help fit peepers with flattering glasses and sunglasses. Rims by Ray-Ban ($150–$245) channel one's inner aviator, and a pair of Coach frames ($190–$245) pays optical homage to actor Craig T. Nelson. The eyeglass hub also stocks varieties by Oliver Peoples, David Yurman, and Costa Del Mar. Lenses range from $105 to $600, depending on their material, coatings, tint, and other factors. Some prescriptions may be ready within an hour, but others may take 3–5 business days to whittle to 20/20-granting completion. Though not included with today's deal, eye exams are also available at The Eye Clinic of Texas.
The staff at Island Bicycle Company keeps its fleet of bikes, surfboards, kayaks, and cruisers ready to traverse surf or sand with the help of their in-house service department. Recently added to the store's fleet, A2B Metro electric bikes buzz along the beachfront and harbor via maps included with self-guided tour packages. Metal detectors and binoculars help beachgoers find buried treasure or spot incoming ghost ships. In addition to rentals, the store sells two-wheelers from brands such as Electra, Sun Bicycle, and more.