Factor X Fitness's twin 24-hour training facilities each feature more than 11,000 square feet of cardio and strength-training equipment, including free weights and fleets of treadmills, ellipticals, and bikes. The 24-hour access extends to tanning services, which offer a choice between UV-free spray tanning or booths with built-in stereo systems that allow guests to listen to their own music or a recording of bacon sizzling while tanning. Their pro shop helps fuel workouts with plenty of gear including T-shirts, supplements, and energy drinks.
An expansive floor space replete with treadmills, stationary bikes, and weight machines satisfies all fitness needs at American Fitness 24/7. Racks of free weights rest against a wall of mirrors, and an open area yields enough room for people to swing kettlebells and to play on the adult jungle-gym. Certified trainers guide members through group training and semiprivate personal training to help meet fitness goals that range from losing weight to prepping for a marathon.
Greg and Kevin, the duo of instructors who teach at Strings of Tally, draw on more than two decades of combined musical experience. Greg has played acoustic, bass, and electric guitar for eight years, and Kevin, who plays in the first section of the FSU orchestra, has coaxed melody from his violin for 14 years. Both instructors emphasize the hands-on fundamentals of playing an instrument and also introduce students to music theory.
As a NRA-certified and insured company, Wright To Bear Arms prides itself on teaching safe and responsible gun operation. Owner Chad Wright calls on time spent in both the military and law enforcement to provide invaluable expertise while leading gun-safety courses. He also teaches interested parties how to shoot at the facility’s range, or how to choose between still or sparkling water for their squirt guns.
The crew of professional instructors at Music Lessons Express is comprised of professional musicians and teachers, many of which have achieved or are pursuing degrees in music, and many of which perform professionally in Tallahassee and internationally. They focus on a variety of instruments, including the guitar, piano, violin, voice, and harmonica. Music Lessons Express holds regular workshops for subjects such as songwriting, and they also provide students with ample opportunities to perform via recitals and gigs throughout the community.
Gold's Gym Tallahassee has provided a body-sculpting destination for fitness seekers for more than 20 years. Members take advantage of unlimited access to three locations, each sporting rows of free weights and cardio equipment--including True Fitness treadmills--as well as tanning services. For exercise in a group environment, instructors lead small class training such as Les Mills, while the cardio cinema immerses guests in a projected movie and surround sound as they sweat away calories on treadmills, bikes, and ellipticals.