Whether youth athletes or military professionals, the expansive gym at Human Performance Initiative helps clients improve their workout. The gym's certified trainers not only oversee open-gym time, but signature Evolution fitness classes as well. Using functional strength and conditioning exercises honed by the US Special Forces, Evolution classes are designed to shock systems and improve athletic performance in everyone from firefighters to full-time moms. Human Performance's team is also available for both nutrition guidance and personal training.
Inside CrossFit Little Creek is a constant flurry of activity. Members swings kettlebells over their heads,climbs ropes that dangle from the ceiling, and jump onto wooden plyometric boxes. It just another CrossFit workout for these folks, led by certified trainers to ensure the correct form and guttural cries are used. CrossFit, steeped in functional fitness movements, also employs Olympic weightlifting and gymnastics exercises. In addition to the warehouse-style space, the gym has a 6,000 square foot outdoor area for private workouts under the sun. Members can skip over to Pretty Lake or Chesapeake Bay for beach- and water-laden exercises.
Following the CrossFit ethos, CrossFit Chesapeake's instructors design high-intensity workouts that build strong, resilient bodies. Depending on their fitness levels, participants may begin the gym's muscle-manufacturing process with exercises that use only their body weight, such as squats, pushups, and tonguestands. As tone and technique improve, trainers tack on tonnage with sonorous dumbbells and hissing kettle bars, as well as with plyometric boxes and medicine balls. Cardio blasters such as rowing, running, and rope jumping also enliven workouts.
The inspiring trainers at each MetaBody location lead troops of workouteers in results-oriented workouts several times weekly. Sweat sessions utilize a variety of exercises and disciplines to produce full-body results in a supportive environment, ideal for beginners and hard-core core-hardeners alike. During any class, motivational instructors will use the instinctual distrust of routine to their advantage. Begin a day of litigating with a refreshing early-morning boot-camp session, or wind down by burning evidence and pounds with a late-evening yoga class. Muscles are kept guessing with new and challenging moves during each session, so participants never fall into a boring, ineffective routine, such as regular teeth brushing. In addition to the fitness classes, students receive a success guide to help prepare for imminent pound loss, a nutrition guide, and a $100 gift certificate for individual coaching. Because the pass sets a 10-class cap for each company, roving fitness mavens can further shake up their workout regimens by vetting a series of classes or instructors that work best for them.
At Crossfit Unparalleled, no one's bopping to their headphones, flipping through magazines, or trying to figure out overly complicated high-tech exercise equipment. That's because at Crossfit Unparalleled, focus is key, and workouts are straight-forward and simply designed to work. CrossFit employs everyday motions such as pushing, pulling, and lifting to create workouts that prep participants for all variety of physical activities. Exercises change daily and are performed at a high intensity in order to build every major muscle group and elicit results.
The trainers at CrossFit Oceana lead groups through varying exercises that draw from everyday, functional movements such as lifting, pushing, and pulling. This helps prepare participants for all the day’s activities, as well as sporting ventures, while working all muscle groups. To compliment the workout and keep everyone rejuvenated and healthy, they also offer chiropractic, massage, and nutritional counseling services.