The dedicated coaches at Hot Mamas Fitness motivate women of all fitness levels through heart-pumping classes, customized meal plans, and single-sex workouts. Members and punch-card holders can commit caloric arson during sweaty Old School aerobics sessions or build strength by lifting barbells and stacks of old Spice Girls CDs during Girl Power classes. PiYo combines Pilates and yoga to develop powerful midsections, and Zumba churns up Latin music and rhythmic dance moves for a session of high-energy shimmying.
Payden Morgan can look at anyone and see their inner athlete, and he wants to help his clients unlock that athleticism within. Through workouts that change every day, Payden helps guests reach their fitness goals with intense interval training, weightlifting, and cardio drills.
The experienced, certified trainers at Ultimate Fitness conduct intense boot-camp sessions for small groups and one-on-one personal training sessions with exercise regimens tailored to the individual. A military-trained fitness instructor leads exercisers through a month of unlimited one-hour boot-camp sessions from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. Monday–Friday, and from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday–Thursday, helping participants to shed pounds and coordinate camouflage gym shoes with complimentary sweatbands. No equipment is required; workout warriors meet at the gym before heading outside (weather permitting) for an intense workout designed for all ages.
Until brain transplant surgery becomes a reality, humans are stuck in the bodies they're born in. The trainers at The Body Shop—led by owner Elizabeth Carnley—aim to help clients make the most of that situation. Their women-only classes are designed to build muscle, increase endurance, and burn fat. They set hearts racing in high-energy Zumba dance classes, or build muscular power with boot camps that incorporate heavy dumbbell lifting, one of Elizabeth's favorite exercises. To keep their students motivated, they provide gentle verbal encouragement and festoon the walls with posters with phrases such as "Sweat is Fat Crying" or "Your Brain is Not a Negative Integer." To make their classes as convenient as possible, the studio hosts a first-come, first-served childcare service, capable of looking after up to ten tykes at a time.
Games are never rained out at Game On Arena Sports' indoor facility. Their enclosed field hosts soccer and flag football leagues, as well training sessions for fledgling athletes and their personal mascots. Away from this competitive space, Game On's instructors lead group fitness sessions such as boot camps, Zumba fitness, and Go-FX, which builds speed and agility.
For most of his life, Ron Green exercised and tried to eat right—a Herculean task, working as he did in the demanding restaurant business. Try as he might, he couldn't get down to a healthy weight. So he decided to hire a personal trainer—and for the first time, he felt himself outrunning the Sisyphean treadmill and inching closer and closer to his goals. The experience so inspired him that he decided to become a trainer himself to help others break out of holding patterns, and deposit their energy into exercises that gave them a return on their investment. Now, certified by the National Academy of Sports, he leads a team of trainers in helping clients through athletic, personal, and group training.
In the signature boot-camp classes, they aim at helping campers lose body fat while sculpting functional muscles, unlike glam muscles only good for filling out sleeves or wowing the admissions board at Harvard. The trainers also supplement sport-specific training, one-on-one sessions, or group training with nutritional guidance to help clients reach their goals quickly.