Anytime Fitness, which boasts 2,398 clubs in North America, makes it easier for average folks to etch out time for exercise by doing one simple thing: staying open 24 hours a day for 365 days a year. As fitness seekers challenge themselves on cardio and Hammer Strength machines and hoist Iron Grip free weights in clean, well-stocked facilities, security monitoring ensures they’re safe and producing enough sweat to meet official government standards. Members can also ramp up their exercise regimens with the help of Anytime Fitness’s staff of personal trainers, who demonstrate moves and sling motivating tips. After workouts, guests can shower in the private restrooms or hop into one of the tanning booths available 24 hours a day.
Licensed massage therapist Tracy Sprader reduces clients' mental stress and muscular tension with custom kneading routines performed over the course of 60 or 90 minutes. As senses ripen amid the chocolate-hued walls and flickering candles of a private treatment room, Tracy divines the client’s particular massage preferences through a full consultation. Once Tracy has determined a game plan that's equally suited to assuaging aches as it is to scrambling the letters on a Scrabble board, her skilled fingers shuffle across backs, executing either relaxation or deep-tissue massages. The relaxation massage offers light to medium pressure while the deep-tissue option involves deeper kneading. Both massages employ a combination of hot-and-cold therapy.
Doctors of Chiropractic Korie Gardner and F.J. Schofield have spent years training to figure out the causes of neck and back pain and how to get rid of it. Since graduating from Palmer College of Chiropractic, the two haven’t stopped studying. Just recently, Dr. Schofield learned how diagnose and treat whiplash and physical injuries that can occur in car accidents using the latest technology, including imaging. In addition to chiropractic care, Dr. Gardner offers nutritional counseling. By encouraging clients to maintain a healthy diet and avoid swimming in chocolate fountains, she can help increase their lifespan.
Within Paradise Springs Spa & Fitness, guests have their choice of a variety of unique workouts. Fake grass lines the ground for indoor group fitness classes, and personal trainers help guests reach their fitness goals with one-on-one sessions. In addition to fitness, Paradise Springs also pampers guests with amenities such as a whirlpool, juice bar, and a eucalyptus steam room—just watch out for the mischievous koalas who are known to steal towels from time to time.
Snap Fitness, bustling with cardio and strength-training gear, throws open the doors to its facilities 24/7. Before exercisers put sneakers to treadmills or lift their first weights, staff meet with them to talk about their fitness goals before suggesting personalized fitness plans based on clients' strength, cardio condition, and bionic-limb manufacturers. The gym keeps members motivated with regular check-in calls and demystifies healthful eating with custom online meal plans designed by nutritionists. Staff also forestall exercise-routine boredom by working individually with clients on a routine basis.