From its modest origins in a garage, Appliance Factory Outlet & Mattresses has blossomed into a full-fledged appliance-vending behemoth with 14 locations throughout Colorado. The outlet compiles an enormous collection of handy household appliances from top-quality brands such as GE, Whirlpool, LG, KitchenAid, Sealy,and Tempur-pedic.
At each location, knowledgeable staffers shepherd patrons through sprawling showrooms, which collectively tout more than 150,000 pieces of equipment, including laundry machinery, kitchen appliances, microwaves, and macrowaves. They can special order items not in stock or tap into a stash of spare parts to repair busted apparatus. In addition to appliances, the staff can point patrons toward a fleet of mattresses and overstock items.
Javier Lozano Jr.'s passion for physical fitness began during his martial-arts training. Since then, he's become a personal trainer certified by the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America and the International Sports Science Association. He's also a black belt in Wado Kai, and a Colorado-state karate champion. Along with his wife Susan, who is a certified boot-camp coach, he shares this passion for fitness with others during intensive indoor and outdoor boot-camp classes. During the always-changing sessions, the Lozanos help clients of all fitness levels sculpt fitter frames using functional movements augmented by kettlebells, resistance bands, and plump sandbags. They aim to further the effects of these workouts with their complimentary nutrition program, which overhauls unhealthy lifestyle choices with practical plans for swapping out bad diets with proteins, whole grains, and nonwax fruits.
Gleeful shouts reverberate across Jumpin' Jordy's indoor playground, drifting from a stock of springy play palaces that safely bounce children up to 9 years old. With each jump, glide, and tumble, colorful slides and bouncy obstacle courses help tykes explore their imaginations and hone their motor skills. A pintsize playground invites children aged 3 and younger to burn off energy, and a snack bar refuels go stores with kid-friendly fare such as healthy snacks and juice. Grown-ups can jump-start their own senses with fresh coffee, complimentary WiFi, and a high-def TV. On Wednesday nights, the facility morphs into an all-out party with reduced-price admission, $1 pizza slices, and a free juice box for each child. Jumpin' Jordy's also hosts birthday parties and other events; visit its FAQ page for details.
Owned by its head chef, Healthy Chef Express crafts fresh, balanced meals and delivers them to clients' doors for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Each meal is whipped up from local and regional ingredients and delivered on the same day it was cooked so it never has to be frozen or encased in carbonite. The chefs emphasize well-balanced dishes, combining 35% carbohydrates from fresh fruits and vegetables, 45% protein from lean meat, fish, cheese, and other healthy sources, and 20% from good fats, such as sesame oil, avocados, and sources of omega-3s. Sample menu items include mesquite-grilled chicken with sweet-potato-and-chorizo hash and apricot-glazed boneless pork chops. Healthy Chef Express has a gluten-free menu available to accommodate clients who have diet
The staffers at Laser Magic devote themselves entirely to the circumference-reducing operation of the Zerona cold laser. Under the discerning eye of the center's medical director, an all-female team of laser technicians carries out each 40-minute treatment gently and efficiently. The FDA-approved procedure is completely noninvasive and requires minimal downtime. Staff also administer IPL treatments, facials, and injections, while waxers remove unwanted hair.
Sometimes you're too busy to make an entire meal from scratch. Enter Supper Solutions, a meal-assembly kitchen who helps prepare homemade meals that busy customers can cook up in their own kitchens. First, customers select a minimum of eight meals from the menu, which changes monthly and includes a variety of meal options. They then arrange to either pick up the fully prepared meals, or head to the location to assemble the meals themselves. The process helps customers cut back on grocery trips and planning, freeing up time to create elaborate food sculptures from any left-overs.