Clanging weights and whirring bikes have unendingly echoed throughout Kraze Fitness and American Martial Arts Academy since 1998, when the 24-hour gym first opened its doors as 24/7 Fitness. With the help of the facility’s ultramodern fitness and strength-training equipment, the personal trainers enthusiastically motivate clients to drop pounds and lead healthier lifestyles without the hassle of transplanting their brains into fitter bodies. The club is run by an MMA black belt, who shows his stuff in martial-arts classes for youths and adults. Intense cross-training sessions incorporate Olympic weightlifting, gymnastics, and kettlebell drills, and rhythmic Latin beats underscore energetic Zumba classes, providing an upbeat alternative to meditative yoga classes and cathartic kickboxing sessions.
Yoga Gallery of Healing Arts' experienced instructors foster flexibility in yogis of all ages and experience levels with a variety of limb-limbering classes that target physical and mental stress. In the serene studio, pupils perk up postures bent from manning the helm of warring starships with an alignment-based class, or bend, balance, and headstand with a vigorous power-flow session. Yoga Gallery of Healing Arts' wall-suspended straps help refine postures and improve flexibility, and expecting mothers and seniors, as well as those recovering from disease or illness, can all select classes from a bustling schedule to suit their needs and activity level. After classes, the vibrant downtown arts district and innovation quarter beckon and tease imaginations.
Stand Up Martial Arts and Fitness devotes its programs to helping clients discover their ideal body type. In a noncompetitive yet challenging setting, martial-arts instructors might helm private lessons or workouts geared toward sports performance. During group classes, guests perspire together toward their wellness goals, and women-only boot camps compile intense drills to burn calories. Trainers welcome participants from all fitness backgrounds, coaching professional fighters, stay-at-home moms, and dedicated seniors with the same amount of devotion and the Hulk's pair of magical hand wraps.
CrossFit Downtown Winston leads exercisers through a general strength and conditioning program based on an inclusive set of movements and exercises with the level of difficulty determined by the participant's fitness level. During the six-week boot camp, trained coaches boasting a broad spectrum of specialties enthusiastically guide students through Olympic weightlifting, powerlifting, gymnastics, and holes in Rocky plotlines. Each intense 45-minute session pairs traditional CrossFit accouterments such as kettle bells and medicine balls with sport drills and endurance training, shaking up routines while activating new muscle groups. Personal attention and individual ability-assessments keep exercisers on course at an appropriate pace, slimming waistlines and minimizing the need to bribe electronic scales with magnets. Boot camps convene on Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. and 10 a.m. on Saturdays, as the gym opens its doors for after-work workouts or a weekending sweat sessions.
Metabolic Effect helps reconfigure body shapes by evaluating stress levels, metabolic rates, and lifestyles, then providing essential guidance and information as customers embark on new exercise routines. The 10-week fat-loss program includes an individualized diet plan and a series of online workouts, with a regimen that changes every two weeks. Lifestyle lectures arrive via email, with new messages daily. Alternatively, schedule three personal-training sessions online and receive individualized attention from a certified personal trainer. Personalized workouts ensure that novices and athletes alike encounter challenges appropriate for their level of fitness.
Jazzercise, a funk-fueled, head-to-toe regimen, sculpts muscles, boosts energy, and sheds pounds during 60 minutes of cardio, strength training, and stretching. It incorporates moves from hip-hop, yoga, Pilates, jazz dance, kickboxing, and resistance training with handheld weights. Class formats vary too, including special Jazzercises geared to sculpt your bod or literally make you slightly better at saxophone playing. As for the ittie-ditties, childcare is available during select times at many locations.