Balanced Path

Gym
625 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104 625 1st Avenue, Seattle Directions
Today 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Closed All Hours
+12602326683
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There's really no better place to spend the weekend with your family than at Seattle's Balanced Path. Define a new body with the help of the fantastic team of personal trainers available at this location.

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  • Hours
    Sun
    Closed
    Mon
    5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Tue
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Wed-Thu
    5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Fri
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Sat
    9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Report | 2 years ago
All my life I’ve been into sports, martial arts and fitness. I was always torn between the weight room (to increase my strength) and martial arts studio (to improve my technique). As I was getting busier with family and work, I realized that one of these two had to be given up due to the time constraints. However, every athlete will tell you that technique without body conditioning has very limited practical application. So my goal was to bind the two together in one place. Wishful thinking? Not anymore! Finally, after many years of search, we have this unique blend of your traditional strength training gym and functional self-defense school – Balanced Path. Balanced Path training allowed me to improve on all 4 fronts: (1) conditioning my body, (2) improving my technique, (3) understanding recovery and (4) perfecting my diet! 1. I tried out their 30 minute long High Intensity Interval Training (the “HIIT”) programs - Pathfinder I and II for two weeks. Results were astonishing! I finally was able to break my 200 lbs. goal. In 2 weeks I went down from 210 lbs. to 198 lbs.! I’ve been at it for over 2 years to no avail, while Balanced Path HIIT training shredded those stubborn pounds in 2 weeks! Ta-ta! 2. I was taking HIIT classes back to back right before the Systema martial arts training (self- defense module of Balanced Path). This has yielded very noticeable results as well. Often I compensate lack of technique with raw muscle power and then just push through the exercise with tension and strength. In Systema however, we train to work with minimal tension to achieve maximum results. After HIIT classes, I was so exhausted that I simply had no choice but to work smart, not hard. The result – smoother, more relaxed work and deeper understanding of my own limitations. 3. What sets Balanced Path apart from every other gym is that there is wholesome approach to recovery before, during and after the exercise. This concept was introduced to HIIT training by one of the top Systema instructors in the world - Kwan Lee and reinforced by HIIT and Systema instructors Art and Baron. Once you get “gassed” and out of breath, all your muscles and all your tricks are useless – you simply can’t think, even less – move. What their Breathwerx class teaches you is how to prepare yourself for upcoming exertion, to maintain yourself during the exercise and to recover immediately after your work is done. 4. Finally, the forth cornerstone of Balanced Path is DIET! This is the most challenging aspect of training for me. I don’t have time to count my calories and cook well-balanced meals. So what do I do? I eat out and totally destroy my budget. Well, Balanced Path takes care of that as well. They will figure out an ultimate meal plan suited for your lifestyle and fitness goals (yes, yes of course it’s organic, non-GMO, minimally processed foods). Moreover, Balanced Path proprietary phone app will evaluate your nutrient intake, will tell you where you may be deficient and how to remedy it. But why stop there? It will even generate a grocery shopping list tied to your detailed meal plan! Oh boy, where was it during my college years?!?!? Indeed, Balanced Path is the first of its kind sustainable and intuitive fitness and self-defense studio in the Pacific Northwest. It stands strong on 4 whales of athletic greatness – (1) physical strength, (2) intuitive and rational technique, (3) sustainable and replenishing breath, and (4) well balanced, easy to follow diet.
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If you're looking for a way to switch up your tired routine, Seattle's Balanced Path is the place for you. Create a team around you to help support your fitness goals. That's why their personal trainers could be the perfect fit for you. The motivating and skilled instructors are here to push your body to its limits.

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Sun
Closed
Mon
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Tue
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Wed-Thu
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Fri
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Sat
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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