A solid workout presents the perfect opportunity to release negative energy and drain the body of mermaid tears disguised as sweat. Disperse aquatic sadness with today's Groupon: for $20, you get a five-pack of classes at Custom Fit Personal Training (a $100 value).
Custom Fit Personal Training's contingent of certified instructors guides small groups through three diverse types of fitness classes. Boot Camp, a high-intensity calisthenics program, utilizes the resistance of body weight, while limbs twist, bend, and formulate different interpretations of the “YMCA” dance. Ambush muscles with Box-Fit, a noncontact, full-body assault that mimics the swift shuffling and punching movements of boxing. As an ode to the puddles left behind by workout-crazed snowmen, Meltdown sessions concentrate specifically on building muscle by employing kettlebells, dumbbells, and more. Meltdown classes, which take place at Custom Fit's Lincoln Avenue location, are offered in both a 24-minute version and a full 45-minute body blitz.
For education and tips on maintaining newly refined aesthetic curvature, recipes, nutritional information, and instructional online videos on why dumbbells don't ring are also available. Fitness classes at Custom Fit run six days per week, with each class lasting about 45 minutes, unless otherwise noted.
Custom Fit at Bob's Gym
Strength and conditioning specialist Tony Maslan—who is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist as well as a 1998 Junior American Deadlift Record holder—knows the importance of safe and well-rounded fitness practices. The former Marine Corps Reserves sergeant and overseas infantry squad leader leads a team of more than 15 certified trainers in their mission to help individual fitness-seekers, children, and corporate clients break unhealthy habits. This goal-oriented staff emphasizes accountability and measurable results during one-on-one and group training sessions as they reshape clients’ waistlines with kettlebells and deadlifts, as well as intense challenges such as sparring and pulling a truck using only their pinky finger. The on-staff nutrition counselor bolsters these results with comprehensive nutrition guidance, and posts diverse recipes online as well. Of this, Maslan stated that he "knew we needed to help clients go beyond the microwave." To help keep their clients from returning to their previous lifestyles, these trainers also host online, in-home, and sport-specific training.
Maslan trains his students at Bob's Gym, a destination for Evansville-area athletes since 1991. Custom Fit training forms a single facet of the local exercise empire, which stretches across four convenient locations across the city. Each gym is also home to strength and cardio equipment, as well as a weekly schedule of more than 150 total group exercise classes in the areas of boxing, Zumba, yoga, and more. However, each location also courts its own special athletes; swimmers head to the pools at Bob's North and Bob's Newburgh, and basketball seek pick-up games on the courts at Bob's North, Bob's Newburgh, and Bob's West. Bob's East even sports a day spa, where tired exercisers can rid themselves of soreness with a relaxing massage. This dedication to healthy living extends far beyond reps and workouts. The gyms are also home to the Simply Basics weight-management program, which pairs accountability and lifestyle changes with healthy, affordable recipes designed to replaces processed foods with fresh ingredients.