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8505 San Jose Boulevard, Jacksonville

$21 for One-Month Membership at Jewish Community Alliance ($107 Value)

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Includes access to a full-court basketball gymnasium, indoor track, aerobics studio, heated swimming pool, health and fitness center & more

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1 ratings1 reviews
February 14, 2021
A wide variety of things to do for all ages. There are cultural events such as musical concerts and a display of artwork from very talented artists. The pottery and Hebrew language classes interest me. The fitness and nutrition instruction interests me.
11 ratings5 reviews
January 6, 2021
This was my first visit and I simply feel wonderful about this place. My tour guude, Kali, was friendly, attentive, fun, present and genuine. Feeling excited about my future visits and can't wait to begin swimming laps again
2 ratings2 reviews
December 30, 2020
Good people that make you feel right at home as soon as you walk in the door.
23 ratings10 reviews
October 27, 2020
Staff is always friendly and welcoming. Very clean.
10 ratings8 reviews
February 13, 2020
They have so much you can do. They have classes for seniors, yoga, strengthening and more. A track around the Basketball court that you can walk or run on. Two swimming pools, one indoor and one outdoor and so much more. The people that work there are so friendly and helpful.
11 ratings3 reviews
February 9, 2020
Great facility
11 ratings3 reviews
February 9, 2020
Great facility
2 ratings2 reviews
February 6, 2020
Great facility and great staff! I love it!
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The Deal

  • $21 for a one-month membership ($107 value)

Mini-Muscles: Why Don’t Women Bulk Up When They Lift Weights?

Ever wonder why workouts often do different things for women and men? Find out with Groupon’s answer.

Women’s strength-training classes often promise results such as a toned, slim, or defined body—but they almost never promise to add bulk. Yet these very same workouts do just that for men. That’s because although a rigorous strength-training routine can help a woman boost her endurance and lower her body-fat percentage, it won’t help her develop big, bulky muscles (not without anabolic steroids, anyway). Just look at the world of professional weightlifting—successful women will squat many times their own weight, but won’t achieve the same physical proportions as their male counterparts.

One key factor is estrogen. The hormone, which is present in both men and women at different levels, works hard to limit the body’s capacity to develop new muscle tissue. This has a practical explanation. Women’s bodies have evolved to retain the ample fat stores needed to ensure fertility and successful pregnancy. Men’s bodies don’t have the same obligation, and so they possess far larger quantities of testosterone—the muscle-building hormone—than women do. This is an example of sexual dimorphism, a physical difference between males and females of the same species, not unlike the male peacock’s feathers, the lion’s mane, or the gander’s jaunty hat collection.

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