Before he became the owner and head trainer at CrossFit Prestige, Arthur Santos played professional minor-league baseball for the Red Sox, Braves, Royals, and Mets. Arthur, who is also a tae kwon do black belt, saw his life change dramatically when he tried his first CrossFit workout. Fast-forward to the present, and now Arthur and his team of CrossFit-certified coaches introduce new athletes to the CrossFit community and help them achieve their fitness goals.
In their gym—which looks like an industrialized fitness warehouse—a pull-up rig occupies an entire wall as droves of students cling to it during the Workout of the Day. Gymnastics rings dangle from the rig’s suspended bars, and bumper plates stack up on the wall and entice students to perform moves such as overhead squats, cleans, and deadlifts. Because CrossFit stresses varied fitness, WODs rotate every day, just like the moon’s sleep playlist. Today students might be performing dips on gymnastics rings, and tomorrow they might face challenges such as push-ups, kettlebell exercises, rowing, or medicine-ball throws.
Established in 1978, Olympia Gym is more than just a fitness facility with cutting-edge equipment and classes—it's a family-oriented private club that caters to members who want the most out of their workout. Owners Delia and Peter Cicale as well as the trainers and staff provide a fun and safe way to achieve your desired weight.
Amenities at the gym include Hoist Roc-It machines that adjust to users' movements, a free weight room, a steam and sauna room, kids daycare, and TRX and a new functional interval training room designed to enhance weight loss. Their training services are performed by industry experts with decades of knowledge and experience.
But beyond the gym's compassionate, motivating people is an impressive list of credentials – they have been dubbed the Best Gym and Best Trainers by the
Miami Sun Post. Their trainers specialize in injury recovery and services for pre- and post-natal women, but whatever your fitness needs and goals are, the gym's down-to-earth crew is there to help you achieve them.
In 1977, Maritza Detz ventured into the health-care industry. As a licensed practical nurse, she ameliorated injuries, softened the effects of trauma, and cemented her desire to help others live fuller lives. This career laid the groundwork for her next occupation as a certified Bikram-yoga instructor. Since 1988, she's been practicing Bikram Choudhury's 26-posture practice, helping students of all athletic abilities and fitness levels recovery from injuries, strengthen their bodies, and expel harmful toxins accumulated during family reunions.
Reach all your fitness goals at Equinox in Aventura.
No matter what you're hungry for, the menu at this gym promises the perfect dish for you.
Having trouble finding that family-friendly activity everyone will love? This gym is made for all ages, so little ones are welcome to come along, too.
Develop kickboxing skills and discipline during one of these high-intensity kickboxing classes.
Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
“In Love With Fitness” offers 12-Week Beginners’ Fitness Guide “Fit Ever After” that is designed to built a healthy lean & toned body for: different fitness levels (from beginner to intermediate), busy women, and women post pregnancy. This is a systematically organized step-by-step program designed by professionals in areas of fitness, nutrition and psychology.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
“In Love With Fitness” clients are our biggest inspiration! They are caring mothers, beautiful wives, busy professionals and successful business owners. We designed “Fit Ever After” Guide especially for them and their busy lifestyle.
What do you love most about your job?
The best part of our job is to help people fall in love with fitness lifestyle! It doesn’t have to be costly, you don’t need a gym membership, and you don’t have to take extreme measures… Having a systemized plan, desire to change and being consistent is the key to success!