World Gym maintains its 35-year legacy of body-sculpting know-how at its various globe-spanning locations, jump-starting workout routines with cardio equipment, free weights, and more than 50 weekly exercise classes. Taught by certified trainers, typical classes range from yoga to spin to calorie-torching Zumba dance parties. At most locations, after working out, exercisers can relax in saunas that vaporize stress with misty heat, or submit their backs to certified massage therapist. Many of the gyms cater to families, too, with colorful childcare centers that keep youngsters entertained and supervised during parental workouts.
The 2,000-square-foot gym at CrossFit Coram is filled with all the equipment you'll need to pursue functional fitness, building your body's strength through all sorts of challenges. But don't expect to find a space bursting with weight machines and ellipticals?instead, Coram's trainers lead workouts that rely on medicine balls, kettlebells, wooden plyometric boxes, and free weights. In addition to valuing a good workout, the trainers also value their community; the gym's supportive group environment helps exercisers succeed not only in the gym but also beyond, competing in local races and obstacle courses.
At CrossFit Centereach, members won't spend countless hours on a treadmill parked in front of flat screens. Instead, they will challenge their minds and bodies with high-intensity exercises built around gymnastics and strength conditioning. As participants build powerful muscles and burn fat through running, jumping, and weightlifting, they forge a solid bond and community with their fellow gym mates.
Gold Medal Gymnastics promotes physical fitness and character development in a wide variety of children's gymnastics classes. Since 1973, the fully outfitted facilities have provided training programs for youngsters ages 9 months to 18 years, regardless of experience or skill level. During recreational classes, students can master anything from the pommel horse and trampoline to vaulting and floor routines. Age-appropriate training improves strength, flexibility, and motor skills while teaching values such as perseverance and self-confidence. Additionally, the certified instructors train competitive gymnastics teams for boys and girls of varying age levels.
JCC stands for Jewish Community Center, but religion isn't the sole focus at the JCC of Greater New Haven. Recipients of the CTNow Best of New Haven Readers' Poll 2015 for Best Place to take Zumba and Personal Training, the center also aims to facilitate fun, whether through summer camps for kids or Zumba classes for adults, providing a warm, friendly atmosphere for health, thought, learning and values. Below are four highlights of the center's extensive programming:
The summer camps. While school is out, kids hike miles of trails, create quirky crafts, and learn to swim.
The group exercise classes. These range from core-strengthening Pilates to dance-inspired Zumba classes.
The PJ Library program. Open to kids ages six months to eight years, this program mails youngsters and their parents a monthly array of age-appropriate Jewish literature and music.
The Beckerman Lecture Series. Running April-June
No one ever said exercising is easy, but it can be fun at Moriches' Wanda's Workout.
Whether you want mouth-watering food or great drinks, this gym has the restaurant just for you.
This gym is kid-friendly, so little ones are welcome to tag along.
Take advantage of the personal trainers here to help you keep your form and get the results you intend.
You'll start to see the contours of your muscle when you take advantage of their cross fit programs.
Develop kickboxing skills and discipline during one of these high-intensity kickboxing classes.
With a parking lot adjacent to Wanda's Workout, you won't get stuck circling the block.