Tampa is a city that has sunshine year-round. It is the perfect place for outdoor activity, but sometimes a more disciplined approach is needed for weight loss and maintenance. Tampa fitness centers are located throughout the city to help. Everyone can use the trainers, equipment and various techniques on offer to slim down and achieve a new beach body.

Jump into a new fitness routine with a boot camp, courtesy of the Xtreme Athletix in the Tampa's North Hyde Park area. The trainers at Xtreme Athletix offer both indoor and outdoor programs. The center also offers fat loss retreats and power yoga to help jumpstart the weightlosing process. Use the club's lifting and strength machines to maintain a slimmer figure. Participants are urged to consult with Tampa doctors before starting any intense fitness program.

Build muscle and get a more traditional workout at the Powerhouse Gym in the Channel District. The gym has speed and heavy bags and plenty of equipment for strength training. There's no waiting in line to workout; Powerhouse has three to six machines per person. After the workout, relax those muscles in the steam room or explore the other areas of the gym.

For a less intense workout, head down to Yoga Loft Tampa in the Historic Ybor neighborhood. The yoga studio offers over 25 classes per week, held at staggered times to accommodate working participants. Yoga Loft Tampa also offers workshops on yoga, health and fitness. Once the yoga session is done, step into the spa area for a variety of massage offerings. From deep tissue to Thai yoga massage, the Yoga Loft has something that will relax the body and tease away any muscle pain.

Find a route to fitness, health and weight loss with a Tampa fitness center. Many of them incorporate the beautiful outdoors and provide the inspiration needed to keep everyone on the road to good health.

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