High-tech lives spur back-to-basic fitness workouts
On December 1, 2013 Fitness A to Z will relocate and conduct business and classes in their "new studio" inside Triangle Fitness of Welcome Aerobics Room at 180 Hinkle Lane, Welcome, NC 27295. Fitness A to Z will continue to offer Zumba Fitness 7x a week, to learn more about when classes are offered please www.FitAtoZ.com . All Interested participants will NOT need to be a member of the Gym to take Zumba Classes and all current clients/students of Fitness A to Z will NOT need to become members of the Gym to participate in classes. Fitness A to Z will continue to offer their current options for participants. 1st Class is free for anyone to try, $5 per class after, we also offer discount prepaid class punch cards of 5 and 10 classes, Monthly Unlimited Package and now adding a Combo Package (Triangle Fitness Of Welcome Gym Membership & Unlimited Zumba Classes) A Triangle Fitness of Welcome Basic Gym Membership that will not include Zumba Classes, classes would need to be purchased separate.
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Xbox Fitness Free with an Xbox Live Gold subscription through December 2014, the Xbox Fitness service brings together a catalog of workout videos from top trainers, including Jillian Michaels, Tracy Anderson, and Tony Horton of P90X. Once users get in the swing of things, Xbox Fitness acts as a personal trainer, creating personalized workout routines of 10-60 minutes based on past workout history and performance as monitored with the Kinect sensor. Xbox claims the sensor will help you keep top form and even read your heart rate . Zumba Fitness World Party visit here If you can't get enough Zumba dancing at the gym, Zumba Fitness World Party ($50) is your chance to have the 1,000-calorie-an-hour-busting fitness routine any time of day at home.
No fasting is required for any of the basic screens which are available for adults 18 and older. Last spring we saw a many community members take advantage of these free health screenings when we offered them at our Wellness Fair at Cranmore Fitness in April. Its a great way to get a muscle building handle on your fitness levels before heading in to the holiday season, stated Memorials marketing director Kathy Bennett. Best of all, these screenings are offered at no cost. Local agencies including Visiting Nurse Homecare & Hospice and Evergreen Institute for Wellness will also be present and will have a variety of program information.
"It appears that people are going back to basics," said Dr. Walter Thompson of ASCM, which has conducted the survey since 2008. He said HIIT, which involves short bursts of activity followed by a short rest or recovery, jumped to the top of the list in its first appearance in the poll about fitness trends, which was completed by 3,815 health and fitness professionals worldwide. Thompson believes the shaky economy favors what he calls "low-cost delivery programs" workout such as HIIT bodyweight training. "Folks just can't afford to go to specialized exercise programs," he said, noting that neither Pilates nor Zumba are predicted to trend in 2014.
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According to Fitbit, users who've connected with friends on Fitbit.com or on the Fitbit app are 27% more active than those who haven't connected with friends. "We've seen that one of the most successful ways our users are getting results and making fitness part of their everyday life is by connecting with friends through our motivational and social online and mobile tools," said James Park, CEO and co-founder of Fitbit. Similar results have been reported Max Workout for healthy living communities such as SparkPeople: A study of SparkPeople's community published in the International Journal of Informatics showed that online social support interactions can play a prominent role in people's weight-loss efforts. According to SparkPeople, 50% of its most successful members post on the SparkPeople.com message boards, while only 20% of less successful members do. "Our data shows that members who are active in our on-site community are more successful at losing weight than those who don't use the community, and they're more likely to stick with their program and keep their weight off," says Chris Downie, CEO of SparkPeople.
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Planet Fitness is also the proud, exclusive gym sponsor of NBC's The Biggest Loser. For more information or to join online, visit www.planetfitness.com or follow us on Facebook ( www.facebook.com/PlanetFitness ) and Twitter ( www.twitter.com/PlanetFitness ). *Included in PF Black Card membership About Planet Fitness Founded in 1992 in Dover, N.H., Planet Fitness is now the fastest-growing full size health club franchise in the United States, and has revolutionized the industry with a combination of extremely low prices and a unique, friendly, and hassle-free environment called the Judgement Free Zone. Planet Fitness has 700 locations nationwide and has grown to more than 4.5 million members. The company prides itself on giving people an unbeatable value, top-notch facilities, and an atmosphere that focuses on the needs of occasional or first-time gym users rather than hard-core fitness fanatics.