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Key Terms Pertaining to Fitness Centers

Millions of Americans join fitness centers and gyms in order to exercise regularly. After all, these local businesses typically offer professional, personal trainers and instructors to assist you with fitness and athletics. However, it is important to know what you are getting into prior to joining any health clubs or gyms. This is why we have created a list of helpful key terms and definitions, which are posted below.

  • Triathlon – This is essentially an athletic contest that involves three different major events. Often these three endurance events are swimming, long-distance running, and cycling.
  • Pilates – A system of physical exercise that incorporates a special apparatus which helps you build muscle, improve posture, increase flexibility, and heighten mental awareness.
  • Elliptical Trainer – A personal stationary machine that is designed to simulate walking or running. These are commonly used in homes and fitness centers, and allow people to exercise with minimal joint pressure or impact.
  • Yoga – A Hindu-derived discipline that involves controlled breathing and specific body postures. It is a form of stretching, meditation, and physical exercise that is practiced worldwide.
  • Home Gym – This typically refers to an all-inclusive workout machine. Most home gyms are about strength training and building muscle tissue. These units usually offer a stack of weight plates that are connected to cables. This way the weights can be lifted with various upper and lower-body exercises.
  • Calisthenics – Exercises that are done without the need for machines and devices. These exercises often improve body strength, range of movement, grace, and balance. Some examples are push-ups, jumping jacks, sit-ups, and hand stands.
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    Richmond, VA 23235
    Defining the future of professionally administered programs for the aging population, and improving outcomes for our patients. Get healthier and improve medical conditions through our programs.
    Health Club Directory
    Saint Charles, MO 63304
    Get the very best weight loss consultation, fitness classes, and gym equipment in the local Lubbock area from our health clubs. Providing personal trainers at affordable rates at our health clubs.
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    3111 75th Street, Apartment B, Lubbock, TX 79423
    Connect your personal health needs to your cardio exercises with our help. Call us at (908) 300-3271 in Lubbock, TX, for our personal training programs.
    (908) 300-3271
    Bodyworks Family Sports Centers
    5105 82nd St, Lubbock, TX 79424
    When you need a physical fitness program that offers a fun workout, get in touch. We provide you the best dancing and fitness programs that can help you get in shape and learn some new steps.
    (806) 687-8000
    The Falls At Suncrest Country Club
    4705 112th St, Lubbock, TX 79424
    The Falls is different from any club in the area. It has an outdoor running track that surrounds an amazing water fall. A fitness program for those who want to enjoy life, feel good and look fantastic.
    (806) 687-6080
    Balance Studio
    2606 Boston Ave, Lubbock, TX 79410
    (806) 793-1444
    Pub 50
    5001 Avenue Q Ste B, Lubbock, TX 79412
    (806) 747-4001
    Planet Fitness
    3249 50th St, Lubbock, TX 79413
    (806) 791-2000
    The Boxing Club
    419 Frankford Ave, Lubbock, TX 79416
    (806) 780-2699
    8004 Indiana Ave Ste B18, Lubbock, TX 79423
    (806) 791-2700
    Premier Lubbock Sportsplex
    9000 Memphis Dr, Lubbock, TX 79423
    (806) 795-0675
    Team Rehab and Sports Medicine At Zach's Club
    4229 78th St, Lubbock, TX 79423
    (806) 775-9279
    4004 82nd St, Lubbock, TX 79423
    (806) 722-3150
    Body by Design
    5715 82nd St, Lubbock, TX 79424
    (806) 687-7546
    Cardinal's Sport Center
    6524 Slide Rd, Lubbock, TX 79424
    (806) 765-6645
    Freedom Fitness
    4124 19th St, Lubbock, TX 79407
    (806) 797-7867
    Wellstar Wellness Clinic
    6014 45th St, Lubbock, TX 79407
    (806) 939-0023

    In historic times, the need for exercise programs was minimal. Man spent time hunting animals, gathering food, and building their homes and shelters. Fast forward to 1936 and noted health and athletic instructor Jack LaLanne opened the first official fitness club. In the modern world, life has become easy. People spend long days behind a computer or television. The need for a solid gym program is necessary for many. Fitness centers provide ample opportunities to keep in shape. You pay a monthly or yearly membership. You then have access to exercise machines like stationary bikes and treadmills, personal trainers, and indoor swimming pools. Join an athletic program lead by a qualified instructor or work to build up muscles with a personal trainer. Your membership fee pays for these services. Many establishments have indoor running tracks, exercise studios, and equipment rooms. Jog or walk on the indoor track and stop worrying about attacks by dogs or strangers. Prepare for an upcoming triathlon. Get a workout in an instructor-led aerobics, yoga, or Zumba classes. You choose the activities that appeal to you. Blending diet with physical exertion leads to effective weight loss and muscle-building. The first few days in a new program generally make people feel incredibly sore. Within weeks, the pain is gone and muscle tone has improved. Noticeable improvements to the body become visible. Soon, you feel like a new person. Contact your local gym for current rates. Many centers offer discounts or free trials to new members. This helps you get a feel for the coaches, programs, and equipment without having to commit, if you don't find it to your liking.
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