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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.
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    Get the very best weight loss consultation, fitness classes, and gym equipment in the local Vallejo area from our health clubs. Providing personal trainers at affordable rates at our health clubs.
     
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    INMOTION Fitness Studio
    1812 Soscol Avenue, Napa, CA 94590
    Our personal training studio combines the privacy and comfort of training in your home with the equipment you'd find in the gym. INMOTION Fitness is a Personal Training Studio available only to health
    (707) 593-6002
    UFC GYM Concord
    1975 Diamond Blvd, Concord, CA 94520
    UFC GYM® Concord fuses together mixed martial arts with state-of-the-art equipment and traditional fitness, giving fitness enthusiasts the unique opportunity to practice training techniques of UFC.
    (925) 265-8130
    La Morinda Cross Fit
    1031 Blackwood Ln, Lafayette, CA 94549
    We offer personal training, classes, and sport specific training. We offer small class sizes where a coach will always be there to correct your form and make sure that you push yourself.
    (925) 284-9348
    24 Hour Fitness
    4300 Sonoma Blvd Ste 408, Vallejo, CA 94589
    (707) 558-8085
    Planet Fitness
    3505 Sonoma Blvd Ste 40, Vallejo, CA 94590
    (707) 648-8832
    Studio Phyzz
    1115 Jordan Ln, Napa, CA 94559
    (707) 224-8033
    FitVerse
    812 San Pablo Ave Ste 5, Pinole, CA 94564
    (415) 846-6943
    Fitness Innovation and Taekwondo
    5020 Pacheco Blvd, Martinez, CA 94553
    (925) 293-4180
    California Fitness
    621 Alhambra Ave, Martinez, CA 94553
    (925) 293-4097
    Lakeridge Athle
    6350 San Pablo Dam Rd, El Sobrante, CA 94803
    (510) 222-2500
    Sonoma Valley Fitness
    18615 Highway 12 Ste 101, Sonoma, CA 95476
    (707) 933-8369
    Total Body Sculpting
    18346 Sonoma Hwy, Sonoma, CA 95476
    (707) 321-0595
    Anytime Fitness
    500 W Napa St Ste 536, Sonoma, CA 95476
    (707) 938-7154
    Big C Athletic Club
    1381 Galaxy Way, Concord, CA 94520
    (925) 671-2110
    Happy Hour Fitness Studio
    1575 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707
    (510) 647-8570


    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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