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Important Terms about Health Clubs

Many people who want to improve their physical fitness decide to join a health club. A typical club sports a wide range of equipment, including weights and treadmills, to help members achieve their goals. If you’ve never belonged to a health club, you may be unfamiliar with the terminology you may encounter, so below we’ll define certain words often used in the industry.

  • Gym – The most commonly used term for a health club. Aside from a variety of weights and other athletic equipment, gyms often have areas where one can play sports such as basketball and racquetball. Also called a fitness center.
  • Pilates – A physical fitness system that involves a series of exercises intended to improve flexibility, strength, and endurance. It is usually performed on a mat, sometimes with the aid of props such as exercise balls. The system is named after its inventor, Joseph Pilates.
  • Yoga – An exercise system that originated in India, whose purpose is to promote greater control over the body and mind. Its practitioners often credit it with relieving stress and increasing physical flexibility, among other benefits. Although yoga traditionally has a religious aspect, classes taught in gyms generally emphasize its physical health benefits.
  • Aerobics – A type of workout routine that promotes strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular health. This is done though a wide variety of sustained athletic exercises, often including but not restricted to jogging, swimming, and cycling.
  • Free weights – Weights, such as dumbbells and barbells, that are not attached to a weightlifting apparatus. They differ from weight machines in allowing a greater range of movement.
    International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Assn.
    Boston, MA 02210
    Rediscover the importance of being healthy and fit through our prestigious association. Dedicated to promoting sports, health, and overall wellness together through our association.
    Health Club Directory
    Saint Charles, MO 63304
    Find the workout that is best for you by trying yoga, zumba, Pilates and kickboxing classes at our local Saginaw area health centers. Improving your overall health is our main goal.
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    Powerhouse Gym
    2865 Bay Rd, Saginaw, MI 48603
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    (989) 799-8060
    User Review: "They need to lower their prices! the personal trainer at 35 dollars an hour?" - Dawn (MI)
    Rip's Spring Training Gym
    G3100 N Center Rd, Flint, MI 48506
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    (810) 736-5194
    User Review: "Owner takes the time to help you achieve your goals. He will help you hit the target!" - Jackelyn (MI)
    Chelonde Hughes (health & wellness)
    3813 Gloucesters, Flint, MI 48503
    we are Chelonde Hughes (health & wellness) for better placement your life and live like a happy person. we have the all kinds capability and we are able to provide the portion services.
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    (810) 210-9394
    User Review: "This is the best best health solution in flint. They very much concern about to health and wealth. So chelode hughes ..."
    Stress Free
    1204 Wilson Ave, Saginaw, MI 48638
    (989) 799-5510
    5121 Gratiot Rd, Saginaw, MI 48638
    (989) 792-3313
    Saginaw Athletic Club
    6125 Gratiot Rd, Saginaw, MI 48638
    (989) 401-5009
    Saginaw South Little League
    1100 Andrew St, Saginaw, MI 48638
    (989) 790-2559
    Seung Ni Martial Arts
    6700 Weiss St, Saginaw, MI 48603
    (989) 799-3040
    Saginaw 24 Hour Fitness
    2865 Bay Rd, Saginaw, MI 48603
    (989) 791-7100
    Curves of Saginaw Bay Rd
    4032 Bay Rd, Saginaw, MI 48603
    (989) 790-5788
    Work Fitness Studio
    6400 State St, Saginaw, MI 48603
    (989) 793-8000
    Sarah Fechter Fitness
    6315 State St, Saginaw, MI 48603
    (989) 790-7222
    North Little League
    2400 N Center Rd, Saginaw, MI 48603
    (989) 799-7711
    Diversified Fitness Club
    195 Mayer Rd, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
    (989) 652-4067
    Curves for Women
    244 Walnut St Ste 3, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
    (989) 652-6464

    Health clubs give their members access to gym equipment that they can use to improve their physical health and appearance. Many health clubs also offer exercise classes and personal training services. The specific types of fitness equipment and classes that a gym provides, can differ from one location to another. You should, therefore, consider the specific types of options that an athletic club can offer before joining. Some health clubs have indoor and outdoor pools. Pools help people stay fit by participating in zero impact cardio workouts. The sports club might also use the pool to teach children and adults how to swim or dive. The pool is also often used for aquatic fitness and aerobics Many gyms have free weight sets and workout equipment that gives members the chance to participate in strength training. Some of the equipment allows members to lift weights without a spotter. In many cases, people feel that the machines offer more control than free weights. The option that you choose, however, mostly depends on your preference and ability. If you are interested in taking pilates, yoga or aerobics classes, then you will want to find a gym that offers these classes. Many gyms now offer group athletic classes to encourage their members to visit regularly. In addition to sports and workout facilities, a gym might also have a spa that can help you recover from exercise or physical condition. The spa might offer various services such as massage therapy, hot stone massage, saunas and whirlpools. You can learn more about the health clubs in your area by searching the internet and reading their websites.
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