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Crunch Fitness Channelside Renovations To Allow Boutique Classes

TAMPA, FL — Crunch Fitness announced the upgrade of its Channelside location in Downtown Tampa to a Crunch Select Club. The first of its kind in the area, this $200,000 renovation will allow Crunch Channelside to offer its members boutique-style fitness classes as well as increased workout space in the main gym by 20 percent.



a tall building in a city: The first of its kind in the area, this $200,000 renovation will allow Crunch Channelside to offer its members boutique-style fitness classes as well as increased workout space in the main gym by 20 percent.


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The first of its kind in the area, this $200,000 renovation will allow Crunch Channelside to offer its members boutique-style fitness classes as well as increased workout space in the main gym by 20 percent.

The new fitness studio will be located directly across from the main entrance of the main gym in Grand Central to provide classes such as hot yoga, suspended yoga, barre classes and more. The renovations and new studio should be complete by the end of the year.

“Our goal is always to make serious exercise fun while

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Avon Lake gym teacher uses own videos for virtual classes

AVON LAKE, Ohio – Before COVID-19 hit, social media featured little content for gym teachers to use in classes. Now, according to Avon Lake gym teacher Jason Hayne, physical education teachers are sharing “effective content and think-outside-the-box ideas for meaningful experiences.”

Hayne said it was certainly a challenge when teachers in the Avon Lake City Schools were told they would be teaching remotely. “At that point I san down and started to think, what can I do to give the students the best possible experience that I possibly could outside of the gym.”

Hayne’s brainstorming paid off. “I wanted to re-create an environment that is unique and exciting but just in a different way through videos and background visuals that take them to different places.”

Not a video expert, Hayne said he taught himself how to do “green-screen” and editing. “Educators are used to teaching themselves new things to share,

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Tidelands’ virtual fitness classes offer members at-home workout option | Myrtle Beach Area News

PAWLEYS ISLAND — When Tidelands Health surveyed its fitness members, they learned quickly several of their members didn’t want to come back due to COVID-19 concerns.

“We wanted to be able to reach them,” said Kim Vanlandingham, manager of Tidelands HealthPoint Center for Health and Fitness.

HealthPoint has in-person classes in Pawleys Island, which is where Tidelands does its streaming.

“There’s a lot of risk emotionally and physically associated with just being sedentary. So we wanted to make sure everybody was staying with their exercise program,” Vanlandingham continued.

That’s when Tidelands Health expedited pre-COVID plans to stream fitness classes online.

In September, it launched virtual membership for classes such as Zumba, pilates and yoga through a live-streamed format. For $15 per month, members can get their fitness classes in, from the comfort of their own home.

“In general, our facility has a strong social connection with our members,” Vanlandingham said.

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SilverSneakers: Gym Access, Online Fitness Classes and More

SilverSneakers is a program that gives Medicare-eligible adults access to gyms, community centers, online fitness classes, healthy living discounts and a fitness app and more. SilverSneakers is included in many Medicare Advantage plans and some Medical Supplement plans.

What is SilverSneakers?

Exercise is a crucial part of staying healthy for people of all ages, including older adults. Federal health guidelines recommend that adults participate in at least 150 minutes per week of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity — or a combination of the two.

The SilverSneakers program is designed to help older Americans reach those goals by providing access to fitness facilities, online fitness classes and online workouts. Members get a basic membership to participating gyms and other locations, which typically includes access to cardio and strength equipment and amenities like pools and walking tracks.

Exercise classes may include cardio and strength classes, water

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Arlington: 5 Fitness Classes To Try At The Beacon Recreation Center

September 24, 2020

The Beacon Recreation Center’s recent grand opening has brought an array of fitness classes and workout options to Southeast Arlington to meet the needs of community members of all ages and abilities. From relaxing yoga to challenging strength training and cardio, all visitors are sure to find a class suited for them at The Beacon. All classes offered at The Beacon will provide appropriate modifications to allow every person, regardless of ability, to participate in the class.

The Beacon Recreation Center is located at 1100 Mansfield Webb Rd. Facility hours are Monday through Friday: 6 a.m. – 9 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., and Sunday 12-6 p.m. To find out more call 817-575-8340. Register online here!

Here are 5 unique fitness classes you’ll want to try at The Beacon:

  • FUNdamentals

    This fun and engaging youth class will teach and train kids in proper athletic movement

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    6 Interesting Fitness Classes You Probably Haven’t Tried But Should

    Try These 6 Workouts To Mix Up Your Routine

    Head to a group fitness class to keep your workout routine interesting, challenging and fun. You’ll get the best of both worlds – an fun workout with the structure and guidance necessary from a qualified instructor. There are so many options out there now for group classes. Choose from aerial yoga and rebounding to underwater spinning, cardio circuits, pilates reformer classes and so much more.

    You’ll usually find a pretty comprehensive schedule at most gyms. Fitness has evolved so much so for the most part, most gyms have a large selection of classes. If you don’t find what you’re looking for at your gym, there are also great group classes offered at smaller studios and boutique fitness centers that might be worth checking out too. We offer a few of the classes below at our fitness vacation too which provides variety … Read More