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Best Cardio Machines for Your Home Gym

22 Cardio, cardio, cardio—it’s one of the most important types of exercises you can do to maintain and improve your health. While most people dread taking on cardiovascular exercise, doing so can strengthen your heart, […]

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Top Reasons You Should Workout from Home

11 There are many gyms across the country with memberships available, but have you ever thought about working out from home? Not only are there plenty of workouts you can do from home, but there […]

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About Fitness Centers

Fitness centers are also known as athletic clubs, fitness clubs, gyms, health clubs, personal training studios, and workout centers. Following is information about fitness centers of all sizes and organizational structure.

Fitness centers range in size from as little as about 800 square feet to over 100,000 square feet.

Large fitness centers offer specific areas and features that include cardio training machines, free weight equipment, selectorized progressive resistance machines, group exercise studios, flexibility and stretching areas, fitness cages with TRX, Pilates, multi-use gym floors (basketball, volleyball, badminton, etc.), swimming pools (indoor and/or outdoor) and locker rooms.

Larger fitness centers often include additional features and amenities, such as a pro shop, a restaurant, lounge with television and public computers, Wi-Fi, amassage therapist, a physical therapy/sports medicine department, meeting rooms, a personal training studio within the fitness center, whirlpool, sauna, steam room, and family locker rooms and private locker rooms.

Larger fitness facilities are sometimes associated with fieldhouses that include tennis courts, indoor track & field facilities, baseball practice facilities, indoor soccer and other sports.

Smaller fitness centers are often personal training studios that focus on functional training or other specific group training, or specific athletic training.




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XSPORT FITNESS

6 Coming soon … information about a multitude of places to workout and places to compete: home gyms, fitness centers, stadiums and the great outdoors. XSPORT FITNESS — information on facilities coming soon …

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Health Club

5 A health club, and older name for a fitness center, is one of the initial names for a fitness center that is still commonly used for medium to large facilities that offer the multiple […]

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Studio

8 A fitness studio is often a fitness center that focuses on a specific method or specific methods of fitness. Studios usually involve group exercise or aerobics, personal training, or yoga. Personal training studios often […]

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Gym

5 A gym, short for gymnasium, is a large covered location for gymnastics and athletics. A gym is often . The word is derived from the ancient Greek gymnasium. Gyms are often located in fitness […]