Keeping Your Fitness Resolution Doesn’t Have to be Boring:
Six Fun Alternative Workout Destinations in Woodland Hills
Is there any new year’s resolution more clichéd than the promise to lose weight? We all mean well when we say it, but what ends up happening is we take that gym membership we received as a holiday gift, use it for about a month and then go right back to shoveling the donuts and French Fries into our mouths. Why is it so difficult to keep on top of staying in shape? Many people don’t stick to their new year’s resolution to get fit because they actually get bored with the same repetitive routine, whether it’s a treadmill or elliptical machine.
The following is a collection of fun “alternative workout destinations” in Woodland Hills that will definitely prove a fitness resolution (and workouts in Woodland Hills) don’t have to be boring.
At Finergy, L.A.’s first and only studio to offer heated indoor cycling with hand weights, the best all-around fitness experience awaits – from the newest Schwinn AC Performance Plus spin bikes equipped with MPower2 Echelon Consoles to incredible sound and lighting to enhance your heated indoor cycling foray. The state-of-the-art facility, located at 22522 Ventura Boulevard, provides luxurious comfort and a private atmosphere so you can reach your personal fitness goals as well as free spin shoe rental, towel service, showers and much more.
Are you one of L.A.’s living-on-the-edge, excitement-driven ladies looking for something truly different from your workouts in Woodland Hills? Try inFit Dance, a one-stop-shop for all dance and fitness desires that serves the surrounding San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles areas as well. At inFit, the most popular forms of dance will burn those calories right off, including aerial acrobatics, pole dancing, aerial skills (“Tissu”), aerial hoops (“Lyra”), aerial hammocks, cardio, sensual burlesque, belly dancing, hip-hop, Bollywood and flexibility classes. The school is centrally located at 20859 Ventura Boulevard and the classes will definitely teach you how to shake your butt like never before – whether it’s to slink, grind, bounce or pounce your way around the bedroom, dance floor or anywhere your inner vixen desires.
Originally founded in Studio City, Cardio Barre strives to bring its clients world-class service, a friendly environment and the most inspiring instructors the industry has to offer. Cardio Barre is a unique, high-energy/no impact exercise class regimen that combines barre work and light weights with continual fat-burning motion; central to the workout are toning and resistance exercises for the buttocks, legs, torso and arms to sculpt muscles and elongate the appearance of one’s body. Taking barre classes is the best way to learn exercises for toning, training and developing a dancer’s lean and strong physique, and the combinations practiced at Cardio Barre of Woodland Hills, located at 21747 Erwin St, Woodland Hills, CA 91367, help gain coordination for a workout experience that is far from boring.
Fun Fit Factory, located at 22100 Ventura Boulevard, is the brainchild of the sexy and incredibly talented GG Divinagracia, who has been teaching group fitness classes for 32 years. A broad class range includes TRX, high-impact, step aerobics, low-impact, spinning, kickboxing, boot camp and many others encompassing both generalized and specialty classes. Dubbed “The Dynamic Diva” by her legions of students for her energetic personality, GG’s innate desire to help her students achieve their fitness and life goals is what makes her strive to be the quintessential mom, friend and instructor.
Boulderdash San Fernando Valley, located at 19801 Nordhoff Place Unit 110 in Chatsworth, is a unique indoor rock climbing facility that emphasizes safety and welcomes climbers of all abilities. The staff promotes the growth of the sport through a friendly, helpful approach and a variety of classes, clinics and programs. To this end, Boulderdash offers climbing workouts for the high-level experienced climber, or someone who has just learned to put on a harness; the facility’s 13,000 square-foot air-conditioned terrain includes a huge lead arch, top roping, crack climbing and plenty of bouldering. Classes that focus on strength and fitness are also offered, as are clinics to enhance bouldering technique.
Krav Maga Unyted, located at 6036 Variel Avenue, has become an integral part of the LYFE Fitness Complex, the number-one fitness facility in L.A., and teaches strength, skill, ability and agility through the most effective self-defense and hand-to-hand combat system in the world. Used by military and law enforcement entities on the front line, the Krav Maga approach is now being utilized by average citizens to get their mind and body in the best shape ever, with representatives of the Woodland Hills facility saying the unique training methodology takes people from all walks of life, shapes and sizes and transforms them into highly self-confident and physically-fit individuals.
If you have been looking for alternative workouts in Woodland Hills to combat the monotony of the average local gym, the venues mentioned above may be just what you need as you kick off 2016 and keep to your resolutions.