With anti-wrinkle creams and slimming centers splashed all over the city's media, it is quite evident that a lot of importance is being given to waistlines. But what they fail to tell you is that your health shows on your skin and through those love handles.
Jo's exclusive ladies' gym is where you can increase your health and decrease those bubbly hips. To start with, the gym houses 15 varieties of equipment. There are cross-trainers, cycles, core boards, fitness balls, rebonds, ab-crunch machines, inclined ab-machines, leg extension machines, multi-station gyms, twisters, multi-purpose inclined benches, flat benches, weights, weighing machines and treadmills.
There are two instructors in this gym. Jo is a certified Reebok trainer, and trained in CPR, core pilates, optimum performance training methods, aerobics, core board and HTFC. He specializes in the areas of stability, strength and core-training workouts. Avinash is another certified Reebok trainer. So you can look forward to some challenging workouts with some of their discipline rubbed onto your shoulders.
The place is large enough to accommodate 15 to 20 people at a time. It has 45 regular gymmers to its credit. It provides training for sportswomen, models, post-natal-care and pre-pregnancy workouts, and plans for both individuals and corporates. Special care is taken in case of medical problems. The trainers dig into your medical history before chalking out your training regime and schedule. Some of the tests they do are flexibility tests and CRT.
The gym also has a private dietician, Dr. Janaki. She visits the gym every Saturday. You get a discount of Rs. 300 if you take a membership for 3 months, and Rs. 600 for a 6-month membership.
The trainers will also enlighten you on the dos and don'ts of a healthy workout. Jo's also has the facility to train you at your house-all you have to do is shell out a few more rolls of green. The timings for personal training are between 5am and 6am, and 11am and 5 pm.
On the flip side, the gym does not have an A/C, so working out here in the summers would be a discouraging idea.
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