He expects the trend to continue because the workouts are effective. “Time is always a big barrier for folks, so there will always be p90X3 workouts this lure to the minimal,” Bryant said. Nearly one in five Americans is a health club consumer, according to a 2014 report by IHRSA, the International Health and Racquet Club, an industry trade association. While membership has remained more or less steady, IHRSA reports a shift in the past few years from large multipurpose clubs to smaller gyms, boutique or sport-specific studios and fitness-only facilities, many of which are franchised.
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Aerial exercise classes offer new spin on fitness
Like when you were10? A lifetime gymnast and sports fanatic, Martin, who is a track coach at Lewis and Clark High School, opened the gym in 2011 after inadvertently signing up for a silk class instead of a gymnastics lesson while visiting San Francisco. She wanted to bring the beautiful art and workout to herhometown. At 55, Martin said she is the strongest shes been in her life. Besides teaching aerial silks, Martin also performs with a partner on an aerial hoop known as Lyra and can work thetrapeze. But aerial is not easy to master, especially if you are older and have no background in gymnastics or circus arts.
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