January 5, 2012

Get Fit, Have Fun

If the holiday lights have finally been packed away and you're cleaning out all your clutter, then it must be January ... and that means it's time to renew your commitment to your fitness goals. Luckily, Sanford offers several get-fit options that feel much more like fun than they do work. Get started today!

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Fight Like A Girl at Black Belt Leadership Academy
What: This violence prevention and self-defence course aims to help women and girls (ages 10+) think smarter and gain the skills they need to get away from any attacker.

When: 7:30-8:15pm on Fridays (from January 13 through February 17).

Where: 1716 Westover Drive, Sanford NC.

Cost: $99, but the January 13 class is free.

Special: Mothers can sign up with their daughters for just $149.
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Cage Fitness at Black Belt Leadership Academy
What: Get a total-body workout in five 5-minute rounds (warm up, upper body, lower body, combo, and core/cool down). This workout focuses on endurance, strength, power, and core. Cage Fitness caters to people at all levels of fitness, allowing an individual to customize the workout to suit their personal fitness goals.

When: 8:30am on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. 7:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays. 8:15pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Where: 1716 Westover Drive, Sanford NC.

Cost: First class is free. Packages for additional classes start at $49/month. There are also deals for unlimited visits and drop-ins.

Special: Join a special "Biggest Winner" program. You'll get 8 weeks of unlimited Cage Fitness classes plus a slew of other benefits, all for just $149. There's also an opportunity to "lose" your money back. Check it out!
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Miracle Year of Wellness: Detox and Purification Class at Ammons Chiropractic Clinic
What: Get your wellness plan on track and fulfill your resolutions with a 6-week purification program to change your lifestyle habits. You'll get whole food nutrition, group support, tracking, recipes, and more to help manage your weight.

When: 6:30-8pm on Thursdays (from January 12 through February 16).

Where: 1401 Greenway Court, Sanford NC.

Cost: Classes are free. Mixes and supplements vary in cost.
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Brick City Running Tribe (BCRT)
What: Walk or run with others (all age groups) in this community-centered running club. Routs are either 3-, 4-, 5-, or 6-mile loops. A certified USA Triathlon & Marathon coach is on site to answer questions, mentor groups, and general facilitate run-related issues.

When: 6pm on Tuesdays. 6:30am on Fridays.

Where: Far corner of Riverburch Shopping Center on Spring Lane, Sanford NC (Tuesdays) and Kiwanis Park on Wicker Street, Sanford NC (Fridays).

Cost: Free.
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Phalanx CrossFit
What: Each day features a “workout of the day” (WOD) that combines weight lifting, sprinting, gymnastics, power lifting, kettle bell training, plyometrics, rowing, and medicine ball training to increase stamina, strength, endurance, and more.

When: Fundamentals/starter classes are on 10am, 4:30pm, and 6pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays and at 9:30am on Saturdays.

Where:3509 Cameron Drive, Sanford NC.

Cost: Registration fee is $50/$60 for Fundamentals. Membership is $85/month. There are discounts for city employees, teachers, and active duty military.

January special: Make a 3-month commitment and you’ll get 50-percent off registration fees. A 6-month commitment will eliminate the registration fee completely!
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PiYo with Tree of Life
What: A combination of pilates and yoga that strengthens and tones your core while increasing your flexibility and releasing stress and tension.

When: For adults: 6pm on Mondays and Wednesdays. 10am on Saturdays. For kids: On Sundays at 2-2:45pm for 6-10 year olds and 3-3:45pm for 3-5 year olds.

Where: 116 Steele Street, Second Floor, Sanford NC.

Cost: $5 per class.
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Zumba in Sanford NC
What: Zumba combines dances like hip-hop, salsa, and mambo with aerobics to create a full-body workout.

When and where: See all class locations and times in our Zumba guide!
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