4 Extreme Ways to Get Your Work Out in Vegas
Vegas is a city of gluttony, even when it comes to working off the effects of it. There are no shortage of gyms and fitness centers in and outside of hotels where you can lift, aerobocize and pilate to your heart’s content. A few hours in one of these spots and you’ll feel a lot less guilty about that butter laden side of mashed potatoes you order at CraftSteak.
Your Hotel’s Gym and Fitness Center
Almost every hotel on and off the strip has at least the basic gym set-up for use by guests. This usually means some dumbbells on the floor, a couple of treadmills and maybe a mat for aerobic exercise. The Wynn Resorts, Cosmopolitan, Bellagio and the other high end hotels do have state of the art facilities, but with the exception of being a bit more luxurious, are not giving you anything more than what you are used to at home.
If you really want to keep up with working out while in Vegas, go for something completely out of the box to mimic your entire vacation experience:
Barre Las Vegas
Although just outside of Las Vegas in Summerlin, Barre Las Vegas offers a different class of toning exercise that makes it well worth the trip. Designed around the typical exercise routine of a ballet dancer – and you have to admit they all have killer bods - you can choose from a number of different work out styles that build muscle, work on your cardio or even get you some hard ads to show off at Drai’s Beach Club.
Wand Fight Team
Work out the way an Ultimate Fighting Champ does at the same gym where many of the top fighters train. Pop in for an intense class in mixed martial arts, and pop out with some new skills in boxing, Jiu Jitsu or Judo. They also schedule open mat sessions during the day if you feel like having your own championship round of martial arts against one of your buddies.
CrossFit Max Effort
Are you a CrossFit junkie, or just trying to look like one? The Max Effort CrossFit facility is one of the most popular in the sport, with over 16,000 square feet to squat, thrust and throw kettleballs until your body can’t take it anymore. This is an extreme way of exercising, and CrossFit Max Effort gives you an extreme way to do it.
Pole Fitness Studio
There is more strength to riding that pole than you may realize, and a private pole party is a fun way to get a quick lesson in this fine art, and get a work out. Not only will you be learning a good skill to take back home, you’ll be working off those calories from last night’s trip to Margarataville.
With plenty of hours to fill from dawn until dusk, there is no reason why a Vegas vay-cay should interfere with your fitness schedule. Stick with the ordinary if that’s what works for you, or step out of your comfort zone and try something completely different. Either way, your body will thank you for it.
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