Updated: Feb 2
“We all have different athletic strengths. But I bring a mentality, a physical toughness, an attitude that they do not have, that helps me with the athleticism.”
These are the valuable words said by the pioneer of physical exercise and weight training, Arthur Jones. And, cultivating that right mindset to develop discipline and consistency requires a proper environment. This is one of the reasons why only a few fitness centers and gyms across Hillborough and all over can rise to the highest standards attracting the elite crowd.
For a person who isn’t a bodybuilding freak or a professional athlete but joins a gym only to maintain good health and fitness standards, he/ she often compromise on the quality of the gym and fitness services provided by your center primarily due to the following points:
Proximity to your workplace/ home
While these are pretty valid points to base one’s choice upon, one might be unknowingly compromising on his/ her purpose of joining the gym in the first place. As per a study, an astonishing 80 percent of people who joined the gym in January (probably because of their new year resolutions) left the gym within the first five months. And this was way before the global pandemic (in 2012). The dropping percentage tends to vary within the gender as well.
While women tend to exercise more for toning and shaping reasons, most of them stop visiting fitness centers across Hillsborough or maybe change their membership frequently due to their feeling of discomfort. One of the primary reasons women avoid going to the gym is too much crowd, people staring, and being way too conscious while doing workouts. It’s important to note here that these reasons needn’t be specific and limited within a gender (while it is more prevalent among women).
With that being said, here are the following reasons why you should invest in a quality fitness center in Hillsborough:
QUALITY OF CROWD If you have been going to gyms for a while, you will probably agree that, indeed, crowds do matter. Low-end fitness centers often tend to attract a lot of groups at all times. If you like to think of training as a personal time for solace and peace, you might need to reconsider your choices. Besides, working out with like-minded people and serious athletes only helps you reach your fitness goals faster.
QUALITY OF FITNESS EQUIPMENT Investing in a good fitness facility gives you access to quality and high-performance equipment and gear.
CLEANING & HYGIENE Considering the pandemic situation, this point should be a priority on your list. Sweat drips lying over dumbbells, benches, and stink are not only unappealing but can also spread bacteria and germs. A quality fitness facility ensures regular cleaning and sanitization within specific time intervals.
GUIDANCE & PROFESSIONAL CONSULTATION This one goes without saying. All top-grade gyms have experienced and certified trainers and nutritionists. There will be instances where you might require assistance, guidance, or spotting to make a particular move or use a piece of equipment. Having a professional eye on the floor tends to help us overcome every issue.