These days who isn’t concerned with health and wellness, dieting and weight loss, or fitness and exercise? Sweet nibbles, luscious treats, holiday parties, and an excess of alcohol during the holiday season can lead to weight gain. Add in the hectic shopping schedules with not enough time to prepare meals at home and you have a recipe for diet disaster. What can I do you ask? Well, you can indulge in the treats and plan on trying to lose weight after the holidays or you can prepare yourself by keeping up with your fitness routine. Holiday season workout planning basic number one is to find where you can work out during the busiest of seasons. The following two fitness centers offer the best options in the Asheville, North Carolina area.
Anytime Fitness located at 805 Patton Avenue is open 24 hours each and every day of the year. Now that is convenience at it’s best. Anytime Fitness is well equipped with state of the art equipment to ensure you receive the best possible workout. Personal trainers, group classes, private showers and lockers are all available. Group classes include: indoor cycling, CSI (Cardio Strength Interval), yoga, turbo kick, hip hop hustle, SLED (Stronger Leaner Every Day), and Zumba. Another great thing is if you have an Anytime Fitness membership, you can work out at ANY of their locations. Check out their website at www.anytimeasheville.com.
Next is the Rush Fitness Complex with 2 great Asheville, North Carolina locations to serve you, Patton Avenue and Hendersonville Road. Here are the holiday hours for The Rush.
Thanksgiving-Thursday the 25th- Close at 2pm.
Friday the 26th- Reopen at 5am.
Christmas-Friday the 24th- Close at 2pm
Closed on the 25th
Sunday the 26th- Reopen at 5am
New Years Eve-Friday the 31st- Close at 4pm
Saturday the 1st- Reopen at 5am.
The Rush offers the ultimate in exercise equipment. Also at The Rush is a rock climbing wall, steam and sauna rooms, a pool, a basketball court, and numerous group classes. Group classes offered include: step, cycling, Zumba, yoga, pilates, tai chi, and water works. Fitness and nutrition experts are on site as well. Check out their website at www.therust247.com.
Hope this helps you plan your holiday workout schedule. Check out these two amazing facilites and may this be your healthiest holiday season ever.