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April 2012

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While big biceps and strong six-packs might Owners Bryan and Kristi Murphy working out in the gym. professional trainers, guiding kids through the program just as any adult would be. The kids aren't charged personal training fees. "Our clinics range in size from one to seven kids, where kids participate in a program tailored to their needs, just like any other member. We take the time to understand their needs and goals, and make sure that they have a high level of confidence and competence within their first two visits to our facilities, making sure that we create a positive experience." At Gold's Gym, the motto is fitness for every body. "We don't discriminate based on interest or ability or enthusiasm towards fitness." Bryan understands that be weight room headliners, these underrated muscles can literally stop the show. 1. NECK You might think NFL linebackers are the only people that need to bother with neck workouts, but your neck holds crucial muscles. "Time and time again, kids leave here with an obvious increase in self not everyone expects to see children at the gym, that's why he's designed a program that's safe, intelligent and fun, but doesn't conflict with the gym culture. "This is Gold's Gym," he explains. "You won't find kids playing with basketballs or running around the place. The kids in our program are all focused and engaged in the same activities as the adult members and doing it just as well. If not better," Bryan adds with a smile. For more information on Gold's Gym & the Youth Performance Program, visit Goldsgymhouston.com or www.facebook.com/goldsgymhouston. Visit one of Gold's Gym's convenient locations: Houston (Bear Creek) 16211 Clay Road Houston, TX 77084 Woodlands/Magnolia 6511 FM 1488 Magnolia, TX 77354 Kingwood 2213 Northpark Drive Kingwood, TX 77339 Conroe 2109 W. Davis Conroe, TX 77304 esteem and self assurance." 2. SPINAL MUSCLES These muscles attach to bones in your spine and actually help them move and stay straight. They help you to sit up and prevent hunching as you get older—and they make sure you can bend over without fear. 3. LOWER BACK According to WebMD, 80% of Americans are affected by back pain each year. Most people spend their days sitting at a desk, with rounded shoulders and a tight chest. This inhibits the use of our lower back muscles—so the muscles grow weak. 4. BUTT 5. CALVES Many people think they are isolating their behinds when they do squats but in most cases, they are only strengthening their thighs. Your gluteus maximus is part of your core and the densest muscle in your lower body. While hard core athletes know that calf strength increases speed and endurance, anyone can benefit from it. Strong calf muscles help you walk more efficiently and help avoid Achilles tendinitis, which can lead to tears and ruptures in your tendon. 6. SHINBONE our program includes • Workout in clinics • No contract (monthly - cancel anytime) • Full use of facility • Unlimited group fitness classes (12 years of age & up) • Professional fitness instruction • Preferred guest privileges • Gold's Gym facilities Worldwide (travel benefits with over 600 clubs worldwide) Although the most overlooked muscles are the ones you can't see in the mirror, this integral muscle might sit too low on the body to warrant attention. Running, incline walking or wearing high heels can irritate your shin-bone. MFREEEMBERSHIP EVERYONE IS A MEMBER IN APRIL! Call or come by any of our locations & mention "reviewit" and we will invite you to be a member for free all of April.** **First time guest only, some restrictions may apply. 19

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