Chapel Hill, NC, December 09, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- The rush of the holidays is upon us, and before long many will make “Get in shape” their first New Year’s resolution for 2010. The Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA is ready to transform resolutions into reality. Positioning its facility as one of the most advanced in the area, CHC YMCA will unveil new, cutting-edge exercise equipment and a mobile personal training program on December 29.
The CHC YMCA will begin its facilities transformation by replacing its weight training machines with industry-leading fitness equipment from TechnoGym. The facility will also upgrade its MobileFit personal training program, allowing users to take their training routine on the road.
"We’re very excited to be bringing our community some of the most advanced fitness technology available to get in shape," said Jerry Whortan, Executive Director at CHC YMCA. “Our upgrades are intended to make our members’ workout routines more fun and accessible. We want people to feel they have a partner in making their resolutions easier to achieve and sustain throughout 2010.”
Used by professional athletes for training in the 2008 Summer Olympics, TechnoGym manufactures the most technologically advanced fitness equipment in the world. TechnoGym machines are designed with biomechanical precision to help users personalize their fitness program with ergonomically correct, user-friendly machines with isometric controls.
Over the next three years, CHC YMCA will replace nearly every machine in its facility with the latest equipment from Technogym, making it the only facility in the Triangle to exclusively carry the TechnoGym line.
The CHC YMCA will also be upgrading their MobileFit technology, which provides members a free interactive training program that includes workout logs for each session and progressive coaching from YMCA personal trainers based on individual goals and past performance.
The CHC YMCA’s MobileFit upgrade will allow users to download their personalized training program to an iPhone or iPod for mobile access to their virtual training at any time. The program’s new capabilities will make it easy for members to take their training program on vacation, keep up with their progress from home or take their fitness plan on the road.
For more information about the new fitness opportunities at the Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA and its full range of programs, please visit http://chcymca.org/chc_ymca.php.