It's September once again. The fall season is a perfect time of year when our thoughts, behaviors and actions tend to happily re-focus. Schools re-open; children with backpacks ride the buses while moms, dads and professionals alike take to the gyms after a lengthy summer hiatus.
Fall has a wonderful way of reminding us of fresh new beginnings, new starts and new exercise programs. The cooler weather and impeding holidays have us thinking more readily about food, family gatherings and festive moments of celebration.
Becoming physically fit through regular exercise helps you feel good, wards off stress and sheds excess pounds. Choosing a local gym is a great way to get your fall fitness attitude in shape before the New Year strikes.
Gym options in Smithtown include Snap Fitness, Gold's Gym and the Personal Training Institute.
Snap Fitness is open 24 hours daily, seven days a week and has state-of-the-art Cybex® equipment, a Smith machine plus free weights. It's all about fast, convenient and affordable workouts. Free walk-in tours of the gym are given daily.
Gold's Gym offers classes daily that range from low intensity workouts like basic yoga to more intense boot camp sessions. At the Personal Training Institute membership includes a private trainer and a certified nutritionist.
Catherine Dickson is a certified personal trainer and wellness coach.