- Apr. 1, 2014 - PLEASANTON, Calif. -- PLEASANTON, Calif. – April 1, 2014 –
Leisure Sports, Inc. (http://leisuresportsinc.com/)
, announced today that its new fitness club in Pleasanton, Calif., The Quad (http://www.thequadfit.com/)
, will offer the largest altitude training room in North America, called Air Fit. Opening April 10, the 1,000 square foot Air Fit training room will accommodate up to 27 individuals per session. Designed for athletes and fitness enthusiasts, Air Fit offers individuals the ability to take their training to the next level with 50-minute high intensity fitness classes that simulate exercising at 5,280 feet in a hypoxic chamber with reduced oxygen to mimic a high altitude environment. Air Fit combines the science of high altitude training with heart rate training, resulting in increased strength, power, endurance and weight loss.
The Air Fit fitness classes mix functional strength training and cardio. Kicking off with a five-minute warm up, the next 45 minutes are spent lifting, rowing, jumping, crunching and spinning, depending on the class. Throughout the training session, coaches monitor individuals’
heart rates to ensure optimal achievement. There are different training options with Air Fit for those with diverse fitness interests including O2 Cycle, O2 Row, Mile High Circuit, Summit Yoga, Altitude Team Training and One-on-One Altitude Training.
“Athletes and fitness enthusiasts are taking an active interest in their routines and are looking for training solutions that will help them reach their next level,” said Ralph Rajs, senior vice president of Leisure Sports, Inc. “However, those at any fitness level can benefit from high altitude training. With Air Fit, individuals are able to improve their performance in a variety of areas including strength, power, endurance and muscle conditioning with as many as two to three workouts per week. We are thrilled that The Quad will be offer this fitness program, as several elite athletes already use this type of training, including Lebron James and Michael Phelps.”
Delivering world-class service, contemporary facilities, and innovative sports and fitness programs, Leisure Sports, Inc., designs, develops, owns and manages distinctive high-end fitness resorts and hotels. The Quad is the newest brand for Leisure Sports, Inc. Understanding the need for an Air Fit training room in the Bay Area, Leisure Sports, Inc., teamed up with Hypoxico Altitude Training Systems to design the 1,000 square foot training room. This is the second training room developed between the companies; the first was at ClubSport Oregon, another Leisure Sports fitness club based in Tigard, Oregon.
In addition to the Air Fit training room, The Quad will also feature Absolute Barre (http://www.thequadfit.com/
), Crossfit NST (http://www.thequadfit.com/crossfit-nst.html
),Undisputed Boxing (http://www.thequadfit.com/undisputed-boxing.html
), and a fully equipped fitness center. The community is invited in on April 10 to learn more about Air Fit, The Quad and Leisure Sports, Inc.
For more information about Air Fit or The Quad, please visit: www.thequadfit.com. To learn more about Leisure Sports, Inc., please visit: http://leisuresportsinc.com.About Air Fit
Air Fit is a 1,000-square-
foot-facility that features fifty-minute small group interval training class in a simulated altitude of 5,280 feet – one mile high. Held in a hypoxic chamber with reduced oxygen to simulate a high altitude environment, Air Fit combines the science of high altitude training along with heart rate training to help improve athletic performance, shred fat and get in excellent shape. Air Fit offers different classes in the high altitude chamber including rowing, cycling, circuit training, yoga and more.About The Quad
The Quad is a new 20,000-square-
foot gym offering the latest fitness disciplines that will meet the training needs of exercisers of all levels. The Quad’s distinctive feature is that it’s five fitness clubs in one. The Q fitness center offers a low-cost fully equipped fitness center with cardio and weight training equipment and is surrounded by four specialized fitness components: Absolute Barre, Air Fit altitude training, CrossFit NST and Undisputed Boxing.