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Curves Grants Pass OR

Local resource for evaluating Curves in Grants Pass. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to Curves women’s gyms, Curves 30 day diet plan, circuit workouts and 30 minute exercise routines, as well as advice on women’s health and weight loss.

Grants Pass Golf Club
(541) 476-2454
Office
Grants Pass, OR
 
Curves Grants Pass OR - North
1885 NE 7th Street
Grants Pass, OR
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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Asklepia
(541) 471-6137
1480 Dutcher Creek Rd
Grants Pass, OR
 
Southern Oregon Yoga Center
(541) 956-1583
1330 NW 6th St
Grants Pass, OR
 
Premier Fitness & Bella Tans
(541) 474-9412
1960 SW G St
Grants Pass, OR
 
River City Bmx
(541) 471-0269
560 NE F St
Grants Pass, OR
 
Zoo Health Club
(541) 226-9230
162 NE Beacon Dr # 105
Grants Pass, OR
 
YMCA
(541) 474-0001
1000 Redwood Ave
Grants Pass, OR
 
Grants Pass Family YMCA
(541) 474-0001
1000 Redwood Ave
Grants Pass, OR
 
G Street Health Club
(541) 474-9412
1960 SW G St
Grants Pass, OR
 
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Curves

Summary

After several semi-successful tries at the health club industry, Curves International founder, Gary Heavin, decided to concentrate on the 100-person "niche" of the women’s fitness market. Heavin and his wife opened the first Curves in 1992. In the 15 years since opening the first Curves, this niche club rapidly grew into a chain of close to 10,000+ franchises worldwide in 44 nations, with mostly word-of-mouth advertising and nearly 4 million members. Curves now has about 7,800 locations in the United States. The company now constitutes about 27% of all health clubs in America, and is the largest fitness franchise in the World.

According to Curves research, 70% of women across this country are not exercising on a regular basis, according to the National Institute of Health. The two complaints women have about health clubs are time constraints and not feeling comfortable in a co-ed club. The conventional health club workout takes about 90 minutes. Typically, you do your cardio exercises for 30 minutes, and then go on to the weight room. So 30-minute fitness is what most women will take. The other problem is the atmosphere. In the conventional gyms across the U.S., the equipment is designed to fit the average man and the environment was comfortable only for men. Women were welcome, but they often felt uncomfortable there. So they didn’t go.

The Curves approach to weight loss is to raise metabolism so you don’t have to be stuck with a maintenance diet. Management claims that what’s unique about Curves is that you can copy the exercise equipment but not the culture. The company has grown totally by word of mouth and has attracted people with the right priorities- people with a passion for service.

Curves gyms are small, simple workout facilities often located in strip malls, which cater to overweight woman who have never worked out. They offer only one service: a tightly structured, 30-minute circuit-training workout on 8-12 machines. A recorded voice tells you when to move to the next machine. Most locations are open just seven hours a day, and there are no showers.

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