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Michelle Renney reviewed Fitness One in Kernersville, NC
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I have been very pleased with every aspect of this gym. From the trainers, other members and how Allen makes a point to say hello and encourage!! I tried BBC and found it didn’t suit me and especially when it came to the price of membership!! Just as many classes available and 1/2 the price...So glad to have found this treasure!!’

Lisa Uber reviewed Fitness One in Kernersville, NC
5
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I absolutely love the fact that every time you go, you will always be doing a different, while very effective, workout! I get bored super easily working out - but not here! Love the variety, the instructors, and the people attending! Everyone is so supportive!!! If you are looking for a gym - give this one a try!

Tina Robbins Barton reviewed Fitness One in Kernersville, NC
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There isn't a better gym out there.. These guys work hard to bring us the newest most effective way to get and stay strong/fit. Fitness One is also the friendliest gym I have ever been to.

Jason Milam reviewed Fitness One in Kernersville, NC
5
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Personable trainers, intense workouts and a variety of classes will get you where you want to be. Allen does an awesome job on the Krav classes! Never had one class disappoint.

Bill Byrd reviewed Fitness One in Kernersville, NC
5
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The best coach's and trainers. The best martial arts systems and methods. The best members. Nuf' Said' ! :)

Dr. Charles Rawlings reviewed Fitness One in Kernersville, NC
5
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Allen is more than those- much more. He is insightful, resourceful, intuitive, energetic and optimistic. in short- a force to be reckoned with. How do I know? I have been trained and counseled by Allen for almost five years. At first I was merely interested in the physical development side of Allen but then it developed into something much deeper- something rare between modern males. Don’t misunderstand, under Allen’s tutelage I was able to earn my Black Belt in Krav but the education did not stop there. Allen has an intuitive feel for a person’s psyche and needs. You have a problem; Allen typically has a practical solution. You have an emotional set back, Allen is there to stop the slide and move you forward. You have a physical goal or even slide back, Allen is there to push you forward or to stop your slide backward. Allen has the knowledge, he has the capability and he has the wherewithal to improve almost anyone that seeks his help. Ask Allen to be your coach- both physical and lifestyle- you will be a better person in a very short period of time.

Renee Kennedy reviewed Fitness One in Kernersville, NC
5
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Where do I even begin...I'll start by saying I live 45 minutes from Fitness One and yet I still go there! Why? Because I've never experienced a workout like the one I get a Fitness One. I've tried several different gyms and nothing even comes close! The energy, the encouragement, the feeling you have after a work out is incredible. I've done cardio at a box gym that is closer to my house, and when I've looked at my fitness tracker, I got so frustrated because I had only burned half the calories in the same amount of time that I would at Fitness One. The kick boxing classes are a huge stress reliever for me too. In 45 minutes you burn so many calories and leave feeling like you've really accomplished something. My energy level is better, my clothes fit better, and I'm getting tone. Whatever your fitness goals are they can help you. I absolutely love this gym!

Mark Stewart reviewed Fitness One in Kernersville, NC
5
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Great classes and instructors. They have a variety of classes to fit your personality and fitness goals. You will find top of the line equipment and knowledgeable staff. They offer aerobics, weight training, boxing and martial arts classes.

Rebecca Barber reviewed Fitness One in Kernersville, NC
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Omg Ashley was a great trainer I really enjoyed my first day of the 21 rapid weight loss boot camp I look forward to many more and I definitely recommend this place !! Can't want to go back it definitely kicked my butt hahaha

Melissa Parks reviewed Fitness One in Kernersville, NC
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I have been going to Fitness One for over a month now. This is one of the best commitments I have ever made. I love the variety of classes and all the instructors. From day one I jumped right in and have felt right at home. When I first visited I met Ethan and told him I had never really participated in classes before. I could see the commitment and strong belief in him for fitness. He's one of the biggest reasons I joined. For several years I have been running and doing workouts at home. I wish I had known about Fitness One a long time ago. I am looking forward to my journey here and seeing how much I improve.

Carlee Demaris reviewed Fitness One in Kernersville, NC
5
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My experience at Fitness One has been amazing and it has exceeded my expectations in the 4 months I've been going there! I need something that pushes me because I won't push myself hard doing my own workout. I get excited to go to class and I'm always in a better mood after I workout! My kids also love going into child care while I workout! I am very happy I found this gym and have become a regular there!

Tricia Krentz Davis reviewed Fitness One in Kernersville, NC
5
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This is the best place ever! Allen and the staff are really invested in their clients success and are helpful to make sure you achieve your goals. The classes, nutrition information and trainers kitchen site has helped me exceed the goals I set for myself. There is no other "gym" like it

Jonathan Rigsbee reviewed Fitness One in Kernersville, NC
5
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Allan and his staff do a wonderful job at helping each member find their "place" at Fitness One. The family type atmosphere at Fitness One is incredible and works to hold you accountable, as well as motivating you to achieve levels you never thought were possible. No matter where you are on your fitness journey, you will certainly get there faster at Fitness One than at any of the big box gyms!

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Fitness Kernersville-What is a workout?

There are so many definitions of the idea of “working out.” You have people who explain  it as “doing cardio” or maybe its a class, or maybe a session at a box gym where you wander from machine to machine, sometimes just copying what the person in front of you is doing. Fact is for most people, there is no clear idea of exactly what they are supposed to be doing in this miraculous thing called a workout.
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When I looked up the definition of the word, here is what I found in two definitions.
Workout:
1: a test of one’s ability, capacity, stamina, or suitability
2: an undertaking or plan intended to resolve a problem of indebtedness especially in lieu of bankruptcy or foreclosure proceedings
You might think that the first definition fits the word better, and that the second is more of a legal term, but I interpret that much differently. Let’s look at the definition again.
“An undertaking or plan intended to resolve a problem of indebtedness especially in lieu of bankruptcy or foreclosure proceedings.”Lets break this definition down and see how it relates to a proper fitness program.
“An undertaking or plan intended to resolve a problem of indebtedness.”
When you undertake a strength training session, (what I feel to be the most important workout session you can perform) you are attempting to resolve a problem, the problem that the central nervous system has faced a stimulus that it cannot quite handle.
The point of our strength classes at Fitness One in Kernersville, Our 10,000 square foot facility in Kernersville, N.C. to help each client to reach a muscular inroad so that it is required to answer the demand for growth and healing.
Once that stimulus has been introduced, it sends the message to the body that it needs to be stronger, in order to handle the load put upon it. It has faced an “indebtedness” if you will, when introduced to a load that it could not handle, facing a point of muscle failure and telling the CNS it needs more strength next time.
A proper strength session will consist of mechanical movement with weight to momentary muscle failure, sending the proper signal to the body to require it to grow. This is the safest, most productive form of exercise, as the entire concept of “cardio training” is flawed and really doesn’t even make sense when explained. At Fitness One we use our ISOFIT system to be sure each person is properly training in each workout.
As the muscle hits momentary failure, it is “bankrupt” and now the body is forced to grown to handle the “foreclosure” of the CNS as it goes into session to rebuild after this event has taken place.
Once the body has recovered, (between 2 and 4 days) it is ready to once again face another session where we place it under the correct load to face it to grow. During this work cycle, the body faces a catabolic break down state, followed by recovery to an anabolic state. This cycle over time makes the body stronger, improving muscle mass and speeding up the metabolism. 
This process is the opposite of what most workouts consist of. Even gyms in our area offer robotic style exercise classes where the protocol is the opposite of what the science says. People grab small weights, exhausting long reps and multiple sets of weights that are just to light to offer the proper stimulus to the muscle. A “pump” class is just not the proper way to train if you want any results at all.
Another dilemma is the bootcamp or personal trainer whose goal is to work each person to their breaking point, definitely not something recocomended or needed to make solid goals and to do it safely.  My view is quite the opposite, and with my clients more is not better, better is better. Smarter fitness training is geared towards less time in the gym, more lean muscle gain and dropping the cardio training that is many times doing more harm than good.
My new SMART protocol, (Specific Muscular Adaptation Resistance Training) is designed to help all people (especially those over 40) to accomplish their fitness goals through smart workouts.
To recap,  the proper fitness training protocol when introduced actually fits our second definition much better that the first. Of course you are going to challenge yourself in a workout, but if that challenge is not an introduction of the muscle to the right stimulus, the workout really isn’t a productive use of ones time or energy. Done the proper way, however, the workout turns into a session of movements that can change the body for the better.
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Allen Branch CPT, SCS, NASM-PES Fitness One Training Systems

336-655-4558

Allen Branch is the founder of Fitness One Training Systems, a fitness center in Kernersville NC. His passion is changing lives through fitness and mindset training, and his favorite accomplishment is helping a 26 year old male shed 181 pounds in 11 months.

He can be reached at 336-655-4558 or by email at trainer@myfitnessone.com