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A membership to the conveniently located Mcfitness Gym gives you access to everything you need to transform your life: state-of-the-art amenities, a variety of classes tailored to your fitness needs, and the world’s best personal trainers. Browse the weekly class schedules for group workouts ranging from martial arts-inspired cardio classes…


As a member of McFitness Gym, you’ll enjoy access to the best coaches, personal trainers, and group exercise instructors in the business. That means access to motivating and knowledgeable experts dedicated to your success. Whatever your goal or experience level, our wide range of fitness classes and offerings can help you reach your goals. And you’ll join a supportive community of members who share your aspirations. All of that adds up to an experience you won’t find anywhere else.

Have you ever walked by a resistance machine in the gym and wondered, “How do I use that?”

Jeff Monaco, the national education manager for the McFitness Gym Academy, has the answer to that and another question:

What is resistance training?

When you’re working out, resistance can come in many forms: the water when you swim, your body weight when holding a yoga pose or the weight or incline set on a machine.

In short, resistance training is exercising against any force that makes it challenging for you to move.

“Resistance training is a vital component to any fitness program, whether you want to lose weight or gain muscle,” Monaco says.

When doing this type of training using resistance machines, there are three kinds to know about. Most gyms will have at least one of each kind of machine, which will let you target one of the major muscle groups: chest, back, arms, shoulders, legs and calves.

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