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Full Circle Fitness

North Silver Spring's Premier Fitness Studio
12844 New Hampshire Ave. Silver Spring, MD 20904   

Come Full Circle with us. We will change your body, and your life.

Full Circle Fitness is a unique training facility that strengthens the body and empowers the mind by matching clients' needs with specialized trainers and training. We believe that incorporating a mind-body connection helps build a stronger, leaner and more powerful body. Our one-on-one sessions, group fitness classes and personalized nutritional guidance will help you achieve your goals.

Special Event!

We made lots of new friends at the Root 53 & LPF Field Day, hosted by NFL Linebacker Moise Fokou at his alma mater, the Bullis School at 10601 Falls Road in Potomac. This event, held to raise money for underserved youth, included all kinds of athletics, cooking demonstrations and an awards ceremony. Call us or stop by our studio to learn more about individualized programs targeted at specific sports goals.

Stay Tuned for
Boomer Boot Camp, September 17!

Come join Sylvia Doyle CPT, CHC, and Dorelle Laffal CPT, CCS, for an exciting, creative and educational exercise program geared to helping you achieve your health and fitness goals.

  • Increase your cardio stamina,
  • gain more flexibility,
  • increase strength,
  • have more awareness about your own body, overall health,
  • nutritional wellness and relaxation tips.

Using a combination of body weight, machines, dumbbells and resistance bands to create a full body strengthening program.

Boot Camp

Adults: Mon.,9 a.m.and 6 p.m.
Tues.,6 a.m.
Wed.,9 a.m.and 6 p.m.
Thurs.,6 a.m.
Sat., 8 a.m.

Teens: Mon. and Wed., 4:30 p.m.

Note: All boot camp sessions are an hour long. We will start additional Boot Camps for 4+ people, on request. (Email Coach Nix or phone Full Circle at 240-727-0096 for further information.)

Special Programs:

Our fitness program for cancer survivors is under way at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville, Md. Similar to our past program at Washington Hospital Center, the program partners recovering patients with Full Circle Fitness co-owner Dorelle Laffal. All Full Circle trainers have experience and expertise aimed at linking clients to individual resources that will best serve them. Full Circle facilities and personnel are focused on the crucial mind and body connection that fosters recovery and increases overall health.

TRAINERS: We still have space for certified trainers with an interest in joining our team of specialists. Email us here for more information.

Join Team Full Circle

Start Training soon for
The PEACEMAKER, September 27 & 28, 2014
1624 Brannons Ford Rd.
Gerrardstown, WV 25420

Tough Mudder events are ten-to-twelve-mile obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces to test all around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie. We're gathering a team of amateurs and seasoned pros to make our presence known at the Peacemaker. Watch the video below to see our awesome performance at the Tough Mudder event in Virginia June 14.

Tough Mudder features the most innovative courses, one million inspiring participants worldwide to date, and more than $5 million raised for the Wounded Warrior Project.

See Outside Magazine's

feature on the Tough Mudder Training Plan created by Jim Nix, co-owner and trainer at Full Circle Fitness. Jim trains and mentors Weekend Warriors from all over the state for these exciting events.

Contact us to get started on your own training program.

Tape Away Your Pain with Kinesiology Taping

You may have seen athletes wearing brightly colored tapes on TV, at sporting events or on people out jogging. Have you ever wondered what that tape is for? Most likely the tape you are seeing is called Kinesiology Tape. Kinesiology taping is the application of self-adhesive cotton tapes that are applied directly to the skin. These tapes serve a variety of purposes. They can lift the skin which accelerates blood flow and increase the amount of oxygen to the muscles, reducing muscle fatigue.

Taping can also help reduce toxins produced by the body during exercise. One of the most important effects of taping is pain reduction. Pain can be caused by a variety of issues; sore muscles, muscle injuries (bruising or torn muscle tissue), swelling and stiff joints are a few examples. A tape can be applied to virtually any part of the body that is in pain, allowing for greater mobility. A sprained ankle is a good example of how taping works. Once the tape is applied, you will be able to walk relatively normally as it prevents your ankle from moving into the painful position. Taping protects injured tissues without restricting mobility.

Movement is often the most important part of repairing damaged tissues. Movement can help alleviate pain however; people in pain tend to avoid movement. Taping may be viewed as a supportive device that restricts certain movements that cause pain and changes movement; providing support and relieving pain. Treating pain through either passive or active movement is one of the main tasks of physical therapists, osteopaths, chiropractors and personal trainers. For more information on kinesiology taping or to try it out, call or email Troy C. Baacke at Full Circle Fitness.

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