We want to do our part to help make this a healthier community. In fact its what were all about! You just get yourself to the door; we will help you with the rest.
We strive to provide a location where everyone feels comfortable working out at their own level. Their gym is separated into multiple sections to allow for moderate privacy and comfort. On top of the equipment being advanced and the trainers coming highly recommended, the staff cares. The motto here is “The gym where everyone knows your name,” a tagline that is not just an attention getter but a company value.
Riverview Cardio Room
With a panoramic view of the Cowlitz River and cascading mountains there isn’t a bad seat in the house. Whether your weapon of choice is the True elliptical, treadmill, spin bikes or a rowing machine this room is sure to keep you motivated. Every treadmill comes with a private television with Comcast channels and an usb port for your phone or Ipod to access your personal playlist. Each machine is also synced with a Nike app that will allow you to keep track of your own progress on your phone. The combination of nature and high-tech capabilities provides a truly breathtaking cardio experience, but don’t forget to inhale.
Isolated from the other work out rooms the free-weight room is dedicated to those heavy lifters but welcoming to members of all levels with an interest. Decked out with hack squats, Smith machines, an assortment of dumbbells, kettlebells and a cable crossover machine, this room is ready to aid in building and sustaining muscle development safely and effectively. As the old adage says “If you got it, flaunt it,” so step right up to the custom power lift platform and show off all that hard work
Cable Machine Room
There is a SportsArt machine for every muscle and each one is ergonomically designed to align your body in the correct position. The instructions are easy to follow but there is always a friendly and knowledgeable staff member around to give instruction on how to use machines. If terms like triceps, glutes, biceps and abduction are foreign don’t worry each machine has easy to follow graphics that show what muscle group is worked by what machine. Don’t be shy and your body will thank you.
Whether it is to combat the stress on your body from a tough work out or the pressures of everyday responsibilities, this local corner of paradise is here for you. The infrared heat gradually raises your temperature allowing your body to release toxins, open pores, and ease the tension out of tired muscles. The health benefits are numerous while the serenity the infrared sauna provides is invaluable. The large picture window showcasing quintessential northwest scenery makes this an experience of ritual proportions. Take a few minutes to heal, rejuvenate and calm yourself because you deserve it.
Take a break after toning those muscles to give yourself a healthy glow in one of two of the tanning beds available to you. Not only will you gain a stunning glow but you are also taking a few minutes to improve your mood and disposition in the midst of the northwest’s usual year round shades of gray. Life is hectic enough so get ahead of the day by getting your fitness and tanning needs all in one place and enjoy the extra time in your day.
On staff masseuses are an essential part of this elite gym because, as everyone knows, restoration is as important as doing the work itself. Located on a separate floor, the therapy room is comparable to that of any spa. Soft textured fabrics adorn the massage table, while heated lotions and towels guarantee a comfortable experience.
Although sports massages are available and common to ease sore muscles, deep tissue massages elevate the experience to decrease stress and injury as well. Step into the infrared sauna for a few minutes before your massage and come away with the cheapest vacation of your life.
With a selection of over 25 different shakes, you are sure to find a concoction that will satiate your tastes and give your body what it needs to refuel. Varieties include high protein, low calorie and low carb. The textures are creamy and refreshing and taste so good they should be bad. Luckily for those of us with a sweet tooth after work out snacks are the best time to give your body some nourishment while it is recovering.
Elite Fitness Shirts, hoodies, supplements, , Gloves, headphones, and a variety of sundries are available for purchase in the Pro Shop, conveniently located in the beautifully wood paneled entry way.1826 Elite Fitness is not only the gym that knows your name but the gym that strives to meet your needs.