This Week in Sarasota Feature!!! Sweeet!

RUSH — an exercise experiment

IN LIFESTYLENEWSLETTER / BY  / ON JANUARY 24, 2013 AT 2:37 PM /

This past weekend, local photo studio and event venue One105 hosted RUSH: Human Movement, an immersion fitness program that’s the first of its kind. The program itself is somewhat difficult to explain. RUSH is half-rave, half-gym. An afternoon at RUSH is like exercising inside of a music video. Dubstep pumps out of the speakers while the walls are coated with a laser light show provided by Third Eye Projections. There’s so much going on that it’s easy to forget why you’re there in the first place—until you get started.

There are 20 exercise stations, including a jump rope, a tire drag, kettlebells and a punching bag. Each station focuses on utilizing a different part of your body. Guests spend 80 seconds at each station before a siren cuts into the music and forces them to move on to the next one. Because the guests are allowed to go at their own pace through each individual exercise while still being pushed to complete one after another in quick succession, they are are able to push their own limits without having to keep up with a program that is too advanced. The course is designed to challenge anyone and everyone, regardless of their level of fitness.

RUSH is the brainchild of Chuck Stach and Parker Lennon, both accomplished trainers who put their experience together to create the course. They teamed up with Michael Murphy, director of operations for One105, who organized the multimedia aspect of the course. All three emphasize that RUSH is a collaboration which they hope will bring together people from both the fitness and party communities of Sarasota. Murphy hopes future One105 events will have this same spirit of collaboration and innovation. In his own words, he wants One105 to “bring a focus to Sarasota’s local underground culture and stimulate an interest in it by raising the bar on what’s expected.”

One105 will host RUSH on a quarterly basis as Stach and Lennon prepare to take their project to venues across the country. In the meantime, One105 will host a variety of events, including the “Dark Forest” concert on Feb. 1 featuring The Send Offs, Florida Night Heat and Brazos the Rat,  and a “Drunken Shakespeare” event on Feb. 17 in which Asolo actors “get plastered and recite a Shakespeare piece of their choice,” according to Murphy.

To learn more about the creators of  the Rush training course visit them at stachtraining.com or lennonfitness.com. For more information on upcoming events at One105, visit their Facebook page at facebook.com/one105.

James Campbell

 

Advertisements

About stachtraining

http://www.stachtraining.com is designed and updated by NASM certified personal trainer Chuck Stach. The goal of the website is to provide daily health & fitness info, links, workouts, tips and more. Follow us to become a Fitness Junky and receive free updates to your e-mail.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to This Week in Sarasota Feature!!! Sweeet!

  1. Do you mind if I quote a few of your posts as long as
    I provide credit and sources back to your weblog?

    My website is in the very same area of interest as
    yours and my users would genuinely benefit from some of the information
    you present here. Please let me know if this okay with you.

    Cheers!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s