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Get Your Gear & Get Moving

By Maxine Hurt

 

et out there and move your body this summer. According to American health and wellness statistics, we all need to. (I know I do!) Besides, we are lucky enough to live in Ventura County, with sunshine, fresh air, mountains, ocean, parks… In short, myriad options for fitness fanatics. Isn’t it about time you got serious? To help motivate you, we’ve selected a few sporty items that may inspire you to perspire—on the court, in the pool, or in the pilates studio.

Wunda Chair

What do you get: An easy-to-use, comfortable, sturdy, expandable chair with four positions for each spring. It offers the right resistance for every user and level of ability. You can start with a basic Wunda Chair, then add optional handles and accessories later as your pilates programs progress. Built from premium maple-faced hardwood laminate. $995

Photo courtesy of Balanced Body

Mind & Body Wellness Studio 1445 Donlon St. Suite 9, Ventura 805.654.8354 MBWellness.com



Fila Alfa Women’s Tennis Shoe

What do you get: A tennis shoe that is a precise pairing of comfort and function for the perfect fit, climate control, and durability. This is the first tennis shoe built on a dual-material midsole that combines POLYACTION forefoot cushioning and lightweight SUPERACTION. $89.99



Cosmopolitan Small Sling for Tennis Racquet

What do you get: A bag that is pretty and petite, and features a single racquet compartment that will hold two racquets. There are plenty of pockets and compartments for personal effects including credit cards, ID, cell phone, pens, and other small items. This sling also features an insulated water bottle cooler. Made by Jet Imports. $63



Wilson “K Factor” K-Pro Open Tennis Racquet

What do you get: An advanced racquet for a player who likes to hit a heavy ball with plenty of spin. The [K] Pro Open offers explosive power combined with a quiet, stable feel and enhanced maneuverability for big hitters looking to push around their opponents. $169



Apollo Diamondback Ladies One-Piece Swimsuit

What do you get: A real swimsuit that provides maximum coverage (no bathing suit malfunctions while you’re doing laps!). The suit features extra-wide straps and allows a wide range of motion, from butterfly to backstroke. Made by TYR. $74

All tennis items and swimsuit can be purchased at the Pierpont Racquet Club 500 Sanjon Road, Ventura 805.648.5161 PierpontRC.com

06-01-2009

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