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This week at Northshore Mama’s blog, she talks about the benefits of 9Round’s newest addition, the MYZONE heart monitoring system. MYZONE is exclusive to 9Round. There are no other kickboxing fitness centers out there that has this type of real time fitness monitoring. Some 9Round fitness centers have already introduced this system to their members; however, others are still in the process of working them into their gyms. MYZONE is the perfect addition to accompany the many extras that 9Round offers it members, and it is also a great way to help each member achieve their fitness goals quickly and safely.


What MyZone does

MYZONE is a new and innovative heart rate based monitoring system that uses wireless and cloud technology to accurately and conveniently monitor your physical activity. It not only monitors heart rate but also monitors calories, time and MYZONE Effort Points (MEPs). By using MEPs your focus will be on rewarding effort rather than just tracking your fitness routine. At 9Round, you can see your MYZONE scores displayed on a 46″ tv screen, mounted in the middle of the room for easy viewing. MYZONE can help you reach your health and fitness goals by providing an accurate monitoring system that encourages effort during your fitness routine.


Easy to use

MYZONE is a belt that you can easily attach to your body. Once the belt is on, you will be able to easily track your fitness routine. At the gym, you will see your scores displayed on the monitor; however, as a MYZONE member, you can login to the network and see your results and track all the details of your fitness routine online. You will also receive an email after each fitness routine that will give you a summary of your workout. This type of easy monitoring will help keep you on the right track and ensure that you are giving each and every workout your all. Another MYZONE benefit is that you can challenge your friends. Some of us are motivated by competition, and MYZONE is the perfect tool to allow this.


    You can learn more about the MYZONE monitoring system by checking out the video on Northshore Mama’s blog, or you can download the pdf file of the MYZONE informational brochure at 9Round. If you would like to experience the MYZONE system, contact your local 9Round and ask if they are already set up for the MYZONE system.

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9Round Woodridge officially opened its doors on April 21st; however, they will be celebrating their grand opening this Saturday May the 17th. We encourage you to stop by the gym at 1001 W. 75th Street Woodridge, IL 60517, which is in the Kohls center right beside the Hollywood Blvd. Theater. We encourage you to stop by and join in the festivities. We will be giving away free workouts from 8:00 AM until 1:30 PM along with many other prizes, which will include a 12 month membership, a My Zone belt and other gifts from nearby stores and restaurants. So, bring your friends and stop by to enjoy all the fun.


Hurry in for opening and other special pricing

9Round Woodridge’s opening special for a $49 monthly membership will end on May 17th. You will get unlimited workouts, free boxing gloves, hand wraps, your own personal trainer, access to our on-line nutrition guide and a t-shirt. This is a great package deal. Normal pricing is usually $99 for the first month and $69 each month after. You can save $50 just by hurrying in and taking advantage of this deal, but you need to hurry there is only a few days left to grab this amazing deal. 9Round Woodridge has also added a student summer special. You can get three months of unlimited workouts, the gloves, the wraps, the whole package for only $139. This ends up being only a little over $46 per month. This is an unbelievable price for all that you can get from a 9Round fitness routine.

The ease of a 9Round fitness routine

A 9Round fitness routine is geared toward everyone. All of your workouts are supervised by certified 9Round trainers that are there to motivate you and to ensure that you perform your fitness routine effectively and properly. You do not need to be afraid if you do not have any kickboxing experience, as our trainers can walk you through each move and adjust your workout to your fitness level. At 9Round we do not have any class times. Our workouts are done in a circuit training format. There are nine challenging stations, and each station lasts for three minutes. This means that a new workout starts every three minutes, and you can get a full body workout that is guaranteed to give you results in only thirty minutes, which can easily fit into our hectic schedules.

If you have any questions about 9Round Woodridge’s grand opening, specials, memberships or 9Round’s fitness routine feel free to stop by or call us at 630-930-8439 and one of our trainers will be happy to help you. You may also contact us through our website, and we will quickly get back to you. To stay up to date on all of our gym news and special pricing please like our facebook page. We look forward to seeing you Saturday as we celebrate our grand opening 9Round style.

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Did you know that the majority of 9Round members are female? We have a large amount of women joining 9Round to get into the best shape of their life. They are embracing the 9Round way of life with arms wide open. So, what can we do to let them know that we appreciate them? Well 9Round Round Rock has decided to host a women’s self defense class at their gym, which is located at 1400 E. Old Settlers Blvd Suite 301, Round Rock, Texas 78664. On Friday, May 16th from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM, our friends at the Round Rock ATA Martial Arts are going to be in charge of teaching the Women’s Self Defense class our gym will be hosting. We are super excited and look forward to them coming in and sharing some valuable information and self defense techniques with our members, and the best part is that this class is absolutely free and open to all of our members and their family. There is no cost to you to attend; however, you must sign up before the event to be eligible to participate. So, if you are member hurry and reserve your spot to take advantage of this great opportunity.

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Crystal and James Scherer are the owners of 9Round Round Rock. They both were members of the US Navy, and this is where they began their passion for fitness. They wanted to help people get healthy and obtain their fitness goals. They came across 9Round’s unique fitness format and became hooked. They loved the effectiveness and convenience a thirty minute kickboxing fitness routine with no class time provided. 9Round offers everyone one workout for free. This gives you the chance to try it before you buy it. We are pretty sure you will love it. You can sign up at 9Round Round Rock for a monthly fee of $49. You will get unlimited workouts, a personal trainer to oversee your workouts, gloves and hand wraps and access to our online nutrition guide. It is well worth it, especially when you start seeing how fast you can change your body and health for the better.

If you have any questions about 9Round Round Rock and their fitness routine you may call them at 512-943-8057, email them through the contact us section of their website or drop by during business hours. In order to stay in the know of all of their latest gym news please like their facebook page. We look forward to seeing you and helping you get fit one hit at a time.

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9Round Portland Pearl District had the honor of giving one of their very own fitness bloggers Katrina “Ninjarina” an intro into 9Round’s fitness concept. Kickboxing fitness routines are all the craze now. There are many different types of classes you can take ranging from the dancey aerobic type of kickboxing to the full contact sparring type of kickboxing. Katrina feels as if 9Round falls nicely in the middle. In her workout she enjoyed being able to gear up and go to town kicking and punching on the heavy bags, but at the same time, it can put your mind at ease knowing that you do not have to worry about taking a punch. She gives us her complete thoughts on her 9Round workout, what makes 9Round’s fitness routine unique and the benefits of a 9Round fitness routine in her review on her blog, Funky Fitness PDX.

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First Impressions

When she walked through the doors and saw the boxing gloves hanging right in front of her, Katrina knew she was in the right place. She liked the fact that when you filled out your beginner’s paperwork you got to choose a fighter name, and of course, she chose Ninjarina. She loved the chance to add her own little personal touch to her fitness routine. It can be the little things that can truly count in helping you stick to your fitness routine. Once you complete your paperwork and choose your fighter name, you are ready to begin your workout.

A unique fitness routine

9Round’s fitness routine revolves around techniques from boxing and kickboxing that are performed in a circuit training format. There are nine different stations that last for three minutes each. According to Katrina the first couple of stations wee used to help her warm up and prepare for the workout ahead. The next few stations were more intense and then you get to move on to hitting the heavy bags. All the while a personal trainer is with you to watch your form and correct you if you become sloppy. You are also kept busy during the thirty seconds in between the rounds. You are constantly kept moving for the entire thirty minute workout. However, Katrina’s favorite part of a 9Round fitness routine is the fact that you can come in any time during business hours and start a workout. There are no class times because of the circuit training format. You can come in and start your workout in the next three minute round.


There are many benefits to a 9Round workout. In only thirty minutes you can easily squeeze in a full body workout that is guaranteed to give you results. All of our workouts come with a certified 9Round trainer to supervise your workouts to ensure that you are getting the most out of your fitness routine and using the proper form to stay injury free. However, Katrina’s favorite benefit is the MYZONE heart rate monitor. This tool gives our members the chance to gauge how their workout is going by seeing their vitals on a screen. It can help you maximize your workout by staying in your top fat burning cardio zone or even compete with other members if that is your thing.

At the end of her thirty minute 9Round workout Katrina admitted that she was sweaty and pooped. She even attested that it was a kick-booty workout. 9Round prides itself on being able to give its members a convenient and effective way to reach their fitness goals. If you are in the Portland, Oregon area, we encourage you to check out the same 9Round Katrina visited in Pearl District. If you are not in the Portland area do not worry there are 9Rounds everywhere. Check out our website to find the location nearest to you and feel free to take advantage of our first free trial workout. We look forward to helping you reach past your fitness goals.

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9Round Tampa is excited to announce their grand opening celebration will be held on Saturday May 10th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The celebration will be held at their gym located at 17502 Preserve Walk Ln Tampa, FL 33647. This event will feature a ribbon cutting ceremony brought to you courtesy of the New Tampa Chamber of Commerce. There will be an array of vendors set up outside the fitness center and numerous giveaways will be held. We will also be serving some light snacks to help you enjoy the festive mood. So, we encourage you to come on out and enjoy the great weather and have some fun 9Round style.


9Round Tampa

9Round Tampa officially opened for business on February 28th. They are the first 9Round location in the Tampa area. The owner Stephanie Chance is also one of 9Round Tampa’s trainers. As a mom and business-owner, she knows the challenges of staying motivated and making time for herself. Stephanie made the 9Round commitment nearly a year ago and has been dedicated ever since. She enjoyed the time saving complete body workouts so much she wanted to bring it to others in her community. For only $89 a month you can get unlimited workouts with a personal trainer from 9Round Tampa, gloves and hand wraps and access to our very own online nutrition guide.

The 9Round fitness routine

A 9Round workout is one of a kind. We take techniques from both boxing and kickboxing and blend them together. We incorporate them into a circuit training format consisting of nine challenging stations. You spend three minutes at each station working out a different area of your body. In only thirty minutes you get a complete body workout that can burn between 500 to 600 calories per session. Every workout comes with a personal trainer to ensure that you are performing each move correctly and getting the most out of your workout. We are with you to motivate and encourage you to achieve more than you ever thought you could. Our main goal is and always will be customer service. We love the feeling we experience when we help our members achieve the results that they thought were impossible.

If you have any questions about 9Round Tampa, the grand opening ceremony or their fitness routine please feel free to contact us through our website, call us at (813)395-0005 or stop by our fitness center and one of our trainers will be more than happy to help you. Please like our facebook page to stay up to date on our gym news and also learn some interesting fitness facts. We look forward to seeing at our grand opening ceremony and sweating off those excess pounds in our gym very soon.

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9Round owners Scott Fowler and Stephanie Chance got the opportunity to promote their 9Round Franchise and tell their hometown about 9Round and our great fitness routine on ABC 13 News. We are delighted to see our very own team from 9Round Asheville seizing the moment and spreading the word about our great fitness routines, and I know they had a lot of fun doing it. They did not appear to be camera shy at all as they joined the news team on ABC 13. They showed off some impressive kickboxing moves and drills that according to them does not take long at all to achieve and will quickly give you the results that you have been searching for for a long time. It is the perfect fitness routine to quickly help you get in shape for bikini weather.

The segment lets you know how great a kickboxing fitness routine can be. A 9Round kickboxing fitness routine allows its users to have fun and get into shape at the same time. It can be hard to look forward to a fitness routine, but at 9Round, you can become excited about working out and look forward to learning new moves each and every day. Our routines can take away a lot of the excuses many people find to avoid exercising. In only thirty minutes one session can burn between 500 to 600 calories. Because of our circuit training format, we have no class times. A new fitness routine starts every three minutes. So, basically, anytime you can fit in a thirty minute fitness routine feel free to stop by and experience a one of a kind fitness routine that is guaranteed to give you those fast results everyone is wanting.

If you want to view the video go to the ABC 13 News webpage. It can give you a little bit of insight as what to expect from a 9Round fitness routine. You can always go to our webpage to find out more about our fitness routines and where the nearest 9Round location is. There are many answers to common questions many kickboxing fitness newbies may have about our fitness routines. You may also contact us through our website with any unanswered questions or concerns. If you are curious and want to experience a 9Round fitness routine please feel free to stop by your local 9Round. The first trial workout is always free because we know that once you try it, you will like it. Our fitness routines are known to be very addictive.

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In the latest issue of Entrepreneur magazine Shannon “The Cannon” Hudson, founder and CEO of 9Round fitness, gets up close and personal. In the article he discusses the 9Round fitness concept, how he started out and how much he has grown his business in just a few years time. As a professional kickboxer, he was able to compete for and win the International Kickboxing Federation Light Middleweight World Championship. Being a professional fighter, he was in peak physical condition but began to notice that others around him were not. So, he decided to create a fun and creative way for people to achieve their fitness goals by bringing some of the elements of his training to the average person.


The routine

Shannon Hudson wanted to be able to bring his kickboxing training to the average person. He began to focus on circuit training like Curves and fixated himself on a way to create a thirty minute kickboxing workout. He eventually came up with his 9Round fitness routine, which centers on nine challenging stations. Each station lasts for three minutes and focuses on a different element of your fitness routine that when combined gives you a full body workout. In only thirty minutes you can burn between 500 to 600 calories. The genius behind the circuit training format is that it eliminates the need for class times, which means you can come by any 9Round during business hours and start your workout.

The culture

In the article Shannon Hudson recognizes that all of his 9Round fitness centers have more female than male members. He gives credit to his wife and co-founder, Heather Hudson. He and Heather try to keep the atmosphere upbeat and fun, while still focusing on fitness. 9Round wants to ensure that you are always excited and looking forward to each and every workout in order to help you stick with your fitness routine and quickly achieve your fitness goals. Shannon states that they want to make each 9Round feel like a nightclub but without the drinks. It helps to get you pumped up and ready to wail on some heavy bags.

For all levels

Many people may be intimidated to start a kickboxing fitness routine, especially if they have no kickboxing experience. However, at 9Round you can rest easy. Each and every workout comes with a certified 9Round trainer, which enables us to tailor the perfect workout for your fitness level and your specific goals. Our trainers will walk you through each move until you feel confident enough to perform them on your own. You will always have someone watching you to ensure you are following the correct form and stay injury free. There is a lady in her 60s who had a knee replacement that regularly visits 9Round, and our trainers simply substitute in different exercises for her. In turn, we also have professional athletes use our gyms, where our trainers may need to amp up their fitness routines. We cater to all levels, and since we have personal trainers we can accommodate just about anyone.

It is exciting to say the least at seeing how fast 9Round has grown and how many people are embracing the 9Round way of life. When Shannon Hudson started out in 2008 he had to beg and borrow to open his first gym. However, in one month’s time he had over 100 members and kept steadily plowing ahead. Now 9Round has over 100 locations up and running in the US with many more in the works. They are also looking into becoming worldwide. Snap Fitness, a major player in the fitness industry, agreed with Hudson’s idea and decide to buy into it. With a powerhouse like Snap Fitness giving them an extra push there is no doubt that 9Round will be around for a while.

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On Saturday May 3rd 9Round Middletown will be celebrating their grand opening and kicking off their first annual summer slim down challenge. 9Round Middletown was 9Round’s 100th location and officially opened on February 6th. However, they waited until the weather got a little warmer to throw their grand opening celebration. On 9Round Middletown’s facebook page you can find all there is to know about their grand opening celebration, the first annual summer slim down challenge and any other breaking gym related news.

The grand opening on May 3rd will be held at their gym, which is conveniently located at 779 Newfield St Middletown, CT. From 11am to 1pm there will be some raffles, plenty of prizes, great food and of course our one of a kind fitness demonstrations. So, come on by and enjoy all the fun that we have to offer. We look forward to meeting and celebrating with the people in our community, and we can not wait to introduce you to the 9Round fitness routine. It is one of the most effective and fun ways to achieve all of your fitness goals.


While you are enjoying our grand opening celebration, you should take the chance to sign up for our very own first annual summer slim down challenge. Sign ups for this challenge are open now through Monday May 5th. The challenge runs from May 4th through June 29th, and our goal is to help everyone lose 20 pounds or more! The summer slim down challenge will include weekly weigh ins, measurements and accountability, your very own t-shirt and of course prizes. The cost to join the challenge for new members is $229 and only $49 for existing members. It is well worth the price to know that in just a few months you could be at least 20 pounds lighter.

So, come on by 9Round Middletown and help us celebrate, and at the same time sign up for our summer slim down challenge to help you shed some of those excess pounds before you have to put on that swimsuit. If you have any questions concerning our grand opening, the summer slim down challenge, current gym news or any other 9Round fitness concerns please contact us through our webpage or facebook page. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday May 3rd.

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Helpful trainers to guide you through the workout.

Jennifer Schlozman is a former Weight Watchers Leader Ambassador who is also a runner and a triathlete. She likes to write about her mommy fitness adventures on Fit Bottomed Mamas and Fit Bottomed Girls. Just recently, she had the chance to visit 9Round. She liked it so much that she decided to write a review on her experiences with her first 9Round workout to be featured on the Fit Bottomed Girls website.

First impressions

First impressions are important, and we want our fitness centers to give off a great vibe. According to Schlozman, when she first walked through the door she thought of Rocky. The owner Phil greeted her and her husband as they came in and made them feel welcomed. He was very knowledgeable and explained the gym setup and fitness routine to them. The gym had a small and intimate type of setting in her opinion. She was feeling big and bad from the lighting. It made her feel empowered and ready to put on her gloves and break in all the heavy bags.

The Routine

9Round’s fitness routine revolve around nine challenging stations. Each station features a different exercise and lasts for three minutes. According to Schlozman, each station had a sign instructing you through the circuit. The owner, Phil, gave them a quick overview and walked around, focusing on their form during the 30 minutes. He started a timer on the wall that had three lights — one for the circuit, a 30-second buzzer for one last push and the last buzzer to complete the circuit. Between the third and first buzzer he had them do some Tabatas; then as soon as that first buzzer rang, they were on to the next circuit.

Exercise High

Schlozman found the 9Round fitness routine to be a go, go, go type of fitness routine, which also happens to be just what she loves! Schlozman stated that once she had her gloves on, she felt like a real competitor! She was giving it her all and having a great time punching, kicking, lifting, pulling and pushing so many different bags! The music was pumping, and Phil was shouting words of encouragement. It was so much fun! She and her husband both felt pumped up from the heavy breathing and all the bags moving simultaneously.

    9Round is the perfect way for even the busiest person to fit in a full body workout that is guaranteed to give you the results you want. The routines are only thirty minutes long, and the best part is that there are no class times. You can walk into your local 9Round any time they are open and start your workout. So, in the words of Schlozman, “Have fun, put your dukes up and tell them Fit Bottomed Girls sent you!”

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How many of us can never find enough time in the day? Most of us can relate to this, but you would think that with all of our technological advances there should be more time in the day for us to enjoy ourselves or relax. However, with all our new technology to help us throughout our day we still can not seem to figure out how to add more hours in the day. In today’s world there actually seems to be less and less time. Our schedules just seem to get fuller and fuller, and we become stressed out and running from one place to the other. When you have work, family and social commitments, how can you schedule the time necessary to workout? It can seem impossible for most of us, but according to KOLO 8 News a 9Round fitness routine may be the answer that most of us are searching for.

One of the biggest excuses people use for not working out is not having enough time. Wouldn’t it feel great knowing that you could easily overcome this excuse? Well, 9Round is here to help. 9Round offers a full body kickboxing fitness routine in only thirty minutes. You do not need to set aside a lot of time to get in an effective routine that can give you the results that you want. 9Round’s circuit training format also eliminates the need to have scheduled class times. You can stop by during regular gym hours and start your workout without having to worry about making a 5:00 or 6:00 class time. This can take a lot of the hassle out of your fitness routine and also your life.

In the article Tammy Wadsworth, who like most mothers, can barely find enough time in her schedule to sleep let alone find the time to workout stated, “I’m a full-time working individual, I have a daughter and a family and all those other commitments that come with being an adult and plenty of excuses for not going to the gym.” When she discovered 9Round three months ago, she ran out of excuses. She is enjoying the results that her fitness routine is giving her. In only three months she is seeing a better toned body, more energy and enjoying the feeling of having her clothes fit better. According to Wadsworth, “it is just amazing to know that in only three months time a fitness routine that only lasts for thirty minutes could already be giving me these results that I have been searching for forever.”

 9Round is focused on their customers’ needs. Each and every fitness routine is overseen by a certified 9Round trainer. They are there to motivate you, ensure you perform each move properly and adjust your fitness routine to meet your needs. The routines are changed each day to make sure you remain engaged in your workout and never get bored. 9Round is all about helping its members surpass their fitness goals. We want you to achieve more than you ever thought you could and enjoy seeing how much we can positively impact each of our member’s lives. – See more at: