Triple Play


There’s a new f-word in fitness. Now, before you jump to conclusions—jump (quite literally) over to Fit!, where they’re putting the “fun” into functional workouts. The Towson gym boasts the first Queenax system in the U.S. after the owner saw a demo at a trade show and bought it on the spot. Made in Italy, the equipment is similar to an adult jungle gym that combines 10 stations in one—allowing participants to jump, climb, box, swing on monkey bars, do TRX exercises and compete Gladiator-style on the battle ropes.“Queenax has unlimited creativity,” says Michele Calderon, a trainer for nearly two decades, who has customized her own strength/pilates/barre trifecta. “I have unlimited options on how to design a class and modify the moves. Everybody can do it.” That includes 40-something Julia Fahey, who admits she almost toppled over a few times during her first session. “I kept blaming my shoes, but really needed to work on my balance and core,” she says. “Now I’m addicted.” $50-$75 per 6-week session,

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