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Farrell's eXtreme Bodyshaping is so much more than a health club. It’s a family. A motivation center. With Farrell's Urbandale, you’ll get a fantastic workout, nutrition coaching, and the support system you need to meet your goals and improve your life. You’ll feel great—physically and emotionally!

More Than a Gym.
A Community You Can Count On.
What does your life look like with Farrell's Urbandale? Let us demonstrate it for you! Our programs are designed for people of all fitness abilities, and flexible enough to fit your busy life. Not only will you learn kickboxing and strength training techniques, you’ll learn how to provide energy to your body—and all of this takes place in a nonjudgmental, very encouraging space!
Live with Power and Purpose.
Everyone comes to Farrell's for different reasons. But our common goals unite us as a family. You'll experience positive change, achieving personal milestones you thought were out of reach. That's what we call living Life at Level 10®! Be inspired by what our members say. Then write your own success story.
Tracy
Tracy, Iowa City, IA
“My fellow instructors and fit members were amazingthey brought meals, they were a part of fundraising efforts, gave my husband some much needed support, and they never once acted like they were sick of me talking about cancer.”
Deb G.
Deb G., Ankeny, IA
“For me, Farrell's was crucial in amping up the intensity and pushing me harder, but for others, it provided the technique, consistency, supportive network, accountability, and/or whole host of other tools they needed to see it through.”
Rick B.
Rick B., Ankeny, IA
“In only half the time, I was seeing measurable results and ready to push myself through the final five weeks.”
Try a Week for Free

See the Farrell's difference for yourself. Join us for a complimentary week of fitness classes and you'll understand why we say Results are Typical®.

10-Week Challenge

Are you ready to make the changes you've always wanted? We start sessions several times a year —and the next session starts soon!

Next session begins:
April 11 - June 20, 2020

Meet the Farrell's Urbandale Team

No matter where you are on your fitness journey, our team is here to help. Everyone here started with their 10-Week Challenge—just like you. Our head coach is here to help you reach your goals, along with our professionally certified instructors. You'll have a personal coach, and the support of fellow Farrell's members.

Life at Level 10® Blog
Our blog is a one-stop resource for tools for your success. You can read incredible transformation stories and find nutritional information, wellness tips, and more to support you on your journey.
4 Tips for Choosing Practical Fitness Goals
Following resolutions is hard. Find out how you can set and achieve fitness goals now with assistance from Farrell's Urbandale.
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FXB Urbandale can Help You Achieve Your Weight Loss Goals in the Gym
Choosing New Years resolutions isn't challenging. Accomplishing them is tough. Discover how you can reach your fitness goals with the aid of Farrell's.
Try these five methods to achieve and maintain your weight loss goals. 1. Sip Half Your Weight in Ounces Keeping appropriately hydrated is key to your weight loss goals. For optimal hydration, shoot to consume at least half your body weight in ounces every day. For example, if you weigh 150 pounds, you ought to sip 75 ounces of water every day. Toting a reusable water bottle with you and using an alarm on your phone is a great way to keep on plan. If you don’t love plain drinks, spice it up by enhancing it with fresh fruit! Our favorite combinations are blueberry/lemon and cucumber/lime. Refilling your water bottle is also a fantastic opportunity to move around and stretch your legs if you’ve been sedentary for most of the day. 2. Get Enough Sleep Sleep is essential for losing weight. It’s twice as important than eating healthy and working out! Insufficient sleep impacts your body in a lot of ways. When we’re fatigued, we desire junk food more! UC Berkeley researchers determined rich foods are “significantly more desirable” when you haven’t gotten sufficient sleep. Insufficient sleep changes brain activity and making a decision, researchers found, which might answer why people who don’t get enough sleep tend to weigh too much. When you sleep enough, you’re more liable to make good food picks. At Farrell's, we make it simple to choose what you’re having with our tried-and-true nutrition plans. You’ll receive these straightforward meal plans as part of your 10-Week Challenge. Enough sleep also: Boosts focus and productivity Boosts your exercise performance Decreases your risk of heart disease and stroke Improves your mental health Builds your immune system Ensure you give yourself time to wind down at night without screen time. It’s crucial to make sleep a priority in your regular routine. 3. Give Your Body Time to Rest Taking routine breaks from your workout program—at least two rest days per week—allows your body to recover. When you let your body rest you: Help avoid muscle tiredness Lower your chance of getting hurt Enhance your performance while you exercise Balance your hormones Due to the fact that all of these advantages improve your exercise, you’ll see results more quickly! Just because you’re taking a day off from your HIIT and strength training fitness classes, it doesn’t mean you can’t stay active! Here are a few low-impact ideas to keep your muscles moving: Take the stairs in place of the elevator Stretch hourly during work Enjoy a walk with your family in the evening 4. Be Patient With Yourself Good things take more than just a few days. Quick weight loss may be unsafe and is difficult to manage long-term. If you find yourself requiring a motive during your fitness journey, look at our greatest tips for getting (and being!) determined. Don’t forget to give yourself mercy and be compassionate to yourself. Since everybody is diverse, everybody will have progress at differing stages in their health and weight loss journey. And that’s okay! Take your rest days and think about how far you’ve progressed. It’s essential to realize that every day you’re flourishing and becoming better than you were before! 5. Include HIIT and Strength Training Switching high-intensity interval training (HIIT) with strength training is a great way to build lean muscle while burning additional calories while you’re not exercising. HIIT classes create an afterburn effect by boosting your metabolic rate. In simple terms, you continue burning calories after completing your class—even while resting on the couch! HIIT also builds muscle and boosts your metabolism. That means you burn more fat and calories in the day after a HIIT workout than you do after running! In addition to HIIT, strength training is a good way to gain lean muscle while burning body fat. You can strength train with resistance bands, dumbbells or your own bodyweight! Strength training is crucial for a fit body, but also has many mental health benefits. Analysis has found that strength training, even just two days per week, may help combat stress, anxiety and depression. At Farrell's, we incorporate HIIT, strength training and kickboxing in our workout classes for the peak effect. Schedule your free week at your area FXB to experience our group fitness classes today!">