In observance of National Self Improvement Month in September, Spectrum Athletic Clubs, luxury fitness facilities with 3 locations throughout the greater Santa Barbara area , will waive its enrollment and processing fees and give $80 credits to new members to be used for personal training or club services throughout the month.

According to Bud Rockhill, president and CEO of Spectrum Athletic Clubs, the program hopes to encourage those who have considered getting in shape to take “that first step.”

“We want the public to take action now as we recognize that obesity is at an all-time high, the incidence of diabetes is climbing at an alarming rate and more and more people are working longer hours in office environments,” he said. “Exercise can be fun and Spectrum Athletic Clubs offer something for everyone including music-filled group classes and state-of-the-art fitness equipment. Whatever your goal – to lose weight, improve sports performance, overall health and wellness or keep active – we are here to help you.

Rockhill said that the clubs also offer the highly popular Pilates and Yoga classes, Zumba, African dance and even Cardio Kickboxing. Spectrum also offers classes developed by New Zealand group fitness experts, Les Mills Inc, including Bodypump and the core workout called CXworx. For a full schedule of classes visit Those considering enrolling are encouraged to check with their family physicians first.

Greater Santa Barbara locations are Uptown, Downtown and Goleta.

On the heels of a multi-million dollar renovation and improvement campaign, Spectrum Athletic Clubs boast spacious, modern facilities, highly trained staff, the latest in fitness equipment, high-end amenities and a full range of fitness programming. The clubs are recognized leaders in providing a fitness experience that helps members achieve their individual goals. For more details about memberships or fitness class information, visit


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