This past weekend, prior to the Storm of the Century, we took a few athletes up to New York to compete at the Abu Dhabi Pro Trials, held at Queens College. Stevie Linton, Katie Lantz and Kyle Huang where the Maxercise representatives. Kyle started off the day in the light weight blue belt adult division. … Continue reading »
This past Saturday was Philadelphia’s very first National Martial Arts Day recognized by the city of Philadelphia. In celebration of this day, we had a huge open house here at Maxercise. We conducted demonstrations in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Muay Thai, MMA, Tae Kwon Do, Karate, Weapons, Kettlebells and much, much more. We would like … Continue reading »
We are proud to announce Philadelphia’s very first National Martial Arts Day (NMAD). National Martial Arts Day is a way to showcase the several different types of martial arts in our area, as well as the multitude of benefits that the martial arts can bring ANY individual, regardless of their age, gender or physical abilities. … Continue reading »
Over the past few months, the Maxercise Compeition Team has been very busy! With Grapplers’ Quest, NAGA and the CBJJ tournaments, our competitors have been all over the country collecting a lot of hardware. The end of the year is approching and we have just a few more tournaments to hit! Keep an eye out … Continue reading »
Check out our new video “Maxercise 365″ for an inside look at our daily training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai! This video also features our future champions from our Philly Karate Kids program, wow are these kids FAST!
Check out this article in Details magazine discussing the merits of short intense training versus the hours on a treadmill, then checkout Maxercise’s 30 minute Kettlebell classes! http://www.details.com/health-fitness/diet/201109/fitness-revolution-workout-fat-gym-training
Wow, its been a crazy month or so here at Maxercise! We had the 2011 IBJJF Pan American Games in Irvine, California at the end of March, then the Eddie Alverez Grappling Tournament right when we got back, and THEN this past weekend we competed at the IBJJF New York Open Tournament at the City College of … Continue reading »
On March 24th-27th Maxercise will be sending 11 of its best competitors to the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation’s Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship in California! This is a very prestigious tournament with all of the big names in BJJ heading to compete from all over the country as well as the world. Maxercise Competition Team has been … Continue reading »
Starting in March, Maxercise will offer new Muay Thai classes in Philadelphia. We will also have a new Head Instructor running our program, Jesus Cruz. Here is some info on Jesus: As a member of Golden Fist Martial Arts I have come to achieve many of the goals I sought to accomplish. Under the wing of Master Gregory Puriefoy I … Continue reading »
What an exciting day here at Maxercise. Today was our annual fundraiser for the CBJJ Pan American Games in LA, March 24-27th, 2011. The team has been training very hard for the past couple months and today was no different. Since it was also our fundraiser day, we invited ALL students to come and train. … Continue reading »
Today was a great day of Pan Am Team Training for the Maxercise Competition Team. In a few weeks we will preparing to leave for LA to compete in the 2011 Pan American BJJ Tournament. The entire BJJ Team has been training very hard the past month in preparation for this event. It takes a … Continue reading »
If you guys haven’t checked out this NY Times Best Seller, The 4 -Hour Body by Tim Ferris, it is worth a read. Not only is it a very interesting book, Tim gives Maxercsie a great shout out! Before this part, he’s talking about a woman that went from 250 lbs to a shredded 130 mainly … Continue reading »
Hello! As a Maxercise student and someone that likes to try new things (except for escargot-sorry, it’s just never happening) I have tried a couple of the programs at the Academy. I’ve loved some, shrugged and said “meh” to others, and through this experiences I felt I wanted to say something to ladies who might be … Continue reading »
So we started the day off, EARLY, with our Team Training. We are conducting a roughly 10 week training camp in preparation for the 2011 Pan American Championships in LA. In addition to our regularly schedule BJJ Classes in Philly, we have a few times a week for “Team Training”, Sunday being the most important. … Continue reading »
We had a videographer out tonight to film our classes for our very first, fancy pants, Maxercise commercial! We were the first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu(BJJ) academy in Philadelphia as well as the first gym to have a group Kettlebell class not only in Philly but in the country; but we are not the most visible due … Continue reading »
Maxercise – a name that’s synonymous with fitness and martial arts is celebrating its 20th year in Philadelphia. Maxercise has had a long history with Philadelphia’s fitness industry. A perfect blend of a Kettlebell gym and a Martial arts training academy, Maxercise is home to many Mixed Martial Arts fighters and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champions. … Continue reading »
Check out Maxercise’s new video! Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Muay Thai, No-Gi, Kettlebells, and Kid’s & Teens instruction in Philadelphia! Give us a call to get your 30 Day Free Trial in our programs!
WELCOME TO MAXERCISE
Maxercise is both a mixed martial arts training academy and sports fitness gym located in the heart of Center City Philadelphia. It is not only dedicated to teaching its students a variety of martial arts, but is also committed to assisting the Philadelphia community in achieving their fitness and healthier lifestyle goals.
BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU The first academy to bring Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to the East Coast, Maxercise offers students some of the highest quality instructors and training. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a grappling martial art which teaches that a smaller and presumably weaker person, when using the right technique, can defend themselves against a larger, stronger attacker and force them to submit. Classes are offered throughout the day, six days a week. read more…
We round our our cadre of martial arts classes with Muay Thai, covering the best proven elements for mixed martial arts training. Several of our instructors are seasoned amateur MMA fighters, all with highly successful records. read more…
PERSONAL FITNESS Maxercise also offers general fitness options, with certified personal trainers who have been active in the Philadelphia Community for the past 20 years, and have kept some of the same clients for the same amount of time. read more…
The academy also houses the first Kettlebell gym in the nation, offering our own Maxbell certified instructors for personal and group classes in this particular system of strength training. Kettlebells are essentially cannonballs with handles attached, in weights that range from roughly 17 lbs. up to 88lbs. Kettlebell training is a total body workout, to improve your cardiovascular health, your flexibility, and challenge your muscles through strength training, in as a little as a 1/2 hour workout. We have these short, amazing kettlebell classes conveniently scheduled most days of the week, several times a day. read more….
Please feel free to browse through our website for more detailed information on the programs Maxercise has to offer. Make sure to contact us about our 30 Days Free offer for our Martial Arts Programs.
Maxercise prides itself in always being on the cutting edge of strength training and total body fitness and wellness, with a no nonsense approach.