A bodybuilding gymnasium, a control laboratory, opens its doors in a university hospital



Control Lab officially opens its doors on September 20, with free classes Monday through Wednesday.

Control Lab, the university hospital’s newest gymnasium, opens on September 20. / Photo courtesy of Control Lab.

A new gym is coming to the neighborhood? We love to see it!

Control Lab will officially open its doors on September 20. To celebrate their launch, the training room will offer free classes (!!) in the morning, noon and evening from Monday to Wednesday, with a big opening night on Friday 24 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. (with food of goodbeet).

Currently, they offer strength and conditioning exercises for the whole body suitable for all levels of fitness. During the 45-minute session, you can expect a circuit-style class that introduces you to a variety of equipment, including dumbbells, kettlebells, slam balls, battle ropes, rowers, and stands. to squat. All classes are limited to 10 participants, which allows for increased personal attention during your workout.

The interior of Control Lab. / Photo courtesy of Control Lab.

In addition to private workouts and small-group classes, Control Lab will offer nutritional counseling and monthly fitness workshops – the first will focus on exercise fundamentals on October 16, with another kettlebell session in the works. Additionally, the gym will host quarterly “resets,” which are half-day wellness experiences that include yoga, meditation and goal setting sessions led by local providers.

Founder and personal trainer Victor Spaulding – a Camden native who became a Philly resident in 2017 – says he’s determined to help people get around better through mobility and flexibility, but also to empower community. “Our goal is to help people feel confident and supported during and after their workouts, and to know that they have a community in their area,” he says. “I want to make sure that every time people come they become more and more aware of how they can take care of their body, mind and nutrition – how they can take control of their health. and their well-being in general. “

You can visit Control Lab and get a free workout by signing up here.

The control laboratory is located at 1624 South Street, Graduate Hospital.


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