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There’s a New “Power Couple” in Town

There’s a New “Power Couple” in Town

Jamie and Mary Cain, owners of Empire Gym, are excited to share an update on the gym opening with the Effingham community. Empire Gym is set to open in November 2022 with presale memberships starting in October.

Jamie and Mary moved back to the area last year to be closer to family and allow their nine-year-old son more time with his grandmother.

“We’re building a home in Guyton and we found another home in my mother-in-law’s church,” Mary says. “We are leaning on our spirituality as newly baptized Christians. We felt God had brought us here to open this gym so we found it fitting to name it Empire Gym. His Kingdom. Your Empire.”

The champion name is not the only thing that makes it unique. Empire Gym is the only gym of its size and caliber in Rincon and it is comparable to those found in Savannah.

Prior to moving to Effingham County, the couple owned a gym in Columbus, Ga., and Mary was a sole proprietor of a gym in Macon before the couple met. Combined they have more than 25 years training experience and practical application along with multiple certifications.

The gold standard for an optimized body is increased lean muscle mass, decreased body fat and increased bone density, so Empire Gym will serve up exercise options to help you succeed in these areas including:

•          Customized, personal training unique to the client’s specific needs—1:1, 2:1 or small group (3 to 4)

•          Group fitness classes in The ARMORY - a 1,500 sq. ft. functional fitness room, including the following classes: booty, lengthen and strengthen, bootcamp HIIT style, strongman, and transformation challenges

•          Monthly challenges and community programs to keep clients motivated

•          In-Body Analysis scan, which provides a complete picture of your body composition including bone density, lean muscle mass, fat mass and body symmetry.

•          Project Lean Nation—Healthy prepared meals to go that fit your macros and set you up for goal achievement success

•          Renew and Rejuvenate MedSpa—IV hydration, hormone therapy, botox and fillers.

The Empire Gym will be open 24/7 and located at 614 Towne Park Loop in Rincon. Membership discounts are available to military, selfless service providers and educators.

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