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

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.
Morgan R.
Morgan R., Ames, IA
“I used to struggle with my mental and physical health. I love Farrell's because it gives me an outlet of release where I can just "leave it all on the mat" and feel incredible afterwards it's addictive!”
Sarah T.
Sarah T., Cedar Rapids, IA
“A few of the other 10-weekers in my class and I had become pretty good friends. Turns out some of us were even neighbors and had never met! We all still work out together to this day!”
Lindsey R.
Lindsey R., South Des Moines, IA
“I knew that my chances of success for lifetime of healthy choices were high with Farrell's.”
Try a Week for Free

Experience the Farrell's difference for yourself. Join us for a no cost week of fitness classes and you'll get 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:
Sept 28 - Dec 7

Meet the Farrell's Ames 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.
Why HIIT is Good for Losing Weight and Burning Fat
HIIT workouts are proven to be the best method to lose weight and burn fat. Plus, they don't take a lot of time, so they're convenient for your lifestyle. Want to experience a HIIT class? Try a week on us at your local FXB.
12 Benefits of HIIT HIIT workouts are fast and are convenient for your routine. Even better is how your body responds after class is over. These classes spark afterburn by raising your metabolic rate. Simply put, you continue to burn calories after ending your workout—even while relaxing on the couch! HIIT classes add muscle and speed up your metabolism. This helps your body burn fat for extended periods of time. Here are 12 more benefits of HIIT: Burns more calories in less time Enhances endurance Strengthens cardiovascular health Improves blood vessel capacity Promotes blood sugar stability Increases oxygen consumption Lowers resting heart rate and blood pressure Negates age-related muscle decline Triggers human growth hormone production Expands fast-twitch muscles Improves brain function Fights anxiety and depression Related: What is Strength Training and Why is it Important? 12-Minute HIIT Workout You Can Do at Home Not close to a Farrell’s? No problem! We’ve created an easy-to-follow yet effective HIIT workout you can do at home. And you don’t need any equipment! Perform each exercise for 45 seconds, then rest 15 seconds between each movement. Go through this circuit twice. Jump Squats Push-ups Burpees Alternating Side Lunges Mountain Climbers Plank Related: 6 Reasons Why Farrell’s Nutrition Works! Lose Weight and Burn Fat with FXB If you want to burn body fat, increase muscle and enhance your cognitive health, HIIT is for you. Plus, it packs all the benefits of other exercises into short, convenient workouts. Need to get started with a fun and effective workout? Check out group fitness HIIT classes at a Farrell’s near you!">
9 Habits for Looking & Feeling Younger
Juan Ponce de Leon may not have found the mythical fountain of youth, but there are many habits you can incorporate into your daily routine to help you feel - and look! - youthful and refreshed.