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Nanticoke Fitness Center – Nittany Lions in NEPA

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Finals Week? Don’t Sweat It (Outside of the Gym)

Photo courtesy of Hailey Carey.


Sweat away that school stress.

As the academic year drags toward its end, I think it’s safe to say that everyone is a little burnt out. You feel cranky and locked down by school responsibilities. And with everyone else in the same boat as you, you can’t really release that energy in a social activity. But I’ve found a way – exercise.

I have been going to the Nanticoke Fitness Center, a family-owned gym. There, I can focus on my health and wellbeing. I’m able to burn off some steam. And I always leave feeling rejuvenated and refreshed — ready to get back on the Clydesdale that is school. In a way, I feel like it just resets my whole body. Plus, it helps prepare my body for the much-deserved summer break ahead. And, on top of all that, my membership grants me 24-hour access. So, I can fit a workout anywhere in my schedule.


Photo courtesy of Hailey Carey.


The gym provides a large space with lots of equipment for various areas of training. They also offer classes like Zumba and yoga throughout the week, making fitness a bit more fun. And, for a college student, Nanticoke Fitness Center is also very affordable. Students save $5 a month! If you are just starting your fitness journey, they also offer help with training and fitness consultations through their Leave Your Mark Personal Training programs. They also have tanning beds.


Trainer Deric Grohowski with members of his Group Fitness Class. Photo courtesy of Hailey Carey.


Not only does the Nanticoke Fitness Center have much to offer at great prices, but the overall atmosphere is unlike most gyms. You can leave your gym jitters at home because there is genuinely no judgement here. The staff are also very knowledgeable and willing to help with any questions. Everyone is courteous and enthusiastic about everyone’s own health journey, making it double as a nice place to socialize and even find a gym buddy (everyone needs a spotter!).


Head Trainer Mark Malshefski (right) and Registered Dietician Mitch Romanowski (left) with their client (middle). Photo courtesy of Hailey Carey.


It also feels great knowing that you are supporting a small, local business that also values giving back to the community. Nanticoke Fitness center has supported various charity runs, helped raise funds for those in need, and recently increased awareness for Sexual Assault Awareness Month—brawns, brains, and a whole lot of heart.


Learn More

Stop in to Nanticoke Fitness Center at 443 West Main St. in Nanticoke. Call and schedule a visit or consultation with a trainer. And don’t forget to check them out on the web and social media.


Featured image (top) courtesy of Hailey Carey.

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