DARIEN, Conn. Infinity Fitness will host its grand opening party Thursday, featuring a live DJ, healthy snacks and drinks, and prizes raffled off throughout the night.David Peterson, founder of Infinity Fitness, has had a passion for fitness, the human body and exercise programming from a young age. When he was one of the Fairfield High School ice hockey captains, he ran the conditioning program for the team. After graduating from Boston University, Peterson began his career in the fitness industry but grew frustrated with the limitations of working for a nationwide franchise.Peterson created semi-private training groups and boot camp programs to allow small groups to work together, harnessing the energy and excitement of being in a group of like-minded individuals.Word spread and the business grew. Even though other locations were available, Peterson knew that he wanted to grow his business in Darien."At the time I had been working in the area for about five years and enjoyed being in Darien because of its vibrant, active and supportive community, there isn't anywhere else I'd rather be," said Peterson.Infinity Fitness uses techniques that have clients simultaneously toning muscles, building strength and burning fat. Infinity Fitness also offers clients a nutrition program called the Healthy Body Formula designed to establish a healthy lifestyle that makes eating properly effortless.Infinity fitness offers one-on-one training sessions, semi-private training sessions and its flagship BootCamp Program."We've had people lose close to 20 pounds in two months. They earn those results, though. The workouts in the program are as effective as we could make them, but it's not a magic formula. They work hard for the results they get," said Peterson.Every Saturday at 9 a.m., the gym hosts a Boot Camp to raise money for local and national charities. All of the profits generated from that class are to help the less fortunate.The opening party will be held Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m. at 264 Heights Road. What's your favorite exercise program in Darien? Tell us in the comments below.
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