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Turlock gym training next generation of boxers

in Community/News/Sports

The sport of boxing is alive and well in Turlock.

Adrian Palacio — along with his cousin Jeff Tovar and Tom Fernandez — have been training boxers of all ages to compete in the ring at his The Truth Boxing gym in Turlock.

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Insomnia Gym prepares for big move into Turlock Town Center

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Name of business: Insomnia Gym

Type of business: Fitness center

Location: 2930 N. Walnut Rd., soon to be 671 N. Golden State Blvd.

Hours: Open 24 hours to members seven days per week; Staff on site from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Contact information: 703-554-0305

Specialty: On-site meal prep

History of business:

Turlock resident Adan Escriba has yet to turn 30, but he already has nearly a decade’s experience as a gym owner and is only just getting started. 

His business, Insomnia Gym, a fitness haven that’s open 24 hours per day, will quadruple in size by the end of the year when its dumbbells, treadmills and squat racks move into the new 5,000 square-foot space waiting for them in the Turlock Town Center. 

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Punch it out at The Bag Lab

in Fun/Health

Turlock residents Lynne and Forester Wescott have been kickboxing enthusiasts for years, from their time living in Southern California as newlyweds to moments spent in Texas where they helped grow a community for the sport from the ground up.

When they returned to Turlock a few years ago to be closer to family, they knew the town’s citizens could use a space where they, too, could take out their frustrations on a punching bag — all while getting a great workout in.

Next month, that vision now known as The Bag Lab Fitness will celebrate its one-year anniversary of offering full body workouts that push clients not only physically, but mentally as well.

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