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Posted by Platinum on Wednesday 30 September 2015
Here at Platinum Fitness, we provide the equipment, expertise, motivation, and atmosphere that will enable people of all fitness levels to achieve their individual fitness goals. We understand that exercise may be fun for some, but not everyone, and a downright struggle for others. We believe open communication between our management team and our members will help make achieving fitness goals that much more attainable. Above all, we promise to give 100% effort at all times! Keep up-to-date with all activities at Platinum Fitness USVI. Like us on Facebook and you’ll get all our new Facebook posts in your News Feed.  

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Stretch Machine

Posted by Platinum on Sunday 20 November 2016

Stacie Carr Using the Stretch Machine
Lower Back Stretch

Being limber is an important goal in staying fit. Stretching muscles is one tool that not only maintains your flexibility, but helps prevent injury during exercise. I always do back stretches after each of my heaving lifting sets, to help prevent recurrence of back problems I have experienced in the past.

Platinum Fitness has a Precor 240i StretchTrainer, which is specially designed to allow you to stetch your muscles while seated. It is provides good back support, while you use your own weight to stretch one of 8 major muscle groups: 1) Lower back, 2) Hamstrings, 3) Glutes/hips, 4) Hips/legs/back, 5) Inner thighs/groin, 6) Upper back, 7) Shoulders, and 8) Quads.

Read the instructions on the machine first, and watch the video below for a demonstration of two of the exercises.     ~ The Professor

stretch machine
Stretch Machine
instructions for lower back stretch
Instructions for Lower Back Stretch

Watch a video produced by 24 Hour Fitness Centers that demonstrates how to use the Precor StretchTrainer

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Leg Extension Machine

Posted by Platinum on Friday 19 August 2016

Leg Extension Machine

Before using the Leg Extension Machine, watch the video below, and read the instructions on the machine itself.

This machine targets the quadriceps. It is perhaps the most difficult machine to set up properly. First you need to align the knee with the axis of the machine. To do this, adjust the back of the seat so that when you are seated the back of your knees are pressing firmly against the edge of the seat. If you feel slightly reclined, this is OK.

Second, adjust the lower leg adjustment pad above your foot so it rests on your shins. This position will reduce unnecessary strain on your ankle.

Finally, make sure your toes are slightly in front of your knee. Most people find position #10 on the upper leg adjustment will properly place the toes where they need to be, and still give maximum range of motion.

back adjustment for the leg extension machine
Back Adjustment
leg adjustment for the leg extension machine
Leg Adjustment
weight adjustment for the leg extension machine
Weight Adjustment
body positions for the leg extension machine
Performing the Exercise
muscles used in the leg extension machine
Muscles Exercised

Watch a video from Life Fitness demonstrating how to use the leg extension machine. ( Please be patient – the video takes time to load. )

Abdominal Machine

Posted by Platinum on Thursday 10 March 2016

Abdominal Machine
Abdominal Machine

Before using the Abdominal Machine, watch the video below, and read the instructions on the machine itself.

Do not use this machine to try to reduce your belly fat! You can do abdominals ’til you’re blue in the face, and you won’t lose any fat That’s what cardio and a good diet are for.

However, it will give you stronger abdominals, which will help your posture, and make it easier to perform other exercises with better form. And strengthening your core can also reduce back pain for some people.

Focus on balance between all of your muscle groups. Too much attention on one muscle group will almost always result in problems. The key is to develop balance between all of your muscles to build a strong body and reduce the chance of injury in daily life.

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Seat Adjustment
adjust weight
Weight Adjustment
body positions
Performing the Exercise
location of muscles
Muscles Exercised

Watch a video from Life Fitness demonstrating how to use the abdominal machine. ( Please be patient – the video takes time to load. )

Herbalife Healthy Meal

Posted by Platinum on Saturday 30 January 2016

Herbalife booth

Herbalife provides the ingredients, and our staff puts it together for you. Having a Herbalife Healthy Meal after your workout will help you stay healthy, and keep your weight under control.

Healthy Meal Menu


Shakes: A healthy meal with up to 21 vitamins and minerals and 9 g of protein and fiber.

  • Pumpkin Spice ( limited edition )
  • Wild Berry
  • Pina Colada
  • Orange Cream
  • French Vanilla
  • Mint Chocolate
  • Dutch Chocolate
  • Cookies & Cream
herbal tea

Tea: Herbal tea contains caffeine which jump-starts your metabolism and provides a boost to help you feel revitalized.

  • Original
  • Lemon
  • Mango
  • Peach
  • Raspberry

Aloe Water: Aloe soothes the stomach and helps the absorption of nutrients.

herbal tes

Prolessa Duo: This dual-action formula supports your weight-loss program with two clinically tested ingredients that help decrease body fat and provide a feeling of fullness.

Healthy Meal Prices

  • Regular Healthy Meal$7.00
    16 oz cup of Healthy Meal Shake
    10 oz cup of Tea
    3 oz cup of Aloe Water
  • Healthy Meal with Prolessa Duo$9.00
  • Shake Alone$5.00

Platinum Fitness Customer Rewards

Posted by Platinum on Thursday 28 January 2016
Membership Rewards Program

Bring customers and earn Gym Reward Money!

Requirement: Each member that brings a new member receives a $5.00 credit to their gym account!


  • Water
  • Powerade
  • Core Power
  • Grind Hard
  • Vitamin Water
  • Nutrament
  • Protein Shake