New Year, New Perspectives

It’s that time of the year again – resolution season. This is when we make promises to ourselves and hope for great things to come our way in the new year. Yes indeed, our resolutions take a lot of time, effort, and commitment to accomplish, that’s why your Mission Chamber of Commerce wants to help you reach the goals that you have set for yourself.

Losing weight and leading a healthier lifestyle are some of the top choices for many when selecting a New Year’s resolution. Luckily, the City of Mission has an array of businesses that can help you reach those 2017 goals. Let’s take a look at some of these fine establishments that can make your resolutions a reality.

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Strong Body

It can be quite challenging to have the motivation to jump in our cars and head to the gym at any given moment. But when you set a goal, it’s important to push yourself a bit in order to obtain awesome results. Start off easy and exercise at a moderate pace, then as you gain strength, you can move onto more challenging routines. So where can you get your sweat on? Here are a few options:

Gold’s Gym

2520 E. Expwy. 83, Mission


Gold’s Gym has all you need to reach your 2017 fitness goals. The options are limitless and the customer service is like no other. Gold’s not only has top of the line equipment, but also offers a variety of classes such as yoga, spinning, and full body workouts. Give them a call and check out their generous New Year’s specials – you won’t be disappointed.

Contempo Fitness Studios

2301 E. Griffin Pkwy., Mission


If you are looking for fitness options, but aren’t looking to join a gym, then Contempo is your spot! They offer exciting and innovative options to help you get to where you want. For example, if you are looking to gain core strength and balance, Surfset Fitness is the perfect workout for you. If you were wondering what Surfset fitness is, well, it’s exactly how it sounds. Workouts are done on a surfboard. How awesome is that is that? Check out Contempo’s website at for more information.

9 Round

2310 E. Expwy. 83, Mission


9 Round is a kickboxing facility designed to help you gain strength in all areas. There are no set class times, you simply walk in, get those gloves on, and do your 9 rounds of training. This can be an intense workout, but the results are amazing!

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Healthy Eating, Smaller Waistline, & More Energy

Working out isn’t the only option to help us feel and look better. A change in eating habits and being mindful of what we consume can help to make a big difference too. While healthy eating can be challenging, with some commitment, you can definitely make it a part of your lifestyle and get to a point where you feel better and more energized. Give these spots a try:

The Health Nut

1615 E. Griffin Pkwy., Mission


This is the perfect establishment to get the foods that will make you feel more energized and like a new you. The Health Nut offers a variety of freshly pressed juices to help you and your body feel amazing! If you are not one to consume vegetables on a daily basis, then consider this establishment, which makes much needed fruits and veggies appetizing. Drink flavors are amazing, and are such a treat, you’ll be begging for seconds.


3400 W. Expwy. 83, McAllen


The Greek salads at Zoe’s are to die for, and once you take your first bite, you’ll be hooked. Zoe’s has a Mediterranean based menu with a healthy twist. You will find items such as chicken kabobs, hummus, pitas, and many more tasty foods. Go by and try it out. Oh, did we mention that you can also indulge in a glass of red wine? Because why not?

Neo Green House of Salads and Sandwiches

2575 E. Griffin Pkwy., Mission


You definitely need to check out this spot. They have tons of healthy options available to make you and your waistline happy. From juices, to sandwiches and salads, you will walk out feeling guilt-free and will want to go back for more.

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Sticking to our resolutions can be a difficult task, but with some commitment and dedication, you will be where you want to be in no time. Check out the Mission Chamber of Commerce directory listings to find other options that will help you reach your 2017 goals.

Happy New Year to everyone in our Mission community and may 2017 bring you much happiness and fortune!