August 2019

Club Update

1001 S. 74th St., Belleville, IL 62223
618-398-2778

 
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Labor Day Hours
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2
OPEN 8 AM - NOON
NO CLASSES

 

INTERESTED IN LEARNING PILATES?

A new intro class will be starting soon.
Please leave your name and phone number at the front desk. Also, one of our Pilates instructors can contact you to set up a one on one trial session. Personal Training is offered to get you started. The cost: 3 one hour sessions---$135.00 or 5 half hour sessions---$125.00. Complete these personal training sessions to begin the regular classes or take an intro class.

The Summer Pilates session continues through August 31.
A new session will start after Labor Day.

 

“PURPLE TOP”
SANI WIPES

It is recommended that gloves be used when using the purple top sani wipes.  Gloves and wipes are provided throughout the gym.

 

HAVE THE CLUB UPDATE
E-MAILED TO YOU.
LEAVE YOUR NAME AND EMAIL
ADDRESS AT THE FRONT DESK
WE WILL ADD YOU TO THE LIST.
 

 

PROCEED WITH CAUTION

Most fender benders are caused by the lack of awareness. When driving in or out of the lot be cautious of other drivers. Be mindful when backing up or driving through the lot at a excess rate of speed. When dropping off, please do not block the walkway or block the drive way so other cars are not waiting on the streets to enter the lot. Remember the “blind spot”!

      

FITNESS FOR EVERYONE

Being fit is to be physically healthy and strong. The benefits are physical, mental, and social. Everyone including people into their nineties can improve their health with exercise and living an active lifestyle. Being fit can prevent an early death. In fact, being unfit is a bigger risk factor than obesity. Fit overweight people live longer than unfit thin people. Physically active people are less likely to suffer from cognitive decline and dementia.

You can be physically fit by getting and staying in shape by exercising and making a fitness plan that works for YOU. Individuals work out at different levels with different goals. Keep in mind how you look and feel can be just as important as what a monitor or scale tells you. Overdoing it can lead to injuries, burn out and persistent fatigue.

Improving and maintaining aerobic fitness is a goal at any age. It gives you the stamina to live the life you desire. Try to get 150-180 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise or 75-90 minutes high intensity aerobic exercise weekly. Spreading it out throughout the week is best. Fitness levels can vary between individuals so work at a level that works for you.

Don’t let your muscles wither with age. Keep your muscles strong by doing strength training exercises twice a week and eating adequate protein daily. Protein needs increase as you age. Having strong muscles and the vitality they provide make life more enjoyable, giving you the capacity to get the most out of each and every day. Strong muscles will keep you independent.

Finally, just be active. Avoid being a “couch potato”. Anything that increases heart rate and works your muscles will improve your fitness health. This includes leisure activities -- hiking, bike riding, swimming or household chores -- leaf raking, gardening or mowing the lawn.

Please exercise and eat responsibly.

Bernie Cook. RDN, LDN
August 2019

      

PUSH AND RELEASE

sports center doorThe front and back doors are locked in the morning and evening for our members safety.  Press the doorbell ONCEand please DO NOT hold the button down. Moving away from the screen, prevents the front desk from seeing the member. When we acknowledge you, please say your full name clearly so we can get you entered into the system. We will then release the door for you to come in.  Thank you.

 

 

 

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NO JOINING FEE EVER
Tell your family and friends, we have dropped the joining fee.