Entries by FFC

Who Needs the Sun?

You don’t need the sun to look like you spent summer at the beach. Extend your summer color with a custom airbrush tan by Ortanic. Bring a friend and you receive 50% off. Plus, all month take $5 off our amazing bronzer to extend your color between appointments. Visit ortanic.com for more information, or book your appointment now.  Tan […]

Member of the Month

Meet Ali Tunnicliff. Ali joined FFC because she wanted to lose weight and get healthier, stronger, and more toned. You’ll find Ali swimming in the pool, stretching in a yoga class, or drying off and reading on the sundeck. She is motivated by progress, so she set a goal to average 1200 yards per swimming session […]

Pilates IS for Everyone!

From men to women and athletes to those looking to tone up, Pilates has something to offer everyone! To find out how Pilates can help you, be sure to take part in any of the following complimentary events: Tuesdays, September 10, 17 and 24, 12:00pm-1:00pm: Try the Pilates Apparatus with Angie Palomo. Wednesday, September 25, 12:00pm-2:00pm: […]

Meet Joe Woulfe

Joe recently joined the 190 Athletic Club Group Fitness team in April. He has been with FFC for two years and has been teaching spinning for over 15 years! Joe’s goal is to bring a high level of energy to the Spin room and to focus on motivating his participants to challenge themselves to get […]

Yoga Awareness Month

Join us for our regularly-scheduled Yoga classes, Mondays at 11:00am and Thursdays at 12:15pm, or take advantage of the variety of workshops and classes offered this month. Complimentary. All levels are welcome. For every Mind + Body class you attend, an entry will be submitted into a raffle to win great prizes. For more information, […]

Welcome Sarah Dziekan

AFAA-Certified Group Fitness and Indoor Cycle Instructor, Sarah Dziekan grew up dancing and playing sports. Shortly after college while taking her first aerobic kickboxing class, she realized her passion for fitness and being active. Since moving to Chicago, she earned her AFFA Group Fitness Certification, AFFA Indoor Cycling and Turbo Kick certification. Sarah has also […]

FFC Formula 94 class makes the Sun Times favorite list!

Chicago Sun Times featured their top 7 fitness options that really make you sweat. Formula 94, a signature FFC class made the list! The article promotes innovative classes and proves that exercising indoors doesn’t have to be a boring endeavor. Want to check it out? Click here to find a class. Read more here.

Bootcamp: Report for Duty

Click here to get an idea of why our Show the Ropes, Whip into Shape and Master Your Skills Bootcamps are some of the best bootcamps in Chicago. New sessions begin the week of September 23 for all three formats. 8 sessions/$215 or 4 sessions/$120. Click here for days and times and to register. Contact Larry McDowell at lmcdowell@ffc.com for more information.

Pilates IS for Everyone!

From men to women and athletes to those looking to tone up, Pilates has something to offer everyone! To find out how Pilates can help you, be sure to take part in any of the following complimentary events: Monday, September 9, 6:30pm-7:15pm: Intro to Group Apparatus. Monday, September 16, 6:30pm-7:15pm: Cardio-lates – Pilates Reformer with the […]

Bootcamp: Report for Duty

Click here to get an idea of why our Show the Ropes, Whip into Shape and Master Your Skills Bootcamps are some of the best bootcamps in Chicago. New sessions begin the week of September 23 for all three formats. 8 sessions/$215 or 4 sessions/$120. Click here for days and times and to register. Contact Mark Gruzewski at mgruzewski@ffc.com for more information.

Pilates IS for Everyone!

From men to women and athletes to those looking to tone up, Pilates has something to offer everyone! To find out how Pilates can help you, be sure to take part in any of the following complimentary events: Tuesday, September 17, 11:30am-12:30pm: Try the Wunda Chair with David Bohn. Wednesday, September 18, 12:00pm-1:00pm: Intro to […]

A NEW YOU in 12 Weeks!

If you struggle with losing weight and/or unhealthy eating habits, or seek a group of friends striving for the same goals, come to one of our upcoming information meetings and learn how we will help you transform into the New You! Information Meeting will be Wednesday, September 11 at 6:00pm. Program begins Monday, September 16. […]

Join the Volleyball League!

Begins September 30. $85/Members and $115/Non-members. $600/MemberTeams and $720/Non-member Teams. Register by September 15 and save $85 per team or $5 per individual. Meets Mondays from 6:30pm-8:30pm. This 8 week league will get your heart pumping and keep your team spirit alive and well! Please note anyone participating in the league is required to wear appropriate […]

Club Closing Early

In honor of our annual anniversary staff event, FFC West Loop will be closing at 6:00pm on Friday, September 13. All other FFC locations will be closing at 7:00pm. The clubs will resume normal business hours on Saturday, September 14. Thank you for your understanding.

Yoga & Wine Tasting

Friday, September 20 at 5:45 p.m. Complimentary. Join FFC Yoga instructor Rebecca Delott as she shares her passion for YOGA and her knowledge of WINE. This engaging 55-minute Vinyasa flow practice opens the body, mind and the senses. Educated wine tasting follows the yoga practice (sample red and white wines). Unwind, stretch, and enjoy a light […]

Try the Redcord!

Monday, September 16 from 5:00pm-7:00pm and Friday, September 20 from 6:00am-8:00am. Complimentary. Have you been curious to try the Red Ropes? Join us on the third floor and check out the Redcord Suspension Training equipment for yourself. This system delivers a fun, efficient, and challenging total-body workout. It’s also great for injury rehabilitation and muscular balance. […]

Parent’s Night Out

Friday, September 27, from 5:00pm-9:00pm. One child $20/Member, two children $30/Member, and one child $25/Non Member, two children $35/Non Member. Each additional child is $5. Drop the kids off for a Swim Party, you take the night off! Hurry, space is limited. Register at the Spa desk. For more information, contact Doris Sorrels at dsorrels@ffc.com or 708-383-1114 x115. Cut-off […]

Adult Climbing Class

Looking for an adult Rock Climbing Class in Chicago? Join us for a six-seek class beginning on Monday, September 9. $125 Members/$175 Non-Members.Beginner Level group classes are available almost every day. Weekday classes at 7:15pm and weekend classes at 11:15am. A full schedule of class descriptions can be found here. To register, please visit the […]

Nutrition 101

Monday, August 12 at 7:00pm in the New York Building Party Room. Complimentary. Learn how to eat healthy while on summer vacation. Erica Varner will cover the basics of proper nutrition and will provide guidance on how to stay on track, even when traveling and facing the temptations of summer treats. For more information or […]

Bootcamp: Report for Duty

Click here to get an idea of why our Show the Ropes, Whip into Shape and Master Your Skills Bootcamps are some of the best bootcamps in Chicago. New sessions begin the week of September 23 for all three formats. 8 sessions/$215 or 4 sessions/$120. Click here for days and times and to register. Contact Mike Leve atmleve@ffc.com for more information.

Pilates IS for Everyone!

From men to women abd athletes to those looking to tone up, Pilates has something to offer everyone! To find out how Pilates can help you, be sure to take part in any of the following complimentary events: Tuesday, September 10, 6:00pm-8:00pm: Pilates Open House. Thursday, September 19, 7:00pm-8:00pm: Intro to Group Apparatus Class with Sarah […]

We’re USAT-Certified!

On July 24, 2013, the Endurance Training Studio at Fitness Formula Clubs was selected by USA Triathlon to become one of eleven current USAT Certified Performance Centers across America. The Endurance Training Studio offers triathletes and members access to USAT certified coaches, swim, bike, and run analysis, VO2 Max Testing, Lactate Anerobic Threshold Testing, bike […]

Kids Climbing Camp

Bring the kids in for any of the daily Chicago Kids Climbs to learn from a certified climbing instructor. Kids set their own bouldering routes, race up the rope ladder, take on kid versions of grown-up rope routes to the top of the wall, learn to belay and tie knots, learn lead climbing skills in […]

Men’s Book Takes a Spin at FFC Lincoln Park CompuTrainer Studio

FFC’s CompuTrainer Studio was featured in a Health & Fitness story in Men’s Book. The CompuTrainer Studio allows you to ride your bike indoors on any number of courses, from Ironman triathlons to the California coast. You learn how to train using power, cadence, and heart rate in a fun group setting as you take […]

FFC Named Best Spinning Workout in Chicago

Citysearch’s Best of Citysearch gives locals the opportunity to vote for their favorite businesses in their city. On May 28, Fitness Formula Clubs was named Citysearch’s Best Spinning Workout in Chicago 2013. To read more, click here.

Bridge to Success

Heartland Human Care Services In November, 2007 FFC Members gave in a big way! Business suits, shirts, dresses and more were donated to the Heartland Human Care Services Bridge to Success clothing drive. Bridge to Success provides participants with much needed workplace and interview appropriate clothing and coaching to build self-confidence through appearance and preparation […]

Boys and Girls Club of Chicago

FFC Oak Park celebrated its Grand Opening Friday, May 18th with over 2,000 Charter Members and guests attending Preview Night the day before. FFC CEO & Founder Gale Landers shared the ribbon cutting ceremony with Oak Park Village President David Pope and along with GM Jeff Long presented a $2,500 check to Executive Director Dennis […]

Sweatin’ for a Cure to benefit ALS and Augie’s Quest

October, 2011 – For the 4th consecutive year, FFC participated in the Clubs for a Cure program, to benefit ALS research and Augie’s Quest. Augie Nieto, founder of Life Fitness, was diagnosed with ALS in 2005. Since then, he has committed his life to finding a cure for this degenerative nerve disease. To date, Augie’s […]

FFC West Loop Preview Night: An Opportunity to Give Back

August, 2011 – FFC marks all of its new Club openings with support of the local community. At the Preview Night celebration of the West Loop location, Founder and CEO Gale Landers presented checks in the amount of $3,000 each to By the Hand and the Metro Community Center, both worthy after-school programs in the […]

FFC partners with two local charities to train endurance participants

January, 2012 – FFC has partnered with AIDS Foundation of Chicago’s TEAM TO END AIDS (T2) and Bright Pink to train their participants competing in the Chicago Triathlon (T2) and Chicago Marathon (Bright Pink), to raise funds for their respective charity. When participants sign up with each program, included is an intensive training program through […]

Pilates for Golfers

Complimentary Workshop. Monday, July 8 from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Golf season has officially arrived, and we’ve got just the class for you. Want to hit the ball farther, have more power in your swing and enjoy more flexibility? Join us for this workshop to learn how Pilates can benefit you and your game. Be ready to try […]

July Spa Specials

Enjoy a Spa “treat”ment this month with these daily deals – available until 3:00pm each day through July 31: Mondays: 30-Minute Massage or Facial for $39 Tuesdays: 60-Minute Massage or Facial for $69 Wednesdays: 20% off Waxing Services Thursdays: 90-Minute Massage for $99 Fridays: 20% off any single item at the Spa Shop or Sport […]