Shred to Wed is coming to FFC East Lakeview in April! This bootcamp will help you stay accountable as you prepare for your big day and your honeymoon, and set a great foundation for your new life together. The Shred to Wed bootcamp will help you both gain lean muscle mass and decrease body […]
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In addition to our monthly injury screenings for March, we are pleased to announce the addition of 16 physical therapists in our Chicago network who have become certified in the modern Western medical modality of dry needling. While it is NOT acupuncture, it utilizes filiform needles to deactivate myofascial trigger points to allow muscle spasms […]
In February we recognize American Heart Health Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women. A healthy heart starts with taking care of your yourself. Eating right and exercise are great ways to keep your heart healthy, so don’t let an injury derail your wellness goals. Stop in a NovaCare […]
It’s time to get back into a routine (or even try something new!) During the month February, get access to UNLIMITED Group Apparatus Pilates classes at your club for only $99! Visit the Pilates studio at your club or contact Kristin Strom at email@example.com for more details and to sign up! Non-members are welcome – […]
Get up and GLOW! This year, we’re doing something different. Try out a glow in the dark version of some of your favorite workout classes – get decked out in glow paint, tape and bracelets and forget your normal routine. Neon attire is highly encouraged – attend one or all of the events listed below! […]
Enroll in our HIIT program during the month of January for only $39/month for the first 3 months! Enrollment price valid only in the month of January with a 3 month minimum requirement & for new members of HIIT only. Regular pricing of $59 a month will kick upon the 4th month. A MYZONE belt […]
Join registered dietitian Emily Marshall for our first building-wide nutrition lunch & learn on Wednesday, January 17 from 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM! The topic of discussion is mindful eating. Mindful eating teaches you how to eat well without restricting any foods from your diet! Learn how to choose a balanced diet and listen to your […]
The 190 Athletic Club is offering a $0 initiation fee for all new members joining in the month of January! Plus, share the exciting news with your co-workers. For each new member that you refer, you’ll get entered into our raffle for a chance to win a free month of membership dues!
The 190 Athletic Club, managed by Fitness Formula Clubs, is celebrating 12 years this January! Keep an eye out for special events, special offers and more! For questions, email Lisa Humbert at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get a jump start on the new year, and a new you, by saving 10% on all personal training packages (6-pack or more), all month in January! For more information on our packages, or to schedule a complimentary 15-minute consultation, please contact Lisa Humbert at email@example.com.
Due to popular demand, we have maintained all of our great classes and added a 30-minute Tread Express class on Tuesdays from 11:30 AM – noon. Check out all of our classes on the FFC app http://ffc.com/now-announcing-new-features-ffc-mobile-app/ or on our website at ffc.com/190athleticclub/group-fitness . Please contact general manager Lisa Humbert for more information on any of our […]
Would you like to learn how to improve your flexibility, increase blood flow & circulation and reduce injuries or pain? Join us on Tuesday, January 23 from 11:15 AM – noon for an educational and interactive foam rolling class where you will learn how to use this valuable rehab tool. Airrosti Rehab Center will teach […]
We are excited to welcome our newest trainer, Linda Goldberg! Linda’s fitness routine got sidelined during her career as a lawyer and while raising three kids. She got tired of hearing herself tell people how she “used to look” and grew fearful of facing older years in less than optimal health. She is thrilled to […]
Join us for complimentary small group training with our newest trainer, Linda Goldberg! IT(‘s) for ME (interval training for moderate exercisers) is perfect for those who are not ready for high intensity interval training but still want to increase strength and flexibility. Each Wednesday, Linda will guide you through a moderate intensity program filled with […]
353 Fitness Center is here to help you start 2018 on a healthy path! Have you made your new year’s resolution or intention yet? If not, here are some tips to jump-start your January! Try a new class. (These special one-time classes during January will give you the chance to mix up your routine) Thursday, […]
Reso-what? This year, forget the resolutions and instead invest your time in making a few sustainable tweaks that will help you change your habits and see results. To kick off the new year right, we’re bringing you the Move2Win Gold Medal Challenge! Challenge yourself, stay accountable, win prizes and most importantly, make fitness & wellness […]
We are excited to officially announce that Fitness Formula Clubs is coming to Elmhurst! We’ve been hopeful we could make this happen for a long time and are pleased it’s going to be a reality. Construction is officially underway and (barring harsh winter conditions or other unforeseen delays) we plan to open the club […]
Winter weather can wreak some SERIOUS damage on your skin and body. Not only does the lack of humidity dry out and dull skin, but cold temps can make muscles involuntarily tense up. Take advantage of these specials: 2 FFC Facials for $160 3 60-minute massages $239 *Offer expires January 31, 2018. No two discounts […]
According to legend, back in 2737 BC, the Chinese emperor Shen Nung was sitting beneath a tree while his servant boiled drinking water, when some leaves (from a camellia sinensis tree) blew into the water, and that is how tea was supposedly created. All non-herbal teas are made from the leaves of the camellia sinensis […]
With 2018 in full swing, many people have rushed back to the gym to burn off holiday season calories and get back into shape. Unfortunately, studies indicate that more than half of those who join a gym or fitness club will drop out within 3-6 months. One common reason is injury. Don’t let an […]
Did you know that music can make your workout better? Whether it’s getting you into the zone, giving you an extra boost when you need it or providing cues to warm up, work out and cool down, music can take your fitness & wellness routine to the next level. And, did you know that science […]
Take the FFC Winter Running Challenge and stay motivated all winter long! Increased run frequency can dramatically improve your performance and elevate your mood through the dark winter months. Anyone can participate and win great prizes – whether you join the in-person training with the FFC Running Club, or simply want to join our online […]
While triathlon can sound a little bit intimidating, we’ve creating a “Triathlon 101” seminar geared toward helping you try your first triathlon in 2018! Learn about the sport of triathlon at “Triathlon 101” seminars with certified USA Triathlon (USAT) coaches, enjoy free groups workouts and swim lessons through the month of January and sign up […]
Congratulations to Emilie Allen, FFC Halsted & Belmont’s January Member of the Month! We asked Emilie about her experience at FFC, and here’s what she had to share: What does membership at FFC mean to you? A membership at FFC means consistent quality to me. Whether I’m at my home gym (Halsted) or pop into […]
If you haven’t seen (and how could you not?!), we recently purchased a huge piece of training equipment – “Synergy 360”. Synergy 360 is a fun, exciting piece designed to inspire and motivate your workouts! Some members have seen our “Synergy 360”, but aren’t visualizing how it works. As its name entails, you’ll utilize 360 […]
Spend an hour sculpting your body while your adorable pup takes part in the action! Treats and playtime to follow. Benefits of Pilates – (especially with your pup!) Builds bonds Improves range of motion in dogs and humans Teaches trust Mellow hyperactive dogs For more information, email Rose at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Stop by the TRX MAPS kiosk by the fitness desk and try the new industry-leading technology! TRX MAPS performs a complete body movement scan in under 30 seconds assessing mobility, muscle activation, posture, and symmetry. Results are delivered by email with targeted exercises to help you move better and crush your fitness goals.
Join us on Saturday, January 20 from 5 – 8 PM for a pajama party! We take the kids while you enjoy an evening at the theatre, a romantic dinner, catching up with friends, or quiet time with your partner. Our mini members will enjoy a scavenger hunt, crafts, dinner, and a movie. The evening […]
Whether for exercise, safety or just for pure fun, check out our children’s swim lessons! Beginning February 3, the 30-minute classes will be held Saturdays (at 12 PM for ages 3 – 5 and 12:45 PM for ages 6 and up). Contact Nicole at email@example.com for more information and to reserve a spot as space […]
Make a splash this winter and join us with your little ones for our Parent & Tot swim series! These classes focus on acclimating children 2 years and younger to the pool with a parent or guardian. The 8-week session meets once per week and begins on Saturday, February 3. Choose between Saturdays from 1:30-2:00 […]
Congratulations to Tyrone Andalcio, FFC Oak Park’s January Member of the Month! We asked Tyrone about his experience at FFC, and here’s what he had to share: What does membership at FFC mean to you? Health, Strength and the energy to do much more. When at FFC you will find me.. On the mezzanine doing […]
We are beyond excited to announce the renovation of Kids’ Club! Check out some recent images of work completed, including new flooring, new lighting and fresh paint. We’ll see you soon for a visit!
Thank you for your incredible support and generosity this year. Because of you, the Above and Beyond Family Recovery Center was able to give every child of the 200+ families that attended their annual holiday party the joy of receiving a gift last week. Cheers to a wonderful new year!
Combat the cold weather and start your day with our omelette bar on the second and third Saturdays in January from 8 AM – noon! Chef Larry will greet you bright and early at a table next to our third floor local’84 Cafe. Enjoy hand-crafted omelettes to order (with pancakes for the little ones) and […]
Make a splash this winter! Join us for an 8-week session series of children’s group swim lessons. Classes begin January 6/7 and run through February 24/25 and take place Saturdays or Sundays. There will be no holiday breaks. Makeup sessions will be March 3 and 4. Class rates are as follows: Aquababies and Guppies $120.00 […]
On Friday, January 26, children ages 5 and up can join us on the big climbing wall in the gym from 5:45 – 9 PM for a special Parents’ Night Out! Children ages 5 and under are welcome to join us on the smaller rock wall in the Kids’ Club. $30 for 1 child, $35 […]
This brand new pyramid-style total body format works in 30-second intervals, adding in a new exercise every round, increasing your work time as you go. Once all 7 exercises are completed in succession, you begin to eliminate one every round, decreasing your workload. Target tons of different muscle groups, all while burning fat in a […]
Do you have lower back pain when you wake up – or any kind of back pain, for that matter? Join Lisa Leverett as she creates a Pilates programming using Mat Pilates that will focus on getting you back into a fully functional, less painful state. Classes will start January 2 and run Tuesdays/Fridays at […]
Join Master Trainer Eric Alexon and challenge yourself with TRX! This class has everything – cardio, strength, balance, flexibility, core building and most importantly, fun. Get ready to start the new year right! Classes run Wednesdays at 6 AM at FFC Old Town. For more information and to sign up, email Eric at firstname.lastname@example.org!
January may be time for resolutions, but this January, instead of just making a resolution, do something about it. Join PTC and we guarantee you will see change. Get unlimited classes and special perks for just $99 per month. Classes run Monday – Saturday, times vary. First class is always complimentary – for more information […]