Can you believe it’s almost June?! Memorial Day Weekend is almost here! We’re wishing you a happy and healthy holiday weekend. Below are the operating hours for each club through the holiday weekend and this year’s holiday on Monday, May 29. Monday, May 29 FFC Union Station – 8 AM – 2 PM All other […]
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We are excited to share that our Spotlight Company of the Month for May is Easter Seals! Monday May 15 through Friday May 19, we will be hosting Easter Seals employees to take advantage of the 141 club for free as well as have many special events, including the following: Class Club Card: take 4 […]
Where do you rank among your colleagues? Starting Monday, May 1 through May 31, sign up to become a part of our 3rd annual summer olympics. This 6-8 week competition will challenge you both physically and mentally. There will be a $20 entry fee per team member. Your team will compete in exciting endurance, strength […]
Join us on Tuesday, May 23 at 5:15 PM for rooftop yoga & vino following after. Please sign up by emailing email@example.com. Plus, let us know if you prefer red or white!
The 141 Jackson club is now offering our NEW PREMIER MEMBERSHIP! If you are a current member and would like to upgrade or if you are someone that is new, this membership WILL give you everything we have to offer and then some! Premier Membership $100 enrollment fee $130 per month Included are the following: Multi-club […]
Thinking about joining the 353 Fitness Center? Now is the time! Become a member during the month of May and pay $0 enrollment! That’s a $100 value for FREE!! Contact Heather at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and any questions!
Participate in Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 19, and celebrate at 353! All bikers can enjoy FREE access to 353 Fitness Center on this day. Questions? Contact Heather at email@example.com!
Check out our new schedule on the website or app and get ready for summer! New format: Yoga Sculpt with Destini on Fridays 12:15-1 PM New class: Spinning with Gavin on Thursdays 12:05-12:55 PM (complete with black lights!) It’s back!: Body 360 with Heather on Tuesdays 11:15-12 PM, Total Body Blast with Amy on Fridays […]
Running in the Corporate Challenge? Let us help you train. Members and non-members welcome to participate for free, just meet at the fitness center front desk. Each run will be approximately 3 miles/10 min pace. BONUS… 15 minute ab and stretch class afterwards! Everyone who participates will have access to locker room facilities after the […]
Did you know May is National Pilates Month?! This May, discover the innumerable benefits of Pilates through our all-club Strengthen Your Core Challenge! From NFL running backs to our own local superstar and Cubs’ pitcher Jake Arrieta, Pilates is having a SERIOUS moment. What better time to get involved in the Pilates movement than with […]
May Day-May Day! Let the spa come to the rescue this month. Our massage and skincare therapists have received advanced training in treating conditions of all kinds. From persistent problems like migraines, plantar fasciitis and sciatica to acne, rosacea and sun damage, our talented staff will create a treatment plan to get you quickly on […]
If you need to shake up some of your favorite recipes, why not venture to one of Chicago’s International Markets to add some variety to your plate? Chicago is truly a melting pot of cultures and flavors. Check out our list below for some of our favorite International Markets where you can get dishes like […]
Don’t let an injury slow you down! Take advantage of a complimentary injury screening, courtesy of NovaCare, during any one of the times in May below. FFC East Lakeview May 18th, 4pm-6pm FFC Halsted Street May 19th, 3:30pm-5:30pm FFC Lincoln Park May 23rd 5pm-7pm FFC Oak Park May 24th 5pm-8pm FFC Park Ridge May 2nd […]
We’d like to extend a huge congratulations to the winner of last month’s #trainingforlife social referral contest, Kathy Kass! Kathy is a member at FFC Park Ridge and her favorite type of exercise is weight training. She’s most looking forward to continuing to lost fat and gain muscle during her workouts. Make sure you […]
We are excited to partner with Cirque du Soleil to offer you a 15% discount on tickets to their newest show, LUZIA, playing from July 21 to Sept 3, under the Big Top, at the United Center! LUZIA invites you to escape to an imaginary Mexico! For more information, visit http://cirk.me/2oYsTS1. FYI, your promo code […]
Are you a USA Triathlon (USAT) member? Join the FFC TriMonster Triathlon Club and Chicago IronMonster Ironman Tri Club – the 2014 USAT club national champions! FREE to join the FFC team & compete at races together! Training discounts for USAT members Free training plans & monthly team socials Prizes for participation, volunteering, and performances Group workouts and […]
Joe’s Boxing Bootcamp is a full-body workout comprised of boxing techniques mixed into interval training. You will learn how to punch, defend yourself, proper footwork, and get a good cardiovascular workout in the process. Joe customizes his class to all skill levels for a fun and challenging workout. Contact the fitness desk for more information […]
Join FFC East Lakeview’s Dom Wilson & Lea Tallia for a boot camp you don’t want to miss! The camp meets on Saturdays at 2 PM in the Group Fitness Studio. Drop in, check it out, and join us for some fun! Contact Dom and Lea for more information. Focusing on total body conditioning, this boot […]
You are invited to an evening of food and drink with your favorite FFC Lincoln Park staff to kick off the official opening of the outdoor deck. Bring a complimentary guest to work out throughout the day as a thank you for being a loyal member. RSVP for the event at https://goo.gl/forms/4aeYNLbpObM5jYf92. Contact Melissa […]
Be one of the first 5 members in May to enroll in a full month of unlimited HIIT Training workouts at FFC Lincoln Park and receive a MyZone M3 Belt valued at $99.95. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is designed to spare precious muscle, increase cardiovascular strength, and elicit EPOC (Excess Post-Oxygen Consumption) proven to […]
Fitness meets real life self-defense in this workout led by Andres Roldan that covers the basics of Tae Kwon Do, boxing, core strengthening, stability, and balance. All levels are welcomed. Class meets Thursday nights from 6:30 – 7:30 PM in the Performance Training Center. Contact Andres Roldan, Master Trainer and 2nd Degree Blackbelt at firstname.lastname@example.org […]
Join us Saturday, May 20th from 5:00-8:00pm for a Superhero Party at Kids’ Club! 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 comic book story time, dinner, a movie, and they’ll get to […]
Active Release Technique® (ART) at NovaCare Rehabilitation North Avenue Lincoln Park Clinic Active Release Technique is a soft tissue movement based treatment technique to address problems in muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, and fascia. ART has been shown to be helpful for a variety of conditions including low back pain, tendonitis (Achilles, golfers/tennis elbow, swimmer’s shoulder, […]
So, you have a thirst for adventure! Perhaps you dream of scuba diving among porpoises in the Caribbean or floating through space like an astronaut on a deep wall dive in Mexico. Most of us never dare to act on our dreams or admit to a great inner desire for adventure. Fitness Formula Clubs offers […]
FFC Oak Park is celebrating 10 Years! Bring the whole family on Thursday, May 18 from 6 – 8 PM for a fun night of celebration, featuring live music, great food and beverages, plus fun for the kids on the basketball court. You will not want to miss this night!
Make this summer a splash and sign your child up for our children’s group swim lesson program! The 8-week session will meet Saturdays and Sundays beginning May 6 and 7, running through July 1 and 2. Class will not meet over Memorial Day weekend (May 27/28). Makeup sessions will be July 8/9. Session fees Aqua […]
We have a lot to celebrate! In honor of the weather getting warmer, our 3rd floor sundeck opening and the launch of our new wine list at our local’84 Cafe, we will be hosting a wine tasting on Friday, 5/12 at 7 PM. We will be taking feedback from you in order to build our wine […]
Stomp, chomp, growl and roar… everyone can be a dinosaur! Drop the kids off on May 26 from 5:45 – 9 PM and take some time for yourselves. Fun dinosaur-themed activities will be featured. Cost: $25 for 1 child, $35 for 2 children; $5 for each additional child. For more information and to sign up, […]
Celebrate the time-honored tradition of afternoon tea with your daughter, granddaughter, mother or best friend on Sunday, May 21 from 1 – 2 PM. Tea party refreshments will be served and fancy hats and gloves are encouraged. $30 for adults, $15 for first child; $5 for each additional child. For more information, contact email@example.com!
TRX-Specific Group Training with Eric Alexon Tuesdays 6:30 AM and Wednesdays 6:30 PM Have you ever wanted to learn more about the TRX and the ways it can challenge your muscles? Eric Alexon is starting a TRX-specific training class, designed to challenge your core, improve your flexibility, and really push your fitness to a whole new level. […]
Save the date because FFC South Loop is celebrating 12 years as part of the South Loop community. On Tuesday, May 23, stop by the club from 5 – 7 PM for some great local food and beverages, plus activities, and celebrate with us!
Been wondering about this huge trophy up front? Thanks to all of our amazing members and team, we won this 2016 Champion’s Cup trophy in a friendly competition between FFC clubs. Way to go South Loop! Pictured below are just a few people that helped make this happen. We encourage you to take your picture […]
Get toned for the tots and join us on Sunday, May 7 from 12:15 – 1 PM with Miss Chicago Alexandria Strother as she guest teaches a Barre Intensity class for a great cause. The class will be held at FFC South Loop and there is a suggested donation of $15 – $20 that will […]
Steal some time for yourself and relax, or catch up on tasks completed so much more easily without the kids in tow and take advantage of this month’s Parents’ Night Out on Saturday, May 20 from 4 – 7 PM! To sign up and inquire about pricing, contact Chris Irwin at firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by […]
Octane Lateral X Machines Keep an eye out for our two brand new Octane Lateral X machines! You will burn more calories than traditional cross trainers. This cross trainer offers adjustable 3D movement that transitions from a vertical, stepping motion to a lateral motion for greater challenge and results. Iron Grip Urethane Encased […]
Join us with MYZONE for the Mayzone Challenge! The Mayzone Challenge is a three-week competition focusing on different types of exercise to give an average workout program the kick and redirection it needs to start seeing significant gains. This program will allow you to have a better overall knowledge on how different heart rate zones affect […]
HereComeHere is an original alternative rock band originating from Cincinnati, Ohio. Following the success of their 2015 EP, “Lionhead”, performing with various national acts, and becoming one of the most popular local bands in Cincinnati, the band released their new full-length album “CHERNOBYL”. The album was released on iTunes, Spotify, GooglePlay, and other online stores […]
We’d like to extend a warm welcome to FFC group fitness instructor Danny Lambouths III! Danny is originally from Muskegon, MI and has always enjoyed taking spin classes. He’s been an instructor since 2011, is Kaiser-Certified and his favorite exercise is the lunge. Danny says, “spin classes have been a part of my workout routine […]
All FFC members have access to the “wet area” in the locker room, which include a steam room and a hot tub. These two amenities can help in the recovery time between workouts and provide a soothing space to unwind and relax after a long day in the office. Research shows that spending time in […]
Neely Benn (aka just Nee) initially trained at New York University’s Tisch School of the Performing Arts as a musical theater student until she realized living out of a suitcase ignored her needs of being basic and stable. She now has a master degree in social work from Washington University, St. Louis, and a bachelor […]