Entries by Megan Zink

NovaCare Complimentary Injury Screenings for March

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 […]

NovaCare Complimentary Injury Screenings for February

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 […]

10% Off Personal Training All January Long

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 lhumbert@ffc.com.  

New Winter Group Fitness Schedule – Beginning January 2

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 […]

Welcome Linda Goldberg!

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 […]

Jump-start Your January With These Offerings!

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, […]

Registration Now Open: February’s Move2Win Gold Medal Challenge!

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 […]

January Spa Specials

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 […]

Motivate With Music: FFC’s Curated Spotify Playlists

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 […]

Challenge Yourself: 100 DAYS OF RUNNING CHALLENGE

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 […]

Member of the Month

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 […]

How-To: Work Out With Our NEW Synergy 360 Machine

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 […]

Try This Now: New TRX MAPS Technology

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.

Member of the Month

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 […]

Thank You For Your Support FFC Oak Park!

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!

Try This New Class Now: Loaded

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 […]

TRY TRX: Small Group TRX Training – Wednesdays, 6 AM

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 ealexon@ffc.com!