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Invite your friends to see what it means to be an FFC member and join us for 3 Days of Madness during our March Open House Madness event! From March 16 – 18* join us at our 10 FFC clubs across Chicago for special bootcamps, fitness demos, nutrition seminars, free samples, live music and much more! Stay […]
Friends don’t let friends work out alone! Enter our giveaway and refer your friends with your personalized referral link via text, email and social media before March 31 for the chance to win training for life! Click here to get started!
Hey workout warrior! #trainingforlife comes with its rewards… but it can also bring on soreness and inflammation afterward. Stretching pre-and post-workout is a crucial step in preventing DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness). That said, improper stretching or not stretching at all can can elongate your recovery time and potentially prevent you from rebounding and sticking […]
I’m not sure who designated March as the month to celebrate nutrition, but I always find it to be perfect timing. New Year’s resolutions are getting harder to keep up with, but hopefully some of your lifestyle changes have become habits by now. What better time to celebrate food and its ability to give us energy, […]
Join the Madness! Get moving with Fitness Formula Clubs & Stridekick and join the FFC 3-Day Madness Challenge. Hit your goal of 15,000 steps before the challenge ends on Saturday, March 18 at 3 PM, head to a Chicago FFC club location and show your completion to an FFC team member to win at the […]
Stop by any of our NovaCare rehabilitations in the month of March during the times below for a complimentary injury screening! What do our complimentary injury screenings include? A physical therapist or athletic trainer will perform an orthopedic screening Education regarding your injury A plan of care, and/or a physician referral, if needed FFC East […]
Calling all new and competitive cyclists! Fitness Formula Clubs indoor cycling time trial race series is back with the 4th Annual Chicago Time Trial Cup (CTTC) – a two-event indoor cycling race series featuring time trials of various distances for local cyclists to test their fitness while riding on simulated courses in the FFC Endurance […]
Join us at FFC West Loop in the Group Fitness studio on Saturday, March 18 from 12:15 – 1:30 PM for the Mommy and Me Movement Workshop. It takes babies up to a year to learn how to walk. They earn this skill through each developmental progression – tummy time, rolling, sitting, rocking, crawling, standing, […]
Kiss Me, I’m on Team Bright Pink! Who needs luck this St. Paddy’s Day when you can lock down a sure thing like free, top-rated FFC training, one-of-a-kind community and a VIP race experience? Join Team Bright Pink for the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, or any other race of your choice for all […]
Register for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon with T2! T2 participants receive: 18 weeks of coach-led training beginning in June 2017 and a training plan Guaranteed race entry T2 training shirt T2 run singlet Pre-race Celebration Dinner VIP race day experience Personalized fundraising website page and toolkit Staff-provided fundraising advice and assistance Private social […]
Congratulations to Conor Mullins, FFC Halsted & Belmont’s March Member of the Month! We asked Conor about his experience at FFC, and here’s what he had to share: Membership at FFC… Has been a great way to meet new people for me since I moved here from Ireland! When at FFC you will find me… […]
Join us on the fitness floor on March 12 from 12 – 1 PM for Deadlifts n’ Donuts – our first installment of our FREE monthly Food n’ Form workshop with Master Trainer and competitive powerlifter Katie Kollath. In this workshop, learn deadlift form, technique, and variations. Donuts will be provided. All levels welcome! No […]
You are invited to an evening of food and drink with your favorite FFC Lincoln Park staff to kick off the college basketball tournament! Stop by the party in the lobby and play in our bracket raffle to win exciting prizes. Bring a complimentary guest to work out throughout the day as a thank you […]
FFC Lincoln Park is excited to announce the addition of 2 Life Fitness GX Rowers and HD Elite Half Rack and platform in the month of March. Give them a try the next time you’re at the club!
Join us Saturday, March 18 for a celebration of spring! Enjoy an evening at the park, a romantic dinner under the moonlight, or a quiet run on the lakefront with your partner. Parent Night Out rates: FFC childcare members: one child $25, two children $35, each additional child $5 FFC childcare non-members: one child $30, […]
Virtual Golf Tournament Participant in the inaugural virtual golf tournament starting March 27 and improve your stroke prior to the outdoor golf season. Contact Kyle Pecka at email@example.com for details. Interested in Burning Calories? Try HIIT training on the turf! High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is designed to spare precious muscle, increase cardiovascular strength, and […]
On Saturday, March 25, the 9:30 AM Spin Interval Class will be dedicated to Pedal4Life. Join FFC Lincoln Park in supporting this great cause, which assists veterans and civilians battling addiction. Visit www.pedal4life.org to donate and more information.
Congratulations to Tracy Laluma, FFC Oak Park’s March Member of the Month! We asked Tracy about her experience at FFC, and here’s what she had to share: What does membership at FFC mean to you? My membership is an investment in my health. It is an opportunity to take at least an hour of my […]
Drop the kids off for a climbing-themed lock in! From 9 PM on Friday, March 10 to 7 AM on Saturday, March 11, join us for a fun-filled sleepover! Drop off will be at 9 PM, pickup will take place at 7 AM the next morning. In addition to dinner, the fun will include climbing […]
Fox in the sox says PNO ROCKS! Join us on Friday, March 24 from 5:45 – 9 PM for a Dr. Seuss-themed PNO! Pricing is as follows: $25 for one child, $35 for two children, $5 each additional child Non members – $5 additional Contact Hilary at firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions or to RSVP!
Cross scuba diving off your bucket list and complete a basic certification! Orientation: Tuesday, March 14 6 – 7:30 PM Classroom and pool: Sunday, March 19 8 AM – 5 PM Course is $250 and open water testing will also be available for an additional fee. For more information contact Captain Darrick Lorenzen at email@example.com!
Congratulations to Scott Zimmerman, FFC Old Town’s March Member of the Month! We asked Scott about his experience at FFC, and here’s what he had to share: What does membership at FFC mean to you? Hard work When at FFC you will find me… The weight area or the TredClimb machine I work out to… To […]
As small group training continues to grow at Old Town, we are adding more classes. In addition to our current schedule, Andrew Lee (firstname.lastname@example.org) has openings for his new 6:30 PM class Tuesday evenings. Please RSVP directly to Andrew for more information. Small group training offers everything you love about boutique fitness programming – motivation, […]
If you haven’t met our newest trainers, come by and say hi! Eric Alexon (email@example.com) is a former tennis pro that has more than 20 years of experience in training and fitness. Jordan Ward (firstname.lastname@example.org) comes to us from working in a clinic with overweight patients, and can really help you jumpstart your […]
Congratulations to Nicole Gillig, FFC South Loop’s March Member of the Month! We asked Nicole about her experience at FFC, and here’s what she had to share: What does FFC Membership mean to you? My FFC Membership means that I get the chance to be a part of a fit family! Working out at the […]
Why you should be Olympic weightlifting: Increase your overall strength Improve body composition, sparking muscle growth & fat loss! Get faster for your next race or spring workouts Limber up increasing flexibility & mobility Stabilize your coordination through mastery of these complex movements Who can benefit from powerlifting? ANYONE & EVERYONE! No prior experience […]
Join us and WineStyles, your local wine store, on Thursday, March 16 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM for an evening to taste, learn and enjoy! WineStyles will be onsite at FFC Park Ridge to sample a selection of the delicious and affordable wines available. They will be offering red and white wines to taste, including a […]
Gavin, one of our trainers, has already used MyZone to lose 20 pounds! Does that sound like something you’d want? Do you and at least two of your friends want to get fit for spring? Sign up now! Read Gavin’s recent post by clicking here about how MYZONE helped him achieve his goals. Belts are […]
Get MYZONE & Sign Up for the Madness MEPs Challenge Join our building-wide MYZONE challenge March 6 – 31, get results and earn points (MEPs)! Purchase your own MYZONE in the fitness center for $99.95. Join the Madness MEPs Challenge by entering club code: FFCUS012 on the MYZONE free app to sign up! Every time you hit your […]
We would like to extend a huge congratulations to member Kelly Washington, who has lost 10 lbs in 3 months! She actively uses MYZONE, does boxing bootcamps and personal training. Way to go Kelly!
Get MYZONE Join our building-wide MYZONE challenge March 1 – 31, get results and earn points (MEPs)! Purchase your own MYZONE in the fitness center for $99.95. Join in on the madness by entering club code: FFCUS013 on the MYZONE free app to sign up! Try Out the Club for a Free Week! All 353 building tenants […]
The Tenant Amenity Project including the Fitness Center is in progress with demolition work completed on the 10th and 11th floors in December. Final completion of the Fitness Center is scheduled for May 31, 2017. As a reminder, fitness center members have access to the Fitness Formula Club at Union Station until re-opening. All employees […]
Join us on February 23 between 7 AM and 6 PM to help us celebrate our 3 year anniversary! Fresh fruit, yogurt, granola and coffee will be available all day for all of our loyal members to enjoy with us!
Participate in our MyZone Master Class or MyZone Fitness challenge and you will be entered into the raffle with a chance to win a MyZone belt and many other prizes! Sign up for the challenge by emailing email@example.com or come down to the gym to learn more! MYZONE heart rate monitoring allows you to see minute-by-minute […]
Please enjoy our new men’s private locker area, now available for use! Lockers & laundry services are on sale now for only $30 a month! One time laundry bag fee of $11 & lock fee $13. Hurry! Space is limited. Offer expires Feb 28. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Want to stick to your resolution? Lose holiday weight? Feel more energized? Run a 5K? Let us help you succeed at reaching your goals with three one-hour sessions with a personal trainer for $185. Please contact email@example.com if interested.
Join us on Tuesday, 2/7 from 11:15 AM to 12 noon for a lacrosse ball mobility workshop! You’ll learn how to increase flexibility, blood flow and circulation, while reducing injuries or pain. Not to mention, keep you doing what you love doing! Lacrosse balls are specifically good for treating shoulder, buttocks and hip pain. They […]
The wait is over! Come try out the MYZONE heart rate belt, which displays your workout effort in real time on our new TV displays in the group fitness studio and on the fitness floor. Every member gets a free one-time wear with a tester belt. Email Heather at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up! Tried it and […]
Justin Kam is a graduate of the University of North Texas with a BA in Dance. He is certified by ISSA and is a Pilates Trainer at our East Lakeview FFC location. Join Justin every Wednesday 12:05 PM – 12:50 PM for Pilates class! What can Pilates do for you? It can give you […]