Latest News Around the Clubs

Rolling Seminar

Are you feeling tight, sore or limited in your range of movement? The 353 Fitness Center is excited to present a chance to get your roll on – foam rolling, that is! In this group seminar, you will learn how to use the foam roller and other myofascial release tools as an aid to release tension from your tired, aching muscles. This interactive seminar will be offered on Wednesday, April 15, 4-4:45pm in the 353 Fitness Center’s group fitness studio and is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Exercise clothing is recommended, as you will be moving. Non-members welcome, so bring a guest! To enroll, or for more information, please contact Jennifer Dahl at jdahl@ffc.com.

353 Fitness Fair

The 353 Fitness Center, managed by Fitness Formula Clubs, will be hosting their second annual Fitness Fair on Tuesday, April 14, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm in the 353 Cafe. This event will feature health-related displays, free health screenings, chair massages and consultations, plus the opportunity to participate in interactive presentations and classes. A few of the participating organizations include:

  • Fitness Formula Clubs, MAT certified specialist, Spa, Ortanic, Endurance Programs, Registered Dietitian and FormuLife RX
  • NovaCare Rehabilitation
  • Airrosti Rehab Centers
  • KIND Bars
  • Muscle Milk
  • Tiesta Tea
  • Bright Pink
  • Healthy snacks from the 353 Café

A complete list of all of our participating organizations and additional details on the Fitness Fair will be shared to all Club members and 353 building tenants prior to the event. Participate in the raffle, with prizes from local businesses! Must enter to win. Bring your business card.

The Fitness Fair is open to all tenants of the building, so rally your coworkers and come on down. We hope to see you there! Please contact Jennifer Dahl, Club Manager, at jdahl@ffc.com or call 312.445.5242 for additional information.

Earth Day: Special Offer and Referral Award

Earth Day is April 22. To build a better future, we all must commit to protect our environment year-round. Each year, Earth Day marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. The 353 Fitness Center is proud to celebrate Earth Day with a new member special and member referral award throughout the month of April. New members who join in April pay a $22 enrollment fee (a savings of $78!). Existing members who refer three (3) new members will receive a complimentary year-long membership to Divvy Bike! To enroll, or for more information, please contact Jennifer Dahl at jdahl@ffc.com.

Earth Day and Referral Special

We are celebrating Earth Day all month long at 111 Fitness Club! We will be running a $22 enrollment fee special (regularly $100) throughout the month. Pass this information along to any of your co-workers and stay committed to a healthier you this spring!

In honor of Earth Day, we will be giving a year Divvy Bike membership to any member who refers three (3) new members to the 111 Fitness Club. This is a great way to get moving while getting around the city, as well as get your co-workers exercising at the fitness center. It’s a win-win situation! See 111 Fitness Club staff for more details or contact Brook at bbuck@ffc.com with any questions.

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Read Our Blog!

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We are so excited to officially launch our FFC blog! In it we cover everything from fitness and nutrition to wellness, community and recreation, with individual club neighborhood features sprinkled throughout.

Check out our fitness staff’s favorite 30-minute workouts and try our registered dietitians’ own recipes. Get the skinny on the best healthy restaurants and fun events in your neighborhood. Find answers to your well-being questions, like why you aren’t seeing the results you expected from your exercise routine or how exercise can really benefit your health.

If you see a topic you particularly love, let us know! If you see something missing that you’d like to know more about, let us know! The posts are primarily written by members of the FFC staff, but we welcome member input, as well!

While we can’t accept all submissions, we welcome your ideas. If you have feedback or want to contribute, please contact Allie, Social Media and Communications Coordinator, at akuopus@ffc.com.

 

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New Spring Group Fitness Schedule

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The new Spring schedules begin Monday, April 6! Spring is a time of renewal, so get ready to “Spring” into a whole new you! We have some new classes on the docket to help you inject a little spunk into your routine.

Hang 10 – Our newest seasonal signature class incorporates bodyweight exercises with glide discs as your primary piece of equipment for a fun, challenging cardiovascular and strength workout.
PiYo – This fun and challenging full-body workout fuses the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga.
Trippin – Get back to basics and brush up on your jump rope skills with intervals of bodyweight, core and muscle conditioning exercises integrated with 1–2 minutes on the rope.

Visit http://ffc.com/group-fitness/ for an updated list of classes. You can search by club, instructor and class format.