Entries by Megan Zink

Boystown: Member of the Month

Congratulations to Jan Zoufal, FFC Boystown’s May Member of the Month! We asked Jan about her experience at FFC, and here’s what she had to share: What does membership at FFC mean to you? A quality workout with quality people. When at FFC, you will find me doing… Cardio and strength work with my trainer […]

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All Clubs: Anyone Can Train Smarter – Metabolic & Blood Lactate Testing Now Available

Now available at FFC Oak Park, Park Ridge and Lincoln Park: train smarter, not harder! Testing services now also feature RMR and VO2 test results directly to your phone via the new CardioCoach phone app. Connect a bluetooth heart rate monitor (like MyZone) to get custom tailored workout zones and real-time display of your fat […]

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All Clubs: This is Your Year: Sign Up for the Chicago Triathlon + Receive Discounts & Training!

Join the FFC triathlon club! Contact endurance@ffc.com to get our FFC team discount code and save $10 off the Chicago Triathlon, plus get a free TrainingPeaks.com training plan to stay on track utilizing emails, a phone app, plus Garmin watch and Google Calendar integration! Training Kickoff, Programs and Services Chicago Triathlon training starts in May. […]

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All Clubs: Try Pilates: Sign Up for the Ongoing May Pilates Challenge 5/1 – 5/31!

From NFL running backs to our own local superstar/Cubs’ pitcher Jake Arrieta, Pilates is having a SERIOUS moment. What better time to get involved in the Pilates movement than with our May Challenge Your Core events?! From May 1 – 31, visit your local club, sign up and grab a punch card to get going! […]

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All Clubs: Message from the RDs: The Facts About Fat by Amy Silver

Should we fear fats? Should we love fats? Should we consume all types of fats? Should we buy low-fat? As a registered dietitian, I hear these questions all the time, and for a good reason. Yes, the media is always putting out conflicting information about nutrition, which makes it hard to understand the truth. However, […]

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All Clubs: NovaCare Complimentary Injury Screenings for May

By now, you’ve probably heard of cupping – but what is it, really? Cupping is a mobilization technique used to treat pain, stiffness and swelling of the upper and lower extremities, as well as large soft tissue areas such as the shoulder blade or low back. Cupping is the combination of massage movements and negative […]