July’s workout of the month focuses on blasting fat with higher volume and lower weight. The featured move is the TRX inverted row, plus this month’s workout gives you plenty of opportunities to earn your MEPs for Move2Win. Click here to download the workout and check out the videos.

NEW FOR July: kick off July and Move2Win with a full workout at ANY club Monday, July 2 at 6:00 PM!

Show off your strength this summer and compete in individual weekly challenges in the club!

Every Monday in July, 353 Fitness Center will post a strength-based challenge, and every Friday the member with the highest score will win! Complete the challenge as many times as you want to increase your strength and have the highest score at the end of the week.

Weekly winners will receive a complimentary nutrition consultation with our registered dietitian and a complimentary personal training session with one of our certified trainers.

Email Heather at hmoore@ffc.com for more information!

Soak up the sun this summer and join us for two types of outdoor fitness classes!

  • HIIT the Riverwalk: join Arthur for fitness fun in the sun with a HIIT-style workout along the Riverwalk Wednesdays from 5:15 – 6 PM!
  • Vitamin D Yoga on Friday 7/20 and Friday 8/24 from 12:15 – 1:15 PM: take your practice outside and enjoy the benefits of the sun! Vitamin D can help synchronize our biorhythms and enhance mood through the release of endorphins.

Classes are weather permitting, classes will meet indoors if raining. Contact Heather at hmoore@ffc.com for more details and questions!

Looking for extra motivation this summer? This is your opportunity to ramp up your training and fitness progression! Roger’s Summer Shape Up Bootcamp offers members of all levels personalized coaching in a small group setting, providing you with the individualized attention you need to succeed.

Summer Shape Up will take place along the Chicago Riverwalk (weather permitting) Thursdays at 7 AM from July 1 – August 31.

Why join Roger’s Bootcamp? You will…

  • Meet one-on-one for a consultation to provide a baseline for progress, evaluation of your current workout habits, and documentation of your progress throughout the summer
  • Receive personal attention, instruction, and motivation
  • Learn proper technique and form to avoid injuries and learn modifications for existing injuries
  • Build a progressive plan that you will be able to realistically continue after summer
  • Have fun outdoors and enjoy the sunshine before heading to work

Email rmontoya@ffc.com for details and to sign up. Registration will be ongoing through August. Join at anytime!

Thursdays in June 7-8am

The weather will be warm soon enough and this is the perfect opportunity to be ready for the beach! Join Roger every Thursday for a total body bootcamp that will kickstart your summer. 4 weeks for $180. 2 weeks for $90.

Email Roger to sign up at rmontoya@ffc.com.

Take Your Workout Outside in June

Wednesdays from 5:15pm-6pm – Total Body Blast – Join Arthur for fitness fun in the sun with a HIIT style workout along the Riverwalk*

Friday, June 22, 12:15-1:15pm – Vitamin D Yoga – Take your practice outside with Hannaniah and enjoy the benefits of the sun! Vitamin D synchronizes our biorhythms and enhances mood through the releases endorphins.

Contact Heather at hmoore@ffc.com for more details and any questions.

*Weather permitting, classes will meet indoors if raining

Complete 12 group fitness classes by June 29 for your chance to win a beach bag of fitness surprises to keep you motivated through summer! To help you get in your 12 classes, check out our new Summer schedule at the club. Contact Heather at hmoore@ffc.com for more details and any questions.

Putt into summer during our Hole in One Challenge! Every time you check in, get the chance to show off your putting skills (no experience required!) and win points!

Earn extra points for weekly check-ins, member referrals, becoming a new member, completing training and nutrition consultations and upgrading your membership! The member with the highest points at the end of May will win a MyZone belt! Contact Heather at hmoore@ffc.com for more details and any questions.

Become a new 353 Fitness Center member in May for zero dollars enrollment ($100 value!). Membership includes a personal locker, complimentary nutrition consultation, free personal training session, and access to all group fitness classes. Feel free to swing by for a tour of the space – contact Heather at hmoore@ffc.com!

*This offer is only valid for 353 N Clark tenants, 353 Fitness Center is exclusive to building tenants*

As you have probably noticed, FFC’s website has gone through an incredible transformation that we are very proud of. As you poke around and get used to this new interface, we’ve put together a list of quick links for your reference that will take you to some of the most important areas of the site. We can’t wait to share this experience with you!

Club Programming/eNews

Group Fitness Schedule



Have more questions or feedback? Please feel free to email us at mmarzoni@ffc.com!