Looking for a goal to accomplish in 2020? Ready to tackle something completely new? Or, maybe you are looking to stay in the racing mindset during the winter months? Our 21st Annual Indoor Triathlon Series is the perfect place for beginners to try a triathlon and for endurance athletes to compete indoors!

2020 Indoor Triathlon Series:

  • Saturday, February 8: FFC Elmhurst + Kids Tri
  • Sunday, February 23: FFC Park Ridge + Kids Tri
  • Saturday, February 29: FFC West Loop
  • Saturday, March 21: FFC Gold Coast + Kids Tri
  • Saturday, March 28: FFC Oak Park + Kids Tri
  • Saturday, April 4: FFC Lincoln Park + TriMonster Sprint Tri

Each event consists of a 10 minute swim, 30 minute bike and 20 minute run. Plus, you have the option to race twice if you’d like!

Visit ffc.com/triathlon for more information and to register for the event!

At FFC West Loop on Wednesday, February 5 and Thursday, February 6, we will be running an altered group fitness schedule to accommodate FFC On Demand filming in the group fitness studios. The app and the website schedules have been updated.

Please check the updated schedules before class on Wednesday and Thursday. Contact ddefranco@ffc.com for more information.

Do you love Valentine’s Day? Can’t stand it? Completely indifferent? We’ve got a class for you in the week leading up to Valentine’s Day!

Check out our schedule of themed classes here – and don’t forget, you can bring a friend for free to any of these classes! Just click on the BFF icon next to the class in the group fitness schedule!

GROUP FITNESS THEMED CLASSES

Monday, February 10
Union Station at 12:15 PM: Be My Valentine Vinyasa – yoga with Annie
Lincoln Park at 5:45 PM: You Give Love a Bad Name – spin with Lara

Tuesday, February 11
South Loop at 6:30 PM: How Do I Love Z – Zumba with Dominick and Esau
Boystown at 7:15 PM: Motiv8 and Bring a Mate with Kelly

Wednesday, February 12
West Loop at 5:15 PM: Love Ya To The Core 94 with Lois
Gold Coast at 6:30 PM: Bring Your Valentine Barre Bootcamp with Ashleigh

Thursday, February 13
East Lakeview at 5:30 PM: You’re Such A Teaser – Pilates with Jennifer
Old Town at 5:45 PM: Love, Peace and Pilates with Natasha
Boystown at 6:30 PM: Love, Sweat and Spin with Anna Rose
Gold Coast at 6:30 PM: Love, Sweat and Gears – spin with Austin Head
Boystown at 6:45 PM: Bring Your Valentine Vinyasa – yoga with Jonathan

Friday, February 14
Elmhurst at 11:30 AM: Love Potion 94 – Formula 94 with Ashley
Boystown at 5:45 PM: Candlelight Yoga with Rachel

THE FACTION THEMED CLASSES

Jump in to one of our Valentine’s Day themed classes with The Faction this month and learn why it’s the workout we love to hate!

FFC Gold Coast:
The Faction Presents: The Heart Racer

  • Join The Faction coaches Ruth, Jeremy and August on Tuesday, February 11 from 6 – 7:30 PM for the Ultimate Team Competition. You’ll work together as partners to complete one cardio exercise, four strength moves and three drills that will make your heart race. This complimentary class is open to all FFC members and guests.
  • Pre-registration is required by emailing Ruth Wooster at RWooster@ffc.com.
  • FFC Elmhurst:
    Love To Hate It with The Faction

  • All members are invited to the turf for a special Faction class on Tuesday, February 11 at 6 PM. Each participant will receive a ticket for a free drink at the Club Lounge after class.
  • Want more info? Email Bobby at rrupcich@ffc.com.
  • FFC Park Ridge:
    Love To Hate It with The Faction

  • Calling all Faction Members! We’re giving you two chances to show your friends why you love to hate The Faction! On Friday, February 14, bring a friend for FREE to either the 6:00 AM class or the 9:30 AM class.
  • Want more info? Email Sam Gonzalez at sgonzalez@ffc.com.
  • FFC Old Town:
    Love To Hate It with The Faction

  • Join us for our next installment of Crunch and Brunch on Saturday February 15 from 10 – 11 AM in the Performance Training Center! Team brunch to follow.
  • Email Julia at jgroves@ffc.com for more details.
  • It might be the shortest month of the year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t carve out some time for yourself. Schedule a visit to the FFC Spa to take advantage of these February specials.

    Save $11 on Your Custom Airbrush Tan
    We’re celebrating Ortanic’s 11th year in business by giving you a discount on your next tan. Now through the end of February, take $11 off your custom airbrush tan when you use promo code ORTANIC11 at checkout.
    Service must be booked and completed by 2/29/2020.

    Chocolate Cherry Antioxidant Facial $99
    Rejuvenate your skin with antioxidants found in chocolate and cherries– the perfect combo for Valentine’s Day! Plus, you’ll receive 10% off Rhonda Allison products sold at the Spa with your facial.
    Service must be received in February. No two discounts apply.

    Two 90-Minute Massages for $285
    Whether you’re looking for a gift or stocking up on your services, you don’t want to miss this deal on our 90-minute massage!
    Sessions must be used by 12/31/2020. No two discounts apply.

    Expert clinical care. Compassion. A trusted and a true partner in feeling better. These are shared sentiments from our patients on why they chose NovaCare Rehabilitation to help them get back to work, sports and their lives. We are committed to partnering with you throughout your healing journey.

    Learn more about our services and get on the road to recovery, today. You do not need a physician’s referral to start physical therapy. If you are experiencing any aches, pain or have sustained a recent injury, please see one of our clinicians for a complimentary injury screen and experience the power of physical therapy!

    Injury Screen Times:

    • FFC Boystown: February 20, 4 – 6 PM
    • FFC East Lakeview: February 15, 9:30 – 10:30 AM
    • FFC Elmhurst: Walk-ins Welcome
    • FFC Lincoln Park: February 5 and February 19, 6 PM
    • FFC Oak Park: Walk-ins Welcome
    • FFC Park Ridge: February 5, 5 -7 PM
    • FFC South Loop: February 12, 12:00 – 1:30 PM
    • FFC Union Station: February 12, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    • FFC West Loop: February 18, 4:15 – 5:00 PM

    Join our new Registered Dietitian, Lidia Panozzo, for our monthly group chat about how to build effective strategies for living a healthy lifestyle. This group is free to all and meets the second Monday of each month. This month’s meeting will take place on February 10 at 6 PM.

    Contact lpanozzo@ffc.com for more information.

    Join us on Thursday, February 6 from 6:00 – 7:30 PM for New Member Welcome Night. Mix and mingle with Club Staff and fellow members with common goals, reinforcing your fitness ambitions, and enjoy a sense of community.

    Sample cafe menu offerings, explore your new member perks, meet our Registered Dietitian, Fitness Staff and Spa Therapists, and learn all about how FFC can help you achieve a healthier you.

    For more information, please contact Beth Peterka at epeterka@ffc.com.

    Our new group fitness schedule begins on January 6. Check out the upcoming additions to the schedule:

    New Classes:

    • Core 94: Wednesdays at 5:15 PM with Lois; Saturdays 10:30 AM with Annie
    • Body360: Thursday at 5:30 PM with Dominick
    • Formula 94: Sundays at 10:30 AM with Austin; Mondays at 7 PM with Austin
    • Amp’d Up: Wednesdays at 6:15 PM with Lois

    Questions? Please contact Group Fitness manager Dominick at ddefranco@ffc.com.

    Are you sore, tight or achy after a long day or following a good workout? Stop by our Recovery Station located by the Fitness Desk on Wednesday evenings in January between 6:30 – 7:15 PM. A quick pre- or post-workout stretch with our Fitness Team, utilizing our line of HyperIce equipment and stretching techniques, will get you moving correctly for an epic workout or keep you going to get to your next stop in great shape! Enjoy samples of our Smoothie of the Month, The Resolution, to complete your recovery.

    Contact our Fitness Director at epeterka@ffc.com with any questions.

    Having trouble creating New Year’s goals that stick? Book a free consultation with one of our Fitness Team members and find out how you can create a plan that is Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-bound. That’s right, a SMART goal! Learn how achievable steps and the implementation of small processes can make all the difference in your health and lifestyle.

    Email our Fitness Director at epeterka@ffc.com to book an appointment or for more information.