Archive for February, 2009

March to the Madness at Lifestyles Fitness Center

February 28, 2009

March to the Madness is Coming! For the entire month of March, each visit to the Lifestyles Fitness Center will earn you one entry into the March Madness contest. That means each time you come to use the fitness center for the cardio equipment, weights, Personal Training sessions, racquetball, climbing wall, cycling, aqua, or any […]

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I Miss the Outdoors!

February 22, 2009

If you’ve been watching The Biggest Loser on NBC, you might have seen this week’s episode. The contestants had to compete to get a key to their gym so they could work out indoors. The whining and complaining about having to work out outdoors was incredible! Give me a choice between indoor and outdoor and […]

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Now this guys getting some exercise

February 17, 2009

Now this guys getting some exercise

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A workout you can do anywhere!

February 14, 2009

A few weeks ago, our Biggest Loser Team did a workout using resistance bands. The exercises we did were: LungesSquatsMilitary pressUpright rowsLateral raisesTricep kickbacksFront raisesBicep curlsRows (with door or pole)Cable rotations (with door or pole) If you need a refresher on how to perform these exercises, check out these videos

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In my spare time…

February 14, 2009

I’m building a boat in my basement. It’s a 17 foot cedar strip kayak. The plans I’m using are the Great Auk design by Eric Schade of Guillemot Kayaks. I’m pretty excited about it and it’s coming along nicely. I’ve built the “skeleton” and started laying the strips. It doesn’t look like much to the […]

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