It’s Nutrition Month! Below there is the Healthy Eating Photo Challenge and some Healthy Eating Recipes to inspire you to stay healthy this month. But that is not all that is going on. We have a new pop-up class on Monday March 13th and lots new on Optimal! If you require any additional information on anything below please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For Nutrition Month: Here are two healthy recipes to add to your meal prepping repertoire! New in Studio! What’s New […]
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This challenging and underrated exercise is very good at engaging your entire back side of your body. It focuses on strengthening the hamstrings, glutes, lower/mid back to help create balance in your usually front strong body. This exercise can help to reduce or eliminate back pain if done properly and it helps to strengthen your core by bringing balance work into the mix. See below for more benefits of the exercise, the technique, and variations!
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Did you know that February is Heart Health Month? In honor of this Calgary City Centre Fitness will be running a Healthy Heart Cardio Challenge and we have a special on Multi Drop-in Passes for Group Exercise! Click the button below to download and print your Health Heart Cardio Tracker. Healthy Heart Cardio Trackers are also available at the front desk! If you have any questions about doing hamstring curls on the Swiss Ball please ask a staff member for […]
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This month we Calgary City Centre Fitness Centre is running an online virtual fitness class challenge. It is free to join. All you have to do is login to Optimal and select the 12 days of Fit-mas workout videos to do for your workout for that day! Doing the videos/live classes allows to to accumulate points in hopes of winning an Amazon gift card. All workouts are holiday themed to keep you going though this busy and stressful time of […]
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Challenge yourself with this month’s exercise! Work on symmetry, balance, core, and leg strength with the TRX reverse lunge!
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Congratulations to CONOR SULLIVAN for winning the draw for the $25 Booster Juice Gift Card! A big THANK YOU to all of the 75 members that participated in this challenge; you all have helped to make this the most successful challenge since coming back from the pandemic. If you have any suggestions of prizes or challenges that you would like to see, please contact Bridget at Brasmussenemail@example.com.
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Benefits of Adductor Wall Sit The Adductor Wall Sit exercise is a safe and effective way to strengthen and stabilize the core, glutes, quads, adductors, and pelvic floor muscles. This improves pelvic floor, glute, & leg strength while helping to relieve & prevent low back pain. Technique Stand with shoulders resting against the wall and feet hip width apart at an angle about one and a half feet to 2 feet from the wall. You will know that you are […]
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Introducing Pop-up classes! Member’s can now enjoy more styles of classes. These pop-up classes will be included with a member’s unlimited class pass or they may purchase a drop in class pass to attend. Pop-up classes will happen once every 2-4 weeks! First up on the list Zumba! New group exercise class schedule for the Fall will begin September 12th! The new schedule includes more optimal times for members and an additional class. Spin Express will be added to the […]
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Exercise of the Month: Dead Bug Calgary City Centre’s Exercise of the month is Dead Bug! This core exercise strengthens the stabilizing muscles around the spine, hips, and shoulders while burning those abdominal muscles! Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month: Look out for the “Back At It” workout coming soon in honor of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month! What’s New on Optimal? If interested in attending these live virtual workshops please click the link to Optimal on the Membership page! Reminders […]
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Benefits of a Pistol Squat It is an extremely challenging exercise that requires very strong leg muscles, a high level of balance, and a good degree of flexibility. Due to the outward leg being used as a counter balance, you can really work the full range of muscle contraction. Benefits Isolation of each leg for balancing strength deficits Full range of muscle recruitment Improves the posterior chain strength Increase general flexibility and mobility along the posterior chain. Increases ankle joint […]
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