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 […]
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 […]
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 Brasmussenfirstname.lastname@example.org.