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October 3, 2014 · Leave a Comment

What are the risks?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Because the scan uses low doses of radiation, some people may choose not to have it done. To limit exposure, an iDEXA scan is limited to once every 92 days.  At these low doses/exposures, experts agree that radiation isn’t a concern. Talk to your health care provider if you have questions or concerns about your […]

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October 3, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Why should I have an iDEXA scan?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

The amount and location of your body fat both affect your health. For example, people who have more body fat around their waist have a greater risk for diabetes and heart disease. The density of your bones affects how strong or healthy they are. Bone density can help predict who will get osteoporosis and who […]

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June 16, 2014 · Leave a Comment

What do I wear when attending a class in the Multipurpose Studio?

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You should wear a supportive cross-training shoe and comfortable clothing. Here is more information on our dress guidelines.

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June 16, 2014 · Leave a Comment

What happens in a Strength class? What are the benefits?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

In a Strength class you will use a variety of equipment to build your body’s muscular strength.  The equipment might include a selection of hand weights, exercise tubing, weighted bars or balls, BOSUs ®, benches, mats, and instability balls.  The instructor will guide you through proper technique and alignment while performing the exercises. A strength […]

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June 16, 2014 · Leave a Comment

What happens in an Indo-Row class? What are the benefits?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

In an Indo-Row class you will workout on an indoor rowing machine called an ‘Indo-Row’.  This state of the art rower uses actual water to provide resistance just like traditional outdoor rowing.  With energizing music playing, certified instructors teach you how to use traditional rowing form and technique to build strength and cardiovascular endurance. An […]

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June 16, 2014 · Leave a Comment

What happens in a Zumba Class? What are the benefits?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

You will perform dance moves that are easy to follow and easy to learn.  The motivating music and energetic environment will have you sweating and smiling!  Routines are changed periodically so there is always a “freshness” to the class. The class will give you a powerful cardio workout using current dance moves which will build […]

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June 16, 2014 · Leave a Comment

How do I prepare for a Wellness Evaluation?

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Wear comfortable, workout clothing with appropriate footwear Limit jewelry worn to the appointment; no jewelry is preferred Leave all cell phones, i-pods, mp3 players in your locker; mandatory pagers are acceptable Avoid eating four hours prior to testing; drink water to maintain hydration Limit your caffeine and nicotine intake four hours prior to your evaluation […]

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June 16, 2014 · Leave a Comment

What happens in a Yoga class? What are the benefits?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

In a Yoga class you will move in and out of poses called asanas (ah-sah-nahs).  Depending on the class type, you may move from pose to pose with each breath or you may hold the pose for several breaths.  Poses are done standing, sitting, laying, and kneeling.  Some poses challenge your balance, some your strength, […]

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June 16, 2014 · Leave a Comment

What do I wear to a Pilates or Yoga class?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

You should wear comfortable clothing that does not restrict movement. Form fitting yoga pants and a comfortable shirt work really well. Dry wicking fabrics are nice. Avoid loose fitting shorts.  Shoes are not required during the class, but you must wear them to the studio. Here is more information on the dress guidelines.  

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June 16, 2014 · Leave a Comment

What happens in a Pilates class? What are the benefits?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

A Pilates class will strengthen your core muscles–abdominal and spinal .  This will improve your balance and coordination, as well as, your posture.  Having a strong core improves every move you make because all movements start from the body’s core.  Pilates classes can help to relieve back pain and prevent injury.  Exercises are performed laying […]

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