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June 16th, 2014

Body Composition Appointment

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

The iDEXA (Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry) is among the most accurate techniques for measuring body composition. Results can include body fat percentage, muscle mass and bone density. The scan utilizes very low doses of radiation, however is considered safe for nearly everyone. The 30-minute Body Composition Appointment consists of the iDEXA scan, waist circumference measurement as […]

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Tags: Body Composition, Evaluation, idexa


June 16th, 2014

Functional Movement Screening (FMS)

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

The FMS is a series of seven movements that are used to determine a member’s ability to move and to assess muscular imbalances and joint limitations.  Each movement is given a score of 0-3. The assessment highlights asymmetries within each movement. Corrective exercises are given based on score results. The seven movements include: Deep Squat, […]

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June 16th, 2014

Yoga Overview

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Yoga is a process of stretching, balancing and strengthening using the connection of breath, mind, and body.  The word “yoga” simply means “union”.  Finding your class will greatly depend on your physical strengths as well as limitations. We here at the DAHLC feel very confident that we have the right class to fit everyone’s needs.  […]

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Tags: Flexibility, Mind Body Studio, Yoga


June 16th, 2014

Pilates Overview

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Pilates (pronounced Pi-LAH-teez) is a system of exercises developed by Joseph Pilates that strengthens the body’s inner core while increasing its flexibility resulting in improved overall health. In addition, other benefits to practicing Pilates include: longer, leaner muscles injury prevention relief from stress and back pain enhanced athletic performance heightened mind-body awareness. One can practice […]

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June 2nd, 2014

Aquatic Facilities/Pool Overview

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Pool Information Pools contain a saltwater & chlorine solution A hydraulic lift is available for accessibility into both pools DAHLC Swim Dress Code must be adhered to when using the pools Swimsuits required in all aquatic facilities Swimsuits should be modest String or thong bikinis are not allowed Aqua drop-in classes can be found here (filter […]

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Tags: Aquatic, FAQ, Fitness Pool, Pool


May 31st, 2014

Learn about Cycle

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Cycling provides a low impact cardiovascular workout.  This aerobic activity will also support strengthening your lower body muscles. All levels welcome to participate – beginners to cycling veterans Group classes focus on endurance, strength, intervals or speed while keeping you motivated throughout the ride Virtual ride formats are also available to enhance cycling options The […]

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Tags: Bike, Cycle, FAQ, Spin


May 28th, 2014

About DAHLC’s Research Core Group

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

DAHLC’s Research Core Group helps demonstrate the value of DAHLC  through measurements that positively affect you and the healthcare population as a whole.  Research-driven data continues to prove decreasing healthcare and institutional costs for those that utilize the center on a regular basis. The Research Core Group seeks to drive collaborations between Mayo Clinic departments […]

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February 25th, 2014

Membership Eligibility

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

The DAHLC is an employee benefit and its mission is to make healthy living enjoyable, accessible and affordable to support Mayo Clinic’s mission of having the healthiest workforce in America.  To be eligible for membership, you must meet one the following categories below: Mayo Clinic Employee in Rochester, Arizona, Florida and the Health System Mayo Clinic College of […]

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February 17th, 2014

Training Studio Overview

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

In the Training Studio you will find a variety of classes lead by DAHLC Health & Wellness Coaches to help you achieve your strength and cardiovascular goals. Classes in this studio include instruction on the cable columns, core classes, and classes using specialized equipment: Kettlebell and Suspension Training. An introductory course on Kettlebell and Suspension Training is […]

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Tags: Cable, Kettlebell, Training Studio


February 17th, 2014

Multipurpose Studio Overview

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You will find the support you need to get motivated and stay on track with our offerings in the Multipurpose Studio.  There are a variety of complete workouts for all members at different levels to participate in including: Strength, Cardio Dance, Step, Zumba, Indo-Row (indoor rowing), and Shockwave. Click here for the Drop-In Class Schedule.

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Tags: Group Fitness, Multipurpose Studio