Items Tagged ‘fitness’

Quick Fixx at the Park

May 23rd, 2017

Quick Fixx at the Park

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Going to the park is a great family activity. The kids are getting in their physical activity by climbing, swinging, sliding and jumping. Just because we’re adults doesn’t mean we can’t do the same! If you want to get in your physical activity while at the park, try this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workout. It’s quick yet […]

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Tags: 30 minute workout, family, fitness, kids, park workout, quick fix workout, quick fixx workout, quick workout, quickfixx workout, workout


April 11th, 2017

Adapt fitness: grip assistance Activity Mitt

By Nicole - Coach burownicole1

Have you ever needed a little help opening a jar? Or holding a door? Or maybe carrying an item? We all could use a little assistance sometimes and in various settings – at the gym is no different. In a fitness setting, sometimes adaptations need to be made in order for us to execute movements safely, effectively, […]

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Tags: Adaptive Training, equipment, fitness, health and wellness coach, Training


February 2nd, 2017

Meet Amanda!

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Having a commitment to her own yoga practice, Amanda feels passionate about sharing her knowledge with members at the DAHLC.  A dancer herself from childhood through college, she also taught dance to children and adolescents for about six years. Amanda feels passionate about the benefits of yoga and mindfulness.  Focus on the breath and body awareness […]

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Tags: amanda, Class, fitness, Group Fitness, Yoga


December 14th, 2016

DAHLC Aligns With Fitness Trends

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Every year, the American College of Sports Medicine’s Health & Fitness Journal surveys fitness professionals around the world to find out what the top 20 trends are in the fitness world. It’s exciting to find that, once again, many of our offerings are included in the top 20! We want you to know what the trends […]

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Tags: fitness, fitness trends, popular trends


July 27th, 2016

Do You Incorporate These 4 Exercises?

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Incorporating aerobic, strength, balance and flexibility training into your weekly routine could prevent injury and promote longevity as expressed in this article from LiveScience featuring our own Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine co-director, Dr. Edward Laskowski. Since these modes of exercise are so vital to your overall health, take a look at our group fitness classes that all focus […]

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Tags: 4 exercises, balance, Blog, Cardio, fitness, Flexibility, group fitness classes, health, Strength Training


July 26th, 2016

8 Fitness Myth Busters

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

There is a lot of misleading information about fitness, nutrition and overall health so we went to our Health & Wellness Coaches and Dietitians to bust some of the common myths they have heard or read. Here are 8 fitness myth busters. MYTH 1: Walking isn’t a good workout. Actually, whether you walk or run […]

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Tags: Blog, fitness, myths, newsletter, Nutrition


July 20th, 2016

Healthy Aging Exploration Series – Enhance Functional Fitness

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Topic: Enhance Functional Fitness Presenter: Jason Soyring, DAHLC Health and Wellness Coach When: Thursday, July 28th 10:30-11:30am in DAHLC SL-200 No sign up required, just drop in and learn about strength training and healthy back care. Mayo Clinic employees, retirees, volunteers, students, spouses and Charter House residents are welcome to attend.

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Tags: exploration series, fitness, healthy back, program


January 13th, 2016

Healthy Aging Series!

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

  Let’s be honest, not one of us is getting younger (even if you’re using those “miracle” eye creams)…we are all aging with each passing day. This, however, doesn’t have to be a discouraging thought. Rather, aging can be a wonderful process as we learn and grow wiser, happier and healthier, both physically and mentally. Here at the DAHLC, we […]

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Tags: AOA, Blog, fitness, healthy aging, program, Registrations


October 22nd, 2015

Pump It Up Pumpkin Workout!

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Fall is here, so we are bringing out the pumpkins in this fun fall workout. We used a pumpkin in place of a medicine ball, so grab your pumpkin and try out these 5 moves to help get you sculpted this fall. Complete these 5 moves once for a quick workout or perform additional cycles for a […]

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Tags: Blog, fitness, Halloween Workout, pumpkin workout, Workouts


October 7th, 2015

Top 10 FAQs About Drop-In Classes

By Lexie - Instructor voldenalexis

The DAHLC has over 150 drop-in classes weekly! We, as DAHLC staff, want members to feel knowledgeable, welcome, and confident in all areas of the facility, including drop-in offerings. We have received some general questions about these offerings via Facebook, comment cards, etc. and thought a “Frequently Asked Questions” blog may help clear some questions and […]

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Tags: Blog, Cardio, Class, drop in class, fitness, get fit, Group Fitness, Move