Items Tagged ‘Training’

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


December 5th, 2016

“Do you offer personal training?”

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

We hear this question frequently from members and potential members, “Do you offer personal training?” While we don’t offer the traditional personal training experience where you work one-on-one with a trainer for X amount of sessions for X amount of money, we do offer similar options that we wanted to share with you. We talked with Lynne, […]

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Tags: Blog, FAQ, group training, Personal Trainers, personal training, Training


September 21st, 2016

“Feel good” during pregnancy

By Desiree - Coach ahrensdesiree

“I didn’t know I could run while pregnant!” one of the pregnancy program participants exclaimed as we completed a lap around the track during prenatal training. “Yes! You sure can!” I encouraged her, “as long as you are feeling good then keep doing what you are doing.” It begs the question of what does “feeling […]

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Tags: Blog, postnatal, Pregnancy, Pregnancy Program, prenatal, prenatal exercise, prenatal training, running, Training


March 9th, 2016

I GUESS you can keep exercising…a personal tale of prenatal exercise

By Desiree - Coach ahrensdesiree

I rode my bicycle to my first prenatal appointment. I had competed in triathlons for the 4 years prior, so riding my bike was very natural. At the appointment, one of the health care providers hinted that I probably should stop riding my bike. Now that I was pregnant, I wouldn’t want to do anything […]

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Tags: Blog, discover, FAQ, Inspiration, Move, postnatal, Pregnancy, Pregnancy Program, pregnant, prenatal, Registrations, running


December 14th, 2015

10 Important Training Zone Reminders

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Our members’ initial reactions to the Rig have been positive!  In order to keep this area running smoothly, we’re asking that everyone take a look at these guidelines. Training Zone Reminders Please do not remove any equipment or attachments from this space. Re-rack weights and return all other equipment and accessories to their proper locations. Ask […]

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Tags: get fit, Move, Registrations, Strength, Training


November 3rd, 2015

On the first day of fitness, my trainer gave to me…

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

This 12 Days of Fitness challenge is designed to encourage exercise maintenance during the holiday season while providing participants additional training programs. Each day participants will receive a new workout to complete via email. Workouts will be completed independently and on your own time. Registration period: Nov 17 – Dec 1 Program Details:  December 1 – […]

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Tags: 12 days of fitness, get fit, Move, Registrations, Training


September 28th, 2015

DAHLC’s 3rd Annual Indoor Triathlon

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

For the 2015 Mayo Clinic Community Giving Campaign, the DAHLC is hosting its 3rd annual indoor triathlon. This is a sprint distance triathlon held indoors at the DAHLC, which includes a ½ mile swim, 13.1 mile bike, and 5k run. A minimum $25.00 donation to the Mayo Clinic Community Giving Campaign reserves you one of the 60 participant slots. DAHLC staff […]

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Tags: Cardio, Move, Registrations, Specialty, Training


September 4th, 2015

What TO do during pregnancy

By Desiree - Coach ahrensdesiree

I know we hear a lot about what NOT to do during pregnancy-what not to eat, how not to sleep, how not to sit, what not to drink, etc. Arg! Where does it end!? What’s a pregnant mama to do? Well, there are things you CAN do in pregnancy! First, you can trust your body […]

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Tags: Blog, get fit, Group Fitness, Move, postpartum, Pregnancy, prenatal, Specialty, Training, workout, Workouts


Running Route - Elton Hills 8 Miler

August 13th, 2015

Running Route – Elton Hills 8 Miler

By Desiree - Coach ahrensdesiree

New running route HERE posted to the website, DAHLC run club Facebook page, and on the DAHLC mapmyrun.com page! Take a nice 8 mile run past Cascade Lakes, up the bridge to Lourdes, over to the hills in Elton Hills, and down either taking Broadway or jump on the Zumbro for a loop back home. […]

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Tags: Blog, Cardio, DAHLC run club, discover, Inspiration, Move, routes, running, Training, workout, Workouts


July 24th, 2015

All I want to do is bicycle, bicycle, bicycle!

By Desiree - Coach ahrensdesiree

From the magical harmonies to the various bicycle bells, Queen’s “Bicycle Race” embraces the simplicity and freedom of riding a bike. Summer in Minnesota is all about the bike. Adults remember the meaning of “it’s just like riding a bike”, kids learn to ditch the training wheels, and athletes enjoy speeding on open country roads. […]

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Tags: bicycle, Bike, Cycle, discover, Drop-in, get fit, Move, safety, Strength, Training, workshop