Member Spotlight: Andrew Bernstein
What aspects of your health & wellness have changed since joining Carle Health & Fitness Center?
Health Improved: strength, flexibility and endurance, and more energy.
What have been your biggest challenges?
Dealing with my leg limitations which require me to use a cane. Also, I have end-stage kidney disease, so improving and maintaining my strength, energy, and endurance.
What are your triumphs you’re most proud of?
Increasing the time I can do on the NuStep; ability to do greater reps on tricep, low row, chest press, bicep and leg process. Also, improved my ability to do sit-stands and push-ups. Since I walk with a cane, making these improvements have helped me significantly.
How has Carle Health & Fitness Center helped you accomplish these triumphs?
My trainer, Allie Ploense, has developed a phenomenal exercise program to build up my lower and upper body strength, energy, and endurance!
What do you look forward to about coming to Carle Health & Fitness Center?
Feeling better, maintaining and improving my functional career capacity. Working out improves my mental state and emotional well being.