Trainer Tip Tuesday: Front Foot Elevated Split Squats

Benefits: improves unilateral (single-leg) strength and stability, improves core stability Target muscles: glutes, hamstrings, and quadriceps Equipment: 1x 25-45 lb. bumper plate (depending on desired depth), dumbbells for added load if desired Set-up: 1. Place front foot on top of the plate 2. Take a large step backward 3. Adjust rear foot forward or backward […]

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Trainer Tip Tuesday (Dietitian): Spring Sips

Once spring arrives most people start to refocus on drinking more water. If you’re looking for a few ways to get variety, try these recipes! Watermelon & Basil water Cucumber, Lime & Mint water Grapefruit & Rosemary water Click the link for the recipes: Herbal Beverage Card

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Trainer Tip Tuesday: Glute Bridge Variations

The glute bridge is a great alternative to lower body exercises and can be used as an activation exercise before compound lower body exercises.  Squeeze your hamstrings and glutes to raise your hips off the ground, then hold on top for a short count, and lower back to the ground.  By changing where you press […]

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Wellness Bingo

Have you always wanted to try a new group fitness class or been putting off scheduling your reassessment? Participate in Wellness Bingo for that extra motivation to work harder or try something new…plus did we mention it’s FUN? Show your completed bingo at the Member Service desk, and be entered to win some Carle swag.  A […]

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Trainer Tip Tuesday (Dietitian): Spring Clean Your Pantry

Spring is here! Time to spring clean your pantry.  Check the expiration dates of snack foods like chips, cookies, granola bars, oatmeal packets, pretzels, nuts, and treats to make room for fresh picks. Hint: the terms, “best by,” “use by,” and “sell by,” are NOT an expiration date. Those are manufacturer estimates regarding food quality, […]

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