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WHAT IS MEDICAL JARGON?

WHAT IS MEDICAL JARGON? By Josh Kudo, Century Fitness Trainer and Wellness Advisor Hey, a couple quick questions: Are you a human? Do you understand what these words mean? Have you ever seen a doctor? You probably answered yes to these questions, meaning...

Sneaker Review

Product Review: New Balance MT10v1 and WT10v1 By Josh Kudo, Century Fitness Trainer and Wellness Advisor It’s back! After scouring the internet for years to find the few remaining original New Balance minimal trail running shoes, the Men’s Trail version 1...

GIFT GUIDE FOR FITNESS ENTHUSIASTS

GIFT GUIDE FOR FITNESS ENTHUSIASTS - Staff Approved! fitbit blaze - Some of our staff here are already using the fitbit blaze.  This is an enhanced version from previous FITBIT models.  Approved by John K. (www.fitbit.com) Spoonk -  This acupressure mat...

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Working It Out Together – Proper Clothing and Footwear Winter is coming and so is the onslaught of snow, sand, salt, and slush!  How will my sneakers survive??  Well, the most important first step (pun intended) is to not wear your sneakers...

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Working It Out Together – Fitness Etiquette Tidbit Members should feel welcome to use all areas of the club. It’s exciting when members try new training methods and equipment. However, some members might feel apprehensive. A way to make members feel...

Benefits of Exercise – Incentive #2

Benefits of Exercise - Incentive #2 By your Fitness Trainers at Century Fitness BONE STRENGTH - According to the CDC, "Exercise Strengthens Your Bones and Muscles. As you age, it's important to protect your bones, joints and muscles. Not only do they...

Nutrient Timing – Q & A

Nutrient Timing - Q & A By your Fitness Trainers at Century Fitness Nutrient Timing has been getting a lot of attention lately, especially for those who are kicking their training up a notch. Let's shed some light on this legitimate fitness and...

TRX SUSPENSION TRAINING WORKSHOP

BE READY TO WORKOUT Saturday, October 21st  @ 11:15 AM A new category of exercise for all fitness levels that leverages one's own body weight and gravity using the TRX to develop strength, flexibility and core stability. Learn the benefits, body positions,...

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Working It Out Together – Checking-In Check it out! This month we’re writing about Checking-In!  It is so simple and easy… and of course all members are required to do this.  The great news is almost every member does.  So why bother bringing this up? Top...

INSTRUCTOR’S CORNER

By your Group Exercise Leaders and Fitness Trainers at Century Fitness Taking any Group Exercise class at Century Fitness is a great idea! Each month we highlight a certain class style and more benefits of participating in Group Exercise. Here are two...

Century Fitness: More New Equipment & Improvements

Ellipticals, PowerMills and Improvements, oh my! We are keeping it exciting by adding more new equipment and making the club look even better.  The Life Fitness Ellipticals that everyone loves are being replaced with the same brand and the same...

Kick Carbs out of the Kitchen? Not cool!

By your Fitness Trainers at Century Fitness Give a Carb a chance here folks!  It seems like a lot of exercisers and health-minded people are coming down hard on carbs lately.  Any reputable dietitian or nutritionist will tell you that you need to eat a...

TRX Fusion Small Group Training

4 Week Programs  Tuesday 4:30-5:30pm STARTS Oct 3 Thursday 4:30-5:30pm STARTS Oct 5 Saturday 8:00-9:00am STARTS Oct 7   TRX Fusion combines TRX Suspension Training, Kettlebells, Ropes & more.... Increase strength, endurance and flexibility Improve...

Instructors’ Corner

A Closer Look at the Benefits of Group Exercise and Class Descriptions As we begin our journey exploring Group Exercise at Century Fitness, let me say that as an experienced instructor “Group Exercise” is extremely beneficial to the members. There are many...

Benefits of Exercise – Incentive #1

By your Fitness Trainers at Century Fitness MOOD ENHANCEMENT – Medical and health experts all over the map tout the benefits of exercise for both physical and mental health. James Blumenthal, PhD, a clinical psychologist at Duke University has performed...

TRX Suspension Training Workshop

A new category of exercise for all fitness levels that leverages one's own body weight and gravity using the TRX to develop strength, flexibility and core stability. Join Linda, Suspension and Functional Training Course Qualified! 1 Hour Workshop only $15 Tuesday,...

Meatless Days

By your Fitness Trainers at Century Fitness We are hearing a lot about taking a day or more off from eating meat.  One very recognizable figure, Arnold Schwarzenegger, the former “Governator” changed his attitude toward meat.  According to The Daily Meal online; …At a...

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Working It Out Together If you’ve seen some of our advertising, or the Club Policies form, you might notice this phrase… Century Fitness is committed to providing an enjoyable and safe environment, where everyBODY fits in. You could say we are a bit different – and...

Common Exercise Training Mistakes

Common Exercise Training Mistakes By your Fitness Trainers at Century Fitness Written by Paul Dalton, CFit Staff and Personal Trainer Improper/lack of warm-up Adequately preparing your body for activity is an important component of exercise. This is achieved via a...

GROUP EXERCISE: BEST IN CLASS

By your Fitness Trainers at Century Fitness Americans have been encouraged to exercise by their leaders dating way back to Ben Franklin.  Exercising in a group with a specific format, taught by an instructor, is a more recent function of our culture.  The foundation...

Summertime Craving Upgrades

Summertime Craving Upgrades By your Fitness Trainers at Century Fitness Summertime is a fun time of year and we all have seasonal cravings.  Some of these cravings might be more on the fun-naughty side than fun-healthy.     Here are some tasty upgrades and alternative...

CFit Staff Team – Ready for you!

The CFit Staff Team is always ready to fully support our members!  We want to see you reach your goals to become as healthy and fit as possible.   You’ve likely come to know a few of our staff members. We would like to introduce the entire CFit Staff Team.  Before we...

CFit Pulse – Working It Out Together

Our top priority is to ensure that every member has the best possible experience.  A common theme heard from both members and guests is that Century Fitness has a nice, friendly vibe.  To be your neighborly club, it takes all of us working together.  So, occasionally...

JULY is National Picnic Month

You have been working hard on your fitness level, great job!  Now that summer is finally in full swing, we thought you should take a break and go on a picnic.  Of course (being us), we still want to keep your plan healthy… shall we call it a Fitnic?  Anyway, we broke...

Enjoying Outdoor Activities

  Arrive early so you can warm up and ease into your activity. Apply sunscreen even if it is not sunny. Dress for the activity and be ready for weather that may change. Bring/wear proper safety equipment such as a helmet when cycling. Although wearing flip flops is...

Diabetes and Heat

Did you know that over 30 million Americans are living with some form of diabetes? With Diabetes, your body cannot process sugar by either not producing insulin (type 1) or by not using the insulin your body produces correctly. This condition impacts just about every...

Better Workouts at Century

  Vary your routine to include more muscle endurance work. If you have a favorite activity, try some activity specific exercise training. Perform various core exercises to keep your spine supported. Start stretching more - even during the workout and especially...

CFIT GREEN TEAM

To honor the memory of Century Fitness member Jeanine N.., whose passion and dedication led to the creation of our recycling program, we have created the CFIT Green Team for any member to join. The purpose is to share ideas of how we can be more "green" both in the...