Living Well – March 2015

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Wildwood Athletic Club Voted Best of Toledo

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ProMedica Wildwood Athletic Club has been recognized by Toledo City Paper readers as Toledo’s Best Athletic Club for the second straight year! Wildwood was selected through a write-in ballot and included in the paper’s annual “Best of Toledo” issue, which hit stands February 25, 2015. This award recognizes our commitment to providing the best fitness experience possible and helping improve the health and well-being of its members.

Thank you to everyone who voted and congratulations to our staff on this great achievement!

Click here to view the entire list of winners.

March Classes and Programs

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ProMedica Wildwood Athletic Club is offering some great new classes and programs this month. Read below for more details.

Yoga Nidra/IRest at Wildwood

Sunday March 8 and Sunday, April 12 from 1 – 2 p.m.

Yoga Nidra also known as integrative restoration or iRest, is a deeply relaxing form of guided meditation which helps eliminate stress and solve problems by tapping into our ever present wisdom and peace. It includes gentle stretching followed by quiet relaxation and meditation. Free for nonmembers! No previous yoga experience needed. Blankets will be provided.


Run Club

Mondays at 5:30 p.m., Tuesdays at 5:30 a.m. and Saturday at 8:15 a.m.

Are you a runner? Do you run for fun or are you training for a race? Would you like to enhance your individual runs? Check out our 30-minute run club class, and get ready to take your running to the next level.


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AQUA ZUMBA

Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m. and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.


ZUMBA

Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. and Fridays at 4:30 p.m.


Yoga for All

Saturdays – March 14th – April 11th 1pm-2pm

Enjoy yoga sessions developed for all ability levels with Mike Zerner.
Program includes:

  • 5 group yoga sessions
  • Great for all levels of yoga participants
  • Five weeks unlimited ProMedica Wildwood Athletic Club access
  • Admission to over 80 group exercise classes per week

To sign up or for more information, call 419-539-0235.

Get Inspired with Move It Monday

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Move it Monday™ is an international campaign that encourages people of all fitness levels to get moving each week starting on Mondays. ProMedica Wildwood Athletic Club is taking part in this campaign and is offering weekly emails filled with motivational tips, healthy recipes and special workouts. You can earn raffle tickets by coming to the gym on Monday, completing the Monday workout challenge or attending the Monday featured group exercise class!

Our Move It Monday Program is free to members. Register now by emailing veronica.rasicci@promedica.org.

New! Kids Bootcamp

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This energetic, fun, and kid-friendly class will help your child teach leadership, goal setting and teamwork. The campers can expect games, drills, and obstacle courses. Every class will be a bit different from the last! Classes meet Saturdays, 11 – 11:45 a.m. Children ages 7 – 11 welcome.
Contact the club at 419-539-0235 to register or learn more.

Exercising with Accountabilibuddy

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UntitledBy Stephanie Egan, ProMedica Wildwood Athletic Club personal trainer

At ProMedica Wildwood Athletic Club, we understand the importance of integrating fitness into your life. However, we also understand how that can be a challenge. In the busy, ever-changing lives that we all lead, it’s hard to find time to fit one more thing into our schedules. We know we should make exercise a priority, but after a long day, going home and relaxing seems to trump going to the gym.

But what if you had something that made the choice to exercise a little easier? Something that pushed you to go the gym and get that workout done – maybe even turned exercise into something you enjoy and look forward to?

So, what is this secret something, you ask? It’s an accountabilibuddy – a person that makes you accountable for your fitness goals. It might be your personal trainer, your best friend, a gym buddy that works out at the same time as you, your spouse, etc. An accountabilibuddy is that person that shares your goals and wants to see you succeed. You help motivate each other.

About six months ago, I started partner training my clients Lisa and Pam. Training these two wonderful ladies is truly one of the highlights of my week. They always show up ready to work, they push each other and they always make each other (and myself) laugh. Together, the three of us have created quite the bond. So much so that they have given me the nickname Stephasaurus Rex, but that story’s for an article all on its own.

Since we began partner training, neither of them have missed a session. Each one of them knows the other person is counting on her to show up. “Partner training makes me very accountable. I find that I push myself harder when I work out with Pam,” says Lisa.

According to Pam, training with Lisa makes working out more fun and makes the time go by faster. She says, “I end up working out longer with Lisa than I would on my own.”

When you use the accountabilibuddy system, both you and your buddy benefit. You push each other to work hard, which in turn leads to better results. It can also make your workouts more enjoyable, which means you will be more likely to do them.

Need help finding an accountabilibuddy? Contact Wildwood Athletic Club at 419-539-0235 to learn about out personal training and group training options.