Infographic: Get Started With Your Walking Routine

May 1st, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Lifestyle
The journey to a new lifestyle starts with one step. Check out the walking infographic to learn all of the ins and outs of walking as your choice of physical activity. Then unite with other walkers for the Heart Walk this May. Put your best foot forward to stand up against America’s number one killer: heart disease. To register, follow this link: www.heart.org/toledowalk

5-Week Programs at WAC

May 1st, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Classes
Heart Smart Training


Weight Training 101

Stuck in a rut with your workout? Wildwood Athletic Club offers 5-week programs for both members and non-members. These programs offer a small group training atmosphere with a creative twist on your typical routine.  Currently Wildwood is offering two unique programs. Heart Smart Training helps participants find their target heart rate to get the most from their workout through a heart rate watch and monitor. Weight Training 101 gets members on the machines and learning the basics that go into weight training. Call today to reserve your spot: 419-539-0235


Spring Clean your Nutrition

May 1st, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Nutrition

Spring cleaning gets a whole new twist with this article from dietician Elizabeth Marino. Start the new season right by ridding your cupboards, fridge and freezer of unhealthy items. Then use that room to stock up on items that can set you back on course. Check out the link for more information about the best food items to keep on hand.

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ProMedica Stroke Events

May 1st, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Events

ProMedica has 2 events coming up to raise money and awareness during Stroke Month.

  • BE FAST Walk and 5K |Sun., May 21, 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Attend ProMedica Stroke Network’s very first BE FAST walk and 5K, honoring northwest Ohio’s stroke survivors and their family members. Come join us at Ottawa Park to celebrate survivors and to learn more about stroke prevention. All proceeds will benefit ProMedica’s stroke program fund to assist patients with medications, assistive devices and therapy. To learn more and sign up, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Toledo/BEFAST5kRunWalk.

  • Power to End Stroke Night |, May 25, 6:35 p.m.

On Thurs., May 25, attend Power to End Stroke night. Presented by ProMedica Stroke Network, the event at Fifth Third Field will feature stroke and health information booths, giveaways and baseball! Tickets may be purchased on the Toledo Mud Hens website. Enter the promo code STROKE at checkout and $1 will be donated to ProMedica’s stroke program fund.

How Vascular Surgery Kept This Veteran on His Feet

May 1st, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Member Spotlight
Wildwood regular and military veteran, George Young, knows the importance of staying active. His dedication to fitness became in jeopardy just a couple years ago when George started feeling numbness in his feet. What resulted from this numbness was much more serious than just tingling limbs. Follow the link to watch George’s story and his drive to once again live his healthy lifestyle.

Take a Stand Against Sitting

May 1st, 2017 | No Comments | Posted in Lifestyle
Feeling stuck at your desk? Gain more energy and be more productive while burning calories. Click the image below to find ways to stay active at work.