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May 2017 Exercise of the month

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May 2017 Exercise of the month

BOSU® Elite Compression Squat Performing the basic compression squat on the BOSU® Elite helps to improve the squatting pattern when performed on the floor and when incorporating weight.  The unique material and shape of the BOSU® Elite will provide you with resistance and compression rather than instability like the regular BOSU®. To Perform a Basic Compression Squat Step on dome. Turn feet out to a 45 degree angle Back as far as you are able toward the power line, move forward if you need to adjust Compress to the center as though...

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Member on Fire for May 2017

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Member on Fire for May 2017

Meet this month’s Member on Fire, Jacque Wing. Jacque has been a member of Auburn Fit1 since our opening in May of 2012. She took a break from the club in September of 2015 as she had moved out of the area. Although Jacque still lives outside the Auburn area, she returned to Fit1 in April of 2016, and we are so excited to have her back at the club! Jacque is at the club 3-4 days per week.  Her routine consists of taking Cycle classes on Wednesday and Friday at noon.  She also works out either before or after class by lifting...

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Announcing Fit1’s Newest Equipment

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Announcing Fit1’s Newest Equipment

New to Auburn Fit1 are the WeckMethod Bosu Elite and RMT Club (Rotational Movement Training). Please review the exercise videos at weckmethod.com or view the exercise wall chart, posted at the club. In future months, we will be reviewing exercises that can be performed using both the Bosu Elite and the RMT Club.         THE NEW WECKMETHOD BOSU® ELITE The BOSU Elite incorporates new dome material designed to provide resistance rather than instability for the latest innovation in performance training. Unlike the original...

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May 2017 Instructor to Notice

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May 2017 Instructor to Notice

Shannon has been teaching at Auburn Fit1 since November of 2016.  She teaches Strength on Friday mornings at 8:30 a.m. Regardless of your fitness level, this class meets the needs of both beginners and advanced participants. Shannon is an excellent instructor and will ensure correct form, ensuring a safe and effective workout. Shannon has been teaching group fitness classes that focus on strength, balance, flexibility and core conditioning for more than six years. She is certified in Reformer Pilates level one, which she has taught for...

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May 2017 Class to Notice

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May 2017 Class to Notice

Yoga Yoga Classes are offered on: Monday and Wednesday Evening at 6:45 pm Tuesday and Thursday Mornings at 9:45 am Saturday Morning at 10:45 am We are fortunate at Auburn Fit1 to be offering five yoga classes each week.  Members often ask us about the level of our classes, and our response is always that, “we teach to the level of the class.”  We try not to label our classes as beginner or advanced as we want all of our members, no matter what level, to feel welcomed and to give yoga a try.  We are also proud to have four...

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April 2017 Class to Notice

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April 2017 Class to Notice

Step, Abs and Cool Down Join Andie Simmons for our Step, Abs and Cool down class Saturday mornings at 8:30 a.m. This class is similar to our Step and Tone class, only there is a little more focus on the core and a bit more cool down time for those of you who worked it all week long!     The platform and adjustable risers are used in this class as well as weights, and occasionally bands and balls. Modifications and progressions are provided, making this class available for all fitness...

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April 2017 Exercise to Notice – Video

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April 2017 Exercise to Notice – Video

Side Plank Auburn Fit1 would like to thank Kayla Bassett for demonstrating her beautiful side plank. Kayla performs this exercise and holds it for a minute and 15 seconds with her goal being to eventually, reach a full 2 minutes! The side plank is a static exercise that strengthens the abdominals, back and shoulders.  Increasing isometric strength is important in stabilizing the trunk and can be beneficial for daily activities as well as various sports and other exercises.   To perform this exercise, lie on your side, in a straight...

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April 2017 Member on Fire

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April 2017 Member on Fire

Meet Sara Gullett, she has been a member of Auburn Fit1 since September of 2015. Sara can be found working out 5-6 days a week, anywhere between 30 minutes to an hour and a half.  In order to avoid plateaus and to keep herself motivated, Sara tries to vary her workouts.   One day a week, she enjoys a long run.  The remaining 4-5 days she alternates upper body, lower body, abs, HIIT and incorporates cardio into each workout whether it is for 20 or 45 minutes.  Her Cardio may consist of a run outside, using the treadmill,...

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March 2017 Class to Notice

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March 2017 Class to Notice

Boot Camp Skip that extra hour of sleep or your morning coffee and wake up with Kristin Cummings on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for her 5:30 a.m. Boot Camp Class!         This class will challenge you with a fast-paced calorie-blasting workout, using traditional boot camp movements.  Geared towards all fitness levels, modifications and progressions are always offered to beginner and advanced participants. Don’t forget to join Kristin on Tuesday and/or Thursday from 5:30-6:30 a.m.!...

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Exercise to Notice for March 2017 – Video

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Exercise to Notice for March 2017 – Video

Side-Lying Clamshell (for Gluteus Medius) If you find yourself sitting for most of the day, it’s possible that you may have weak glutes, tight hamstrings, and tight hip flexors.  Not to worry though, you can use the side lying clamshell to activate those glutes and get your backside firing properly during exercise!     Instructor Patti Iorillo will be demonstrating the side-lying clamshell for us this month!  Lying on your side, hips and thighs stacked, and placing heels together, keep your top knee a little forward of...

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