Tag: fitness

Indoor cycling is here

What are the benefits of indoor cycling? 1. It’s a huge calorie burner. Indoor cycling can burn anywhere from 400 to 800 calories per class, which is up there with an hour of running or jogging, only you get to sit down for parts of class! It’s pretty rare to not see people coming out…

Maintain, don’t gain part 2: How to survive a holiday party

  Dalia Blunt, M.S., Certified Nutritionist and Personal Trainer During the holidays it is common to attend gatherings and parties with family, friends and coworkers. Unfortunately, this means you will be surrounded by decadent desserts, carb-packed dishes and high calorie drinks which can do a number on your waistline. Instead of letting all the holiday…

What is Hatha Yoga?

Noell Hyman Have you heard about the new group of Yoga teachers who want to bring spinal and joint health, strength and balance and increased peace of mind to seniors living around Sun Lakes? I’m one of them; my name is Noell. We’ve added multiple Yoga classes every day of the week: Hatha Yoga, Chair…

What is chair aerobics?

Lois Moncel, Certified Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor Many have asked me just what is involved in the Chair Aerobic Class. Just like regular aerobics classes we raise the heart rate above resting levels and improve cardiovascular fitness. This class focuses on low impact exercise and resistance exercises to minimize bone loss. We focus on minimizing…

Arthritis and stretching – is it right for you?

Lois Moncel, Certified Personal Trainer at Robson Ranch. Did you know that simple stretches help improve flexibility and can also ease joint pain for those who suffer from arthritis? Below are a couple of tips to keep in mind when stretching. Try not to stretch a cold muscle. Static stretching (no bouncing) done after 10…

The Fitness Center

Apple Cider Vinegar Lois Moncel, Certified Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor Have you ever heard about the benefits of apple cider vinegar? In the past couple of months I have more and more clients asking about the benefits of apple cider vinegar. After researching the benefits I have listed five of the top reasons to mix…

What is chair aerobics?

Lois Moncel, Certified Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Instructor Many have asked me just what is involved in the Chair Aerobic Class. Just like regular aerobics classes we raise the heart rate above resting levels and improve cardiovascular fitness. This class focuses on low impact exercise and resistance exercises to minimize bone loss. We focus on minimizing…

New equipment to debut in Fitness Center

Sherry Jackson, RCI Corporate Communications Exciting new upgrades are planned for the fitness center at Robson Ranch. Residents who utilize the gym will be delighted with the new Elevation Series by Life Fitness featuring premium cardio equipment such as treadmills, recumbent bikes, elliptical cross-trainer, Flexstrider, Powermill climber and Lifecycle upright bikes. Along with the brand…

The Corner Fitness Tip: Testing Your Balance

How is your balance? Do you feel like the length of your stride is a bit shorter? Has the pace of your steps slowed somewhat? When thinking about balance, remember the saying: “use it or lose it.” Studies show you can maintain your balance if you stay active. Many of us are unaware that our…

Fitness Program Expands – New Classes begin in April

Melani Caron I am excited to announce the expansion of our fitness program at the Sports Club that began on Monday, February 20. This included the addition of two new classes designed around golf, pickleball and tennis fitness along with a non-cardio class that will concentrate on the belly, butt and thighs. Please join me…