Take advantage of our Series Sales Package and get serious about getting results.  Whether you are striving to lose body fat, knock two minutes from your 10k or want to improve your strength, these are the classes to help you do just that!  Buy a Series Sales Package and go to any of these four… Read More

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Get Serious Results

By Christine Williquette

Take advantage of our Series Sales Package and get serious about getting results.  Whether you are striving to lose body fat, knock two minutes from your 10k or want to improve your strength, these are the classes to help you do just that!  Buy a Series Sales Package and go to any of these four… Read More

Meet Me at the Barre

By Christine Williquette

The Benefits of a Barre Workout If you’re looking for a focused, effective core workout, Barre Blend is absolutely the class for you.  It may look like ballet, but it’s not. Barre fitness classes are simply ballet-inspired, mixing elements of Pilates, dance, yoga and functional training.  The beauty of the barre is that we emphasis… Read More

Eat for Lifelong Health and Happiness!

By Christine Williquette

The evidence is now undisputable – You Are What You Eat! The foods you consume on a daily basis have a profound and lasting impact on nearly every aspect of your health and well-being. The fact is your diet is possibly the single greatest determining factor of your future health, not to mention, your day-to-day… Read More

Are you recharging?

By Christine Williquette

I’m sure we have all heard people talk about how little sleep they need to function well.  And maybe you are one of these people…well we would like to share with you the real dangers of lack of sleep and how you can improve your sleep cycle. Although the amount of sleep you need depends… Read More

Fitness Fun in the New Year!

By Christine Williquette

Does your New Year’s resolution include getting back into shape but don’t know where to start?  Have you always wondered what our Group Fitness classes were like but were afraid to try?  Start the New Year out right with this small sampling of our free group fitness classes.  This is the perfect opportunity to experience… Read More

Healthy Holidays

By Christine Williquette

Written by Jana Derer, Dietetic Intern The holiday season should be a time to enjoy good food and great company from family and friends, but it is also a time that can throw us off track a little bit. The average person gains about one to two pounds during the holiday season – which might not seem like… Read More

Financial Health Matters

By Christine Williquette

Did you know that just over half of workers say they are stressed about their finances, and 45 percent say their worries have worsened over the last 12 months? It’s true. These statistics are according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey taken in 2016.  When survey participants were asked about overall financial concerns, the most frequently cited… Read More

If it matters, make time

By Christine Williquette

Meet Karie Czapanskiy. Karie (57) is a Registered Nurse at Bellin as well as a Team Facilitator for Nursing Services.  She has been married for over 34 years with three grown children, one granddaughter and two Weimaraner dogs. Kari was motivated to begin her journey because she wanted to be able to participate in activities… Read More

Ways to Eat Environmentally Friendly

By Christine Williquette

The sustainable food movement is sweeping the nation. Farmer’s markets, organic produce, cage-free eggs have all become part of the current culture. While a lot of this focuses around whether organic foods are better for people’s health, let’s not forget that these trends are also good for the planet. Sustainable eating doesn’t have to be… Read More

Slow and Steady Wins the Race

By Christine Williquette

Meet Donna Jahnke! Donna (59) has been married to her husband, Mark, for 25 years. They have a daughter, Lydia (23), who with their son-in-law, Trent, gave them their only granddaughter, two-year old Madelyn.  They also have a son Jon (20) and finishing off the family is their pet dog, Pearl.  Donna’s biggest and most… Read More

Tips to Improve Environmental Wellness

By Christine Williquette

Environmental wellness is an awareness of the unstable state of the earth and the effects of your daily habits on the physical environment. It is maintaining a way of life that maximizes harmony with the earth and minimizes harm to the environment. It includes being involved in socially responsible activities to protect the environment. Stop… Read More

Beware of the Sugar Monsters

By Christine Williquette

Written by: Dietetic Intern, Jamie Freier Halloween is just around the corner and with this spooky holiday comes plenty of tricks and plenty of treats! As spooky as ghosts and goblins are, there is perhaps none more frightening than the sneaky sugar monsters. But not all sugars are created equally and no fear is necessary… Read More

Independence is Happiness!

By Christine Williquette

Meet Rick Price! Rick (67) is married and his wife’s name is Carol. He has been a member of Bellin Health Fitness since January 2016.  Rick started his journey when he needed to recover from suffering from a stroke.  He had to get his left side working again, be able to move/walk easier and also… Read More

Mindful Eating

By Christine Williquette

Written by Dietitic Intern, Jamie Freier Mindfulness is the practice of paying acute attention to what is happening in our present moment. The key to mindfulness is to free yourself from judgmental thoughts while also thoughtfully experiencing what is currently going on around you. Whether your observations are mental, physical, or emotional, the tricky part… Read More