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

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

Strategies to Stay Fit With Age

By Liza Margelofsky

There’s an old saying, you’re only as old as you feel. But perhaps it’s more accurate is to say you’re only as old as you function. Even in today’s medically advanced world, our bodies age at an alarming rate. That being said, there are simple exercises that can help you feel and function better regardless… Read More

Work in Progress

By Christine Williquette

Meet Robert Grignon! Bob (72) has a full life with a family of four children and seven grandchildren that he shares with his wife Arleen. Bob’s fitness journey began when he started physical therapy to recover from having a severe stroke. His Physical Therapist at Rennes suggested that he work with a Personal Trainer in… Read More

Make Exercise a Way of Life

By Christine Williquette

Meet John Kabele! John (70) is married to his wife Karen and they have one son, Andrew, who they are very proud of.  John has been a Bellin Health Fitness member for over 11 years.  He is one of the hardest working and most dedicated members we have. John didn’t really need motivation to get… Read More

Ways to Prevent Exercise Injury

By Christine Williquette

Exercise is the best medicine, but only in the right dose. Just like a prescription, if you take too little you won’t get the maximum benefit. If you take too much, you may suffer unnecessary side effects. So it’s important to determine the right amount of exercise to achieve maximum benefit while minimizing risks. Any… Read More

Motivation + Commitment = Success

By Christine Williquette

Meet Mitch Babe! Mitch (27) is the son of Customer Service Representative Janet Babe.  He spends lots of time with his family which includes his mom, dad and sister, Jackie.  A recent addition to his family is his dog Bogart who is going to be six this year.  Mitch rescued Bogart 3+ years ago, takes… Read More

Keep on a Schedule

By Christine Williquette

Meet Roger Schmitt! Roger (71) is happily married to his wife Barb and has been a Bellin Health Fitness member since 2012. Roger’s motivation for beginning his fitness journey was wanting to just stay active. When he initially started coming to Bellin, it was hard to maintain a consistent workout schedule because he was on… Read More

Tips to Stay Hydrated

By Christine Williquette

Your body needs water to function properly. You need it to transport nutrients through your body, to help regulate body temperature, and to keep your joints lubricated. It can also help prevent muscle cramps and fatigue. The average person needs to drink eight, 8oz glasses of water to stay hydrated for regular day-to-day activities. When… Read More

Don’t be afraid to ask for help

By Christine Williquette

Meet Mary Berg! Mary (71) recently had her knee replaced and her goal was to walk better – not waddle- and improve her balance. Mary came to Bellin Health Fitness after going to the Learning in Retirement class and attending the presentation “Know Your Body”. The trainers demonstrated six different screens that she should have… Read More

Make Every Step Count

By Christine Williquette

Our bodies are meant to move. When you feel stiff and tired it may seem hard to imagine, but it’s true. Your body enjoys moving and actually perceives sedentary living as stress. Working out is great but avoid thinking about exercise only as a means to burn calories or lose weight. This type of thinking… Read More

Building New Relationships

By Christine Williquette

Meet Carol Landwehr! Carol (87) has a family full of children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Carol started her fitness journey because she just wanted to see what she could do. The hardest thing to do was just getting started but once she did she felt success! Her goals were to keep limber and active. Carol… Read More