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The Healthplex Introduces the "Fit For Life" Fitness Program


What is Fit For Life?

Fit For Life is an all new total fitness program exclusive to the Healthplex Sports Club. Our mission is to provide comprehensive fitness challenges for every body. This program is included free for Healthplex members and offers various land and aqua class options.

Program Benefits

The Fit For Life is perfect for those looking to improve the following:

  • Muscle mass
  • Joint health
  • Bone density
  • Mobility
  • Core strength
  • Balance and agility
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Blood pressure
  • Back pain
  • Cardiovascular health and more...

Fit For Life Schedules

Be sure to check out our Fit For Life Land Schedule and Aqua Schedule including class descriptions. These classes can also be found on our monthly group fitness schedules. The program begins the week of September 17, 2018. Join us for a class today!

Class Descriptions

Strength for Life

A specially designed weight training program that will improve strength and increase muscle mass. Other benefits include increased bone density and improved joint health. Various equipment is used. 60 minutes.

Function for Life

A series of movements and exercises that will mirror functional living. Benefits are improvement of strength, mobility, and agility. Various equipment will be used. Seated and standing options. 45 minutes.

Balance for Life

Focused exercises that will increase core strength, improve agility, and increase proprioception. Modifications and challenges will be provided.  45 minutes.

Yoga for Life

Basic yoga poses will be presented. Benefits are decreased stress, improved breathing, greater flexibility, reduced anxiety and decreased blood pressure. This class will be done seated in chairs and standing. 60 minutes.

Stretch for Life

Seated and standing stretches that will increase flexibility, lower occurrence of injuries, improve back pain, and improve balance. 45 minutes.

Walk for Life

Challenges will be provided to improve cardiovascular ability and heart health. The class will meet on basketball courts. Indoor/Outdoor weather permitting. 45 minutes.

Meditate for Life

Learn techniques that will reduce stress, improve mental clarity, develop concentration and healthier sleep patterns, create a more positive mood and outlook, and improve self-discipline. Option to sit on the floor or in chairs. 45 minutes.

Tai Chi for Life

Graceful series of movements performed in a slow focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing. Designed to reduce stress, improve health, and increase well being. 75 minutes.

Qigong for Life

Rhythmic breathing coordinated with slow repetitions of fluid movement, a calm mindful state, and visualization of guiding qi through the body. 75 minutes.

Aqua Classes Include:

Ai Chi for Life

A form of water exercise which uses slow circular movements to build strength, balance and flexibility while also promoting relaxation and a healthy mind-body relationship. 45 minutes.

Aqua Arthritis for Life

This class incorporates head-to-toe stretching exercises and movements in order to preserve and restore flexibility & strength. It can help to improve coordination, balance and overall mobility. 45 minutes.

Aqua Easy for Life

This is a low impact, total body conditioning program which targets beginners and those who are moving on after physical therapy and aqua arthritis. Its combination of aerobic, strengthening and stretching exercises can offer both comfort and challenge to participants of all fitness levels. 55 minutes.

Aqua Fibromyalgia for Life

By taking advantage of the therapeutic properties of warm water, this class helps increase range of motion and muscle relaxation to decrease chronic pain and other physical discomforts. Slow, gentle motions and an integrated total body approach enhances the mind-body connection and an overall positive outlook. 55 minutes.

Aqua NMC for Life

(Neuro-Muscular Conditioning) This class allows the participant to increase their mind-body awareness in the buoyant warm water environment while stepping up the pace. 45 minutes.

Strong & Fit for Life

This program uses equipment to increase functional fitness and core strength. Participants are encouraged to go at their own pace. 55 minutes.

Water Workout for Life

This is a low impact, moderate-intensity exercise program with special attention to overall strengthening. This total body workout includes cardiovascular conditioning, muscle toning, abdominal exercises and stretching. 55 minutes.