Community Hospital Fitness Pointe
Community Hospital Fitness Pointe Newsletter

Issue #13

January 2011

Happy New Year
in this issue
:: Healthy Resolutions
:: SpaPointe January Opportunity
:: Recipe of the Month
:: Zumba Song of the Month
:: COACH Corner
:: Exercise of the Month
Fitness Pointe Hours:

12/31/2010 5am- Noon

1/1/2011 - 6am - Noon


SpaPointe Hours:

12/31/2010 - 8am - Noon

1/1/2011 - CLOSED



12/31/2010 Group Exercise Classes

In the Large Studio 

7:30-8:25am  Yoga with Andy

8:30-8:55am  Total Body Tone with Reese

9:00-9:25am   Step with Reese

9:30-9:55am  Zumba with Reese

10:00-10:55am   Pilates with Reese



In the Cycle Alcove

8:30-9:55   Extended Holiday Cycle Class    Bobbie & Kathy


No Classes on 1/1/2011.


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Healthy Resolutions for the Whole Year!

From ACE (American Council on Exercise)


Resolutions should be resonably attainable so that you are setting yourself up for success rather than disappointment. Try focusing on small intermediate goals that will ultimatley lead you to your primary goals. Do not expect to be perfect. Aim for a healthy lifestyle with wich you will feel comfortable.

Take Small Steps - To make the goal more attainable, come up with small goals that you know you can meet to keep yourself feeling positive.
Change for Yourself - Any goals that you set should come from a sincere desire to change for yourself.
Be Creative - Perhaps you can find ways to exercise while also accomplishing other goals/tasks.
Be Realistic - Be sure that your plan of action is realistic. Try to make things as easy as possible for yourself. Set your goals at reasonable heights so that you can reach them one by one without feeling overwhelmed.
Anticipate Roadblocks and Reward Yourself for Successes - If things like weather and illness will prevent you from sticking to your plan, make alternate plans for situations that you cannot avoid. Most importantly, do not let a missed day or two throw you completely off target.
Build a Support System - Get the support of your family, friends, and coworkers.

Keep in mind that a well-thought-out resolution can be a useful tool to help you live your life the best way possible, starting from the inside.
ACE Certified Personal Trainer Certification, Personal Training & Fitness - American Council on Exercise
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SpaPointe January Opportunity
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*Offer expires on January 31, 2011
Recipe of the Month
Chilaquiles Casserole

"Our version of this enchilada-style chilaquiles casserole is packed with nutritious beans and vegetables. Canned prepared enchilada sauce has great flavor and keeps the prep time quick. It can vary in heat level so find one that suits your taste. If you want to eliminate the heat altogether, try a green enchilada sauce (which is often milder than red) or substitute two 8-ounce cans of plain tomato sauce."

Chilaquiles Casserole Recipe

Zumba Song of the Month
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Class Times:
Monday - 8pm
Tuesday - 9am
Wednesday - 7:30pm
Thursday - 10:30am
Saturday - 10:30am

COACH Corner 

Looking for the motivation  you need to drop those unwanted 'holiday' pounds??  Fitness Apple and Weight LossPointe has the solution for you..  The Fitness Pointe  "Lose to Win' program will debut for Fitness Pointe Members ONLY this February.  This 12 week program will provide each program participant with a private nutrition consultation with our weight loss coach and weekly intense workout sessions with a Lose To Win Coach.  The program requires weekly weigh ins, exercise and diet logging, additional home workouts, and regular emailing to your personal COACH.  For more information call 219 924 5348 and ask for Debbie Paradiso or Debi Pillarella.

Exercise of The Month 

Walking Lunges with Twists


Target Body Part:Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs


Equipment Needed:Medicine Ball (or other weighted object)


 Step 1 - Starting Position: Stand with your feet about hip width apart

hold a medicine ball in front of your mid-section with a firm grip by both hands.

Step 2 - Step forward by slowly with the right foot


Step 3 - As you lunge forward, focus Continue lowering your body to a comfortable position or until your right (front) thigh becomes parallel with the floor and your tibia (shinbone) is in a slight forward lean
While lunging, simultaneously lean forward slightly at your hips while maintaining the abdominal bracing to keep the spine extended and rotate to your left while continuing to hold the medicine ball  in front of your mid-section.

more on lowering your hips towards the floor rather than driving your hips forward, (think about aiming your left knee towards the heel of your right foot).


Step 4 - From the lowered position, rotate back to the right so that you are facing straight ahead, firmly push the right foot in to the ground and pull yourself back to a standing position

Step 5 - Repeat staring with your left leg

Lunge with a Twist Full explanation and demonstration

Everyone here at Fitness Pointe wishes you a very Happy, Healthy and Safe New Years!


Community Hospital Fitness Pointe
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