Community Hospital Fitness Pointe
Community Hospital Fitness Pointe Newsletter
Issue #10 
October 2010 
in this issue
:: Breast Cancer Awareness
:: ZUMBA Song of the Month
:: Exercise of the Month
:: Recipe of the Month
:: Romp & Roll
:: Member Incentive
:: SpaPointe Specials
 
October is upon us and it is time for us to 'Fall back into our Health and Fitness'. During this month there are several National Health and Wellness Observances that may affect yourself, a loved one, co-worker and friend. 
 
Listed are some links to get your more information about each.
 
 
American Heart Walk -
Healthy Babies Month -
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month -
National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month -
 www.mentalhealthscreening.org  '
 National UNICEF Month: Trick -or-Treat for UNICEF

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month
 
Digital Mammogram Special - $98
 

Community Healthcare System is helping women withone of the most important steps they can take for their health-mammography screening for the early detection
of breast cancer. Symptom-free women who meet the American Cancer Society guidelines for screening mammography may register for a special rate, (due at the time of service) which includes radiologist fee.
Examinations must be performed between October 1 and October 31, 2010.
Physician order is required.
A limited number of screening mammograms are available at selected clinics and hospital locations. To schedule, please call one of our Women's Diagnostic Centers:
 
Community Diagnostic Center, Munster
Community Hospital Outpatient Centre,
St. John
219-836-4599
 
St. Catherine Hospital
219-392-7227
 
St. Mary Medical Center
219-947-6436
 

Click here to visit the website
Cancer Resource Centre

Breast Cancer Support Group
This group is designed especially for women coping with a breast cancer diagnosis. Group meets the 1st Thursday evening of each month, from 7-8:30 pm.
 
After Care Breast Cancer Support Group
Designed especially for women who have completed their breast cancer treatment. The group gives participants the opportunity to share experiences and address concerns. Group meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday evening of each month from 7-8:30 pm.
 
Please contact the Cancer Resource Centre to schedule an orientation session prior to joining a support group.
219-836-3349 
ZUMBA Song of the Month
'Gata Brasiliera'
Click to view video
 
Zumba Gata Brasiliera

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Exercise of the Month - BOSU Push-Up
 

 
 
 
Start: Turn BOSU so the round side is down. Place hands on each side of the BOSU, thumbs in the groves provided, extend the legs back, abdominals contracted bringing yourself into a plank position.
 
Begin: Slowly inhale as you lower your body down towards to BOSU keeping a straight line from the top of your head to your toes. Exhale as you press yourself back up to the starting position. (Completing 1 repetition).
 
Modification: Perform the exercise from your knees (keeping a straight line from top of your head to your knees).
 
Perform 8-12 repetitions (1 set)
*Tip: remember to keep abdominals contracted, eyes looking down at the BOSU, and do not hold your breath.
Click to view the BOSU Push-Up Video
BOSU Push-Up
 
 
Recipe of the Month
Quick and Easy Chicken Chili

 
This quick chili recipe is great in the summertime or winter. It's also great for potlucks and family gatherings. It tastes great with a spoonful of sour cream.
click to view recipe
chicken chili
 
Romp & Roll  

7th Annual "Romp & Roll"
Cancer Resource Center

Sunday, October 3, 2010
Munster HS Football Area
12:30pm
 
Join Lilia on the Munster High School Football field (North End Zone) for a ZUMBA warm-up. (be there at 12:20)
 

 

Member Incentive
Big Ten Conference Trivia Challenge

How well do you know your Big Ten Teams???

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Come to the Fitness Desk during the week of  October 3-9 to test your knowledge.
 
If you get all 11 question correct you will be entered into a raffle.
 
Not sure how well you know your team???
 
NO PROBLEM! Look around the Fitness Floor for helpful hints! 
 
Bone to Pick - Coming end of October
 
SpaPointe Specials
 

$10.00 off a One Hour Swedish or Deep Tissue Massage

 

 Tuesday through Thursday

 8:00am to 1:00pm

 Offer expires November 1, 2010

 

October is Refer-A-Friend Month!

Bring in one new referral for any Hair Service

to receive Half Off a Hair Cut for yourself!

 

 All services must be received during the month of October.

 Offer expires November 1, 2010

 
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