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Emporia Group Fitness Monthly - January 2015

Wednesday, January 7 2015 6:25 PM
Categorized In Emporia
Greetings Emporia Members!  Below is our January Group Fitness news.  Please make sure to follow our facebook page for ongoing updates too! 16 in 60 Congratulations Congratulations to Sharon Williams for completing 16 group fitness classes in 60 days!  They will receive a Genesis T-Shirt, 50 G-Perks and one free “Shake This Burner” shake.  Best of all you are on your… Read Article

Pilates News - January 2015

Wednesday, January 7 2015 6:20 PM
Categorized In Pilates
The Pilates Studio at Genesis Health Clubs wishes you a very Happy New Year!  Let us help you reach your optimal level of health and fitness in 2015!  We provide the best of Pilates training for those at any age or level of fitness.A New Year’s gift for everyone Purchase 3 and get 1 FREE “Stretch and Stability” session for only $195.00! This session includes a whole body assisted stretch… Read Article

Leavenworth Group Fitness Monthly - January 2015

Wednesday, January 7 2015 6:12 PM
Categorized In Leavenworth
Greetings Leavenworth Members!  Below is our January Group Fitness news.  Please make sure to follow our facebook page for ongoing updates too! We begin January by welcoming 2 new instructors to our team.  Kathy Barnette will be joining us to teach Zumba on Monday and Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm.  We also welcome Linda Garlinger to the team, Linda will be an aqua class s… Read Article

Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

Tuesday, December 30 2014 10:11 AM
Categorized In Sports, Nutrition & Supplement Guide
Chances are at some time in your life you have made a New Year’s resolution — and then broken it. This year, stop the cycle of resolving to make change and then not following through. If your resolution is to take better care of yourself and get healthy, you will have a much better year if your resolution sticks. Here are 10 tips to help you get started. 1. Be Reali… Read Article

East Central Group Fitness Monthly Blog - December 2014

Tuesday, December 9 2014 9:37 AM
Categorized In East Central
Brand new class!East Central is so excited to introduce Group Blast, a brand new program to Genesis! Group Blast is part of our MOSSA lineup (which includes Group Centergy and Group Power), and members can expect the same great, motivating music, with a new twist on cardio! Participants will go through sports drills, agility, strength work, and two major cardio peaks in an hour-long c… Read Article

Springfield Group Fitness Monthly Blog - December 2014

Friday, December 5 2014 5:16 PM
Categorized In Springfield
Class of the Month - BODYVIVE:BODYVIVE® 3.1 features the optimal mix of strength, cardio and core training. As a 45 minute class, this is a great cross training option for busy people on the go!Developed by a team of leading fitness professionals, BODYVIVE® 3.1 is one of the safest and most effective workouts around. We mix lunges, squats, running and tubing exercises, with gre… Read Article

Leavenworth Group Fitness Monthly Blog - December 2014

Friday, December 5 2014 5:14 PM
Categorized In Leavenworth
Group Blast will launch Tuesday, December 2 at 4:30pm and Saturday, December 6 at 9:30am.  Group Blast will be permanently on the schedule on Tuesdays at 4:30pm, and will replace Cardio Sculpt.   Our G30/G60 Bootcamp will kick off on Tuesday, December 2 at 6:30pm.  This is the PERFECT time of the year for you to focus in on your fitness and keep those holiday pounds AWAY… Read Article

Topeka Group Fitness Monthly Blog - December 2014

Friday, December 5 2014 5:08 PM
Categorized In Topeka
Feature Instructor My name is Christina Cook but most people call me Chris. My fitness journey started during the winter of 2012/13. I was leading a sedentary life and experiencing a lot of physical pain. That's when I started getting into yoga and began slowly losing weight. After starting yoga, I got into walking and low-impact aerobics and eventually...Zumba. Zumba is where I really bega… Read Article

Salina Group Fitness Monthly Blog - December 2014

Friday, December 5 2014 4:57 PM
Categorized In Salina
Hello Salina members! Below is our December Group Fitness news. Be sure to follow our facebook page for more updates! 16 in 60 Congratulations! Congratulations to Darla Hassler, Dan Hiebert, Kerry Bowell, Cathy Graves & Melissa Bowell for completing 16 group fitness classes in 60 days! They will receive a Genesis T-shirt, 50 G-perks and one free “Shake this Burner” shake. Best o… Read Article

Hutchinson Group Fitness Monthly Blog - December 2014

Friday, December 5 2014 4:52 PM
Categorized In Hutchinson
Group Blast Launch!! Annie Bass And Kristi Keeling Blasted US!!  Hutchinson Genesis Group Blast Launch was a Huge Success!! We had 30 members blasting away during our premier!! “Diversely athletic” “Leggy!” and “Just brilliant!”  Not your Old School Step either!”,  participants described the newest release of Group Blast. Have a B… Read Article

West Central Group Fitness Monthly Blog - December 2014

Friday, December 5 2014 4:28 PM
Categorized In West Central
December is here!!! West Central Genesis hopes that you had a memorable and Happy Thanksgiving!!! Now onto Christmas traditions, and we hope that one of those is taking time during your busy day to attend one of our two December Classes of the Month!!! G-Cycle!!!  This cycle class will keep you moving for 60 minutes, all on one of our Fitness Bikes in Studio B.  Ann and Den… Read Article

West 13th Group Fitness Monthly Blog - December 2014

Friday, December 5 2014 4:23 PM
Categorized In West 13th
G30 Boot Camp Classes at West 13th ended with a great turnout!  Congratulations to those that completed the November version on the 25th!  It was a lot of fun for the staff too! [pics attached]ZUMBA NEWS - we have made some Zumba class changes in December.  Join Mia Kasir at the following times: Mondays at 7PM and Tuesday/Thursdays at 7:30PM You will also be seeing Mia greet… Read Article

McPherson Group Fitness Monthly Blog - December 2014

Friday, December 5 2014 3:56 PM
Categorized In McPherson
16 in 60 Congratulations Congratulations to Jan Nolde for completing 16 group fitness classes in 60 days!  You will receive a Genesis T-Shirt, 50 G-Perks and one free “Shake This Burner” shake.  Best of all you are on your way to meeting your fitness goals!  Studies show that people are more apt to continue a fitness program if they exercise with another person o… Read Article

Emporia Group Fitness Monthly Blog - December 2014

Friday, December 5 2014 3:48 PM
Categorized In Emporia
Instructor of the month:  Silvana RuedaMy name is Silvana Rueda I was born in Durago, Mexico.  My husband and I moved to Emporia in 1990. We have two grown sons and two beautiful grandsons. My Lifestyle was very boring and different until I started coming to Walburns and then I hired on with Genesis Health club.  I enjoy teaching here so much I can’t even express my feelin… Read Article

Rock Road Group Fitness Monthly Blog - November 2014

Thursday, November 6 2014 1:11 PM
Categorized In Rock Road
Greetings Rock Road Members!  Below is our November Group Fitness news.  Please make sure to follow our facebook page for ongoing updates too! November is a Blast! We're bringing an exciting, athletic new cardio class to Genesis this month. It's called Group Blast and we'll launch it on - what else? - BLAST Friday, Nov.  28. It's a heart-pounding, step-based class, but the … Read Article

East Central Group Fitness Monthly Blog - November 2014

Thursday, November 6 2014 1:09 PM
Categorized In East Central
Greetings East Central Members!  Below is our November Group Fitness news.  Please make sure to follow our facebook page for ongoing updates too! New in November - Group Blast! We are beyond excited to announce that Genesis will be offering a new Group Fitness class later this month.  Group Blast is a sport-oriented cardio workout class, and puts focus on an alternati… Read Article

November 2014 Pilates Blog

Thursday, November 6 2014 12:50 PM
Categorized In Pilates
Pilates, an Exercise in Balance We want to see you in the studio!  Feel better, move better and look better.  November special for new students;  Try Pilates with one of our certified Pilates Instructors in November and receive one free pass to a Group Reformer class. Contact Kelli Harsh to set up your appointment. Would you like to become part of our Pilates Instructor Team?   Our Comprehens… Read Article

Springfield Group Fitness Monthly Blog - November 2014

Thursday, November 6 2014 12:37 PM
Categorized In Springfield
Greetings Springfield Members!  Below is our November Group Fitness news.  Please make sure to follow our facebook page for ongoing updates too! Construction is going strong! Our South Club is undergoing a major renovation to create a streamlined Reception/Shake This desk, Kidnazium, and remodeled Men's and Women's Locker rooms.  What's behind the white plastic curtains… Read Article

Emporia Group Fitness Monthly Blog - November 2014

Thursday, November 6 2014 12:26 PM
Categorized In Emporia
Greetings Emporia Members!  Below is our November Group Fitness news.  Please make sure to follow our facebook page for ongoing updates too! 16 in 60 Congratulations Congratulations to Kelsey Carr and Ryan LaSota for completing 16 group fitness classes in 60 days!  They will receive a Genesis T-Shirt, 50 G-Perks and one free “Shake This Burner” shake.  Best of … Read Article

West 13th Monthly Group Fitness Blog - November 2014

Thursday, November 6 2014 11:33 AM
Categorized In West 13th
Greetings West 13th Members!  Below is our November Group Fitness news.  Please make sure to follow our facebook page for ongoing updates too! Instructor of the Month –  Shannon St. Vrain Shannon St. Vrain has been with Genesis for 26 years, starting in the nursery and working her way up to instructor!  She teaches several different types of classes from kick bo… Read Article

West Central Group Fitness Monthly Blog - November 2014

Thursday, November 6 2014 11:23 AM
Categorized In West Central
Greetings West Central Members!  Below is our November Group Fitness news.  Please make sure to follow our facebook page for ongoing updates too!  Have you tried a G-Cycle class at West Central? Our Thursday 5:45pm class, which was formerly Group Ride, is now G-Cycle!!! Ann and Dennis rotate Thursdays, and are awesome instructors to motivate you for an hour of spin!!!… Read Article

What is Healthy Weight Loss?

Wednesday, October 22 2014 9:02 AM
Categorized In Sports, Nutrition & Supplement Guide
It's natural for anyone trying to lose weight to want to lose it very quickly. But evidence shows that people who lose weight gradually and steadily (about 1 to 2 pounds per week) are more successful at keeping weight off. Healthy weight loss isn't just about a "diet" or "program". It's about an ongoing lifestyle that includes long-term changes in daily eating and exercise habits. … Read Article

Protein, Suspiciously Packed with Sugar

Monday, October 13 2014 4:14 PM
Categorized In Sports, Nutrition & Supplement Guide
Protein is hot. Now officially the next wonder ingredient to be oversold and marketed by corporate food giants that focus on making ordinary products for the maddening crowd. You can even find these products at the local grocery store next to the Honey Bunches and Fruity Pebbles. If you have been into fitness/nutrition any time during the last 30-years, you know the belief th… Read Article

Lawrence Group Fitness Monthly Blog - October 2014

Thursday, October 2 2014 5:23 PM
Categorized In Lawrence
Greetings Lawrence Members!  Below is our October Group Fitness news.  Please make sure to follow our facebook page for ongoing updates too! Welcome to Fall! The temps are dropping along with the leaves - so why not use the change in weather to come check out our new classes & some of the new faces we have at our clubs! North Location News NEW CLASSES:We now have Group Power o… Read Article

West 13th Monthly Group Fitness Blog - October 2014

Thursday, October 2 2014 2:13 PM
Categorized In West 13th
Greetings West 13th Members!  Below is our October Group Fitness news.  Please make sure to follow our facebook page for ongoing updates too! Department Updates There are a lot of things going on at West 13th but I want to start by welcoming Mia Kasir as a new Zumba instructor.  She comes to us from California and will start teaching a Zumba class at W13th on Tuesday, Octob… Read Article