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Member on Fire for November 2017

Posted on Oct 26, 2017 in Member Of The Month, News

Member on Fire for November 2017

Barbara Jicha and Her Dog, Webelo Barbara Jicha has been a member of Auburn Fit1 for over five years! Barbara works out on average four days per week. She enjoys the classes and attends everything from Cycle, Cycle and Tone, Dynamic Duo and Step. Barbara is also a volunteer puppy raiser for Canine Companions. Pictured in this article is her current dog “Webelo.” As a puppy raiser, Barbara is responsible for providing Webelo with a safe environment, making sure he attends obedience classes, teaching him puppy manners and commands (Webelo will learn up to 20 commands) and providing...

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October 2017 Instructor of the Month

Posted on Sep 25, 2017 in Instructor of the Month, News

October 2017 Instructor of the Month

Instructor of the Month: Ruby Fidler Ruby has been teaching Zumba at the Auburn Fit1 for three years. She teaches on Saturdays at 9:30 AM. Ruby first discovered Zumba 9 years ago and fell in love with it because it combined dancing with Latin music, and it didn’t feel like exercising. Ruby enjoyed it so much that she became certified and has been teaching since April 2014. She is also certified in Zumba Gold and Strong by Zumba. Ruby stresses that you don’t need to be a “dancer” to enjoy Zumba and get an effective workout. Everyone can do...

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Class to Notice for October 2017

Posted on Sep 24, 2017 in Class to Notice, News

Class to Notice for October 2017

Class to Notice: Pacific Crest Trail Hike This hike will be led by member Joe Beuttner. Scheduled for October 21, 2017, we will meet at 8:00 a.m. at the Clipper Gap Park and Ride, exit 125. Joe has a suburban that can accommodate 9 people for carpooling; a donation toward gas is appreciated. We will carpool near Donner Pass off the 80 freeway. We will start on the famous PCT and head south toward Highway 40 a distance of 4 plus miles. We will then exit the PCT and go on another trail very close by the Donner Ski Ranch and head north. This trail will take us by some beautiful high sierra...

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Member on Fire for October 2017

Posted on Sep 23, 2017 in Member Of The Month, News

Member on Fire for October 2017

Member on Fire: Heather Richards Heather and her husband Greg joined Auburn Fit1 in March of this year; with a goal to get more fit as they age.  Heather has been focused on getting back in shape following shoulder surgery in February of this year. In the last 7 years, Heather has lost 40 pounds, 21 of those pounds have been since she joined Fit1! Heather works out 5-6 days a week.  She begins her workout with cardio and most recently, added a weight routine to focus on building strength and toning. Heather also shared the following about Fit1 and the Fit1 Team; “I so much enjoy...

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Exercise to Notice for October 2017 Vinyasa Yoga – Video

Posted on Sep 22, 2017 in Classes, Exercise of the month, Instructional How To Videos, News

Exercise to Notice for October 2017 Vinyasa Yoga – Video

Exercise to Notice: Vinyasa Yoga These are two level one yoga asanas, or poses, you can combine with the breath to practice simple vinyasa (a method of yoga in which movements form a flowing sequence in coordination with the breath).         Adho Mukha Svanasana (AH-doh MOO-kah shvah-NAHS-anna) adho = downward mukha = facing svana = dog This is the ultimate all-over, rejuvenating stretch Step 1: Come onto the floor on your hands and knees. Set your knees directly below your hips and your hands slightly forward of your shoulders. Spread...

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Announcing Fit1’s Newest Equipment

Posted on Apr 27, 2017 in Facility, News, Workouts

Announcing Fit1’s Newest Equipment

New to Auburn Fit1 are the WeckMethod Bosu Elite and RMT Club (Rotational Movement Training). Please review the exercise videos at weckmethod.com or view the exercise wall chart, posted at the club. In future months, we will be reviewing exercises that can be performed using both the Bosu Elite and the RMT Club.         THE NEW WECKMETHOD BOSU® ELITE The BOSU Elite incorporates new dome material designed to provide resistance rather than instability for the latest innovation in performance training. Unlike the original BOSU balance trainer, the BOSU Elite creates a...

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