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December 2017 Instructor of the Month

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December 2017 Instructor of the Month

Mary Flannigan Since December 2012, Mary has been teaching indoor cycling on Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 5:30 AM.  Participating in indoor cycling is an ideal way to start the day, and she finds that the class truly “jump starts” her busy work day as a Special Education teacher. While teaching at Rock Creek Elementary is a full-time—plus endeavor, Mary also loves to plan trips.  In 2018, she hopes to visit her in-laws in New Zealand and celebrate the 40th birthday of her younger brother in Greece. She...

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Member on Fire for December 2017

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Member on Fire for December 2017

Rosie Maher Rosie has been a member of Auburn Fit1 for just a little over a year. She joined when her local gym closed, and she wanted to continue her classes with Patti Iorillo. Rosie works out approximately 3-days per week. She enjoys and attends yoga as well as strength technique, core, and balance classes (taught by Patti); both are held on Tuesday and Thursday. Rosie also attends Qigong on Monday and Wednesday and utilizes the Cybex machines. When asked about what she loves about Auburn Fit1, Rosie shared that she enjoys the smaller size...

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Exercise to Notice for December 2017

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Exercise to Notice for December 2017

Low to High Cable Wood Chop This dynamic exercise works the obliques and upper abs while keeping your heart rate up. Although this is a full-body move, it doesn’t require a lot of space, so that you can do it almost anywhere.  Directions for Completing a Low to High Cable Wood Chop Attach a single grip attachment to a low pulley machine and select the weight you want to use. Start with your feet wider than shoulder width and your toes slightly pointed outwards. Grab a low cable handle with both hands Drop down to one side and lock...

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New Fit1 Pilates Studio Opening November 20th

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in Facility, News, Workouts | Comments Off on New Fit1 Pilates Studio Opening November 20th

  Completely Fit 4 Life, voted #1 of the top three Pilates studios in the Sacramento area, will become part of Auburn Fit1. The new bigger space at Auburn Fit1 will have Pilates reformer classes and Barre classes and will open on November 20th. The new Fit1 Pilates studio will be open six days a week, Monday-Saturday, and by appointment. We will also be offering morning, lunchtime and evening classes.  There will also be an infrared sauna available for use for $25.00 per month (unlimited use). For those interested in checking out the...

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Member on Fire for November 2017

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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...

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November 2017 Instructor of the Month

Posted by on Oct 26, 2017 in Auburn Staff, Classes, Instructor of the Month, Workouts | Comments Off on November 2017 Instructor of the Month

November 2017 Instructor of the Month

Dee Evans Dee Evans is our November Instructor of the Month. In addition to subbing for our yoga and step classes, Dee teaches Dynamic-Duo on Tuesday and Thursday at 5:30 p.m.   Dee’s skill set will provide you with slow weight training with optional high-intensity interval training (HIIT) that may bring out muscles you haven’t seen in awhile.  Dee encourages all fitness abilities to attend the Dynamic-Duo class. Dee is also a runner and volunteers for different running organizations, so you may also meet her at a local race or...

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Class to Notice for November 2017

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Class to Notice for November 2017

Dynamic-Duo Join Dee Evans on Tuesday and Thursday for a 55 minute class with the perfect combination of strength and cardio.  This class is suited for all ages and fitness abilities. Class begins at 5:30 p.m. with a dynamic warm-up, followed by strength work and optional HIIT bursts; High-Intensity Interval Training.  Modification and progressions will be offered to ensure a challenging workout for each member.  Class winds down with a cool-down and...

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Exercises to Notice for November 2017 – Video

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Exercises to Notice for November 2017 – Video

Slope Exercises It’s that time of year again; ski, snowboard and snowshoe season! Living in Auburn, we are just a quick one hour drive to North Lake Tahoe and several ski resorts. Strengthening your hamstrings, quadriceps, back and core can help prevent injury, aches and pains.   Listed below the video are a few exercises to get you going: Step-Ups Assists in strengthening the quads and glutes. Step-ups also help to increase your range of motion while incorporating balance and coordination, which are all necessary skills associated...

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October 2017 Instructor of the Month

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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...

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Class to Notice for October 2017

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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...

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