Denton A. Cooley Center
1620 McElderry Street
Baltimore, MD 21205
phone: 410-955-2513 fax: 410-614-8110

Fitness Challenges

COOLEY CHALLENGE FOR THE MONTH OF MAY

"ROW THE CHESAPEAKE"

Row as a team (3 people) using he rowing machines to cover the length of the Chesapeake Bay. Earn bonus miles along the way.

The team that finishes first wins.

Sign up now! Rowing begins May 15.


Past Challenges:

12 Days of Fitness
Cardio Football Challenge
Earn Your Yams

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Staff: Sara
Timeline: October 21, 2012
Cost: Race registration
Overview: Come join us and run a 5k for breast cancer awareness! Register online and join "Cooley for the Cure".


Shed It and Forget It
Staff: Sara
Timeline: March-May 2012
Cost: Free to current members
Overview: Get weighed and measured at beginning of challenge, keep a food diary for four weeks, complete weekly fitness tasks and get re-weighed and re-measured at the end of eight weeks. Time to lose that weight you put on over the winter!
Prizes: Person with the highest point value (accrued through weight loss, body fat loss and completion of activities) will receive a $50 gift card towards fitness products.

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Staff: Sara, Roy, Brian, Steve, Pat
Timeline: October 2011
Cost: Race registration
Overview: Cooley for the Cure team! Every fall we gather a team from the Cooley Center to run in this 5k for charity.





Calendar

  • 26
    Jun

    Sports Conditioning

    Bring out your inner athlete in a motivational atmosphere! Blending interval & agility training techniques w/ sports moves
  • 26
    Jun

    Basic Yoga

    Breathe, Stretch, Relax.
  • 26
    Jun

    Kickboxing

    High-intensity, high-impact workout with lots of boxing drills and kick/punching combos sure to burn alot of calories.
  • 26
    Jun

    Power Pump

    Lighter weight + bands + body weight + body bars + more reps = one heck of a workout
  • 26
    Jun

    Spinning

    burn lots of calories, great music and fun challenging ride, too.
  • 27
    Jun

    TRAINing DAY

    A strength circuit training workout.
  • 27
    Jun

    Pilates

    Stability training and core strength using the Pilates method on the mat.
  • 27
    Jun

    Cycling

    A great 45-minute ride with fun, motivating music.
 

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FIT TIP OF THE MONTH

Sleep Deficit and Work Productivity

The appropriate amount of rest is very significant to help monitor daily functions and reduce the effects of stress, improve decision-making and maintain a healthy body weight.

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MOVE OF THE MONTH

Dumbbell Chest Fly

Dumbbell Flys are a great exercise for finishing your chest routine. After doing compound exercises, like bench press and incline press, you want to finish with an isolated chest exercise.

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RECIPE OF THE MONTH

Fish Tacos with Cabbage Slaw

The sturdy texture of corn tortillas works best for these tacos, but you can use flour tortillas. Since the recipe makes more slaw than necessary for the tacos, serve the extra on the side.

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