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

  • 23
    May

    ZUMBA!

    Latin dance party! Fantastic cardio workout with fun flavor.
  • 23
    May

    Punch, Jab, H.I.I.T.

    high intensity interval circuit training combine with kickboxing cardio moves!
  • 23
    May

    ABS XPRESS

    Plain & simple, short & to the point. Target abs, obliques & back for just 15 minutes.
  • 23
    May

    Pilates

    Stability training and core strength using the Pilates method on the mat.
  • 24
    May

    ABS XPRESS

    Plain & simple, short & to the point. Target abs, obliques & back for just 15 minutes.
 

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FIT TIP OF THE MONTH

MEAL TIMING: What and When to Eat for Performance and Recovery

We all know what to eat, in regards to healthy options, but have you ever thought about when you should be eating? The timing of your meals can impact your performance and recovery. Reaching your health and fitness goals can be a challenging, but having the right knowledge as to when you should be consuming calories can help you. Here are some research-based nutritional guidelines for pre- and post-workout meals that can be adapted to each person’s individual needs.

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MOVE OF THE MONTH

Russian Twist

The Russian Twist is a type of exercise that is used to work the abdominal muscles by performing a twisting motion on the abdomen. This exercise is great to build rotational core muscles and directly targets your oblique muscles as well.

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RECIPE OF THE MONTH

Lemon Cheesecake

A healthier two-serving-size dessert option of deliciousness.

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