wellness

This class meets for a fun and effective workout, designed for all fitness levels. It can build endurance and strong muscles, speed up metabolism, and improve balance and flexibility. Endurance training develops long, lean, well-shaped, toned musculature – muscles that are strong and do not fatigue easily. This enables better performance in most sports and – most importantly – everyday activities. The next session will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays,  October 22 – December 19 (no class 11/28), from…

This Mat Pilates class is suitable for beginner and intermediate level participants. Pilates is an excellent way to reduce back pain, strengthen your core and increase flexibility. This class will focus on low impact floor exercises that target the deep muscles of the abdomen and spine. Some of the major benefits include improved posture, balance, core strength, flexibility and long, lean muscles without excess bulk. Sign up for this class to strengthen that aching back, firm up that flabby belly…

This 30-minute class focuses on sculpting the abs, hips, glutes, and legs. Participants will learn a variety of exercises designed to increase overall core strength, improve definition and strengthen the lower back area. This abs class may incorporate the use of bands, tubing, rings, dumbbells, stability balls, BOSU balls and your own body weight. Suitable for any level of fitness! Class will be held on Wednesdays, October 9 – December 4 (no class 10/30), at the Fitness Center Group Exercise…

Indoor Soccer will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning October 1 in the Fitness Center Gymnasium from 6-9pm. All participants must have a current gym membership. Gym memberships can be purchased in the Badging Office or the Recreation Office, WH15W. https://hr.fnal.gov/work-life/leagues/  

It’s back by popular demand!  Onsite EyeMed Pop-up Clinic – October 7th – 11th in IARC – Registration Required. Employees with EyeMed vision coverage or the HMO Vision Care Program have the opportunity to have a vision exam and frame selection onsite. We are pleased to announce that a pop-up clinic will be onsite at Fermilab in the IARC building from October 7 through 11. Employees may schedule an appointment  for an exam.  The top 400 frames will be available…

Join your peers at the WW (Weightwatchers) Wellness Workshop on September 17, 2019.  Current and new participants are welcome!  Participants must be present on Tuesday, September 17 and register to receive the WW Journey Incentive discount; view flyer for details.  Fermilab will also subsidize 50% of the cost for employees.  Employees are responsible to pay the other 50% ($84.57).  Participating spouses are eligible for the subsidy.  Users and contractors are welcome to participate but are not eligible for the subsidy.  The…

Salad Club Lunch Sept. 19

On Thursday, Sept. 19, we will be enjoying a Caprese Salad Bar. All are welcome. Please bring an ingredient that you like in your Caprese Salad. Join us at noon in Wilson Hall, 15 West, Aquarium. RSVP to jecker@fnal.gov by Wednesday, Sept. 18.

Yoga class is back!

Stretch, move, and refresh in this all-level Yoga class taught by certified instructor, Lisa Barker. Whether you are new to yoga or an experienced practitioner, this class will help you feel both energized and relaxed. Alignment-based poses and flowing movement combine to improve your flexibility, strength and balance. Please bring your own yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Two classes to choose from: Mondays, September 16 – November 11 (no class 10/7), 11:45 – 12:30pm, at Kuhn Barn Upper Level. Fee…

The next session of Walk 2 Run will be held on Thursdays, August 22 – October 24, 4:45-5:30pm. Meet outside Wilson Hall on the WEST Side. This free 10-week program will teach you to run, improve your fitness, and assist you in losing weight and lowering cholesterol. Not interested in running, please join us and walk with other walkers. Week One for Runners will consist of running 2 minutes and walking 4, repeated 5 times. We will gradually increase your…