Free Fitness Demos and Challenges


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Free Fitness Demos

How To: Work Out with Sliders

Tuesday, June 8; 7:30pm
Friday, June 18; 8am
FREE with RSVP | Fitness Center
Instructor: Kate Willer

Do you know what a slider is? Sliders are gliding discs that can be added to workouts to make them more challenging. Kate will demonstrate how to incorporate sliders into your workout to help tone, strengthen, and stabilize muscles.

Suspension Training

Friday, July 2; 8am
Tuesday, July 6; 7:30pm
FREE with RSVP | Fitness Center
Instructor: Kate Willer

Learn how to use suspension training to develop strength, balance, flexibility, and core stability, all at the same time!

Pilates Reformer

Tuesday, August 3; 12:30pm
Saturday, August 7; 12pm
FREE with RSVP | Fitness Center
Instructors: Stacey Blaesser & Erin Harrington

Have you ever walked past our Pilates Reformer and wondered how it works? The Pilates Reformer is designed for all levels of strength, flexibility, and skill. Learn how the Reformer offers an effective, low impact workout.


Free Trainer Tips

Preventing Fitness Plateaus and Overtraining

Monday, June 14
3:30 – 4:15pm | Outdoor Tent
Trainer: Jen Distasio

 Working hard but no results? You may have hit a plateau. Learn how to overcome your workout rut and take your fitness to a whole new level.

Benefits of Strength Training for Women 

Thursday July 22
12pm – 12:45pm | Outdoor Tent
Trainer: Clara Nyktas

 As we age, increasing and maintaining muscle is one of the best ways to keep body fat in check and to improve overall fitness. Learn the many benefits of why strength training is important, especially for women.


Free Fitness Challenges

Trek to Israel
May 9 – July 31
At the J
FREE with RSVP 

Trek to Israel without having to leave the Fitness Center! Each time you work out for 30 minutes, you’ll earn 100 miles. Earn 6,200 miles to reach Israel and win $10 to be used towards the J!


Free Wired Challenges

WIRED Heart Rate Training, our wearable heart rate technology, makes it easier than ever to get the results you want with real-time feedback on heart rate, calories, and effort. Learn about how you can win prizes and pick up your WIRED device today at the Fitness Desk!

April: Frequency Challenge

Log at least 6 workout days in April to be entered into a drawing to win a free Summer Shape-Up registration!

May: Intensity Challenge

Reach 2,000 intensity points to be entered to win one of four fitness bags!

June: Frequency Challenge

Top 3 with the most workout days during June will receive one 30-minute Personal Training session OR one 30-minute Pilates Reformer session.

July: Intensity Challenge

Reach 3,000 intensity points during July to be entered into a drawing to win 1 FREE Commit to Be Fit Express registration.

August: Intensity Challenge

Top 3 with the highest amount of intensity points will receive 1/2 off their membership fees for one month!