Kevin Buick has been a member of Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Health & Wellness Center for three months. Before working with a center fitness specialist once per week, he found it difficult to self-motivate and follow through on exercising other than running. Scheduled personal training sessions have been extremely beneficial to him because they create “mileposts,” […]
This summer, DeKalb County residents voted for their favorite local stores, restaurants and service providers through the 2019 Daily Chronicle’s Readers’ Choice Awards. Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Health & Wellness Center won “One of the Best” in the Health Club/Fitness Center category! Thank you to our valued members and guests who voted. We are grateful for […]
Summer is a time for family BBQs, backyard celebrations, pool parties and graduation celebrations. Do you ever find yourself bringing the same dish to every event? Maybe, it’s time to switch up your signature platter before the season ends with one of these three summer noshes.
Showering with water at a temperature less than 70 degrees Fahrenheit is proven to have long-lasting health benefits. Adding this to your routine two to three times a week can positively impact your metabolism, circulation, immune system, workout recovery and stress levels.
Podcasts are all the rage because of what they offer listeners: motivation, advice as well as a few laughs. Fitness and wellness podcasts can take a vague topic like health and create a relatable narrative around it—enticing listeners. Five programs differentiated themselves from the pack because of their unique perspective on nutrition, exercise and life itself.
Don’t let a lower-body injury set you back! These four seated exercises will burn calories, strengthen muscles and increase endurance.
The number of centenarians increased by 43% from 2000 to 2015 but why? According to a Northwestern University study, these centenarians live a more satisfying, happier life because they value staying in touch with their friends, getting out of the house to socialize, regularly exercising as well as following a more nutrient-dense diet than previous generations.
There’s a yoga class for everyone—whether you’re always on the go, recovering from a shoulder injury or experiencing anxiety. Gain a better understanding of these four common yoga styles offered in a fitness center environment, so you can read the group exercise schedule with ease.
Increase your range of motion and circulation while decreasing recovery time through foam rolling or self-myofascial release. (SMR). Consider these four differences in SMR tool design before purchasing or trying one for the first time.
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