• Fitness Challenge to Make the Most of Your Gym Membership

    Fitness Challenge to Make the Most of Your Gym Membership

With residence at Twin Lakes comes membership to The Connection, so why not make the most of it? This year, get in shape with this great fitness challenge to keep your mind and body strong.

Fitness Challenge

These fitness challenges are suitable for most gym establishments and are a great way to switch up your exercise routine to keep things interesting. These challenges are simple and straightforward so anyone with a gym membership can complete them. Want to know how to become a member of The Connection? Check it out here

Running Fitness Challenge

A running challenge is great because you can work at your own pace. Some running challenge ideas include:

  • Run every day for a month
  • Increase your distance by 10% every month
  • Increase speed

Cycling Challenge

Similar to a running challenge, a cycling fitness challenge works really well for people who may have issues running due to joint pain or weight problems. These challenges include:

  • Cycle the distance to your favorite park
  • Increase speed 

Rowing Challenge

We can’t focus on legs all the time, and rowing fitness challenges are great for your arms. Here are a few ways you can challenge yourself on a rowing machine:

  • Row 2,000 meters in under 8 minutes
  • See how far you can get while listening to one song
  • 30 seconds intense rowing, 30 seconds rest, and repeat for 10 minutes

Calorie Burn Challenge

If you are looking for a weight loss challenge, testing how many calories you can burn might be a good place to start. Fortunately, if you have a gym membership, many of the machines there will tell you how many calories you’ve burned during your workout. One great way to track this challenge is to take a photo of yourself before you begin. Then compete with yourself by burning more calories each time you go to the gym. Then at the end of the month, take another picture so you can see your progress.

This challenge is a great way to keep variety in your workout because it doesn’t matter which machine you use.

Total Weight Loss Challenge

Similar to calories burned, this challenge simply focuses on weight. Weigh yourself at the beginning of the challenge and set your goal for the end of the month. This allows you to workout however you want as long as you are consistently losing weight.

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Twin Lakes is a continuing care retirement community in Cincinnati, Ohio, offering villa homes, apartments, rehab services and more. We’re focused on supporting the vibrant and active lifestyles of our residents so they can age well. For more information, contact Twin Lakes online or at 513-247-1300.

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