How to Find the Right Workout Class for You

Whether you already exercise regularly or you’ve recently made a commitment to get into better shape, you may want to consider taking some workout classes. To get the most out of your fitness classes, it’s vital for you to pick the ones that are best for you. In order to determine what those specific classes […]

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Have a Party with a Little Bit of Everything with our Extended Parties

Luckily, planning an unforgettable birthday party for your child is as easy as contacting The HUB Recreation Center. There’s no reason to settle for just “any” party, however, when you have the chance to book an unbelievable, fun-filled Extended Party at our location. Whether you’re planning a party for a handful of your child’s best […]

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More Reasons to Love Lifting

MORE REASONS TO LOVE LIFTING By Emma Hogan for Fit Planet If you haven’t made strength training part of your weekly workout regime what are you waiting for? Not only will it get you strong, lean and fit, new research now associates lifting weights with halving the risk of heart attacks and strokes. You get […]

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Seven Steps To Effective Training

SEVEN STEPS TO EFFECTIVE TRAINING By Emma Hogan for Fit Planet Want to get the best results from the time you spend working out? Keep these seven tips front of mind. Dr Jinger Gottschall is a university professor, studio owner, Les Mills instructor and former triathlete who has dedicated her career to academic fitness research. […]

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The Nutrition Basics: How to Best Fuel Your Body

By Niki Bezzant for Fit Planet If you’re looking to make a change and get healthier, exercise is an important step in the right direction. But for overall health, and for weight maintenance or weight loss, what you eat is much more important than how or how often you work out. Experts often put the […]

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3 Ways to Nail Your Fitness

Author: Isabel Fenwick Research says your commitment to exercise is all about satisfaction. You can prevent exercise from being the one that got away by knowing what does (and doesn’t) do it for you. The level of satisfaction you feel when you do something is what’s going to keep you doing it. Exercise is no […]

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Friendly Gym Etiquette Reminder

With temperatures rising and flowers blooming, we all can feel Spring is in the air. As you start your spring cleaning for your bodies, our HUB Personal Training Department wants to remind you of some simple gym etiquette to keep in mind as we work our muscles into summer readiness. Sharing is caring. With hundreds […]

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Three Secrets to Motivation

THREE SIMPLE SECRETS FOR FORMING YOUR FITNESS HABIT Sarah Shortt It’s that time of year: you’ve made the resolutions, booked the gym sessions and … life is getting in the way. Here’s the proven formula for beating those procrastination blues. When it comes to exercise there are two extremes: those who know they SHOULD be […]

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How to Make and Keep Your New Year’s Resolution in 2018

1. Make a resolution that’s both doable and meaningful to YOU. Use the acronym SMART: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound. It helps to create an “event” or date, such as a much-needed annual doctor’s appointment, a vacation (think swimsuits), a race (like our upcoming indoor triathlon), your baby’s first birthday, etc. 2. After you set […]

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Members Debbie and Frank Lembcke at The HUB Recreation Center in the Lazy River

HUBBER HIGHLIGHT: The Lembckes

For Frank and Debbie Lembcke of Marion, living the HUB life is a family affair. The duo moved here from Texas four years ago and eagerly waited to become Hubbers while watching the construction of the facility. During the week, you can catch the Lembckes walking at least a mile in the lazy river each […]

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