Burnsville Club News
Welcyon Unveils New Design and Décor for Clubs
It’s a new year and a new look for Welcyon! Starting with our recently opened clubs in Burnsville, MN and Boise, ID, we rolled out a sophisticated spa-like design. Incorporating natural elements like bamboo trees, water walls, and vibrant outdoor imagery, it’s an inspiring setting for working out, socializing and relaxing. Take a virtual tour and read the story behind the design for all new Welcyon health clubs.Read more >
Fit After 50: Smarter Eating, Healthier You!
Free Wellness Workshop on February 24
You’re invited! Register now!
To be your best, regular exercise is crucial – and so is healthy eating. Learn how to make smart food choices that leave you stronger, energized and enjoying life with more vim and vigor. Key topics:
- 6 tips to get started today
- Best foods for healthy aging
- Must haves: protein & fiber
- Figuring daily calorie needs
FREE WEEK PASS
For every attendee! Includes a personalized workout recommendation and three 1-on-1 sessions with a fitness coach.
YOUR OWN MEAL PLAN
Plus, year-round counseling with a registered dietitian, at no extra cost. Details at workshop.
TUESDAY | February 24, 7 pm
Space is limited. Reserve your FREE seat today!
Call Now 952.777.2061
Alice Broderdorf - Registered dietitian & cooking instructor.
Burnsville Welcyon owner finds his mission after stroke
Jim Fisher, the owner of Welcyon in Burnsville, used to lead a high-pressure, high-flying life as the president of a $100 million printing company. Then, the bottom fell out when he had a stroke in 2012. Learn more about his journey to stand again, walk again, and help others live healthier lives in this inspiring story from the Sun Thisweek.Read more >
Skip Breakfast. Train Hard. Lose Weight.
Trying to shed a few pounds? Forget about the breakfast of champions! Exercising in the early morning before breakfast primes your body to burn baby burn!Read more >
Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Chia
There’s no cream, but it’s oh so creamy! Cauliflower provides the rich and smooth feel of this luscious, warming soup. Add the super-food power of chia seeds, and you’ve got a nutritious meal that’s low on calories and high in fiber, magnesium, calcium and antioxidants.Read more >
Sitting More Deadly than Obesity
You might want to sit down for this. On second thought, stand up! Research shows that “being sedentary may be twice as deadly as being obese.” The good news is that doing as little as 20 minutes of brisk walking a day can significantly decrease the chances of an early death. This is true whether you’re normal weight, overweight or obese.Read more >
Beating diabetes, how Welcyon can help you
Diabetes is a serious disease affecting more than 29 million people in America. The good news is that you can manage, or entirely eliminate diabetes through aerobic exercise, strength training and nutrition—the pillars of the Welcyon program.Read more >
Leaving the Big Bad Gym Behind
For most people, the torn earth, poured concrete and rebar of a new construction project might seem an unlikely spot for a personal-fitness epiphany. But as Ray Littlefield sat in traffic beside the site of a future Welcyon club in Burnsville, something about that “Fitness After 50” sign really resonated.
“Until then, I had not made health a priority,” said Littlefield, who just turned 50 in September. “Stress and lifestyle have taken their toll.” Often working 60 hours a week for a Twin Cities software firm, the busy sales executive grapples with high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and extra weight. “I’ve got a one-year-old grandchild, and I want to be around to watch him grow up. I realized I needed to make some changes.”Read more >