Henderson Club News
Welcyon opens in Henderson this spring!
Owners Dr. Mark and Suzanne Severino have extensive healthcare and fitness backgrounds, making them ideal to lead Henderson’s first health club designed specially for adults over 50. Founders’ Memberships, available now to the first 50 joiners, waives the $99 joiner’s fee and provides reduced monthly dues that are guaranteed for life, a savings of more than $300 the first year alone.Read more >
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 >
5 Tips for Staying Strong All Summer
With the warm weather coming on, you might be tempted to skip your workouts. While taking it easy might be fun for a week or two, you’ll eventually pay for it with big muscle loss. The good news is that training as little as once a week will maintain the strength you worked so hard to gain. This month, Coach Mark offers five tips for staying motivated and strong during the long, lazy summer.Read more >
Break Out the Ballet Slippers: Grandma’s Going Dancing!
Every day we hear inspiring success stories about the dramatic difference Welcyon makes in members’ lives. Consider Clementine. At 84, she worried that age was taking an irreversible toll on two life-long passions: ballet dancing and playing the violin. But only a few months after joining Welcyon, she was tearing up the dance floor and fiddling with renewed fury! Learn how she got stronger, fitter and healthier for dancing—and for life! We can help your mom too—whether she’s 50, 60 or, yes, even 84.Read more >
Turn Your Walk into a Workout
As a form of exercise, walking has long played second-fiddle to running. Now, with a boost from intense, interval-style workouts, walking has become a great way to improve aerobic fitness and leg strength while lowering blood pressure. And it’s much easier on the body than running. Read more in the New York Times.Read more >
Work Out. Eat Right. Lose Weight.
You work out hard in the club. Why doesn’t it show on the bathroom scale? Although the benefits of exercise are innumerable, weight loss isn’t one of them. Shedding pounds requires a smart nutrition plan to go with your workouts. And that means more than counting calories. Learn the latest findings on exercise, nutrition and weight loss in this article by Dr. Jonny Bowden, renowned nutrition expert.Read more >
Eat Something Fishy for a Healthier Heart and Brain
Protect your heart and boost your brain by eating fish. Rich in omega-3 fatty acids, cold-water fish like salmon can reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, some cancers, and diseases like rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more about the many ways fish oil can improve your health in this article from Dr. Andrew Weil, integrative-medicine pioneer.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 >