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  • Keeping Cool with Aquatic Workouts

    Posted by Katie Maurer on July 02, 2019 | Share

    This summer, move your workout to the water! Working out in the water offers plenty of different health benefits. Water increases resistance, forcing your muscles to work harder and in different ways, therefore burning more calories. At the same time, your body’s buoyancy in water makes aquatic workouts much easier on your joints. In addition to the simple bonus…

  • For years now, inclusion has been a growing movement in the United States. The global Jewish community has even designated February as Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (watch for a whole year of Inclusion initiatives here at the J to be rolled out beginning in February 2019)! So what makes inclusion important? Inclusive environments in classrooms, sports activities,…

  • Wearables to Stay Fit

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on February 16, 2017 | Share

    We all love our FitBits, Apple Watches, and Wired wearables. From tracking our steps, to seeing our heart rate, these little tech giants are gaining popularity with every update. There is a lot more to wearable technology than text message notifications! Check out these wearables which make us think beyond the footstep. Wearables for Kids VTech Kidizoom Watch DX…

  • Trainer Tip from Rachel Horton

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on January 23, 2017 | Share

    We reached out to Rachel Horton, Level 3 Master Personal Trainer and Fitness Director, for a tip to stay motivated and keep moving in the Fitness Center. Here is her Trainer Tip: Want to burn more calories throughout the day even when you are not working out? Then maximize your results by focusing on your heart rate during exercise….

  • Q&A with Personal Trainer Jen Weichert

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on November 02, 2016 | Share

    Personal Trainer Jen Weichert has been with the Mayerson JCC for six years. In that time, she’s developed a full client list and is known for working with individuals with injuries.  For those of you who haven’t had the pleasure of meeting Jen, we wanted to give you an opportunity to learn a little more about her and what she…