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A Letter to Our Members

 Dear Vital Fit Club Members, I cannot express how challenging it has been to be apart from you during this difficult time.  Vital Fit Club is and always will be about the positive, uplifting people that make this club the wonderful community that it is. We miss seeing your faces and the inspiration you bring […]
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Happy Summer Vital members!!

My name is Jessica Downing and I am the new owner of Vital Fit Club. I have been a part of the fitness industry for over 19 years.  I started my journey at SCSU where I majored in Community Health.  My first summer back to Alex I had the privilege to work at Racquetball Plus. […]
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What’s the big deal about working out?

Exercise takes time. It hurts (sometimes). And it is so confusing. What do I do? How much time to I have to devote to it? And really, what are the benefits? WHY do I NEED to exercise? What’s the big deal, anyway? The answer all depends. Do you want to feel better, have more energy […]
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Meet our Team – Zack Westermann

This is the last week for our “Meet our Team” feature for our instructors. So, last, but certainly not least is Zack Westermann! We will begin meeting our staff members next week. In our instructor features, you get a sneak peak into who they are and what they like. We will share a “Top Ten” list about each […]
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Meet our Team – Carl Langner

This week in our “Meet our Team” feature, you get to meet Carl Langner! During the next several weeks, we will feature all of our instructors and then we will feature our staff members. Each week, you will get a sneak peak into who they are and what they like. We will share a “Top Ten” list about […]
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Meet our Team – Alyssa Andrews-Stern

This week in our “Meet our Team” feature, you get to meet Alyssa Andrews-Stern! During the next several weeks, we will feature all of our instructors and then we will feature our staff members. Each week, you will get a sneak peak into who they are and what they like. We will share a “Top Ten” list about […]
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Meet our Team – Therese Serum

This week in our “Meet our Team” feature, you get to meet Therese Serum! During the next several weeks, we will feature all of our instructors and then we will feature our staff members. Each week, you will get a sneak peak into who they are and what they like. We will share a “Top Ten” list about […]
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Meet our Team – Taylor Jonnes

This week in our “Meet our Team” feature, you get to meet Taylor Jonnes! During the next several weeks, we will feature all of our instructors and then we will feature our staff members. Each week, you will get a sneak peak into who they are and what they like. We will share a “Top Ten” list about […]
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Meet our Team – Sarah Roers

This week in our “Meet our Team” feature, you get to meet Sarah Roers! During the next several weeks, we will feature all of our instructors and then we will feature our staff members. Each week, you will get a sneak peak into who they are and what they like. We will share a “Top Ten” list about […]
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Meet our Team – Jen Sibell

This week in our “Meet our Team” feature, you get to meet Jen Sibell! During the next several weeks, we will feature all of our instructors and then we will feature our staff members. Each week, you will get a sneak peak into who they are and what they like. We will share a “Top Ten” list […]
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Check out our new series – Meet our Team!

Vital Fit Club is happy to announce a new feature, “Meet our Team!” To begin, we will feature all of our instructors and then we will feature our staff members. Each week, you will get a sneak peak into who they are and what they like. We will share a “Top Ten” list about each of […]
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Marjoram oil? What is it used for and how do I use it?

Written by Lisa Moyle, Vital Fit Club intern Marjoram (Origanum majorana), one of the calming Young Living Essential oils, has a woody, spicy aroma. It is has a warming effect on both the mind and body and, it soothes tense muscles after a hard work out. And it is beneficial for occasional nervous tension. I also […]
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The perfect oils for after a workout

Written by Vital Fit Club intern, Lisa Moyle Young Living essential oils and essential oil-infused products can enhance your exercise routine. When working out, it is important to remember these three things: Breathing Hydration Recovery Stop by Vital Fit Club and try these amazing Young Living oils and products. Breathing Smooth and efficient breathing is […]
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New schedule starts Monday, October 5

Vital Fit Club’s newest group fitness schedule starts next Monday, October 5. Members and newcomers should note that times for classes have changed, so be sure to pay attention to the new times. Some of the changes in the schedule were based off of results from a recent survey we conducted. We try our best to […]
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Essential oils before a workout?

Written by Lisa Moyle, Vital Fit Club intern Have you ever thought about using Young Living Essential Oils before your workout? If not, you should. These oils can help enhance your workouts by keeping you hydrated, motivated and give you an extra boost of energy. Essential oils can even help increase your immune system and fight […]
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Have you tried Young Living Peppermint Essential Oil? Here’s some reasons you might want to!

Written by Lisa Moyle, Vital Fit Club intern   Young Living’s Peppermint Essential Oil is one of my favorites. There are so many uses for it and it has so many benefits. And the best part, you can find it at Vital Fit Club! According to the website, “Dr. Axe – Food is Medicine,” peppermint […]
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New September schedule is out!

Ready to try some group fitness classes this fall? The new schedule is out and will start Tuesday, September 1. You can find the schedule, along with the descriptions of the classes below. In addition, you can find it on our website, www.vitalfitclub.com, as well as on our Facebook page. To get to our Facebook […]
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What is H.I.I.T and Tabata and what are the benefits?

Most gyms, fitness centers/clubs or workout facilities that offer group fitness classes probably offer some form of HIIT or maybe even Tabata. But what exactly are these types of classes and why should you do try them? Let’s begin with HIIT, which stands for high intensity interval training. These types of workouts, according to the American […]
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Ever had a massage? You should and here’s why?

Do you ever feel stressed or have tension? Do you have sore muscles or maybe some kinks or “knots” in your back? If you answered yes to any of these, have you ever tried getting a massage to help? If you answered no, why not? Many people tend to shy away from getting massages because they […]
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What are Young Living Essential Oils?

Do you suffer from heart burn? Ever had sore muscles? What about a sore throat, maybe asthma? Well guess what, there’s an oil for that. A what? An oil. A Young Living Essential Oil to be more specific. Vital Fit Club is fortunate enough to offer its members, as well as the public, Young Living Essential […]
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June schedule has started

The new schedule for June is out. You can find the schedule online at the Vital Fit Club website, www.vitalfitclub.com or you can stop by and pick one up. Vital Fit is located at 112 6th Avenue East in Alexandria. You can call us at (320) 762-0442 if you have any questions. We appreciate any […]
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Vital Fit to host personal trainer certification workshop

Vital Fit Club is proud to announce that it, along with NETA (National Exercise Trainers Association), are co-sponsoring a personal trainer certification workshop. The two-day workshop is slated for Saturday, July 11 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, July 12 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Included in the workshop is demonstrations and practical […]
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New schedule will start this Monday!

The April/May schedule is ready! Changes will take place starting this Monday, April 6. It’s time to take your fitness to a new level and join in on the fun of group fitness classes! Check it out, which class will you be attending?   And if you need help deciding which class to take, here […]
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What Does Music Do For You?

Written by Marcel Franek, personal trainer, Vital Fit Club Most everyone knows that listening to music helps their workout, but not everyone knows why. Here are a few explanations as to why listening to music while exercising can be a beneficial habit: Music is the good kind of distraction. – A recent study indicated that […]
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Personal training. Is it for me?

  Are you lacking motivation when it comes to working out? Do you know how to use the exercise equipment and/or machines at Vital Fit Club? Do you know how to properly perform a squat, lunge, over head press or dead lift? Do you know even what a dead lift is? If you answered no to […]
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Member appreciation winners announced!

It was Member Appreciation Week at Vital Fit Club February 2-7. During the week, members were treated to fresh fruit and complimentary beverages (mint and lemon water, coffee or tea) each day, along with discounts in the Bee Active Boutique. In addition, massage therapists were on-hand to offer free chair massages. Vital Fit Club owners, […]
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Group fitness classes! What are you waiting for?

It’s now a week into February and the new group fitness schedule is in full swing. Whether you’re looking for strength, toning, cardio, stretching or more interval training, Vital Fit Club has lots to offer. Here’s a look at the new schedule, which will run February and March: Have you ever wondered what exactly a bootcamp […]
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Yoga at Vital Fit Club

Need to get a good stretch in? Clear your mind? Rejuvenate and refocus? Why not try YOGA? Yoga is great for the body, mind and soul. Developed in India thousands of years ago, Yoga is becoming increasing popular each year. Why? Because there is a plethora of benefits! According to the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), […]
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Think Before You Drink-Diet Soda Devil

Diet Soda Devil Want to lose some weight? Well, try switching to diet soda, right?! WRONG!! People switch to diet soda in hopes of losing a few pounds by cutting calories, but really what happens is our body responds the opposite. The truth is, we are drinking beverages that are full of artificial sweeteners (chemicals) […]
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New Vital Fit Club Website

Welcome to the new Vital Fit Club website! This is a quick guide to help you navigate the new setup. Group Fitness Class Schedule – Find the most up-to-date schedule for all your favorite classes. Blog – There’s not much happening here yet but check back for workout tips, nutrition advice, specials, and more. MindBody Scheduler – Make your […]
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