Denton A. Cooley Center
1620 McElderry Street
Baltimore, MD 21205
phone: 410-955-2513 fax: 410-614-8110

Fitness Challenges

COOLEY CHALLENGE FOR THE MONTH OF MAY

"ROW THE CHESAPEAKE"

Row as a team (3 people) using he rowing machines to cover the length of the Chesapeake Bay. Earn bonus miles along the way.

The team that finishes first wins.

Sign up now! Rowing begins May 15.


Past Challenges:

12 Days of Fitness
Cardio Football Challenge
Earn Your Yams

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Staff: Sara
Timeline: October 21, 2012
Cost: Race registration
Overview: Come join us and run a 5k for breast cancer awareness! Register online and join "Cooley for the Cure".


Shed It and Forget It
Staff: Sara
Timeline: March-May 2012
Cost: Free to current members
Overview: Get weighed and measured at beginning of challenge, keep a food diary for four weeks, complete weekly fitness tasks and get re-weighed and re-measured at the end of eight weeks. Time to lose that weight you put on over the winter!
Prizes: Person with the highest point value (accrued through weight loss, body fat loss and completion of activities) will receive a $50 gift card towards fitness products.

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Staff: Sara, Roy, Brian, Steve, Pat
Timeline: October 2011
Cost: Race registration
Overview: Cooley for the Cure team! Every fall we gather a team from the Cooley Center to run in this 5k for charity.





Calendar

  • 24
    Jul

    BASKETBALL COURT CLOSED

    The track & basketball court are CLOSED until further notice. The humidity & heat have made the court unsafe to use.
  • 24
    Jul

    Sports Conditioning

    Bring out your inner athlete in a motivational atmosphere! Blending interval & agility training techniques w/ sports moves
  • 24
    Jul

    Basic Yoga

    Breathe, Stretch, Relax.
  • 24
    Jul

    Kickboxing

    High-intensity, high-impact workout with lots of boxing drills and kick/punching combos sure to burn alot of calories.
  • 24
    Jul

    Power Pump

    Lighter weight + bands + body weight + body bars + more reps = one heck of a workout
  • 24
    Jul

    Spinning (Jura Subs)

    burn lots of calories, great music and fun challenging ride, too.
  • 25
    Jul

    TRAINing DAY

    A strength circuit training workout.
  • 25
    Jul

    Pilates

    Stability training and core strength using the Pilates method on the mat.
 

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FIT TIP OF THE MONTH

Achieving your fitness goals starts with one thing…PLANNING

"No one plans to fail, but they do fail to plan." Here are a few reasons why I think planning is the key to achieving your goals.

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MOVE OF THE MONTH

Opposite Arm And Leg Extensions

This exercise is an excellent exercise to utilize core stability, glute and hamstring muscle contraction as well as shoulder and body weight composition. This exercise can be performed with just your body weight or a dumbbell for a challenge to increase muscle strength.

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RECIPE OF THE MONTH

1 BOWL BLUEBERRY PEACH VEGAN BANANA BREAD

Need something to do with your end of summer fruit? This easy, healthy, 1 bowl blueberry peach vegan banana bread is exactly what you’ve been looking for.

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