Nutrition Guidance from Europe

by Kim Cassidy Personal Trainer Midwest Fit Club Slainte!!   Slainte is an Irish-Gaelic term that means “Good health or cheers.” I just returned from a ten day family adventure traveling through Great Britain, Wales and Ireland. Having never been to Europe, I was expecting to see countries to be “behind the times” with their old… [Read More…]

“Geoff’s Blog: A Fat Man’s Guide to Happiness” Blog 18

 “Geoff’s Blog: A Fat Man’s Guide to Happiness” Blog 18: Volume 2: Issue 2 By Geoff Adler There is a timeless adage that states: “be careful what you wish for.” I had the chance to experience this lesson last week. In the deep winter, when spring seemed like a mirage and it looked as if… [Read More…]

“A Fat Man’s Guide to Happiness” Blog 17

This month celebrates my one year anniversary of blog writing. I’d like to take a moment to thank Shane and Steve, co-owners of Midwest Fit Club, for the opportunity to express myself and host my blog via the gyms website. I’d also like to thank my Editor-in-chief, Adam K., who has been instrumental in editing… [Read More…]

“A Fat Man’s Guide to Happiness” Volume 1: Blog 16

“Geoff’s Blog: A Fat Man’s Guide to Happiness” Volume 1: Blog 16 By Geoff Adler One of the most important things any gym member can do is manage their playlist. You see them in the gym; members wearing hooded sweatshirts, heads covered deliberately for focus and intent. For most people, music stimulates the body and… [Read More…]

Lots of Great MFC Updates | Naperville Fitness Center

Hi again, everyone.  Thanks for coming back to my blog.  I have a lot of material to cover in this blog, so let’s get to it. Last month, we held our first-ever meeting of the MFC Member Advisory Board.  This meeting was formed as a platform for members to give some feedback on the operations… [Read More…]

“A Fat Man’s Guide to Happiness” Volume 1: Blog 15

“Geoff’s Blog: A Fat Man’s Guide to Happiness” Volume 1: Blog 15 By Geoff Adler   As a teen in the 80’s, I was heavily inspired by Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone films. In 1985 when First Blood II debuted, I was a typical impressionable 13 year-old pimply-faced boy. I remember seeing Rambo in the… [Read More…]

Check In and Win at MFC | Naperville Fitness Center

Hi everyone.  I hope you had a great Memorial Day weekend.  If you didn’t get in any fitness over the last few days, we’ll let it slide…..THIS TIME! We have some great news for our members.  In one of my previous blogs, I alluded to a new program designed for all of our current members. … [Read More…]

MFC Trainer Fundraiser | Naperville Fitness Center

Hi guys.  Thanks for coming back.  I wanted to pass along information for our latest Midwest Fit Club fundraiser: the MFC Trainer Fundraiser. If you are a personal training client or if you take fitness classes at Midwest Fit Club, you have probably been pushed to your limits so that you can get the most… [Read More…]

Geoff’s Blog: A Message of Hope | Naperville Fitness Center

“Geoff’s Blog: A Fat Man’s Guide to Happiness” A Message of Hope: Week 13 By Geoff Adler In the movie “Shawshank Redemption,” set in a prison in New Hampshire, Andy Dufresne, played by the talented Tim Robbins, sends a message of hope to his friend Red, played by the equally talented Morgan Freeman. His letter… [Read More…]

Expanding Your Fitness Knowledge | Naperville Fitness Center

Hi everyone, and welcome back to my blog. One of the reasons why I like working in the MFC environment is the knowledge I absorb from people around me that know a lot more about fitness and diets than I do.  I feel a lot more comfortable asking our trainers any questions I have, so… [Read More…]