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Post date: Feb 6, 2018

February can be a tough month. The sparkle of the holidays is over, the difficulty of reaching our New Year's resolutions is settling in, and it's still mostly cloudy, cold days. Not exactly a recipe for having a perk in your step. But we are all in this together, and there are ways we can combat some of thes less-than-desirable...

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Post date: Feb 5, 2018

The following is a keynote presented by Mettler Center founder/owner Dr. Paul Mettler at the annual staff banquet on...

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Post date: Feb 5, 2018

Get to know one of our loyal members, Bill Luckmann. Bill is a longtime member and regular Full of Life class participant.

Name: Dr. William "Bill" H. Luckmann

Age: 92

Alma Mater:...

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Post date: Feb 1, 2018

Check out this extended interview with personal trainer Deb Lay!

Backstory: where it all began

Q: Why did you become a personal trainer?
A: To help people reach their fitness goals

Q: Where did your health and fitness journey begin?
A: My introduction to fitness as a career opportunity began as an intern at Illinois State University Recreation Services.

Q: What is your best health/fitness advice?
A:...

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Post date: Jan 2, 2018

Water fitness is known to be therapeutic, but it can also be a serious strength, cardio, and endurance workout for those who want the challenge! Water provides constant resistance in all directions of movement and it unloads the joint—what more could you want? 

5 Benefits of Water Fitness

  1. Relieve Stress...
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Post date: Dec 19, 2017

Stay warm this season with Hot Yoga

Looking for a new winter workout? Warm up with Mettler’s Hot Yoga as you stretch, strengthen, and tone in our heated studio.

Hot yoga is practiced in a “hot studio” heated to 95 degrees. Practicing yoga in a heated studio amplifies the...

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Post date: Dec 14, 2017

The start of a new year (nearly upon us) brings with it the perfect opportunity to re-start or freshen-up a fitness routine. Try one or more of the new classes we're adding in 2018. (New classes begin the week of Monday, January 8th, 2018, unless otherwise stated.)

Included in Membership:

POUND – Mondays, 9am-9:45am
Introducing a unique and energizing class inspired by playing the drums. Using lightly-weighted drumsticks specifically designed for...

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Post date: Dec 12, 2017

In this radio interview, Jami Taylor talks about ways to decrease stress during the holiday season.

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Post date: Dec 1, 2017

Let's get real…

Nearly half of all women will experience events in their lifetime (pregnancy and childbirth, weight gain, menopause, etc.) which will impact their pelvic health. And yet, few of these women will seek out help for these issues out of embarrassment or the idea that no treatments exist...

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Post date: Nov 30, 2017

From workplace parties (and treats in the breakroom) to family gatherings, there's a glorious glut of food and drink opportunities outside your normal routine this holiday season. But that doesn't mean you should throw all sensibilities out the window. We believe you can eat, drink, and be merry—without adding those holiday pounds.

Here are...

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