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Post date: Apr 2, 2018

Who doesn’t want to lose a little—or a lot—of weight?

The International Food Information Council Foundation found that 77% of Americans want to lose weight. But what is the “right” way? It's a question many people are asking. Usually, more than once, since research shows up to two-thirds of those...

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Post date: Feb 26, 2018

We are excited to sit down with the new Registered Dietitian, Aaron Smith to learn more about him and how we can maximize protein in our diet. 

Tell us about yourself.
Hello! My name is Aaron Smith. I am the new registered dietitian...

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Post date: Feb 21, 2018

It is that time of year again, when Mother Nature has shown us no mercy and the snow continues to pile up outside our doorways.

Many of us dread going outside to shovel because it is windy and cold, while others are concerned about the ramifications it will have on their bodies as it can lead to stiff and painful back aches. Here are some tips and tricks on how to stay safe while shoveling this winter season.

  1. Make sure that you have a shovel that fits your height. A shovel...
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Post date: Feb 20, 2018

We are excited to annouce our new Registered Dietitian!

Aaron Smith, MS, RD, LD, ACSM CPT is the newest addition to the Mettler Center family! 

“My philosophy is to...

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Post date: Feb 14, 2018

Position: Physical Therapist

Job Type: Full-time

Responsibilities and Duties:

We are driven to deliver excellent service by exceeding our patient expectations. We are the preferred source for post-surgical rehabilitation, sports injuries and orthopedic disorders. Together we...

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Post date: Feb 6, 2018

Join licensed massage therapists Jami Taylor and Ashley Gaytan for easy, step-by-step full body massage techniques for at-home use. All the supplies are included and refreshments will be served.

Bring your partner or friend to share a fun and relaxing morning with us!

When: ...

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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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