The Mettler Release
Lifelong Vitality Through Fitness

As a member at Mettler, you have an opportunity to know other members and celebrate their accomplishments. This month we have a very special member highlight; faithful member, Betty Esser is celebrating her 100th birthday! Betty is a remarkable example of living well and we hope you enjoy our interview with her.


We also explore personal training. No matter how "in shape" you are, there are still many reasons to capitalize on the tremendous benefits of working with a personal trainer.

Paul Mettler, PT, DPT
Celebrating 100 Years! Member Betty Esser

Celebrating 100 Years!

Devoted member, Betty Esser is turning 100 years young. Get to know this inspiring centenarian.


Member Since: July 10, 2006


Residence: Urbana


Family: 3 children, 6 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren 


Hobbies: Reading mysteries, especially by author James Patterson


Secret to Good Health: "I've been active all my life, and I like fruits and vegetables, lots!"


Favorite Splurge: Ice cream


Current Fitness Routine: 15 minutes on treadmill, 15 minutes on NuStep, and training with her personal trainer, Rhonda, once a week.


Advice for others: "Eat healthy and be active. And take an interest in the world around you!" and "Keep going even if you have blips in life."


Why are you a member at Mettler Center? "It's a friendly place and I always feel good after being here!"


What she's looking forward to?

Celebrating her 100th birthday this month with all her family at the Stone Creek Event Center! 

10 Benefits of Personal Training

Using a personal trainer is one of the best, most exciting ways to realize your potential. Here are ten excellent reasons to use a trainer, some you may have never considered before.

  1. Accountability - Scheduling a specific time and having someone counting on you to be there makes skipping workouts a rare occurrence.

  2. Develop a Routine - Sometimes we know what to do, but we get bored. Other times, we may not have a clue where to begin. Either way, a personal trainer can set you on the right path!

  3. A Fresh Perspective - Personal trainers are continuous learners and part of their job is awareness of new finding in exercise and health sciences. How nice to have a go-to expert that can answer your questions!

  4. Safety, Supervision, Injury Prevention - Personal trainers have plethora of exercises in their toolbox. Combining this knowledge with an understanding of your individual needs and restrictions you get the advantage of an optimal workout to increase fitness while minimizing wear-and-tear on the structures of the body.

  5. Support - Personal trainers are here for you. They are successful when you are! Allowing them to encourage, mentor, and guide you in your fitness journey may be the best decision you ever make!

  6. Proper Technique & Form - Repetitively doing an exercise incorrectly can be detrimental to your body. We could always use an extra set of eyes making sure our bodies are moving how they should be.

  7. Maximize Your Workout (and your time doing it) - Your body adjusts to the demand you place on it. So, an exercise routine ideally needs to be switched-up at least every six weeks to avoid plateauing. Personal trainers are can guide your exercise progression over time.

  8. Personalized Program - Personal trainers are as diverse as the people they work with. In addition, they can focus on a variety of goals with their clients. Improving your golf game, balance/flexibility, strengthening, speed/agility are just a few.

  9. Ego Boost - We all want to feel and look good and ultimately your personal trainer we strive to get you there. In addition, many clients build a positive friendship with their trainer.

  10. Results - Research show that those who choose to work with a personal trainer do accelerate their results!
Offer expires: 7/31/14
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Save 10% off any personal training package. First-time clients only.
Upcoming Events 

View our class schedule for the most current information.
Holiday Hours 

July 4th we are open from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. No Tot Spot or Group Exercise classes with the exception of a special cycle class at 9 a.m. with Cathy Murphy.

Tasty Tuesday

We have a great line-up for July! Check out the topics below. Remember we meet every Tuesday from 9-9:30 a.m. in the lounge.


July 8 - Finding Balance in Your Routine with Joy Sheehan,Fitness & Wellness Manager


Cardio, strength, flexibility - so many choices! Learn how to discover the right combination for your workout routine. 


July 15 - Caring for Your Shoulders with Ben Kim, Physical Therapist
Your rotator cuff is the most mobile joint in your body and one of the most frequently injured. How can you exercise safely and strengthen the muscles of the shoulder? 
July 22 - Deluxe Facial Massage Demo & Exclusive Offer with Jami Taylor, Massage Therapist


Preview this relaxing treatment or use it as a therapeutic treatment for headaches and sinus pressure.
July 29 - Premiering New U-Sleep Pillow with Dr. Paul Mettler, CEO & Physical Therapist
Unveiling the newest version of the Mettler Pillow. Ask questions and learn how it can help you consistently sleep and feel better.
$10 Off Body Bush Exfoliation Massage 

Get your skin ready for summer! During the month of July we are offering $10 off all Body Brush Exfoliation Massages! Valid on appointments occurring in July.

Cupcake Day?!

Yes you heard that right! To celebrate Betty Esser's 100th birthday, her family has graciously planned to drop off 100 mini-cupcakes from the local bakery, Sweet Indulgence, on Friday, July 11th. Be sure to stop in and wish Betty well! 

Water Fitness
Water Fitness

It's not too late to join in on the fun, water Fitness is just beginning!


Make a splash with us this summer at Lincolnshire Country Club's newly-remodeled pool. Water Fitness is an effective way to get fit while staying cool. This low-impact class is suitable for all ages and fitness levels and is especially suited for those who are older, just getting into exercise, or recovering from injury.


June 2 - August 28

Monday - Thursday

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Punch Card: $50 Member/ $100 Non-member


Summer Pass: $150 Member/ $295 Non-member 

Massage Packages

Be on the lookout for new massage packages arriving this summer and really spoil yourself or someone you love! 

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