DUKE CENTER FOR LIVING at Fearrington Health and Fitness Center
A balanced life is key to having optimal health and well-being. That's the philosophy behind The Duke Center for Living at Fearrington. We are dedicated to helping men and women make positive, healthy and lasting lifestyle changes. But more than machines or equipment, this is about giving the body, mind and spirit time to recharge. So we offer a variety of fitness programs and membership options to meet each individual's needs.
We're more than a gym!
The Duke Center for Living Health and Fitness Center at Fearrington is one of the few area fitness centers specializing in medically-based wellness programs. Our schedule boasts a full spectrum of services. We are here to work with people of all ages, seven days a week. Whether your favorite activity is to hike, bike, golf or play with your grandchildren, you want to be healthy and strong enough to do the things you love. That’s what living better is all about. At The Duke Center for Living at Fearrington, we have a variety of ways to help you stay in the best possible shape.
Our health and fitness center offers:
- state-of-the-art cardiovascular and strength exercise equipment
- a heated saltwater chlorinated pool and hot tub
- a cushioned three-lane indoor track
- a professional and caring staff
- Land and aqua group exercise classes
- Outstanding fitness services, including personal training, massage therapy, pilates reformer training and weight management
- Complimentary wi-fi throughout the facility
September: Complimentary Fitness Clinics!
Fitness Clinics are 30-minute informative sessions (except where otherwise noted) on a wide range of health and fitness-related topics. Space is limited – registration is required. Call DCFL at 919-545-2133 or stop by Member Services to register. These clinics are free and open to everyone - members and non-members - so bring a friend!
High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) vs. Endurance Training
Tuesday, September 6th, 1:00pm
While cardiovascular exercise is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle, there are two different types of cardiovascular training. Endurance training consists of moderate intensity steady-state exercise that is maintained for an extended period of time. High-intensity interval training combines short bouts of high-intensity exercise with low to moderate recovery in between. Come to this clinic to learn about the different benefits you can gain from each technique!
Injury Prevention and Exercise
Tuesday, September 20th, 1:00pm
This clinic will give you a better understanding of the different categories of injuries, stages of inflammation and repair, and basic injury terminology. You’ll learn about commonly tight muscles and high-risk exercises. We will also talk about intrinsic and extrinsic risk factors for injury.
Target Toning: Inner and Outer Thighs (Abductors and Adductors)
Friday, September 30th, 2:00pm
Your adductors are the muscles on the inner part of your thigh. Your abductors are the muscles on the outer part of the thigh. Both of these groups of muscles are extremely important for the movement of the legs. Learn simple exercises you can do to strengthen and tone your adductors and abductors. Please come prepared to exercise!