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
October: 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!
Wednesday, October 5th, 2:00pm
Recent research indicates that as many as 75% of Americans may suffer from chronic dehydration, even during the fall and winter months. How can something so vital to life be lacking for so many? This clinic will discuss the various causes and symptoms of dehydration, as well as simple methods for increasing water intake and absorption.
Strength Training with Resistance Bands
Friday, October 14th, 2:00pm
Do you need an update or supplement to your current strength training routine? Are you curious about all the different exercises you can do with resistance bands? Learn the basics of strength training with bands and what you can do to easily modify or progress various exercises.
Thursday, October 27th, 2:00pm
Did you know that muscle knots, also known as "trigger points", may be responsible for causing more than just achy muscles? They can limit flexibility and blood flow, leading to imbalances throughout your body and contributing to back pain, neck pain, and even headaches. This clinic will focus on teaching basic self-massage techniques using foam rollers, tennis balls and other implements.