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. And 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 exercise equipment
- a heated pool
- cushioned indoor track
- a professional and caring staff
- outstanding fitness programs
No matter what your level of fitness, we can help you get more out of life. So give us a call or come by today and start feeling better—and living better—now!
Free 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!
Treadmill Walking 101 with Amber Poinsett
Tuesday, September 30th, 1:00 pm
Walking on a treadmill is an incredibly efficient form of exercise, but it is often done improperly, hindering weight loss and fitness. In this clinic you will learn how to maximize the use of the treadmill to achieve your fitness goals.
Exercises that Strength the Legs without Causing Stress to the Knees with Janeen McDonald
Wednesday, October 8th, 12:30pm
If you have knee pain, it is often difficult to find exercises that strengthen the legs without causing further pain and/or injury to the knees. This clinic will explore several leg strengthening exercises that can be performed without further compromising the knees. Please come to this clinic prepared to exercise.
TRX with Jennifer Rehm
Tuesday, October 21st, 12:30 pm
TRX, Total body Resistance eXercise, is a type of suspension training where a specially designed set of straps and handles are used, along with your own body weight and gravity, to build strength, balance, coordination, flexibility, core and joint stability. Learn about the benefits of suspension training, see a demonstration of exercises, and gain the knowledge needed to decide if you would like to incorporate suspension training into your workout sessions with your personal trainer.
Self-Massage: Myofascial Release Technique for Easing Sore and Tight Muscles with Seth Hutchinson
Wednesday, October 29th, 12:00pm
Did you know that muscles 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 your own hands, foam rollers, tennis balls and other implements.
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by Jared Rogers
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