Club News

Fall Youth Basketball Clinics

These clinics are the perfect opportunity for your child to polish up their basketball skills before the winter seasons begin. The clinics are for youth grades 1st - 5th. Visit your youth activities section for more details and to register today.

For more information contact tboies@prairielife.com
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Managers Corner

On Your Mark. Get Set. PerFit.

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On Your Mark. Get Set. PerFit.

Imagine having the convenience of personal trainer at your fingertips. At the gym, in your home, on-the-go, wherever you are; having a workout routine personalized just for you is as easy as downloading the PerFit app. Powered by Prairie Life Fitness, PerFit makes the knowledge of our best in class personal trainers accessible to anyone, anytime.

We created and developed the PerFit app because we understand that life, work, kids and school can make it difficult to keep a regular exercise schedule. Let alone scheduling time with a personal trainer. We know you need to keep up with your workout routine in an efficient way. PerFit was designed with you in mind. Download it today on the App Store or get it on Google Play.

What can a PerFit Personal Training Program do for you?
Usage of fitness apps has increased over 87% in recent years. The top uses are motivation, goal tracking, workout ideas and calorie tracking, among others. PerFit keeps you motivated by offering a wide range of workouts that are tailored to your fitness level and can be performed wherever you happen to be. Where is your PerFit Spot? Home? Hotel room? Outside? School track? Yes, we have workouts perfect for all those places. PerFit also has workouts that are great to use in the clubs where you have access to all the latest fitness equipment. Enjoy the flexible freedom that this robust personal training program can do for you.

Other features includes; IT VIDEO OF THE WEEK

  • The PerFit Video of the Week - See step-by-step instructions of a workout developed by an expert trainer. Each preview includes high quality video and audio.
  • Go to the “I Want More!” tab within your PerFit app menu to get benefits of one-on-one attention from a PLF trainer. Try it today to learn more and contact PLF.
  • Use your mobile device to help you become a fitter and healthier you at a low monthly cost. Your smart phone just got smarter; it became a training tool.
  • From yoga to upper body, lower body and all over routines, PerFit will keep you from plateauing. Say goodbye to boring workouts. So long to staying in a rut.

Different Levels for Different Needs
PerFit (Free) At this introductory level you pick from a choice group of workouts, developed by our Prairie Life Fitness certified personal trainers. Each workout includes step-by-step instructions with high quality video and audio, so using advanced equipment or learning new exercises is made simple. Choose your workouts based upon the equipment available to you and get moving without the limitations of time or place.

PerFit Plus ($4.99) With an in-app upgrade, you can advance to PerFit Plus. You’ll complete your profile where you’ll share your current fitness condition and your fitness goals. From there, PerFit Plus will take your data and build your personal workout plan. If your goals or preferences change you can update your profile anytime. You can also swap out an exercise if you have an injury that makes a certain exercise too hard. Or if there is an exercise you simply do not like, PerFit will provide a comparable exercise, based on your fitness goals.

PerFit Pro ($9.99/month) You’re ready to take it to the next level and PerFit Pro is here to help. Contact us and we will match you with Prairie Life Fitness certified personal trainer who can help you reach your fitness goals. Your personal trainer will provide custom tailored workouts and continued interaction with you via the PerFit app. This one-on-one interaction will help you achieve results you never thought you could before. Your personal trainer will build and schedule your workouts, which are automatically added to your phone’s calendar.

With PerFit Pro, your custom workouts, from your Personal Trainer, are tailored and sent to you via PerFit Pro and even synced with your calendar, ensuring you stay on schedule and on track to meet your goals. Each exercise features step-by-step instructions with audio, video and visual instruction, which makes working out intuitive and simple. With it, you can have your personal trainer with you at all times and work out when and where it’s most convenient for you.

Prairie Life Fitness & PerFit – The Perfect Pair
Life is busy and there is not a one size fits all solution to your fitness needs. We are proud to have some of country’s best and most dedicated professional trainers in the country work at our clubs. Currently, one out of ten members are able to work with our personal training staff. PerFit invites the other 90% of our members to experience the benefits of a trainer. Give it a try today, what do you have to lose?

Club News

 

Upcoming Events at PLF

From the Personal Training Department:

UNLIMITED Bootcamps coming to PLF!!!

Come enjoy a 45-minute class led by one of our Personal Trainer's that will include a warm-up, workout & cool down. With 10 different classes to choose from each week, you can attend as many as your schedule will allow in order to reach your goals! It will be intense but FUN, have a ton of variety, include indoor and outdoor workouts, and team support to boost your fitness! Come try out any of the classes during the week of August 24th - it's a FREE week for all members & employees!

Bootcamps will run in 4 week increments, starting on the 1st of each month (if the 1st falls on a Sunday, classes will start on the 2nd)!

Bootcamps officially start on September 1st, 2015!

Class Days & Times:

M/W/F @ 5:30am

T/TH @6am

M/W @ 5:30pm

T/TH @ 6pm

Sat @8am

4 week rounds

No Classes on Holidays

Cost: $100/month

Sign-up at the front desk today!

For more information contact: 

Amy Munro at amunro@prairielife.com

Ben Welch at bwelch@prairielife.com

Youth Swim Team- Tuesday, September 8th-Thursday, October 1st kids have the opportunity to come enjoy up to 3 coached workouts each week.  Swim team helps swimmers work on all 4 strokes along with other fundamentals of swimming such as dives and turns.  Mondays are 5:40-6:40 PM, Tuesdays and Thursdays are 4:30-5:30 PM.  The cost is $25.00 per month per swimmer.  Sign up online today!  For any questions please contact Brandy at bpappas@prairielife.com or 402-483-2322.

Group Swimming Lessons- All Prairie Life Fitness’ are now standardizing their Red Cross Swimming Lessons. The current Fall session will be 8 weeks long.  Please note the change in the last day of lessons.  The final lesson of the session will be on Saturday, October 31st, 2015.

Guard Hours: The new guard hours that will follow through all of fall and winter and are currently in effect are as follows:

·      Monday-Friday: 4:00-7:00 PM

·      Saturday: 12:00-6:00 PM

·      Sunday: 1:00-5:00 PM

Mom's Morning Out:

Every Wednesday from 9am-12pm Prairie Life Fitness will provide Mom's Morning Out. Mom's Morning Out is a program which gives parents a three hour period of time for appointments, shopping, attending meetings, or just a little quiet time while their children are being cared for in a loving, caring, and safe environment. We will provide a snack, make an art and craft, and story time. The cost for this is $15 for the first child, $12 for the second, and $10 for the third. Ages range is 1-5 years old. If you have any questions feel free to contact Leyna Saville, Youth Activities Director, at lsaville@prairielife.com or call 402-483-2322.

A Creative Mess:

Prairie Life Fitness is excited to announce a new addition to our youth class line-up. We will offer two classes at two different times. Preschoolers, ages 3-5 will meet every Thursday morning at 10am. School agers, 6-12 will meet every Thursday afternoon at 4pm. The classes will be lead by Miss Mary, who has taught many art classes to children, and is also a member of our nursery staff. The cost of this class is $20 per month ($5 per class). Feel free to contact Leyna Saville, Youth Activities Director with any questions at lsaville@prairielife.com or call 402-483-2322.

Little Tailgaters:

Let us take care of your little tailgater during a Nebraska home football game. Prairie Life Fitness will provide care up to six hours during one Nebraska home football game in September, October, and November. We will provide pizza and a snack, and have our own little tailgate party. Don't forget to dress them in Scarlett and Cream. The cost for this is $30 for the first child, $10 for the second, and $5 for the third. Last day to register is the Thursday before the game. A $5 late registration fee will be required if you register past the posted registration date. We want to make sure we have adequate staff, food, and supplies. Schedule for Sat., Sept. 26th: 9:30-10am: Drop off, 10am-11am: Arts and Crafts 11-11:30am: Tunnel Walk/Pep Rally, 11:30-12pm: Lunch, 12:30-1:30: Swimming, 1:30-3:30: Movie and Snack. Questions? Contact Leyna at lsaville@prairielife.com or call 402-483-2322.

Parent's Night Out:

Parent's Night Out is Friday, September 11, 2015 from 5:30-9:00pm. We will be having our own drive-in movie. Each child will receive a cardboard box, and they will get to turn it into their own car to watch the movie in. We will have our huge inflatable movie screen, popcorn bar, and of course, dinner is included. Children 2+ are welcome. Cost for this event is $20 for the 1st child, $30 for two children, $35 for three children, and $5 for each additional child. Kids 5 and over, don't forget your swimming suit. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Leyna Saville, Youth Activities Director, at lsaville@prairielife.com or call 402-483-2322.

Beach Bash/Friday Night Float ‘n Flick!- Friday, September 18th, 2015 Parents can drop their kids ages 6-14 off for a fun night of beach volleyball, swimming with fun inflatables, playing yard games, making beaded necklaces and singing and dancing along to Teen Beach Movie!  Drop the kids off at 5:30 PM and pick them up at 9:00 PM.  Send kids with any comfort items to get them through the night!  Dinner will be included.  Sign up online today or at the front desk!!  For any questions please contact Brandy at bpappas@prairielife.com or 402-483-2322.

Back to School Bash:

Our second annual Back to School Bash will be held Friday, September 25th from 6pm-9pm. We will celebrate the new school year with a back to school carnival. We will have carnival themed games, food, snacks, and fun! If you're in Kindergarten-8th Grade, this event is for you! Don't forget your swimming suits. Cost for this event is $20 for the 1st child, $30 for two children, $35 for three children, and $5 for each additional child. Contact Leyna Saville, Youth Activities Director at lsaville@prairielife.com or Brandy Pappas, Aquatics Director at bpappas@prairielife.com with any questions you may have or call 402-483-2322.

From PLF’s Cycling Department: Beginning Saturday, September 5th, the Cycling Class will be pushed back one hour and will run from 8:00-9:00 AM.

From PLF’s Water Aerobics Department: Please note the Monday, Wednesday Turbo Splash Water Aerobics Classes will move back to 6:15-7:00 PM beginning Wednesday, September 9th, and the Sunday Aqua Fit Water Aerobics Class will move back to 3:00-4:00 PM on Sunday, September 13th. For any questions contact Anne at alenz@prairielife.com or call 402-483-2322.

 
 

Member Spotlight: Andy Lyons

Andy Lyons has been a member of Prairie Life Fitness for over 10 years. He joined PLF to lose weight and feel better about himself. His original goals were the weight loss and to feel healthier. Andy states it took him about 2 years to reach his goal weight; losing 50 pounds! It only took him about 6-12 months before he felt healthier, and only about 3 months to feel better. 

When asked what he likes most about his PLF experience, Andy stated, “I feel better about myself. The last 10 years I’ve had two surgeries; a spinal fusion and shoulder surgery. Because I worked out I bounced back a lot faster than I was supposed to. This last surgery, the doctor said it would take 4-8 months before I would be 100% and it only took me right at 4 months to be 100%. PLF made the difference!”

When asked why he would recommend PLF to his family and friends, Andy states, “I feel PLF is the best work out center in the City. I’ve been to a lot of different places and I always came back to PLF. Also the staff and members are very friendly. I tell people all the time to join PLF because you’ll feel better!”

Thank you for choosing PLF, Andy! Here’s to many more years working out with us!!

Manager's Corner

The Smart Way to Kick Off the Season

Did someone say back-to-school? Football? Cooler temperatures? Difficult to believe that summer vacation is over again. But, we've made it through another summer of un and it is time to get back into our normal, busy routines again.

Routines… Even the word screams, “boring!” But, it doesn’t need to be. We are creatures of habit and need our routines. Workout routines help us achieve the next goal of fitness levels but it can be easy to get stuck in a rut. Doing the same thing day after day and expecting to achieve different results may not be insane but it can be extremely frustrating for the fit-minded. In the clubs, we offer many ways to mix it up and keep members from hitting plateaus, personal trainers, classes and special activities around the club. However, many of you just want to come and do our own thing and we understand that. For you, we’ve developed the PerFit personal training app. You can read about it in this month’s newsletter. Think about it as one more way to put that data plan to work for you!

Here’s to a winning season of successful workouts and as always, family fun!

Sincerely,
Luke Shepherd, General Manager

Perfit exercise of the month

Crossover Crunches - Twist up the Workout!

Click above to see a video of our exercise of the month and click below to download PerFit, available on both iPhone and Android!

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