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Mar 2009

Greenwich Fitness Program for Weight Loss @ Sportsplex

Want to lose weight? Not sure how to do it?

Lose Big

Next Kick Off Meeting March 24th at 6pm
Register with Kris Geier,


“I just want to take the opportunity to thank all of you for getting me where I need to be with an exercise program……If anyone had ever said to me I would be working out as much as I have in the past 7 wks I would have been laughing…….for me to be in the lose big program was a step in the right direction! and I can’t thank all of you enough! I actually looked forward to our work out sessions with Kris:)” – TL Norwalk

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    Nov 2008

    Weekly Fitness Tip: Burn More Calories When You are Not Exercising

    Burn More Calories When You are Not Exercising

    You want your body to burn calories at the highest possible rate even when you’re NOT exercising when you’re at sitting at your desk, relaxing at home, even sleeping.

    It’s called your resting metabolic rate (RMR), and you CAN increase it.

    One of the surest ways is by building more muscle mass through strength training. Muscle can burn 3-5 times more calories than fat does. So the more muscle you have, the more calories you’ll burn. Even when you’re staying perfectly still.

    And you don’t need to invest much time. Working with weights for as little as 20 minutes two to three days a week can be enough to crank up your RMR over time.

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      Sep 2008

      Greenwich Weight Loss @ Sportsplex

      Want to lose weight? Not sure how to do it?
      We have the right program for you… Lose Big

      ” I’ve got a whole new attitude about working out and being healthier. I’ve lost weight and I feel great! I think any commuter that sits on 95 in the afternoon should get off exit 6 in Stamford and work out for an hour until the traffic eases. That would be a better use of anyones time and would be a start to living better. Again Thanks Sportsplex for helping me make myself a healthier better me! ” -Marylee WEBE 108 dj

      If you are ready to make a change come to our initial meetinglose-big-logo-08.jpg
      Tuesday, September 16th at 6:00pm

      8 Weeks
      2 Small Group Personal Training Sessions each week
      1 LOSE BIG Group Exercise class each week

      Contact Kris Geier, Fitness Director, ext 235 or

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        Mar 2008

        Sportsplex Stamford Fitness Expert Penny Hoff on ABC

        penny-hoff-sportsplex-stamford-ct.jpgNew Secrets To Burning Belly Fat
        Channel 7 Eyewitness News WABC, New York, NY showcased Penny Hoff’s approach to flattening your stomach, feeling great and enhancing your daily energy.

        She cites how new research is showing that safely exercising using heavier weight can have a substantial impact on shrinking your waist.

        Why? Strength training with heavier resistance “shocks your metabolism” causing your body to burn more calories during and even after your workouts.

        Selecting The Right Weight For You
        So what constitutes “heavy weight”? According to Penny, you should select a weight that you can do no more than 10 repetitions with before your muscles fatigue.

        Get To The Core Of Your Fitness
        Penny also talks about the importance of shocking your core muscles (the deep abdominal muscles, that stabilize your body and support your internal organs) to burn fat and increase overall health and energy.

        penny-hoff-sportsplex-stamford-ct-on-abc-2.jpgOne of the best ways to shock your core muscles is exercising on unstable surfaces. She demonstrates how the instability of an exercise ball intensifies the resistance and shocks your core abdominal muscles.

        Join Penny For A Metabolism Shocking Workout
        Experience these fat burning methods for yourself with Penny as your guide. Try her Pure Power Sculpt Class on Tuesday & Thursday mornings from 7:45 – 8:30 a.m. in the Main Studio at Sportsplex Stamford.

        You can also try her Core Revolution class on Saturdays from 9:45-10:30 a.m. and numerous other group fitness options at Sportsplex Stamford.

        Complimentary mini-memberships are available for non-members who would like to try Penny’s classes. Click here to get yours.

        See the full video of Penny’s segment on ABC.

        Learn more about Penny Hoff on her blog.

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