Wellness at Home

In light of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s order on Monday, March 16, 2020 to close fitness centers and gyms and the rapidly evolving situation with the novel coronavirus in Ohio and nationally, it is unclear when we will be able to re-open. Your wellbeing is still important in this uncertain time, so we want to make sure Wellness Center staff, trainers, and instructors can support you.

Use this page as a resource to help you continue your fitness and wellbeing practices during our closure. Our staff, trainers, and instructors will update this page with workouts, tips, and more to help you.

If you have questions, please reach out to us at wellness@antiochcollege.edu.

Wellness at Home resourcesNew Chair Intervals from Lynn Hardman

Lynn Hardman is back with four new chair interval training videos you can do at home!

American Council on Exercise (ACE) and Silver Sneakers certified, Lynn Hardman is passionate about helping people of all ages and abilities find FUN in functional fitness.

Watch the videos on YouTube at the links below:

Wellness At Home ResourcesCommon Household Items to Use for Exercise

Encouraging physical exercise while schools and gyms are closed has been a challenge. Fortunately, there are a number of items around your house that can serve as equipment for children and adults to use effectively.

The Gopher Sport PE Blog has compiled a list of common household items and how to use them. Read the blog here.

 

Wellness At Home exercise optionsNo Equipment Cardio Intervals

Wellness Center personal trainer and instructor Katie Slanker has workouts available that you can complete at home, some with and without equipment.

Katie has worked as an athletic trainer,  personal trainer, spinning instructor, running/triathlon coach, nutrition coach, and life coach, along with teaching Personal Fitness Trainer Certifications for AFAA across the East Coast since 2002.  She uses her personal and professional background to help people with all levels of fitness to meet people where they are, but help them find their “why” to become their best version of themselves.

You can connect with Katie on Facebook or email her at katie.slanker3@gmail.com if you have questions or need more direction.

 

wellness at home optionsJumping Jack Strength Workout

Wellness Center personal trainer and instructor Katie Slanker has workouts available that you can complete at home, some with and without equipment.

Katie has worked as an athletic trainer,  personal trainer, spinning instructor, running/triathlon coach, nutrition coach, and life coach, along with teaching Personal Fitness Trainer Certifications for AFAA across the East Coast since 2002.  She uses her personal and professional background to help people with all levels of fitness to meet people where they are, but help them find their “why” to become their best version of themselves.

You can connect with Katie on Facebook or email her at katie.slanker3@gmail.com if you have questions or need more direction.
Jumping Jacks Strength Interval from Katie Slanker on Vimeo.

 

Cardio/Strength Do Anywhere Workout

Wellness Center personal trainer and instructor Katie Slanker has workouts available that you can complete at home, some with and without equipment.

Katie has worked as an athletic trainer,  personal trainer, spinning instructor, running/triathlon coach, nutrition coach, and life coach, along with teaching Personal Fitness Trainer Certifications for AFAA across the East Coast since 2002.  She uses her personal and professional background to help people with all levels of fitness to meet people where they are, but help them find their “why” to become their best version of themselves.

You can connect with Katie on Facebook or email her at katie.slanker3@gmail.com if you have questions or need more direction.
Cardio and Strength Do Anywhere Workout from Katie Slanker on Vimeo.

 

Glutes on Fire

Wellness Center personal trainer and instructor Katie Slanker has workouts available that you can complete at home, some with and without equipment.

Katie has worked as an athletic trainer,  personal trainer, spinning instructor, running/triathlon coach, nutrition coach, and life coach, along with teaching Personal Fitness Trainer Certifications for AFAA across the East Coast since 2002.  She uses her personal and professional background to help people with all levels of fitness to meet people where they are, but help them find their “why” to become their best version of themselves.

You can connect with Katie on Facebook or email her at katie.slanker3@gmail.com if you have questions or need more direction.
Glutes on Fire from Katie Slanker on Vimeo.

 

Wellness At Home OptionsPersonal Trainer Workouts From Doug Jewell

Wellness Center trainer Doug Jewell has put together some workouts you can do from home easily. In the video playlists, you’ll find three different bodyweight exercise routines. Doug also created useful exercise cards detailing the workouts in the videos and more. View them below or download them as a PDF.

30-Minute ABCs Chair Workout

This gentle chair-based total body workout from Lynn Hardman has the ABC’S Please: Agility, Balance, Coordination, Strength, and Power, plus a little Flexibility and Relaxation.

Lynn Hardman is American Council on Exercise (ACE) and Silver Sneakers certified and is passionate about helping people of all ages and abilities find FUN in functional fitness.

View Lynn’s 30-Minute ABCs Chair Workout on Facebook.

Wellness At Home Line Dance Video30-Minute Intro to Line Dancing

To help keep you moving, Lynn Hardman is posting workout videos on Facebook. This video is a 30-minute introduction to Line Dancing, one of Lynn’s courses at the Wellness Center. Lynn Hardman is American Council on Exercise (ACE) and Silver Sneakers certified and is passionate about helping people of all ages and abilities find FUN in functional fitness.

View Lynn’s 30-Minute Intro to Line Dancing video on Facebook.

Wellness At Home exercise options30-Minute Chair Interval Training

To help keep you moving, Lynn Hardman is posting workout videos on Facebook. Her first video is a 30-minute chair interval workout you can do at home with simple props.

Lynn Hardman is American Council on Exercise (ACE) and Silver Sneakers certified and is passionate about helping people of all ages and abilities find FUN in functional fitness.

View Lynn’s 30-Minute Chair Interval Training video on Facebook.

 

 

30-Minute Cardio Core Combo

Lynn Hardman is keeping her Facebook updated with new workouts. This video is a 30-minute core and cardio workout.

Lynn Hardman is American Council on Exercise (ACE) and Silver Sneakers certified and is passionate about helping people of all ages and abilities find FUN in functional fitness.

View Lynn’s 30-Minute Cardio Core Combo video on Facebook.

Wellness At Home gym equipmentThe Best Equipment for Working Out While Staying In

A home workout doesn’t have to mean a drab pilates DVD like it might have done several years ago. Now there are all sorts of ways to get your heart racing and your muscles working from the sanctuary of your own living room.

From versatile weights to fold-away treadmills and all sorts of fancy gadgets in between, we’ve found the best at-home exercise equipment to help you make the most of your workout and keep your wellness goals. Read more about fitness experts’ picks on Yahoo Style.

Wellness At Home exercise optionsSilver Sneakers At-Home Workouts

Eligible for Silver Sneakers? Over 200 at-home workout videos are available on their website at no cost to people 65 and older on participating medicare plans.

Visit the Silver Sneakers website to register and check your eligibility.

Wellness At Home fitness challengesFour Fitness Challenges to Try at Home

If you’re stuck inside, either due to self-isolation or working from home because of coronavirus, maintaining your fitness can be tricky. And just because you don’t have loads of fancy gym equipment doesn’t mean you can’t push yourself – which is what any of these feats will do… Explore the challenges on the Irish Examiner.

Wellness At Home yoga suggestionFightmaster Yoga

Yoga and Pilates Instructor Victoria Walters recommends the Fightmaster Yoga channel on YouTube.

If you want to feel better in your body this is the channel for you. Because when you practice yoga you feel better! Don’t worry if you’re not flexible or can’t do the poses perfectly. The motto of Fightmaster Yoga is “It’s not about the pose.” You don’t have to be perfect. All you have to do is show up.

View Fightmaster Yoga workouts and begin your practice on YouTube.

 

Wellness At Home yoga suggestionEkhartYoga

Another suggestion from Pilates and Yoga instructor Victoria Walters, this channel features one of her favorite YouTube yoga instructors.

EkhartYoga allows you to try out different styles of yoga including Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, and Yin Yoga, and get to know some of their amazing teachers. EkhartYoga was born from Esther Ekhart’s dream to share the love of yoga, and today thousands of students around the world practice online yoga and meditation with them. With over 3,500 classes in different styles guided by over 40 world-class teachers, EkhartYoga is Europe’s biggest online studio.

Find videos demonstrating yoga techniques and practices, as well as other helpful fitness and wellbeing information on EkhartYoga’s YouTube Channel.

Wellness At Home exercise optionsEffectively Exercising While in Quarantine

Regular exercise is essential for supporting healthy immune function; preventing weight gain (which can impair immune function); boosting your mood; and keeping you as healthy as possible (and out of the hospital or emergency room) during this challenging global pandemic. With the world feeling a bit out of your control, now is the perfect time to take control of your health by building daily exercise into your schedule.

This explainer from CNN will help you create a schedule and get your whole family involved in regular exercise.

Learn more about many exercise options are open to you while you are home and get started with a new routine on CNN’s website.

Exercise in the Time of Coronavirus

With almost all of us spending a lot of time at home because of the coronavirus pandemic and some under edicts to shelter in place and avoid going out at all, those of us who are used to regular exercise naturally have pressing questions and concerns about how best to stay in shape.

New York Times columnist Gretchen Reynolds spoke with virologists, physiologists, and other scientists to answer frequently asked questions about exercise in light of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Whether you have questions about exercising outside or precautions you might need to take on your running route, as well as some New York Times exercise resources, read this informative article on their website.

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