What are Your Post-Quarantine Fitness Goals?

Unfortunately, the current pandemic situation has either altered or halted the New Year’s resolution goals we set at the start of the year. However, as Chicago fitness clubs slowly reopen and return to a new normal, we can use this as an opportunity to set new, post-quarantine fitness goals.

A New Starting Point

Over 80% of people have had given up on their New Year’s fitness goals by March, right before the pandemic affected fitness centers. While some were still continuing their fitness routine at that time, the motivation to work on resolutions tends to disappear as the year goes on. After several months of the clubs being closed, we weren’t able to exercise in our typical fashion and some of us might have stopped altogether when quarantined at home. Thus, you may have felt like all your progress and momentum evaporated. And that’s ok. Now is your time to start again.

This pandemic may have changed what we were … Continue reading

10 Exercises You’ve Been Doing Wrong at Home

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With fitness centers temporarily closed in the Chicago area, many are resorting to at-home workouts, either on their own or through virtual classes. Bodyweight exercises are convenient as they don’t require any gym equipment. However, if you’re not accustomed to doing bodyweight exercises, you might be prone to mistakes (especially if you can’t check your exercise form). We’ve highlighted 10 exercises you might be doing wrong and ways you can fix them.

10 Exercise Form Mistakes 1. Plank

The most common mistakes people make when planking are sagging their hips too low or raising them too high. Sagging hips cause your back to collapse. If your hips are too high, the exercise isn’t working your core like it should. So tighten your core and maintain alignment in you shoulders, hips, and heels.

2. Sit-Ups

When performing sit-ups, most people put their hands behind their head. Because of this, they have a tendency to pull on their … Continue reading

Stay in the Loop 3-3-20

What’s Happening in the Club!


Honky Tonk Mixer on Thursday, March 12th 5:30-7:30pmFamily Fun Fair on Saturday, March 28th 6-8pm

Club Communication: Keeping Healthy in Cold and Flu Season

Fitness for All

Per4mance Cycling & Fitmetrix Leaderboard – Live at LSF-IC!Take a look at our new Group Fitness Instructors at IC!REV Up Your Fitness Routine in 2020 with DJ Rev Cycling!  Introducing the Mid-Morning Group Fitness Line Up

Family Fun

Stay & Play on March 13th! March Playdates!Join us for the kickoff of Soccer Skills & Drills!Cubhouse Circle Time on March 4th!Krafting Kiddos on March 10th!  Sports of All Sorts on March 14th & 28th!ABCs Athletics on March 17th!Parents’ Night Out on March 20th!Whining to Play on March 25th!PeeWee Melody on March 26th!

A Passion for Sport

Friend’s Climb Free!Looking for a unique party or get together? Group Climb is available at LSF! LSF Winter 2020 Instructional Indoor Golf League – Still Accepting Teams Introduction to … Continue reading

In the Loop at LP 3-3-20

Upcoming Events

Shamrock Shindig on Thursday, March 12th from 6-8pmMeyer Family Cellars Wine Dinner on Friday, March 20th 6:30pmJoin us for a Free Family Fun Fair on Sunday, March 29th from 2-4pm 

Club Communication: 

Cold and Flu Season Connect with us on Social Media 

Harvest/1320 News: Get a Free Curling Lane Rental in March!

Strings & Paddles

Sunday Night Doubles MixerThe Flex League: Competitive Singles Match Play on Your Schedule

Kid’s Corner

Camp Lakeshore is On the Road!Spring Break is On the Way – Register NOW for Spring Break Camp! Save on Camp:  DOUBLE Parent Referral Bonus in March! Parents’ Night Out: March to the Pot of Gold! March Family Calendar is Posted! NEW:  Luck O’ Lakeshore Family Event! Stingray’s Regional Championship MeetWe are excited to announce our new Aquatics Manager, Tara Gidaszewski!Swimming Birthday Parties: Book NOW & Get InflataBULL for Free!

Fitness for All

Book your 30 min Stretch session today! Featured Trainer – Jose Lemus  Continue reading

In the Loop@LP 2-18-20

In this Edition of the Loop: Upcoming Events:

Join us for a free Family Fun Fair on Sunday, February 23rd from 3:00-5:00pm! Curling for a Cure rescheduled to Monday, February 24th!Bubble SoccerHigh Schoolers – Friday, February 21stYoung Adults – Saturday, February 22ndShamrock Shindig – Thursday, March 12th 6-8pm

Club Communication: 

Connect with us on Social Media 

  Harvest/1320 News:

Curling at Harvest

Strings and Paddles:

Sunday Night Doubles MixerThe Flex League: Competitive Singles Match Play on Your Schedule

Kid’s Corner:

Moms, Mingle and MixersStay and PlayHave the Week Off of School?  Come to Camp!Did you Miss the Camp Lakeshore New Year Discount?   Did Someone Say Pool Party?Basketball Season Is in High Gear & So Are Our Programs!

Fitness for All:

Take Time to Recover – Stretch and SpaMind Body Exercise through Pilates! Featured Trainer – Meet Mark Kater, Private and Group Yoga Instructor and Personal TrainerCheck out our newest Group Fitness InstructorTyra Notorangelo Mindfulness Workshop: Meditation and Breathing – Saturday, February 29th at … Continue reading