Exercise / Fitness

Fitness Meets Fun
The teams at Bronson Athletic Club (BAC) in Kalamazoo and Bronson Wellness Center (BWC) in South Haven have a passion for making your workout experience both effective and fun. Both clubs offer state-of-the-art cardio and strength training equipment, a pool, indoor track and basketball court, as well as fitness programs and training options led by certified health and fitness experts.
The two clubs operate separately. Membership is required for each club. Visit bronsonathleticclub.com to learn how you can be fit, be well and be inspired at the BAC in Kalamazoo. Visit bronsonwellnesscenter.com to learn how BWC in South Haven can help you improve your health and well-being. 

Even a Little Exercise May Bring a Brain Boost

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 6, 2019 -- Just 10 minutes of exercise a day appears to sharpen mental prowess, new research suggests.

"Getting off the couch and walking a block can help keep you on the right track," said study author Nicole Spartano, a research assistant professor at Boston University School of Medicine.

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Ways to Make Exercise More Enjoyable

MONDAY, Nov. 4, 2019 -- Only about half of all American adults meet the national guidelines for aerobic activity and only about one-fifth meet the combined aerobic and strength-training goals. One reason is that some people just don't find it enjoyable, so they don't stick with it.

Changing your mindset can lead not only to increases in exercise time, but also feeling good about working out.

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AHA News: The Road to Better Exercise Might Be in Your Playlist

TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Music may be just what you need to stick with an exercise program – and picking the right tunes could even improve performance.

Federal exercise guidelines recommend people get at least two and a half hours of moderate-intensity aerobic activity, or 75 minutes of vigorous activity, each week. For those who don't love the act of exercising, those totals can seem like a tall order.

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