THE OFFICIAL MAGAZINE OF VIVE
& Muscles and Mascara
and try June’s
Recipe of the Month
Save the date for
our Healthy Spine,
Healthy You workshop
THE MONTHLY MAGAZINE
OF VIVE HEALTH & FITNESS
elcome to the June issue of Pulse! This month, we are celebrating
the natural beauty of the summer weather by providing quite a few
opportunities to get outside and workout! We’re also highlighting the
success of two great programs, Beyond Biceps and Muscles and Mascara.
We know that during the summer months, our members are often torn between
spending time outdoors in the sunshine and attending their favorite VIVE classes. As
such, we’re featuring a number of FREE outdoor group exercise classes in June, so you
continue to make strides with your fitness progress, but can also enjoy the fresh air.
These outdoor classes will be randomly scheduled and held at a variety of times, so
all members have the opportunity to attend. Please follow our social media pages and
check your email inbox for specifics!
Since Beyond Biceps launched and Muscles and Mascara relaunched in April, each of
these personal training programs have seen great success! We’ve provided an update
on each of these, which you can read about on page 6. Don’t forget, Beyond Biceps and
Muscles and Mascara are both open to non-members.
We’re excited summer is here, and we can’t wait to kick-off our fun outdoor
programming for the season! We look forward to each of you spending time outside with
us and checking out our great offerings – we promise you won’t be disappointed.
Here’s to a great summer!
In health and fitness,
The VIVE team
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BELOW IS A LIST OF ALL OF
GEX CHANGES THIS MONTH:
Total Body Kick
with Terri has been moved
from Mondays at 6 a.m. to
Tuesdays at 6 a.m.
For many, summertime is about making the most of the
great weather – especially while eating! When hosting your big
summer barbeque or dining outside this season, it’s important to be mindful
of how to properly prepare your food to keep yourself and your guests
healthy! Consider the following tips:
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THE FOLLOWING CLASSES HAVE BEEN
REMOVED FROM THE SCHEDULE:
Wednesdays at 9 a.m.
Wednesdays at 5 p.m.
Tuesdays at 6 a.m.
Keep it clean - Whether you’re
cooking on the grill or storing foods
in coolers, it’s important to clean all
surfaces where food is present to
reduce the risk of ingesting harmful
bacteria. Also, don’t forget to wash
your hands before, during and after
Be mindful of temperatures -
Your grilled favorites can get you sick
if they aren’t cooked well enough; use
a meat thermometer to ensure that
hamburgers are cooked to a minimum
of 160°F, chicken to 165°F and hot
dogs to 160°F.
Tuesdays at 6 a.m.
at 5 p.m.
Cool it down - All perishable
foods should be refrigerated below
40°F, so your coolers should always
be stocked with ice. You should
also thaw all frozen foods in the
refrigerator or microwave as opposed
to on the countertop.
Follow the one hour rule -
To prevent bacterial growth, don’t
leave food outside in hot weather
for over one hour. Also, do not save
perishable foods that have been
unrefrigerated for over an hour.
FREE OUTDOOR WORKOUTS
ARE COMING THIS JUNE!
They will be scheduled at many different time slots
to conveniently fit with anyone’s busy agenda.
Keep an eye on your email and our social media
pages for more details!
SAVE THE DATE!
Join Dr. Dan Golaszewski from Power
Chiropractic Health Center, LLC.
on Wednesday, June 14th at 6:30 p.m.
at VIVE as he presents a Healthy Spine, Healthy
You workshop, complete with a free postural
assessment and adjustment (if necessary).
Only 30 spots are available, so call us at
(570) 371-3572 to reserve yours today!
We’re thrilled so many of you have used our
suggestion box because we ARE listening!
Please continue to pass along your
comments and suggestions because when
you do, it helps us make VIVE the facility
you want it to be! You, our valued members,
are the most important to us!
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Tips obtained from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
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FROM THE AMAZING WEATHER, music
and grilled fare at our BBQ/open house to the
great turnouts during trainer-led group workouts,
we could not have been happier with last month’s
Member MAY-nia events. The energy felt at VIVE was
invigorating, and Member MAY-nia was a wonderful
way to kick off the summer.
We want you to know that Member MAY-nia would
not have been such a success without valued
members like you. We are so glad that you enjoyed
the May activities, capitalized on the discounts and
brought fresh new faces to the Club!
Here are some snapshots
from Member MAY-nia!
We hope you enjoyed these events as much as we
did. We wish you a wonderful summer and hope
you’ll soak up the sunshine with us during our
exclusive outdoor workouts throughout the season!
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IN SEARCH OF A TRAINING
PROGRAM THAT FITS YOUR NEEDS?
LOOK NO FURTHER –
VIVE HAS YOU COVERED!
This month’s shake is a
tropical summer treat! Cool
off after an intense workout
with this fruity, delicious
MO V E
LOW PULLEY LUNGE
BEYOND BICEPS, a program for males age 35 and up,
has been a huge success since its April launch! In case
you are unaware, here’s the rundown: Beyond Biceps is
an intensive four-week commitment with three training
sessions per week with a VIVE trainer and one “mandatory”
workout to be completed on your own. The goal is to move
the 30+ male from “body building” workouts (that most
likely got them little success in their late teens and 20s) into
workouts that include testosterone boosting, fat burning
combinations of explosive exercises, strength building
exercises and muscle building that will set the participant
up for lifelong fitness. Couple these exercises with a healthy
dose of mobility work, and this program will deliver the
results guys are looking for with the variety that they want
in a fitness routine!
Ladies, you should be excited about MUSCLES AND
MASCARA, a go-to strength training program for women
who want to weight lift without looking “like a bodybuilder.”
The program features strength training exercises that will
make a female’s fat burning cardio workout much more
effective! It has been a successful program so far, and we
hope that you’ll take part in it this June!
PLEASE STOP BY
THE FRONT DESK OR EMAIL
to get more information about these two great
programs, which are open to non-members!
3 oz. peach-pear-apricot puree, 3 oz.
unsweetened vanilla almond milk, 4
freeze-dried banana pieces or 3” fresh
banana, 1 scoop kale, ¼ tsp dried lemon,
¼ tsp lemon extract and 1 scoop vanilla
Work those quads this month with
a deep lunge!
Set yourself in a split squat position with your front
foot about two feet from a cable column pulley
(set to the lowest position). Reach out and grab the
D-handle with the same hand as your lead foot.
Extend your front leg to come up to the locked-out
position. Sink back into your front foot, allowing the
cable to slightly pull you forward, while keeping
your torso upright with perfect posture. Do 12
repetitions on each leg for three sets. Make each
lunge go through a controlled descent and ascent,
focusing on squeezing your front quadriceps.
Retrieved from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
½ cup diced onion
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cups frozen wild blueberries
¼ cup ketchup
¼ cup balsamic vinegar
¼ cup dark brown sugar
½ teaspoon salt
6 (6-ounce) boneless, skinless
Blueberry Barbequed Chicken
1. Prepare and heat grill.
2. On a stove, heat a medium saucepan to medium-high
heat. Add olive oil and sauté onion for 2 minutes, or until
translucent. Add blueberries, ketchup, balsamic vinegar,
brown sugar and salt. Stir well. Bring to a simmer and cook,
stirring occasionally, for 4 minutes.
3. Use an immersion blender (or transfer to a blender) to
blend until smooth. Transfer ½ cup of sauce to one bowl
and reserve for serving. Transfer remaining sauce to a
second bowl for grilling.
4. Pound chicken breasts to flatten to ½-inch thickness.
Place flattened chicken breasts on prepared grill. Cook for 5
minutes on one side, turn and grill for another 5 minutes.
5. Spread blueberry barbecue sauce evenly over chicken;
grill 1 minute.
6. Turn chicken and spoon larger portion of sauce evenly
over other side; grill 1 minute longer. Chicken is cooked
when internal temperature reaches 165°F.
7. Serve with reserved ½ cup blueberry barbecue sauce.
With a plethora of health and beauty
products available and a vast array of
retail items lining pharmacy shelves, many
individuals get overwhelmed by brands
and labels and have a hard time figuring
out which products are actually best for
them. Since your health and well-being is
just as important to us when you’re not at
our Club, all VIVE members receive 20%
off natural brands of health and beauty
products and over-the-counter items at
Harrold’s Pharmacy, located at 250 Old
River Road in Wilkes-Barre.
Harrold’s also offers durable medical
supplies, home infusion services,
compounding, veterinary compounding,
pre-filled med boxes, ostomy and urological
supplies and in-house immunizations.
Additionally, free delivery is available in
Luzerne and Lackawanna counties.
Learn more about Harrold’s Pharmacy by
visiting its website, harroldspharmacy.com.
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for an exclusive Healthy Spine, Healthy
You workshop presented by Dr. Dan
Golaszewski from Power Chiropractic
Health Center on Wednesday, June 14th
at 6:30 p.m at VIVE.
Dr. Golaszewski will be giving free postural
assessments and adjustments, dispelling common
misconceptions about back pain, and teaching
the group how to awaken the body and practice
proper maintenance exercises to ensure good
posture and proper spine health!
There are only 30 spots available;
be sure to reserve yours today!
You can sign-up by calling us at 570.371.3572.
We hope you’ll join us for this informative event!