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FONTANA CENTER FIT TIP As Fall temperatures will soon be turning into dreary winter weather, now is a great time to investigate alternatives to your outdoor workouts. With so many options available, considering a total change to your exercise routine or working on the things you have neglected might be just what you and your body need.

coordination and range of motion components of your workout. Here at The Fontana Center, you can find all of these formats plus some! We would love to help you find your winter weather routine.

Often times exercise routines focus on strength, power and endurance and leave out the simpler things like balance, coordination and range of motion. Developing the simple things can help to improve overall performance in any exercise routine. An increase in range of motion alone can help to improve not only exercise movements but ease the pains of everyday life. Improvements in balance and coordination help to reduce the risk of falling and as the risk of falling is reduced so is the chance of injury. Did you know that one in four adults over age 65 fall each year and one in five of these falls results in a broken bone or head injury (Center for Disease Control)?

for a full listing of classes.

Tai Chi, Yoga, SilverSneakers®, Pilates and water aerobics type exercises are key formats to help improve the balance,

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MONICA GUIDRY, M.ED Monica is a practicing Exercise Physiologist and Fitness Director at CWR at the Fontana Center here in Lafayette and also an Adjunct Instructor in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Louisiana Lafayette. I have been working in the field of health and wellness for the past 20 years and love being able to help individuals meet their personal health goals and see day to day improvements in both physical and mental well-being. The University allows me to share my knowledge with up and coming leaders in the field of Exercise Science, Kinesiology and over-all health and wellness.

F ONTANA CENTER Full fitness center including an indoor heated pool Land and Water Aerobic Classes • Zumba Classes Yoga Classes • Massage Therapy • Swim Lessons

(337) 234-7018

709 Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette

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