Tag: fitness

Spring into boot camp!

  Barbara Shippy “There are so many positive reasons why seniors should stay active,” says Barbara Shippy, Robson Ranch resident and director of the Boot Camp classes offered at the Sports Center. “As we age, our bodies change. We find it more difficult to do the things we use to do. Exercise can help us…

Aqua Zumba

  Carolyn Thomas Robson Ranch Aqua Zumba classes continue to grow. Aqua Zumba is taught at the indoor pool on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:45-10:45 a.m. The group is approaching their six-year anniversary. Class is led by Ming Schrader. She is a licensed Zumba/Aqua Zumba instructor. She is also certified in the Athletic Fitness…

Pinnacle Fitness Center expansion nearing completion

Sherry Jackson, contributor for Robson Communities, Inc. Work has been ongoing for the new Pinnacle Fitness Center and now it’s nearing its home stretch. Situated next to the Cimarron Sports Club overlooking the pool, the Pinnacle Fitness Center is expected to be completed sometime in the spring of this year. When completed, the center will…

Living Well Walkabout

  Angela Daniels Robson Ranchers donned their warm coats and hats on December 16 to join the Living Well Walkabout. They finished a three mile walk with smiles and an appreciation for staying fit. The Living Well Walkabout is a great way to socialize, stay motivated toward fitness, and strengthen friendships while meeting new Robson…

Fitness for the Young at Heart

Marie Milleage and Carin Schaab On November 1 Living Well introduced Carin Schaab’s “Fitness for the Young at Heart” motivating presentation that answered the questions: Are you exercising for your lifestyle? Are you completing physical therapy and want to move to the next level? Are you planning to begin an exercise program? As the fitness…

Boot Camp… What do you have to lose?

Barbara and Mike Shippy Boot Camp exists to encourage healthy living for senior participants by applying physical fitness training that can be modified for each person. This structured 50-minute workout incorporates all muscle groups, which increases cardio endurance, core strength, flexibility and balance while burning an average of 500 calories. The workout itself is low-impact—minimal…

Witness the Fitness with Living Well Walkabout

Vicki Baker We all know that walking is great exercise for all ages, but a walk can be a lot more than just physical exercise. On the morning of July 15 walkers in the three-mile Living Well Walkabout not only reaped healthy benefits to the body but also discovered it was the perfect low-impact way…

This Summer Join Boot Camp At The Ranch

Boot Camp staff, left to right: Wayne D., Barbara S., Bonnie F., Kathy H., Mike S.

Boot Camp at the Ranch started in June of 2015. Since then over 548 Robson Ranch residents have participated and have lost a combined total of over 289 pounds and dozens of inches. They have toned-up, shaped-up, increased their cardio and core strength/balance and reduced medications, all while having fun in a group setting. Why…