Health and Fitness

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Push it! 31-Day Side Plank Challenge

This month, get ready to turn your workout on its side. For September, Specialized Trainer Bryan Osuna demonstrates three variants of one of his favorite exercises, the side plank. You’ll flex your abs while strengthening your back and shoulders with this simple balancing act. You can visit our website for a free workout...

Summer Slimdown Success Story: Jackie Vanacek

Who would have thought that as a brand new member in the JCC’s Summer Slimdown Healthy Weight Loss Challenge I would actually win? I’ve reached my preferred weight from 15 years ago and I feel like a million dollars! I had been trying to get back to my skinny self for a while, in...

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My Fitness Journey: Jamie Winslow-Mozetti

When Assistant Fitness Director at the Oshman Family JCC Jamie Winslow-Mozetti found out she was pregnant she set a goal of keeping her overall weight gain to a healthy level. Under the supervision of her doctor, she embarked on a fitness plan with her personal trainer, Bryan Osuna, at the OFJCC....

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Push it! 31-Day Ice Skater Challenge

OFJCC Personal Trainer Lyndsey Jones leads our latest fitness challenge: Ice Skaters. Don’t worry, you won’t need an ice rink to perform this exercise; just a small amount of floor space and a weight for added difficulty. Watch Lyndsey demonstrate this move in three simple variations. Remember: Stepping to each side counts as...

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Push it! 30-Day Jumping Jack Challenge

OFJCC Specialized Trainer Etty Varenberg challenges you to add jumping jacks to your fitness routine in July. In the video she shares her tips for doing them effectively whether you are a beginner or an expert. Beginners can do a step jack, intermediate exercisers a jumping jack and experts a squat jack. As...

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Push It! 30-Day Mountain Climber Challenge

OFJCC Specialized Trainer Leeann Higgins challenges you to add mountain climbers to your fitness routine in June. In the video she shares her tips for doing them effectively whether you are a beginner or an expert. Beginners should use a wall or bench for an incline, intermediate exercisers should do them on...

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Push It! 31-Day Pushup Challenge

OFJCC Specialized Trainer Anthony Uriarte challenges you to add pushups to your fitness routine in May. He shares his tips for doing them effectively whether you are a beginner or an expert. Beginners can incline against a wall or bench, intermediate exercisers should do their pushups on their knees and experts on their...

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Push It! 30-Day Russian Twist Challenge

OFJCC Specialized Trainer Kelly McGeoy challenges you to add Russian twists to your fitness routine in April. She shares her tips for doing them effectively, whether you are a beginner or an expert. Beginners should do the exercises with their feet on the ground, intermediate exercisers bring their feet up with legs bent,...

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Push It! 31-Day Lunge Challenge

OFJCC Specialized Trainer Joe Kelso challenges you to add lunges to your fitness routine in March. He shares his tips for doing lunges effectively, whether you are a beginner or an expert. Beginners are encouraged to do a static lunge, intermediate exercisers a walking lunge, and experts to add weight....