Beginner Programs

Get started on your fitness routine with any of these programs designed for beginners and those who are new to the Club.

ActivTrax

ActivTrax is a system that offers members personalized workouts on the machines in the Cardiovascular and Selectorized Rooms. Based on your personal workout preferences, goals and exercise experience, ActivTrax will provide workouts to get you where you want to go. First, our fitness staff will conduct an initial one-hour evaluation of your fitness level and fitness goals. With that information, ActivTrax will guide you through a series of customized workouts. To make an appointment, contact the Fitness Department at fitnessprograms@eastbankclub.com or (312) 527-5800, extension 451.

Price: Complimentary

Elements: Introduction to High Intensity Interval Training

These moderate- to high-intensity circuits feature body-weight movements with timed recovery to build strength and tone muscle. Led by EBC Personal Trainers and Performance Coaches, each workout will include a dynamic warm-up, full-body workout and a cool down. Participants of all levels are welcome. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222, or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Schedule:

Price: $15 per class
Saturdays10:00 am - 10:45 am Jean JourdainPerformance Center

Free Weights for Women

Join us for this complimentary overview of the Free Weight Room for women as part of National Women’s Health Week (May 14 to 20). Learn about the benefits of free weight training and how to use the free weights and plate-loaded equipment correctly. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222, or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
MondayMay 1512:15 pm - 1:00 pmNancy FudaczMeet at the main island in the Cardiovascular Room

Intro to Power Plate

Learn how to incorporate the Power Plate into your everyday workout. The Power Plate uses vibration technology to increase strength, improve flexibility and balance, and maximize workout recovery. We’ll cover how to use the exercises and programs available in the equipment’s console so you can continue to use the Power Plate effectively on your own. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222, or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Schedule:

Price: $15 per class
TuesdaysMay 2 - 306:30 am - 7:00 amJerry YudtMeet at the Power Plates

Intro to Strength Training

Learn how to create a basic strength-training regimen with an EBC Master Trainer. We’ll cover the proper way to get started and demonstrate a variety of strength-training exercises vital to any well-rounded workout routine. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222, or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
SaturdaysMay 6 - 2012:00 pm - 12:45 pmMatt DolginMeet at the main island in the Cardiovascular Room

Learn to Row Workshop

This rowing workshop will cover proper indoor rowing technique and form. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222, or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
SaturdayMay 1311:00 am - 11:45 amMaureen WagnerMeet at the rowers in the Cardiovascular Room
SaturdayMay 2010:00 am - 10:45 amMaureen WagnerMeet at the rowers in the Cardiovascular Room

Rowing for Beginners

Learn and practice the proper rowing technique in this workout class for beginner rowers. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Schedule:

Price: Complimentary
Fridays7:30 am - 8:15 am Maureen WagnerMeet at the rowers in the Cardiovascular Room

Where Do I Begin?

This consultation is perfect for beginner exercisers or those looking to change or enhance their current routine. Speak with a fitness specialist who will discuss the different programs, services and fitness options available at the Club. The consultation can be done in person or over the phone. To schedule an appointment, contact the Fitness Department at fitnessprograms@eastbankclub.com or (312) 527-5800, extension 451.

Price: Complimentary