Wellness Center offers employees holistic health

Whether someone is starting from scratch, or they are an experienced fitness enthusiast, Leslie Cooper said the CPN Wellness Center is ready to help Tribal employees meet their fitness goals.

Wilson Littlehead believes fitness is more than physical

Wilson Littlehead has a passion for people — people losing weight, improving their mental health and becoming well-rounded. He is a personal trainer and fitness technician at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Wellness Center. Equipped with a gym, a track, workout classes, trainers, a heated therapy pool and an aerobics room, it is where Littlehead wants Read More »

FireLake Wellness Center attendee finds passion in running

Tammy Lorett admits that she had struggled with leading a healthy lifestyle for quite some time. On top of having to take daily medications, she had been unsuccessful in quitting her smoking habit. In 2014, Lorett decided to participate in the CPN holiday weigh-in contest and finally found the motivation needed to initiate a lifestyle change Read More »

FireLake Wellness Center crowns winners in annual fitness competition

FireLake Wellness Center‘s annual fitness competition, called March Madness for the month it begins, was again a huge success. In its seventh year running, the fitness competition is a 64-individual tournament where wellness center attendees compete against one another in cardio workouts. “This is a contest that we do annually and people get excited about Read More »

Spring into Fitness 2015

Spring is right around the corner and I have had several people asking questions about fitness. Here are some of those inquiries and my responses. How do I start a fitness program? “Try to get moving every day. Whether it’s walking, running, swimming, strength training, sports, playing with the kids or whatever works for you.  Read More »

Crowded gym is no excuse for skipping workouts

Each New Year, resolutions to lose weight, get healthy or simply start exercising become the norm for many people. There are a few things that can be done to add physical activity into the day without buying expensive workout equipment or a gym membership. “There are easy ways to add physical activity to your day,” Read More »

FireLake Wellness Center remodels pool and locker rooms

   The newly remodeled pool. With the DIY network and HGTV channels showing a never ending feed of remodeling shows, updating a home or office seems like a common thing to do. Directors and managers of the Wellness Center felt the facility was in need of a little bit of “TLC,” and have reopened the Read More »

FireLake Wellness Center hosts annual fitness competition

  To most, March Madness refers to the NCAA basketball tournament which takes place each March. At FireLake Wellness Center, it has a slightly different meaning. The 64-team bracket tournament inspired the FireLake Wellness Center’s own competition where individuals compete against each other in cardio workouts. The contest is open to 64 participants who must Read More »