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One Leg Deadlift Reach

One Leg Deadlift Reach

Posted on Friday, 07 December 2018 10:25 AM

One Leg Deadlift Reach

Muscles Worked: Lower Back, Hamstrings, Shoulders
FUNCTIONAL BENEFITS: Increase balance and coordination
CONTRAINDICATIONS: Individuals with lower back or shoulder issues
INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Hold a medicine ball between both hands with your arms bent
  • Start by lifting 1 foot off the floor as you bend forward at the hips
  • Push the ball outwards to shoulder height as you bend...

10 Holiday workout tips

Our Top Ten Health Tips for this Holiday Season!

Posted on Friday, 07 December 2018 10:20 AM

10 Holiday workout tips
Enjoy these simple tips from the Fitness & Health Centre Consultants to help keep you on track:

  1. Warm-up and stretch before shoveling snow to avoid injury! - Craig Daynard
  2. Stay hydrated. Aim for your bodyweight (kg) of water in fluid ounces. - Zain Yousaf
  3. Strive for at least 150 minutes of exercise per week.  Break it...

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Cannabis in Ajax Public Engagement Blitz

Posted on Friday, 07 December 2018 09:50 AM

Town seeks resident feedback on key cannabis issues from December 4-14

Residents, businesses and community groups are invited to participate in Town cannabis consultations from December 4-14. The Town will be gathering feedback about private retail and places of use restrictions.

Download the Flyer Here.

Two (2) in-person pop-ups*:

  • December 4 at McLean Community Centre from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • December 6 at G Centre, Ajax Plaza from 3 to 6 p.m.

*Town staff & stakeholder representatives will be...

FitNEWS December

What’s the True Meaning of Fitness?

Posted on Friday, 07 December 2018 09:48 AM

December FitNEWS with Santa
By Mike Margach, Fitness & Health Centre Supervisor

 ‘Tis the season for all kinds of obligations and temptations that can easily make your fitness gains disappear overnight. Overindulging in food and drink. Decorating and wrapping. Family visits and holiday parties. These are just some of the reasons why you need to become a...

Recreation Facility Closures and Cancellations - December 24, 2018 to January 6, 2019

Posted on Monday, 03 December 2018 02:53 PM

Ajax Community Centre (ACC), Audley Recreation Centre (ARC), 
McLean Community Centre (MCC) & Village Arena

For program information, including public swim and skate times, from December 22, 2018 to January 6, 2019 (inclusive), visit ajax.ca/winterbreak.

Monday, December 24
ACC & Village Arena - Closed
MCC - Open 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.
ARC - Open 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.
December 25 & 26
All Facilities - Closed
December 27-30
All Facilities - Regular Operations
Monday,...