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Fondren Fitness Guidelines for Re-Opening

05.11.20

Fondren Fitness will be back open on Saturday, May 16, at 8:00 am! We want you to be safe, so we’re following the strictest cleaning regulations to keep our gym clean for you. New operating hours: 5am-2pm;3pm-8pm M-Sat and 8am-1pm;2pm-6pm on Sunday to allow for increased cleaning and sanitation in addition to our normal janitorial…

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Terry’s Take: Mind Over Matter

05.06.20

For this week’s Terry’s Take, I would like to discuss mental health, as this month is Mental Health Awareness Month.  We have increasingly become more aware of just how important mental health is and the many different mental illnesses that can affect our population.  Depression, suicide and various anxiety disorders are becoming more prevalent in today’s society…

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Member Spotlight: Demarius “Budd” Kelly

04.28.20

Find out why we chose to spotlight Demarius by reading his bio and his answers to our four questions for Fondren Fitness members! Demarius is 29 years old, and he became a fitness enthusiast after losing over 50lbs. He is also a marathon runner and a bodybuilder! 1. Why did you choose Fondren Fitness as…

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Terry’s Take: Taking Care of Your Health During Self-Quarantine

04.20.20

As we continue to self-quarantine, it is extremely important to focus on your physical and mental health.  This is a great time to establish better habits that will last once this has moved on, and to continue good habits you already had in place.  Here are a few guidelines and tips on how to be your best…

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Member Spotlight: Sam Hearn

04.14.20

Find out why we chose to spotlight Sam Hearn by reading his bio and his answers to our four questions for Fondren Fitness members! I’m originally from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, but moved to Jackson after school at Ole Miss and now work in state government. After a few sedentary college years, my wife, Elizabeth, and…

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Member Spotlight: Christopher Bell

04.06.20

Find out why we chose to spotlight Christopher Bell by reading his answers to our four questions for Fondren Fitness members! Why did you choose Fondren Fitness as your workout home? I chose Fondren Fitness because it’s a locally owned small business located in the district where I serve and live. As a business owner,…

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Member Spotlight: Wisam Beauti

03.25.20

Find out why we chose to spotlight Wisam Beauti by reading her answers to our four questions for Fondren Fitness members! 1. Why did you choose Fondren Fitness as your workout home? FF is close to the hospital and very convenient for me to stop at before or after my rotations. The staff is extremely…

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Virtual 5k Routes

03.21.20

NorthPark Mall Route This route takes you out to NorthPark Mall which has been recently renovated.  You will park at the first entrance to the mall off County Line Road. Run north up South Wheatley St. until you reach Lake Harbour Drive Take a right onto Lake Harbour Drive and follow it to Pear Orchard Road…

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Work Out at Home with Fondren Fitness

03.19.20

Just because the gym is closed doesn’t mean we’re letting you off the hook! We’re going to be continuously updating our online content, so keep checking this post for new workouts you can do at home.  Wake Up Shake Up: Core & Cardio Today’s Wake Up Shape Up will focus on core with cardio mixed…

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Fondren Fitness: March 18 Announcement

03.18.20

Dear Fondren Fitness Community,  Due to the evolving situation regarding the COVID-19 virus, we have decided to temporarily close our physical facility at Fondren Fitness starting tonight at 10pm. We believe this is in the best interest of everyone’s health and in accordance with messaging coming from both state and federal governments. We look forward to…

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