Volunteer Spotlight- Frank Catalano Board President, Board Member 2019 – present Frank Catalano is a lifetime Chicagoan. In 1979 he graduated from Northern Illinois University of a Human Resource Degree.…

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12th day of Fitness- Over Unders Goal of movement- the goal of the over unders is to teach the body how to interpret a large influx of fluid movement in…

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11th day of Fitness- Tall kneel Goal of movement- the goal of the tall kneeling posture is to increase input (joint proprioception) at the knees, and increase abdominal and gluteal…

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10th day of Fitness- Gluteal Bridge Goal of movement- the goal of the gluteal bridge is to directly activate the gluteal muscles to achieve a neutral hip extension.  It is…

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9th day of Fitness- Rotational turns Goal of movement- the goal of rotational turns is to coordinate the action of the eye muscles with the movement of the head in…

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8th day of Fitness- March series Goal of movement- the goal of the marching movement is to improve hip strength with side to side weightshift, improve balance with the signle…

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6th day of Fitness- Anterior/Posterior tilts Goal of movement- the goal of the forward/backward tilts is to calibrate the visual-vestibular coordination.  The forward and backward movements challenge the eyes to…

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7th day of Fitness- Planks Goal of movement- the goal of a plank is to activate a variety of core muscles including the abdominals, gluteals, latissimus (back) muscles, and stabilizers…

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5th day of Fitness- Quadruped series Goal of movement- the goal of the quadruped positions is to increase joint input at the hands, shoulders, and knees, achieve a neutral spine…

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4th day of Fitness- Push-ups Goal of Movement- traditionally the goal of a push-up is to strengthen the chest and shoulders, however, for our participants the greater benefit of a…

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