Latest Alerts:
From the General Manager | November 18, 2020 Update

From the General Manager | November 18, 2020 Update

NOVEMBER 18, 2020 UPDATE

With the increase in COVID-19 cases in Johnson County, as well as across our state we want to do our part in keeping our community safe. On Friday, November 13th, Coralville Mayor, John Lundell, issued a proclamation requiring masks be worn in all businesses open to the public effective immediately. However, there are exceptions within this proclamation as it relates to exercise. With that being said, Performance Health & Fitness WILL REQUIRE MASKS to be worn at all times while not actively exercising, including while entering and exiting the facility, in the locker room and lobby area. Masks may be removed during your active exercise but we ask that you please respect the distancing guidelines by staying at least 6 feet away from other patrons.

 

As always, we ask that all of our members, guests, and staff to stay home if they are symptomatic or believe they may have been exposed to the virus until they have been cleared by their primary care provider.

 

RESOURCES

 

Hours of Operation for November:

Monday-Friday | 5:00am-9:00pm
Saturday-Sunday | 7:00am-7:00pm
Thanksgiving | 8:00am-12:00pm

 

Virtual Membership: $29/month provides unlimited access to all of our live Zoom group fitness classes. To inquire about changing your membership type, please email membership@perfther.com.

 

November Group Fitness Schedule >>

 

Child Care & Kids Classes: Closed until further notice

 

Percentage Based Training: Is It the End All Be All?

Self-Monitoring in Regards to Performance and Progress

“If you Need a Witness to Your Success, Be Your Own.” It is no secret that one of the best ways to notice improvements in a gym setting is to track your performance or progress. Normally, we would do this by performing some sort of field test. A field test may be a timed run, […]

Coaching the Single Sport Athlete

Coaching the Single Sport Athlete

I hated every minute of training, but I said,“Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life a champion.” – Muhammad Ali “Communication – the human connection – is the key to personal and career success.” – Paul J. Meyer Athletics, sports, and the athletes within are changing. It is becoming more and […]

Percentage Based Training: Is It the End All Be All?

Percentage Based Training: Is It the End All Be All?

If you have ever found yourself looking at a strength training program, you have probably seen a written up version of percentage-based training. Verbiage like “5×5 @ 85%” or something similar to that is a frequently used method of building a program. This type of programming does have a lot of merit and a lot […]

Progress is Progress

Progress is Progress

“Progress takes many forms. Sometimes, it may not be visible to you.” – Mitchell Schumacher Progress is something we try to achieve each and every day. Whether we are at work, at home, at the gym, or at play; progress is something we yearn to see. The problem with progress is two-fold. The first problem […]

The Keys to a Complete Workout Plan

The Keys to a Complete Workout Plan

Here we are in a new decade. I’m sure that some of you have looked back at the last 10 years to reflect on the positive memories but may have also realized that there are things you would like to do in this next decade to improve yourself. Which brings me to the topic of […]

Benefits of Barbell Training

Overcoming Adversity and the Benefits of Barbell Training

When entering a gym, one of the first things that you will notice is the vast difference in training styles. As a new member, this can be mentally and visually overwhelming. What do you try first? How do you know what will fit you best? The answer is simple: try it all. In my experience, […]

Trying Something New is Good for Your Overall Health

Can you believe that September is already here? Some of you may be starting to “Fall into Fitness” by adding a new fitness/wellness routine to your life, or you may have already one established but need a nudge to try something new. Our September Challenge is for all of you! I challenge you to try […]

Wellness Challenge - Cardio Bingo

Cardio Bingo Wellness Challenge

Our next free Monthly Wellness Challenge is all about cardio. No, that doesn’t mean a daily meeting with a treadmill or elliptical. Cardio can be any combination of things – even things you may have never thought of or tried. We’re adding a new spin to this month’s challenge. INCENTIVE. When you download our free […]

Niki Wiltfang, Performance Health & Fitness member testimonial

Member Testimonial: Nikki Wiltfang drops 45lbs with Dedication to Healthy Eating, Strength Training, and Cardio

Not Like The Others Amana nurse makes getting in shape priority, now reaping the rewards Like many other people, Nikki Wiltfang was a working mother of three young children who found herself tired, out of shape, and stuck in the grind of a hectic life. In January, like many other people, Wiltfang resolved to make healthy changes […]

The Burpee: It's a Love/Hate Relationship

The Burpee: It’s a Love/Hate Relationship + our 30-Day Burpee Challenge

Burpees… Where the heck did this “wonderful” exercise come from? Back in 1940, a physiologist by the name of Royal Huddleston Burpee was working on his Ph.D. at Columbia University. His thesis was surrounded by creating a bodyweight exercise that could be used to assess the fitness level in non-active adults. Now for those that […]

Tom P

Since joining Performance, I have made huge gains. The process of recovering from knee surgery has been much easier because of the expertise of the Performance staff in helping me get back to full strength. I would recommend this gym to anyone.*

Kim C

Performance Fitness Member

“I joined Performance and it has changed my life. Gone are the days when I dreaded trying on clothes at the store, Thanks to Performance, I feel like a super fit mom.”*

Seth D

Performance Fitness Member

Under the guidance of trainers, I have been able to decrease my 5K time from 28 minutes to under 20 minutes in just 2 years.  I have also lost 30 pounds while increasing strength, endurance and power.*

Connie R

Training over the last few years at Performance has been the best health decision I have ever made.  Leslie, my current trainer, keeps me on track to stay fit and strong, makes our sessions interesting and challenging, and is always positive, even when I have setbacks.*

Barry C Testimonial
Barry C

Performance Fitness Member

“I am a competitive cyclist and have been in personal training at Performance for 6 years. The best part about the trainers is that they know our medical histories very well.  Leslie is great at modifying a training session specifically to each individual person’s limitations so as to avoid injury.”*

Pat S

Performance Fitness Member

“I’m retired and enjoy a full, active life. This is due, in no small part, to the time I spend at Performance. The group classes provide a great workout and lots of variety. Plus, a fun way to meet new friends!”*

*Results may vary