Health & Fitness in De Pere

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Nailing a job interview, taking a spiritual retreat, and heading out for a night with friends?these disparate activities all work to boost one?s Oola. Fun to say and satisfying to achieve, you attain Oola when several core factors of your life are thriving. Oola might mean that you?re feeling good about your fitness level, finances, career, faith, or relationship with your family, friends, and ant-farm residents. The folks at Oola hope to boost Oola levels nationwide by helping their clients map out their life?s goals and how they will go about achieving them. The service also boosts Oola quotients by introducing their members to cool businesses and offering discounts on services including massages, fitness, and mani-pedis.

580 Redbird Cir
De Pere,
WI
US

A Zumba instructor, certified personal trainer, and dancer since he was 7 years old, FitNice owner Paul Schneider helps students tone their bodies with a variety of Zumba classes. His Zumba fitness classes help adults shed pounds as they use Latin-inspired dance moves to burn calories, whereas Aqua Zumba classes transfer the same properties to the pool for an intense and therapeutic aqua fitness workout. Paul also leads Zumbatomic classes for kids, yoga, and aqua yoga.

1307 Lourdes Avenue
De Pere,
WI
US

XO Fitness's Ryan and Karin Jennings, a husband-and-wife duo, lead a staff of certified trainers, including a former Team USA swimming coach. XO's team doesn't make clients teach themselves how to lift weights or participate in complicated workouts. Rather, the staff schedules clients for small-group or personal training sessions focused on both exercise and nutrition. The staff members design their trainings to meet distinct fitness goals, such as weight loss or lean-muscle gains. The studio also presents specialized classes for clients aged 60 and older, and helps new moms shed residual weight. XO Fitness also lends its expertise in providing adventure guidance, whether it's for running a marathon, participating in canoe or kayaking expeditions, or ding-dong ditching a belligerent world-champion sprinter.

Ryan’s marriage proposal was a little unusual. Rather than taking a knee and offering Karin a diamond ring, he stood proudly and offered her a seat—on a tandem bike. The duo has taken off on one adventure after another ever since, from tandem races to “extended field trips” across the United States with their kids in tow. But it wasn’t all fun and games for Team Jennings as they ventured from coast to coast. They also sleuthed around the nation’s gyms, knowing that they would soon settle down and open a true health club of their own, a club where members could receive individualized attention and assistance to achieve their health and fitness goals. They incorporated the knowledge they gleaned from that expedition when they launched XO Fitness.

100 S Broadway
De Pere,
WI
US

Doctor of Chiropractic Thomas Matzke centers his practice around the belief that the correct approach to health is a three-pronged one that incorporates function, nutrition, and exercise. At his office, he works with patients by using a variety of different techniques, which vary case-to-case depending on the client's ailments such as allergies or whiplash. After a thorough consultation and a comprehensive examination, Dr. Matzke can perform adjustments, which help relieve pressure on tissue and nerves, helping the body both heal itself and move more freely.

615 George Street
De Pere,
WI
US

Established: 2002

Reservations/Appointments: Required

Staff Size: 2?10 people

Average Duration of Services: 30?60 minutes

Pro Tip: Please call to schedule your first visit. We will answer all your questions at that time.

Q&A with Ron Achenbach, Chief Instructor

Describe a time your services really changed a client's life for the better.

We have worked with hundreds of children, teaching them how to believe in themselves and hold themselves to a higher standard.

How is your approach different than that of other professionals in your field?

We focus on developing leadership skills in kids and adults. We use martial arts as the tool to help us achieve those results.

What's one tip for first-time customers that will make them feel like regulars?

Your child will start out with a private lesson. During this lesson, we prepare them for taking their first class, give them some self-discipline homework, and talk to them about when they CAN and CAN'T use their karate.

1500 Heritage Rd
De Pere,
WI
US