Rent a bike for an hour or a day, and hop on one of the Quad Cities’ great trails!
Let’s Move Quad Cities fitness bloggers, Aryn and Cody are certified personal trainers with Rock Valley Health. They will offer helpful, insightful and actionable fitness tips every month to our readers!
Aryn Lloyd is a Health Coach for Rock Valley Health. She holds a degree from the University of Iowa in Health Promotion and has experience as a Certified Health Education Specialist and personal trainer. She has led many chronic disease programs including the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program. She lives with Type 1 Diabetes and enjoys running, cycling, yoga, and being active with her family. Native to the Quad Cities, Aryn lives in Davenport with her husband, Ben and their two daughters, Britta and Klara.
Cody Lichthardt is a Performance Enhancement Specialist at Quad City Sport Performance and a Certified Personal Trainer at Rock Valley Health. He graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Recreation, Sport and Tourism and received his personal training certification from NETA (National Exercise Trainers Association). Cody experienced the benefits of training and proper nutrition and now works to help others gain these same benefits.
Ready to jump on your bike? Here are a few local rides to get you pedaling!
Launching into spring exercise too much too fast can lead to sore muscles later. Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOM) is a real condition many experience in these early days of spring.
Cody Lichthardt shares how you can incorporate these popular workout styles into your routine for great results.
Feel the breeze in your hair and fresh air in your lungs as you hop with your kids to one of these fun egg hunts.
Stuck on the couch? Health coach Aryn Lloyd suggests using your down time to plan your next running route, message a friend to join you for a run, or sign-up for your first 5K event this year!
Living healthy is an hourly, daily, and weekly pursuit that pays big dividends! Join LMQC bloggers Jeni Tackett and Aryn Lloyd for some parting tips and wisdom!
In Week #7, LMQC fitness bloggers Jeni Tackett and Cody Lichthardt remind you to be sure to take care of yourself!
In Week #6 of “8 Weeks to a Better You,” Jeni Tackett and Cody Lichthardt say being honest with yourself is the key to your success!
Visualization helps Olympic athletes perform their best, especially when under pressure. Rock Valley Health’s Aryn Lloyd shares how you can, too!