Resources

Low Calorie Pasta Swap: Shirataki!

Who doesn’t love pasta! But an average serving contains so many calories and carbs that most of us either splurge to the point of excess or skimp to the point of deprivation. What if there was actually a noodle that was low in calories and can satisfy your carb cravings? Introducing the Shirataki noodle What […]

Happy 84th Birthday, Dr. Cooper!

Today at Cooper Aerobics we are celebrating Dr. Cooper’s birthday! He is known throughout the world for being a visionary and as the “father of aerobics.” To celebrate his 84th birthday, let’s take a look at his accomplishments this past year and how he continues to inspire millions each day to live longer, healthier lives. […]

Dietitian’s Top 10 “Convenience” Health Foods

Healthy eating starts with what you put in your cart. You can’t go wrong with keeping these staples on your grocery list to make healthy eating convenient for your busy lifestyle. Cooper Clinic dietitians weigh in with their favorite Top 10 Convenience Health Foods. Fresh fruit. Fruit is the world’s “original” fast food. Pick a variety […]

Heart Health Boosting Foods

This month we celebrate heart health. There are many powerful foods that deliver big benefits to reduce your risk of heart disease. Here are a few super-stars that you may want to incorporate into your routine. All of these foods are loaded with heart-protective components that will keep your heart strong and pumping. Salmon This […]

Motivation to Move

New Year’s Resolutions shouldn’t be a thing of the past. If you need another burst of motivation from the trainers at Cooper Fitness Center, read on. Aaron Feldman, Professional Fitness Trainer The KISS Principle: Keep It Simple Stupid. With all of the exercise related technology, gadgets and new equipment that is available in today’s age, […]

Scrub Away Winter with a Chocolate Petal Pedicure

Looking for the perfect winter escape? Make an appointment at Cooper Spa for the Chocolate Petal Pedicure. It’s nice to get away when time allows, but you don’t have to travel far to experience a nourishing soak with petals, vanilla scrub and a rich chocolate mask. Cooper Spa’s Seasonal Service is the perfect cure for […]

Bean Basics

January is National Bean Month and there are so many reasons to celebrate beans as nutrition “powerhouses.” Beans are low in fat and high in fiber and protein. They are good sources of folate, calcium and iron, as well. Beans fit under not one but two food groups: vegetables and meat/protein. They are nutritionally higher […]

Dr. Cooper’s Tackle on Fitness

As you may have heard in the news, many congratulations are due to Dr. Kenneth Cooper! Last week Dr. Cooper was honored by the football community for his impact on athletes worldwide as a 2015 inductee into National Football Foundation (NFF) Leadership Hall of Fame. A video tribute was created in his honor with interviews […]

IGNITE! Your Fitness

Post provided by Meredith Rosson, Youth Programs Director at Cooper Fitness Center. In any goal-oriented class it’s vital to have one or two participants committed to that goal to serve as role models. Amanda fills that role for the IGNITE! class at Cooper Fitness Center. Amanda has been a participant for more than two years […]

Saluting Spaghetti Squash: A Power Food

Winter is the perfect time to try out different varieties of fall and winter-type squash. There are many to choose from and some of the popular standouts are acorn, butternut, pumpkin and spaghetti. My personal favorite is spaghetti squash. Like its namesake it can be a perfect swap for noodles in various recipes which call for […]

2014 Member Awards

At the end of each year we honor our Cooper Fitness Center Dallas members who strive to live according to the mission of personal wellness. We are thrilled to announce this year’s winners. All of our winners were nominated by fellow Cooper Fitness Center members as well as Cooper teammates. These individuals not only lead […]

Host a Stress-Free Holiday Party

With the holiday season comes the joy of entertaining and the stress of planning the perfect holiday party. Cooper Hotel Event Manager Savannah Reppart offers useful advice on how to throw a stress-free party this year. Be of good cheer. Avoid financial woes and stress this year by developing a budget. Set a specific dollar amount […]

Olympian Cooperized Boxer Takes on Vegas Fight

I’m sitting in the marketing office brainstorming ideas for our holiday social media videos for when an idea comes to mind. Next thing I know, we’re heading over to Cooper Fitness Center because Boxing Pro Derrick James just happens to be training 2012 Olympian Errol Spence Jr. for a Dec. 13 fight at MGM Grand […]

Preparing for Pampering

If it’s your first spa treatment or not, it’s always a good reminder to prepare your body before receiving a spa treatment. To get the most value out of your service and to help manage your stress during the busy holiday season, Cooper Spa shares pre-massage tips with you! Use the sauna or steam room prior […]

What Should I Eat for Diabetes?

November is National Diabetes Month. Twenty-nine million Americans have diabetes and one in four of those people don’t know they have it. Another 86 million adults have prediabetes, more than one in three Americans and nine out of ten of those people are not aware they have it. Of those with prediabetes, 30-50% will go […]

Trying to lose weight? Let’s talk salad dressing.

Quick! Raise your hand if you know someone whose strategy for losing weight is to eat a salad for lunch every day. If you’re like me, you probably know multiple people who have decided to conquer their ever tightening pants by eating an entrée-sized salad each day for lunch. Sadly, for a lot of those […]

NEW Vitamin D-3 Drops and Vitamin D-3 Softgels

This Fall Cooper Complete® Nutritional Supplements has given our Vitamin D consumers an extra dose of attention. Cooper Complete Vitamin D-3, our vitamin supplement, has changed forms from an orange colored tablet to a softgel. If you’ve been taking Vitamin D-3 in tablet form, the item number (and SKU) remain the same. Why the change? The softgel […]

What’s Hot in the Frozen Food Aisle?

When you walk through the frozen food aisle of the grocery store you will find more and more choices for frozen meals. Back in 1954 Swanson introduced these meals as a convenience and their popularity has certainly grown since. Frozen meals can be a quick go-to and as a registered dietitian, I sometimes eat them […]

Taco Soup, Our All-Time Favorite Recipe

So have you heard that October 4 is National Taco Day? According to the National Taco Day people, last year we ate more than 4.5 billion tacos. While taco is essentially the synonym for a sandwich in a tortilla, I want to take this one step further and talk about a sandwich in a bowl, […]

Fitness Trends

One of the things I enjoy most about working at Cooper is the opportunity to keep learning! To that end, I try to attend as many lectures and presentations as possible, with the idea that it broadens my base of health and wellness information, and stretches my mind to learn and think about new and […]
X
- Enter Your Location -
- or -