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  • Welcome To The Future…

    By Dan Doenges | In Gym, Lifestyle | on July 9, 2019

    The hidden benefit of being a member of Vermont Sport & Fitness. You may not know it, but you are helping to make a greener future for our community and the world when you work out at VS&F!

  • VS&F Summer Tennis Camp

    By Dan Doenges | In Gym, Outdoor | on May 28, 2019

    We understand that kids need fun physical activities and we don’t want them to miss out on a great summer camp experience and learning a lifetime sport.

  • 5K Training Program at VS&F

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on May 6, 2019

    If you have ever wanted to do a 5K event or improve your time this is a great program for you.

  • Building Your Healthy Lifestyle Puzzle

    By Dan Doenges | In Community, Gym, Lifestyle, Nutrition | on March 29, 2019

    In order to be healthy we have to take a full scope approach to our lives and inject health into every region.

  • New VS&F Mission Statement

    By Dan Doenges | In Community, Gym | on March 13, 2019

    Vermont Sport & Fitness is always evolving and we needed a new mission statement to capture who we are and who we strive to be.

  • New Tenant Coming to Vermont Sport & Fitness Club

    By Dan Doenges | In Community, Gym, Lifestyle | on February 27, 2019

    April 1st, Motivation Studio Pilates of Rutland, VT is going to be moving into Vermont Sport & Fitness. Motivation Studio is a fully-equipped Pilates studio

  • New Members Change The Way They Walk

    By Dan Doenges | In Gym | on January 25, 2019

    Once someone decides to take their health seriously there is nothing that can get in their way.

  • Joining A Gym In January? #healthy

    By Dan Doenges | In Gym, Lifestyle | on January 3, 2019

    Don’t do something because it’s the right time of year, or the wrong time of year. Do it because you’re motivated.

  • Goals And Commitment – Monday’s with Mike

    By Dan Doenges | In Gym, Lifestyle | on December 31, 2018

    So why is it so hard to find time in my schedule for myself to make it to the gym, even now that I have that goal, and that vision locked in?

  • Monday’s With Mike

    By Dan Doenges | In Gym, Lifestyle, Nutrition | on December 17, 2018

    Personal Fitness With Mike When it comes to fitness, its personal.  In this case it’s family.  My brother Mike is the every person.  He is working hard in just about every region of his life and finding measurable success in most areas he is focused on.  Just like many of us there is one important […]

  • Barre Fitness Classes Coming to VS&F

    By Dan Doenges | In Gym, Lifestyle | on November 9, 2018

    We are excited to announce that Barre fitness classes are coming to Vermont Sport & Fitness. Brooke Mars, personal trainer and class instructor is going to be kicking it off November 19th!

  • Pickleball Update at Vermont Sport & Fitness

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on October 29, 2018

      We would love to have you and we are looking to grow our community with more players having a great time. With pickleball having such a strong social component, the formula is the more the merrier.

  • Overcoming The Struggle With Brooklynn Savage

    By Dan Doenges | In Gym, Nutrition | on September 20, 2018

    Introducing… We would like to introduce the newest member of the Vermont Sport & Fitness team. You’ve seen her behind the desk, you’ve taken her classes, now let’s officially welcome our new Personal Trainer Brooklynn Savage! If you struggle with losing weight and are thinking about working with a trainer, she could be the perfect […]


    By Dan Doenges | In Gym, Lifestyle | on September 10, 2018

    It’s my opinion that tennis has been missing something that came rushing back this weekend at the US Open Women’s final.

  • The Next Generation Of Corporate Wellness

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on August 30, 2018

    Instead of corporate wellness meetings on Mondays; there’s Pickleball Wednesday, Tennis Thursdays and Skiing Fridays.

  • The Hardest Part Of The Job

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on August 8, 2018

    The Hardest part of running a health and fitness club is not what you might think.

  • Find a Deeper Purpose

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on July 22, 2018

    There is a wall in fitness that you must get over to start reaching your goals, and you can do it! When you do, you go from the stress of having to work out to making extra time for yourself, excited to workout. So how does this complete flip happen?

  • Kundalini Yoga—Introduction Course at VS&F

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on July 17, 2018

    Kundalini Yoga brings thousands of ancient yogic sets that are specifically designed to connect you to your soul. Register by July 24th!

  • Fitness Tip For the Type B Personality

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on June 25, 2018

    If I could just slow down and take the 30 seconds to put my keys in the correct spot I would have saved hours of my life. I now see that by slowing down I’m actually wasting much less time redoing or correcting for prior errors.

  • Train Rutland's Toughest Fundraiser

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on May 24, 2018

    Want to make your personal trainer workout? Admit it, at points during your workout with your personal trainer you have wanted to…

  • Go Solar With Same Sun

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on May 24, 2018

    Same Sun is going to be setting up shop in our lobby on May 30th from 5-7pm. They will answer questions about our solar array and about how you can go solar yourself and save $$.

  • VS&F Is Ready For Summer!

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on May 11, 2018

    Come join us at Vermont Sport & Fitness for a great summer! Pool Opens…

  • When we sit down with our members, we often hear that weight loss is their number one goal. Here are Five key principles that support our members’ weight loss and maintenance success.

  • New Spring Fitness Programs

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on March 14, 2018

    5K Training Program with Head Personal Trainer Chrissy Condon.  The gym is a great place to be when its supposed to be spring but there is a foot of snow on the ground.  Don’t let that stop you from getting ready to be in top shape this summer.  Join our 5k Training Program to help […]

  • Fitness Wisdom

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on March 4, 2018

    “You shouldn’t judge yourself against something that is not true to you. Once I realized that my fitness needed to jive with my personality, I stopped trying to be something I am not and started to enjoy what I have accomplished much more.”

  • Upcoming Gym & Fitness Programs in February/March

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on February 19, 2018

    With Kelli Clifford
    Fridays at 5:30 p.m.

    With Brooke Mars
    Weekly times:
    Tuesdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.
    Thursdays 7:00-8:00 a.m.

  • WINTERFEST 2018 At Vermont Sport & Fitness Club

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on February 19, 2018

    This Thursday 2/22 we will be hosting a Winter Olympic Games themed family activity day as part of Rutland’s Annual Winterfest. There will be food, music, and fun prizes. Complete all events or just a few! Snacks in the lobby and music on the tennis courts are sure to keep the energy going for our little athletes! […]

  • We Are Just Like You

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on February 7, 2018

    Health, fitness, business and life are all a bit messy but who’s to say that mess isn’t exactly what makes us who we are. Life is more filtered than ever and the sheen over everything is bright enough to distract us from the truth. The truth is that nothing and no one is perfect and […]

  • Member Success Story: Mae Murdock

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on January 23, 2018

    MAE’S WHY Mae has always had an interest in pursing law enforcement. This past year she decided to take action toward achieving her goal of joining the local force. In the summer of 2017 when she moved back to Vermont, she was looking for a home base to start her fitness training. To make the […]

  • Invest in Your Fitness

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on January 16, 2018

    Today is the perfect day to make your first deposit! Divest your time and energy from what others are doing and reinvest in your own health and fitness. Go for a walk, go to the gym, make a healthy dinner or just play with the kids. Whatever you do, remember that time is the most precious currency we have, so make sure to invest it wisely.

  • Should you HIIT… It?

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on January 10, 2018

    EDUCATE YOURSELF ON THE BENEFITS AND RISKS The first thing to understand about High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), or any other fitness trend, is that it may not be right for you personally. The key is to educate yourself on the benefits and the risks with anything new and judge whether or not it’s right […]

  • VS&F Junior Tennis Academy Starts January 15th

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on January 5, 2018

    Our Junior Tennis Academy is revving up for 2018; the Academy originally launched in 2017, and we are so excited to start the next round! The kids had a great experience with tennis, so naturally, we want to keep it going—if your child is between the ages of 3 and 17, we have options for […]

  • Real Health & Fitness vs Modeling

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on January 4, 2018

    Being fit and looking like a model are two completely separate things.

  • let's enjoy the journey…

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on January 1, 2018

    The following is a shortened version a staff letter we sent out to begin the new year. Reading back over it we thought it encapsulated what’s important to us here at VS&F, so we are sharing it with you as well. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Hello everyone on the VS&F team, First off Leslie and I want to […]

  • Work out to warm up!

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on December 28, 2017

    Work out to warm up! Due to the unseasonably warm weather Group Power and Boot Camp will be held outside today!   OK, on second thought let’s stay inside this evening. Join us at the gym to get warmed up, and get in a great workout. If you want to focus on strength and toning […]

  • Five Vermont Sport & Fitness Tips for Success in 2018

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on December 26, 2017

    2018 is here and we have a few fitness tips to make sure you get off to a great start and then keep it going!  Some of the keys to reaching your fitness goals lie in the art of being over prepared and setting the correct expectations.  We have found that if you take care of […]

  • The Holidays are Here!

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on December 15, 2017

    It’s the time of year you are looking for that perfect gift—something they will love and really get something out of. At VS&F we have gift cards for anything and everything health related: membership massage personal training tennis lessons and much more! Just stop by the desk to pick up your gift card and fun […]

  • Unexpected Connections from Owner Dan Doenges

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on December 14, 2017

    I wanted to share an experience I have had over the last month at Vermont Sport & Fitness.  Of all the great benefits to beginning my new fitness journey this was the first unexpected surprise that I felt compelled to share. I was prepared for a few changes when I started to work out again, […]

  • Vermont Sport and Fitness To Welcome New Owners

    By Dan Doenges | In Uncategorized | on December 1, 2017

    In a deal that was first conceptualized in 2010, Dan and Leslie Doenges had arranged to purchase Vermont Sport & Fitness Club from current owners, Frank and Jeanne Dorsky. The deal was realized on January 1st, 2017. Mr. Doenges has been a key part of the VS&F staff since 2009 and has played numerous roles. […]

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