CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

METABOLIC CONDITIONING (30 min)

Class size-24
This class combines cardio, strength, muscular endurance, plyometrics, and agility all worked into various work/rest intervals.  Workouts are written on a daily basis and are different seven days a week. Modifications are available when needed. There is no excuse not to come to this class-the trainer will always work with you on finding exercises that you can perform successfully!

STRENGTH (45 min)

Class size-20
Strength classes focus on moving heavier weights while using proper form, allowing members to make strength gains safely. Programming and equipment are varied, yet fundamental movements remain consistent so that technique can be perfected. Powerlifting, olympic lifting, gymnastic, and bodybuilding type movements will all be used during each 8-week cycle, after which personal records (PRs) will be established. The programming is broken down as follows:

  • Monday/Tuesday= Same UPPER body
  • Wednesday= Stand alone FULL body
  • Thursday/Friday= Same LOWER body
  • Saturday/Sunday= Same FULL body

*Upper/Lower body workouts run OPPOSITE of HST classes
(you can do both Strength and HST on the same day)

HST (Hypertrophic Strength Training) (30 min)

Class size-20
Think bodybuilding, toning, or body sculpting if you can’t pronounce hypertrophy! Lift dumbbells, kettlebells, and light loaded barbells for muscle growth. HST is different from a Strength class in that it does not incorporate complex movements.

  • Monday/Tuesday= same LOWER body workout
  • Wednesday/Saturday= same FULL body workout
  • Thursday/Friday= Same LOWER body
  • Thursday/Friday= same UPPER body workout

*Upper/Lower body workouts run OPPOSITE of STRENGTH classes
(you can do both Strength and HST on the same day)

CARDIO GRID (15-30 min depending on the workout)

Class size-10
Utilizes the Echo Bike, Concept2 Row, Ski and Bike Ergs, Assault Runner and Versa Climber for a high intensity, all-out effort cardiovascular workout. Workouts vary in length and intervals. Burn MetCon calories in less time! TRY THIS CLASS if you have not already done so!/p>

  • Monday/Tuesday= Same Grid workout
  • Wednesday/Thursday= Same Grid workout
  • Friday/Weekend= Same Grid workout

Olympic Lifting (45 min)

Olympic Lifting offers one of the best ways to increase muscle power and strength. This class focuses on improving techniques and progressing to achieve a personal record for the snatch and the clean and jerk.

Core, Glutes, and Arms (30 min)

Class Size -12
This class is geared towards your glutes, triceps, biceps, shoulders and abdominals.
30 minutes of strength targeting all five areas with a variety of different formats, styles & weights.
In addition, a different approach of “TRAIN AND TEACH” where the trainer actively demonstrates and participates along with you.

ROUNDS (30 min)

Class size-12
Rounds class is scaled for all abilities. YES, BEGINNERS TOO! There is always a scaled option to go with the prescribed version. If you have not tried this class, it is time! The class combines a wide variety of high intensity compound functional movements and places them into a timed workout of short varied length.

ENDURANCE (45 min)

Class size-12
This class will focus on speed, pacing, and peaking aerobic endurance. Improving cardiovascular performance through sustained workouts on machines while also incorporating bodyweight, KB, DB and med-balls, this class is great for everyone!

GRIND (45 min)

Class size-12
Grind class will work a variety of intervals and exercises in one class. This will combine cardio equipment, metabolic movements, and certain strength movements on any given week. Grind programming is written without a barbell ever in the workout.
This is a great stepping stone into Rounds class and a great complement to it as well!

Strength, Endurance, and Core (SEC) (45 min)

Class size-12
Strength, Endurance and Core is an intense 45 minute weight lifting class focused on full body hypertrophy using high repetition to challenge and improve endurance. Heart rate will be high due to the format of lifting.

Hybrid (45 min)

Class size-12
45 minute class broken down into 4 blocks
1st block= concentrated cardio
2nd block=drills using light weights
3rd block= concentrated core
4th block= stretching w/ intention/mindfulness breathing.

CSI-Cycle Strength Intervals (45 min)

Class size-12
This class will be taught by instructors who have dual certification in spin and personal training; it combines spin intervals and strength/core training.

CORE CARDIO (30 min)

Class size-10
Core Cardio will combine core work with cardiovascular training.

HIGH SCHOOL STRENGTH (40 min)

Class size-12
This class invites eighth graders through high school athletes to work on and learn more about strength training. This program will see each athlete track their gains, while focusing on technique and injury prevention, while working the four major lifts.

MIDDLE SCHOOL MET CON (40 min)

Class size-12
Middle School Met Con is a combination of our Metabolic Conditioning of the day and sports specific training; speed; agility; power; and injury prevention.

OPEN GYM TIMES: (Check schedule for time/length)

Come use our Green or Red gyms to perform your own workouts and training. Please be mindful that Met Con classes and Strength classes will be set up at the time of your use, so please put back and clean up after your workouts by returning weights and stations to their original format.

YOGA (45 min)

A dynamic style of Hatha yoga which joins physical postures with inhales and exhales, creating a steady internal rhythm for practice. Postures are practiced to align, strengthen and promote flexibility in the body. Breathing techniques and meditation are also integrated. You can expect an emphasis on simplicity, repetition, and ease of movement. Full-body relaxation and balance are the goals, as we make a full circuit of the body’s range of motion with standing postures, twists, backbends, forward folds, and hip openers.

DYNAMIC MOBILITY (30 min)

This class is designed to get your whole body moving better. A mix of static and dynamic stretching, foam rolling and bands to improve your mobility. Don’t let tight shoulders limit your overhead press or stiff hips and ankles stop you from squatting!

This class will be taught by Nicole Dumas, a Physical Therapist who has more than 15 years experience in the field of physical therapy.

PERSONAL TRAINING:

Personal/private training is available for anyone interested in training privately or in groups of 2-4. Please talk to one of the trainers at the gym. Our staff will work with you to help you reach your fitness goals.

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TEAM TRAINING:

TEAM training is available as well throughout the year. Our staff can work with your team and coach on helping reach fitness goals and strengthen all aspects of fitness pre, during and post season!