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programs & special events
Updated 11/21/14

Programs & Special Events

Core Clinic Series

Tuesdays 6:00-6:30pm and Wednesdays 7:00-7:30pm, Scifres Functional Fitness

Take your fitness routine to the next level and learn how to maximize our specialized strength equipment. We will focus on how to effectively and efficiently target and challenge your abs, lower back, and gluts by incorporating dynamic, functional movements. No registration required. Space is limited; please arrive early to reserve your spot. 

Fundamentals of Olympic Weightlifting

Sundays, 2-4pm, East Fitness, Olympic Lift Platforms

This two hour course will deconstruct the major Olympic lifts, as well as provide tips for basic technique and form. Please register by 12:00pm the Friday before your desired workshop.

November 23

Powerlifting Series

Fridays, 4-4:30pm, East Fitness 

Learn the foundations of powerlifting in this three-part series. Each thirty minute session is dedicated to a specific lift in which you will practice and receive constructive feedback. The better your posture and technique, the better you’ll be able to execute the movement, and more powerful you’ll become! No registration required. Space is limited; please arrive early to reserve your spot. 

November 21: The Deadlift

Wellness Workshops

Wednesdays, 7-8pm, Wellness Conference Room

Join us for a variety of workshops designed to enhance your well-being. Please dress in loose, comfortable clothing; socks or bare feet are acceptable. All required equipment will be provided. No registration required.

December 10: A Taste of Relaxation