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programs & special events
Updated 7/16/14

Programs & Special Events

Core Clinic Series

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.  All clinics will take place in Scifres Functional Fitness.  No registration required. Space is limited; please arrive early to reserve your spot. 

Tuesdays 6:00-6:30pm

July 29th: Kettlebells

Cooking Demonstrations

Sign up at the Member Services desk, or by calling 765.494.3110. Please register at least 24 hours in advance of your desired program.

6-7pm, Demonstration Kitchen, $10

Wednesday, July 23: Protein Shakes and Smoothies

Fundamentals of Olympic Weightlifting

This course will deconstruct the major Olympic lifts, as well as provide tips for basic technique and form.  Please register by 5:00pm the Tuesday before your desired workshop. 

Wednesday, 5:30-7pm, MP2 and Olympic Lift Platforms

July 16th

Weightlifting Series

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 on.  The better your posture and technique, the better you’ll be able to execute the movement, and more powerful you’ll become! 

Wednesdays, 5:30-6:00pm, East Fitness

July 30th: Deadlift