Olympic Weightlifting Level I (eight one-hour classes)
This 8 week class is designed for true beginners with little to no previous weight training experience. Participants will learn the basics of weightlifting starting with the Olympic squat and deadlift and moving to the power snatch and power clean in a progressive manner. By the end of the session, participants will gain hip and shoulder flexibility along with leg and core strength.
Fundamentals of Weight Training (six one-hour classes)
Learn to train effectively and safely following appropriate exercise progressions under the supervision of a certified trainer. Participants will be introduced to a series of fundamental exercises commonly used in training programs such as squats, lunges and rows. Participants will learn how to create a personalized program using a variety of training methods and be familiarized with most of the equipment in the weight room.