COMMUNITY FITNESS CENTRE

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12 February, 2021

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With the Fitness centre back in full swing for the school year, it has been great to see many familiar, but also new, faces. For those of you new to the College, we invite you to take advantage of our free community fitness centre classes and trainers.

We continue to operate from 6.ooam until 8.15am each morning, led by Tim Reese on  Monday to Thursday & me on Fridays, and again in the afternoons from 3.30pm until 6.00pm with past student Jonty Darcy (’20) joining the team Monday to Wednesday. I will be there Thursday afternoons.

Below is a list of classes available each day for those interested (please note the times in the left hand column). Of course, if you want one of the qualified staff to write you up an individualised program then please do not hesitate to ask. Please note that we are always open to suggestions and ideas and more than willing to accommodate any type of program/ class.

It is never too late to start that fitness routine, remembering that we all work at different levels and that is fine.

Should you have any queries or questions, please do not hesitate to ask our friendly staff.


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*Cycle HIIT class- Please note we 8 bikes available.

Workout descriptions:

Power Bar – Using adjustable barbells, this class will hit all muscles off the body with a focus on high repetitions and range of movements.

HIIT– A fast-paced class that aims to give the body a full workout! Classes change from week to week so one work it could be all bodyweight and the next could be cardio and wall slams. You never truly know what this class will be till you give it a crack!

Boot camp – A circuit-based group class done to time or repetitions, that consists of a constant variety of exercises.

Boxing (30) – A popular favourite, the boxing class isn’t just all about boxing it incorporates core and cardio. The aim of this class is to put the enjoyment back into exercise with a great group atmosphere.

Cycle HIIT – Using the stationary bikes or bring in your road bike and wind trainer this class will improve on your cardio fitness while riding a bike on and off the seat 40minutes. Start time 6:15am.

Kettlebell– The simplest and easiest class on offer. Using only one kettlebell for all your exercises it’s a fast-paced class that is over before it has even begun, so be prepared to be on your toes.

Cardio-HIIT– High-intensity interval training. This type of training improves cardiovascular fitness and keeps your heart rate up and burns more fat in less time using a variety of bodyweight exercises. Provides the challenge and intensity you need to get results fast.

Cross-fit – Individual/Partner/Team- A variety of exercises that works a wide variety of muscles. Participants will move through different types of activities. These create a good insight into different exercises. The exercises can be modified as required.

F45 – F45 Training combines elements of High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), Circuit Training, and Functional Training. This combination of interval, cardiovascular and strength training has been proven to be the most effective workout method for burning fat and building lean muscle.

 

Paul McKendrick
Head of Health & Physical Education

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