What is BarBelles?
BarBelles is an 8-week Women’s Strength Training Program where we will be covering various topics relating to women’s fitness, health, and nutrition.
Every Tuesday evening from 7-8pm
we will meet as a large group for presentations & general Q&A; and then once a week small groups will meet to work on the barbell lifts. This group will run Oct. 17th - Dec. 5th
We will be teaching technique for the core barbell lifts: Squat, Bench Press, Deadlift, and Overhead Press.
Each lift will be performed for 2 weeks, beginning with the Squat.
Our goals for this program are to:
Educate in areas that will give you the tools to pursue whatever goals you choose.
Empower you to achieve those goals, and to use our facility to it’s full potential.
Educate & Empower Everyone to Become Strong(her), both Mentally & Physically
Why Did We Choose the Squat, Bench, Deadlift, & Overhead Press?
These multi-joint, full body movements not only provide functional strength, but are also the foundation for many different areas of Fitness.
Objective Results: You know for a fact when you’re becoming stronger!
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PERSONAL TRAINING - "THE FORM CHECK"
Spend two sessions with a trainer assessing your current routine and goals. Check your form and leave with a personalized program to assure that you are continuing on the right path to where you want to be. This isn't always easy, we can help.
PERSONAL TRAINING - "THE ON-RAMP PROGRAM"
The On-Ramp Program at the Laurier gym is for anyone of any fitness level. It is a very important place to start. It will include all your programming for training, an introduction on how to train properly, and guidance and attention from a skilled trainer for 5 sessions + 1 assessment. You will be introduced to all movements, skills and requirements so that you can tackle any workout. We want to help you feel comfortable in the Fitness Centre.
PERSONAL TRAINING - "THE REAL DEAL"
Ever wonder if what you're doing is enough? Spend 10 sessions with a trainer to learn new movements and get you started on the right path. Whether you are relatively new or an advanced gym user, a skilled trainer will show you what it means to work hard. You will leave with a new outlook on how to train and program to keep you going.
PERSONAL TRAINING - "THE LONG HAUL"
If you're looking at this then you know you have goals that you cannot meet alone. This program is for the person who is dedicated to achieving their goal. Change doesn't happen overnight. It is hard work and dedication over time. Work with a trainer that is as dedicated to you and your goals. This is a program that changes lives and helps you master your body.
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