NEW: Fun Fit Wednesdays!

Written by Ms Rowe

Where: Weight room! (SW corner of the school)

When: Wednesday mornings @ 7:00 sharp!

Who: Raiders Female Students/ Teachers

What: We rotate between A’s and B’s weekly + P90 Ab-Ripper

A – Glutes/ Shoulders/ Arms –> Abs

B – Back/ Legs –> Abs

Did you know that working out in the morning boosts your metabolism and improves both your mental and physical health? During Fun Fit Wednesdays we will focus on weight lifting, and end each session with P90 Ab-Ripper, which is exactly what it sounds like. If Tony Horton doesn’t fire you up on a Wednesday morning, I don’t know what will! This 2003 sensation still appeals to the masses and encourages us to develop abs during the almost 400 core movements in less than 20 minutes!

No weight lifting experience is required to join, and our teacher leaders will lead you through the proper form during the workout. This program combines functional movements at high reps, and intensity. Ultimately, we work to maximize the amount of work done in the least amount of time. Although we lift for less than an hour, I assure you this is all you will need to keep you on track mid-week. Whether you are looking to benefit physically, mentally or emotionally, lifting weights will help with your long-term goals.

If you enjoy our mornings together, you can continue to progress into your next school year by signing up for PAF34G Weight Training or PAF34F Fun Fit. It’s not too late to request these courses for September 2018. Check out the course descriptions below!

Fill out our Google Form if you are interested in joining the club next Wednesday! Remember, we are aiming for progress, not perfection 🙂

See you next Wednesday, Raiders!

Course Descriptions for Next Year:

PAF 3OG/PAF 4OG Personal and Fitness Activities: Weight Training (girls)

This course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices now and lead healthy, active lives in the future. Through participation in a wide range of physical activities and exposure to a broader range of activity settings, students enhance their movement competence, personal fitness, and confidence. Students build their sense of self, learn to interact positively with others, and develop their ability to think critically and creatively. Students will spend time developing both their mental and physical wellness. Students will focus most of their activities in the weight room but will explore many types of training such as circuits, WODs, partner workouts etc. to improve their personal fitness. Students will have the opportunity to try various training programs, choose programs they are interested in and develop a personalized fitness plan. Students will develop the confidence to use varied equipment safely and successfully.

PAF 3OF/PAF 4OF Personal and Fitness Activities Fun Fit (Girls)

This course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices now and lead healthy, active lives in the future. Through participation in a wide range of physical activities and exposure to a broader range of activity settings, students enhance their movement competence, personal fitness, and confidence. Students also acquire an understanding of the factors and skills that contribute to healthy development and learn how their own well-being is affected by, and affects, the world around them; developing their mental wellness. Students build their sense of self, learn to interact positively with others, and develop their ability to think critically and creatively. Students will participate in a variety of fitness activities such as running, power walking, yoga, circuits, weights, pilates, Zumba, step class, plyometrics, crossfit and others with the purpose of developing their overall personal fitness and understanding of a healthy lifestyle. Students will have the opportunity to choose those fitness activities that they have an interest in and will be able to develop their own personalized fitness plan.

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