BearFit Beginnings is a semester-long series of complimentary classes that focus on the foundational movements of the human body. Each class will have its own focus with in-depth instruction from a BearFit trainer. Register for classes on the online store under "programs."
Olympic Lift Techniques: Learning the Fast LiftsSaturday, Jan. 26, 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 1-2 p.m. The benefits of Olympic-style weightlifting are being discovered more and more by coaches, athletes, and general population. Whether you are looking to improve your sports performance or changing body composition, snatches and clean and jerks are great exercises for more than just competitive weightlifters. This session will address proper form and technique to these powerful and fast lifts.
Jump Rope Techniques: The Fundamentals of Jump RopeSaturday, March 3, 1-2 p.m. This session will provide guidance on the basics of jump roping as a versatile cardiovascular activity. All levels of jump rope experience are welcome to learn about the fundamental techniques of jumping rope for fun, fitness, or incorporation into existing workouts.
Squatting 101: Learning the Safe TechniquesSaturday, March 23, 1-2 p.m. An instructional session for the barbell back-squat along with variations and criteria used to determine a safe and efficient squat. This session will provide guidance on how to strengthen your squat while maintaining biomechanical efficiency.