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The Benefits of Strength Training
Strength training can help you keep and even increase your muscle mass at any age. The strength training programs at Franciscan Health Fitness Centers can help you reduce body fat, increase lean muscle mass, and burn calories–a key component of any health and fitness program.
Improve your strength with a variety of classes structured to help sculpt, define and build muscles.
Get a total body workout with exercises geared towards any level. Choose your own resistance and weight for a workout tailored to you.
Target the entire body with a variety of fitness techniques including resistance bands, intervals and weights.
Increase core strength, improve posture, balance and flexibility through innovative and challenging workouts.
Strength Training Classes
Using light to moderate weights with lots of repetition (reps) BODYPUMP™ gives you a total body workout that burns calories, strengthens and tones.
Helps to build strong bones, increase core strength, improve posture & flexibility. Includes both standing and sitting exercises.
Gentle Senior Express
Are you new to fitness or coming back to fitness? By combining cardiovascular and resistance, this class will help prepare you for daily activities. Most exercises are done seated.
Sit & Strength
Chairs are available for you to sit while you strengthen your body with weights and bands, a great way to help your body without the impact on your joints.
Strength & Balance
This class will help improve your strength, balance, flexibility, & gait patterns. This class is open to anyone wishing to improve balance & stability.