Specialty Training Programs

Women and Weights, Powerlifting, etc.

POWERLIFTING

​The Y has converted the former H.I.I.T. Room on the second floor into a Powerlifting Room.  This space is now open for members to use on their own or with any of the programs listed below.
10 reasons to start powerlifting

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Intro to Powerlifting Clinic - FREE
Powerlifting is a weight lifting sport for people of a variety of ages and ability levels.  Powerlifters aim to lift as much weight as possible with proper technique in a controlled manner.  These free Powerlifting Clinics will briefly introduce members to the three powerlifting lifts: squat, bench press and deadlift; familiarize members with the equipment in the Powerlifting Room, and explain ways to get involved in powerlifting programming.

Clinic dates/times below.  No need to register; just drop-in. 

  • Tuesday, February 27th from 5:30-6:30pm
  • ​Thursday, March 1st from 5:00-6:00pm
  • Monday, March 5th from 5:30-6:30pm
  • Thursday, March 8th from 5:30-6:30pm

Check back for more Powerlifting Clinics!
Questions?  Please contact Curt Shaver at 641.752.8658 ext 223, or curt.shaver@ymca-ywca.org

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Powerlifting Instruction and Small Group Training

Unleash the power inside of you with full Powerlifting Training and Powerlifting Specialty Training.  Develop full-body strength and increase lean body mass, bone density, and confidence with safe lifting techniques! Y instructor, Curt Shaver, will teach simple techniques most anyone can do.  Powerlifting Class will focus on the squat, bench press, and deadlift.  Powerlifting Specialty Classes will focus on only the lift specified.

POWERLIFTING CLASS - 10 WEEK PROGRAM.  Cost: $400 members, $500 program members

Monday and Wednesday 10:30-11:30am beginning March 19                   
Monday and Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm  beginning April 2

BENCH PRESS SPECIALTY CLASS - 4 WEEK PROGRAM.  Cost: $100 members, $150 program members

Tuesday 10:30-11:30am beginning April 3

DEADLIFT SPECIALTY CLASS - 4 WEEK PROGRAM. Cost: $100 members, $150 program members

Tuesday 10:30-11:30am beginning May 1

SQUAT SPECIALTY CLASS - 4 WEEK PROGRAM.  Cost: $100 members, $150 program members

Thursday 5:30-6:30pm beginning April 5
Friday 10:30-11:30am beginning April 6

Questions?  Please contact Curt Shaver at 641.752.8658 ext 223, or curt.shaver@ymca-ywca.org

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Women and Weights 
Strength Training Class for Women

Participants can expect to learn proper form and techniques for using both free weights and weight machines.  A variety of exercises will be introduced to challenge the whole body.
This class takes participants on  a journey to the next level. A 3-day routine that is designed to be used with active recovery built right into it. New exercises leave participants with a variety of options that work best for each person.
Participants can expect to see improvements in just 8 weeks.

Next session TBD

With any questions, please contact Curt Shaver at curt.shaver@ymca-ywca.org 

 

Costs

View program details for cost

 

 

Sessions

  • Powerlifting Programs begin Saturday, February 10, 2018

Registration Date

Register by Friday, March 16, 2018