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Cañada College Fitness Center 

Improve quality of life by adopting, maintaining, or increasing daily physical activity in a fitness setting. Examine the importance of both strength and cardiovascular training in maintaining healthy body composition. The Fitness Center family of courses emphasize lifting techniques, safe operation of exercise machines, gym etiquette, fundamental exercises for each muscle group, basic human anatomy as it relates to the student’s fitness/health goals.

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The Following Courses Utilize the Fitness Center in Kinesiology and Wellness Building 1:

 

FITN 117 FITNESS ASSESSMENT, STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING 

Improve quality of life by adopting, maintaining or increasing daily physical activity in a fitness setting. FITN 117 is an introductory course that examines the importance of both strength and cardiovascular training in maintaining healthy body composition. The course analyzes proper lifting techniques, safe operation of exercise machines, gym etiquette, fundamental exercises for each muscle group, basic human anatomy as it relates to the student’s fitness/health goals, and workout structure to reach these goals.

FITN 118 BEGINNING FITNESS CENTER

Continuation of FITN 117. FITN 118 is the second installment of a series of courses that promotes participation in physical activity while in a fitness setting, fostering lifelong health and wellness. Examines the importance of both strength and cardiovascular training to maintain healthy body composition. Explores the advantages of free-weight exercises, workout organization, types of strength training, aerobic versus anaerobic training, basic exercise physiology, fitness assessment and goal-setting.

FITN 119 INTERMEDIATE FITNESS CENTER

Continuation of FITN 118. FITN 119 is the third installment of the series designed for students ready for intermediate to advanced level concepts of resistance and cardiovascular training. Examines the importance of physical activity and physical fitness to maintain healthy body composition. Students are introduced to multi-joint exercises, Olympic-style lifting techniques, functional training concepts as well as other advanced level exercises, to promote improved performance for sport, recreation and real-life activity. Students should demonstrate the appropriate strength, skill and technique to perform exercises safely.

The Fitness Center follows the Cañada College Academic Calendar for holidays & recesses.