Wellness Strength Classes
Wellness Strength Classes are 60 minutes in duration designed to provide technique coaching and progressive overload to help clients perform the strength exercises in their program effectively. These sessions are for our Wellness Associate members however can be accessed by members and are included in their membership fee.
Timetable updated: December 2020
Lungs in Action The Lungs in Action group class provides a safe environment in which those with stable chronic lung disease or breathing challenges can maintain physical and social activities. Strength equipment and cardiovascular equipment is used to achieve best outcomes.
Lift for Life Lift for Life is an evidence-based strength training program born out of more than three decades of research by Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute. Clinical trials has provided evidence that increasing and maintaining muscle mass assists with controlling blood glucose in people with type 2 diabetes. Our progressive resistance equipment facilitates step-by-step strengthening.
Stay Strong Longer Stay Strong Longer is a class for people whom have had their exercise customised to their needs, which can be done in a supervised group. The Saturday session suits time-poor, working people who only want one session a week, using strength equipment, cardio equipment etc.
VEC—Veterans Exercise Class The Veteran Exercise Class (VEC) is a group of likeminded veterans who come together in a supervised session. Using Forever Active and Stronger For Longer Equipment for strength training and cardio equipment /circuit training for cardiovascular fitness.
Forever Active and Stronger 4 Longer is the equipment usually used in our Wellness Strength classes using specific strength training equipment. Unlike hydraulic equipment, Forever Active and Stronger 4 Longer machines provide both concentric and eccentric phase muscle work which is essential for people with Type 2 Diabetes, osteoporosis and many other chronic conditions. The supervision provided in these classes ensures correct technique, cues for great posture, full support, motivation and social fun. Forever Active is also used for progressive resistance training by our Wellness Group clientele (see over for specific definitions). Full members can attend these classes to do the strength exercises in their program under supervision for best outcomes.