Set up a fitness plan that will work best for you to discover your strength and pursue 12 weeks of life enhancing workouts. Sign up for a 12 week session using the facility up to two nights per week. The Center is fully equipped with several cardiovascular machines including treadmills, elliptical, upright and recumbent stationary bicycles, a rowing machine, free weights, and complete Lifefitness Pro circuit series of weight machines. Session includes complete orientation and availability of on-sight trainer during entire session. Requires medical clearance waiver. Must be 18 years or older to register. No street shoes allowed in Fitness Facility. This class will run for 3 month sessions throughout the 2015-2016 fiscal school year.
Before the days of motors, hydraulic lifts, and heavy machinery, homesteaders, mariners and workers improvised simple mechanical advantage systems to make hard work easy. Beginning with an introduction of ropes and knots, we will look at a variety of pulley systems, principles of leverage and friction-reduction, anchoring systems, simple vector mechanics to understand directional forces, and personal safety issues. We will have hands-on training in knot-tying.
Rope types (natural, synthetic, steel) and qualities Knot terminology, typology and qualities Knots, hitches and bends-Hands-on Praxis Hardware Mechanical Advantage Anchor Systems Hoists, Cranes & High Directionals Jacking & Cribbing