CF Endurance Classes at Bond Park and Lake Crabtree
We have two great Saturday classes lined up in the coming weeks:
On Saturday, May 25th, the 9:00 am CF Endurance class will workout at Bond Park. We will be meeting at the picnic tables by the boat house. Here are directions from Athletic Lab to Bond Park.
On Saturday, June 29th, the 9:00 am CF Endurance class will be working out at Lake Crabtree Park. We will meet at the boat rental station. Here are directions from Athletic Lab to Lake Crabtree Park
Classes Cancelled for Saturday May 18th
All classes will be cancelled on Saturday, May 18th due to the Spartan 300 Challenge to support the Special Olympics of North Carolina. The event registration is at 8:30am for those participating and is scheduled to start at 10:00am for those spectating. We hope that you can make it out to support the competitors in an amazing event for the Special Olympics of North Carolina.
[This post is written by Chris Hoina, CSCS - Athletic Development Coach at Athletic Lab]
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2nd Annual Athletic Lab Weightlifting Open
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1. Proper starting position:
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