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Running & Toning Class for Overweight People & Smokers


Thu 4 Apr 2013, 12:00pm–12:45pm
Tue 9 Apr 2013, 12:00pm–12:45pm
Thu 11 Apr 2013, 12:00pm–12:45pm
Tue 16 Apr 2013, 12:00pm–12:45pm
Thu 18 Apr 2013, 12:00pm–12:45pm

Where: Altitude Fitness Gym, 12a Clayton St, Newmarket, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: Chris Bachmann

This free class is an open class, so you do not need to belong to Altitude Fitness or any other gym!

Everyone completing 3 sessions will get a free drink at Jones the Grocer, what is opposite the gym on Carlton Gore Rd.

10 classes start and finish at Altitude Fitness, 12a Clayton St. in Newmarket, we will run and exercise in the Domain. If weather is too bad, classes can be held in the gym. Every Tuesday and Thursday 12-12.45 pm, perfect lunch classes.

Classes can be shift into other times as well, if there are at least 5 people.

This class is specially for highly overweight people 100 kg plus and/or smoker, but any other beginner are welcome to join.

Nothing to lose, only to win! Spread the word.

Group workouts can help you run farther and faster - plus, they're just plain fun! With different ability levels you’ll find the right fit. During the sessions, you’ll do a variety of coached workouts and enjoy the camaraderie and safety of group running and exercising. Classes include steady-paced runs, speed training, intervals, hills, fartlek, and tempo runs. We will build those up slowly.

Classes are led by experienced group coaches who are trained and supervised by head coach Chris Bachmann. As the founder of Chris X Cross X Run, Chris has taught hundreds of runners of all levels. He is NZ Personal Trainer of the month 01/12 and Mr. NZ Fitness 12/12, he is a motivational coach as well. Chris is born in Germany and has lived for 3 years in Paris before moving to NZ.

- Get fit with people with similar levels
- Train to race 5Ks, 10Ks, half-marathons, marathons, and more;
- Improve running economy, form, muscular strength, endurance, and speed;
- Increase confidence and mental toughness;
- Enjoy the camaraderie of your fellow runners.
- Learn exercises to tone your body, using your body and little equipment

Run-down of a 45 min class:
- 10 min warmup, stretching, running technique
- 15 min main part intervals, shuttle runs, hill runs, stair runs, everyone with his own level
- 15 min exercises and toning with body weight or little equipment
- 5 min cool down and stretching

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