The gym is full of equipment to choose from, and although machines are great for assisting you with form and allow you to lift heavier weights, free weights can give you more bang for your buck. They have tremendous benefits for your body. If you’re ready to focus on strength training, but are not sure how to get started, this program is for you! Crosby Wellness Center’s Personal Trainer and Fitness Specialist India Washington will teach you about free weights, reviewing the benefits and discussing how to properly use free weights at the gym or at home. She will cover common misconceptions surrounding the use of free weights and help you gain confidence to begin incorporating the tools into your everyday exercise routine. This presentation will be interactive and will give you a hands-on experience handling free weights.
By participating in this program, you can expect to:
- learn how to effectively use free weights.
- gain confidence in adding free weights to your workout.
- discover the variety of free weights and find the best weight for you.
This program is presented by India Washington and hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation in partnership with the Crosby Wellness Center.
Cancelling Your Reservation: If you are unable to attend a program, cancelling your reservation gives us an accurate count of how many to expect; for sold-out programs, cancelling your reservation also allows someone on the waitlist to attend in your place. Cancelling can be done in two easy ways: by calling 407.644.2492 and selecting Option 1, then Option 3 to speak to a representative or by using the online ticket cancellation option in your original confirmation email from Eventbrite.
By participating in this program, you agree to CHWB’s Gracious Space policy.
About the Program Presenter
India Washington is a fitness specialist and personal trainer at the Crosby Wellness Center. She graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University and is a certified ACSM exercise physiologist. Washington has had the opportunity to present at an ACSM Conference on the benefits of exercise for middle-aged women with multiple comorbidities. She specializes in strength training and has a passion for helping others obtain their fitness goals.
About the Peggy & Philip B. Crosby Wellness Center at the Center for Health & Wellbeing
Since 1989, the Crosby Wellness Center has supported the health and fitness needs of the community by providing a high-quality facility, professional staff, and programs in a unique, supportive environment. The Peggy & Philip B. Crosby Wellness Center at the Center for Health & Wellbeing in Winter Park has achieved Medical Fitness Facility certification by the Medical Fitness Association (MFA), the country’s leading organization dedicated solely to medically integrated wellness and fitness facilities. Crosby Wellness Center is the first certified Medical Fitness Facility in Central Florida. To learn more about the Crosby Wellness Center, please visit https://www.crosbywellnesscenter.org/about