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Hours of operation
|Mon. - Thu.||6:30 a.m - 11:45 p.m.|
|Fri.||6:30 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.|
|Sat.||10 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.|
|Sun.||1 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.|
Fitness Center closes 15 minutes prior to the close of the Rec Center.
Harris Teeter Functional Training Area
The Harris Teeter Functional Training Area provides a space for you to utilize various pieces of fitness equipment to get a total body workout. Functional training is meant to develop the body to perform better through activities that occur in daily life. Featured equipment in the Harris Teeter Functional Training Area include:
FreeMotion is a line of cable based selectorized equipment. This allow the user to select a weight/resistance level and then perform your workout. This also requires to user to engage and stabilize muscles while performing the exercise on this strength line.
The LifeFitness SynrgyS is a station of equipment that allows the user to utilize equipment to create a total body workout. Specific equipment on this station include: a heavy punching bag, battle ropes, bands, a step platform, pull-up bars, kettlebells, and a rebounder (trampoline) for medicine balls.
TRX is a total body workout utilizing your body weight. TRX is a suspension training system created by a Navy Seal. Using gravity, the user can change the intensity of his/her workout by adjusting the strap length and moving further/closer to the S Frame Anchor. For specific examples of exercises, visit www.trxtraining.com or ask a Fitness Team member on duty.
Dumbbells up to 40lbs are available in the Harris Teeter Functional Training Area. Adjustable benches and utility stools are also available for use.
There are 14 ViPRs available on the Harris Teeter Functional Training Area floor. Ranging in sizes, the ViPRs (Vitality, Performance, and Reconditioning) can provide a user with resistance to add to exercises such as squats, cleans, lunges, and sport specific training. For specific examples of exercises, visit www.viprfit.com or ask a Fitness Team member on duty.
There are 4 Octane LateralX machines and 6 ergs (rowers) on the second floor track level. The LateralX is a modified elliptical that allows the user to train in a lateral pattern. The LateralX can be adjusted to bring the range of motion narrower (lower intensity) or further apart (higher intensity). For more information on the Octane LateralX or the Concept2 Erg, visit http://www.octanefitness.com/products/standing-ellipticals/lateralx/ or http://www.concept2.com/indoor-rowers/model-d and/or ask a Fitness Team member on duty.