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April 02 - 30, 2023

Intro Fitness Center Workshops

McGaw Main Building • 1000 Grove St EvanstonIL  60201 Organized by McGaw YMCA
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YMCA Intro Fitness Center Workshops
At the Y, everyone belongs! We understand "gymtimidation" is real, motivation can be challenging and goals can seem out of reach at times. Discover how to get the most out of your workout efforts by learning function, technique and exercise principles in these specialized workshops designed for beginners and new fitness enthusiasts. Feel confident navigating the fitness center, knowledgeable in building a routine, empowered in adding variety and inspired toward your goals. Best of all, build relationships with Y staff and likeminded members in our Y Fitness community.
Choose an Intro to Fitness Center workshop opportunity:
Ages: 14 and up
CARDIO: Which cardio is right for you? Learn the benefits of each machine, how to use different settings, the basics of establishing a routine and tips for adding variety and staying motivated in your cardio.
Wednesday, April 5 at 5pm w/Alyson Monday, April 17 at 9am w/Xander
STRENGTH - MACHINES: Strong is the new fit! Learn proper machine settings, form, sets/repetitions, progression and tips for establishing a consistent, maintainable routine for your goals. Thursday, April 13 at 10am w/Xander Tuesday, April 25 at 6pm w/David
STRENGTH - FREE WEIGHTS: Form meets function in this most effective weight training. Learn lifting safety, technique, compound vs isolation exercises, lifting fact vs fiction and tips for building your routine.
Sunday, April 16 at noon w/Xander Saturday, April 22 at 10am w/Alfredo
FREE to members!
Non-members $10/class
Space is limited. Secure your spot today! Note: Please complete this form once for each unique class sign-up.
For more information, contact info@mcgawymca.org.
McGaw YMCA - Belong to more than just a gym! Become a member and discover how your gym membership impacts the community and drives positive health and social outcomes.
Program is non-refundable.

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MB - Fitness Center at McGaw Main Building

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Ages 14-99 · Co-Ed


McGaw Main Building

1000 Grove St EvanstonIL  60201

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