Merced College said its Community Services Office is offering several exercise and fitness classes during January.
“The Biggest Loser,” based on the popular television show, focuses on developing healthy lifestyle changes, including how to set up healthy menus and exercise plans. It will provide proven weight loss techniques, the college said in a news release.
Classes will be held on Saturdays from Jan. 16 through March 6 from 7 to 9 a.m. The fee is $50 for registration and a $20 lab fee. “The Biggest Loser” will be held in the Merced College Gymnasium.
The “Fitness Boot Camp” is a workout that will burn calories while strengthening muscles, the release said. The course is held Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 6 to 7 a.m. beginning Jan. 11. The fee is $55, and class will be held in the Merced College Stadium.
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Fitness Boot Camp will also be held Tuesday and Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. beginning Jan 12. The fee is $45 and will also be held in the stadium.
The “Moving You to Better Health with the Lebed Method” course is a therapeutic exercise and movement program that offers wellness programs for everyone from young adults to seniors, regardless of health, age or ability level, the news release said. The program is said to improve overall wellness, range-of-motion, balance, strength and endurance, as well as emotional well-being and self-image.
The Lebed Method/Healthy Steps program is for anyone with issues related to range of motion, breast cancer or other forms of cancer, Limphedema, arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, frozen shoulder, and other chronic or debilitating illnesses.
The program will be offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 to 11 a.m. beginning Jan. 18. The fee is $50, and the location has yet to be determined.
For more information please contact the Merced College Community Services office at (209) 384-6224, (209) 386-6737 or register by visiting at www.mccd.edu/community