LACONIA —LRGHealhcare's he Athletic Performance Series is designed to assist coaches, student athletes and the everyday recreational athlete to develop sport specific skills or improve their overall fitness.
These educational classes are taught by LRGHealthcare Rehabilitation professionals and are freeto the public. Individuals are welcome to attend one or all. Please dress appropriately and come ready to participate.
Core Strengthening for the Athlete: 6–7:30 p.m.
Introductory lecture on the importance of developing and maintaining a strong and stable core, as well as learning the many strengthening techniques available. Your core is a combination of your torso, hips, and pelvic muscles that make up a base for all body movement.
· Thursday, Sept. 26 at Westside Healthcare, Franklin-Rehab Entrance
· Thursday, Oct. 3 at Hillside Medical, Gilford- Rehab Lot C
· Thursday, Dec. 12 at Interlakes Medical Center, Rehab-Lower level
Rotator Cuff - Keeping Your Shoulder Healthy & Strong: 6–7:30 p.m.
Lecture will discuss basic shoulder anatomy and simple exercises to keep your shoulder strong and healthy for participating in everyday activities, as well as sports and lifting demands.
· Thursday, Nov. 7 at Interlakes Medical Center, Rehab-Lower level
Dynamic Stretching & Injury Prevention: 6-7:30 p.m.
A method of stretching and preparing the body for physical activity while improving strength, speed, agility and endurance. Come and learn what's behind this better way of stretching and learn techniques that you can apply to your own program.
· Thursday, Oct. 24 at Franklin Regional Hospital
Keep Your Back In Motion: 6-7:30 p.m.
Class will discuss basic back anatomy and simple exercises to help keep your back strong and healthy for lifting, sports, and everyday activities.
· Thursday, Jan. 9 at Hillside Medical, Gilford-Rehab Lot
For more information or to register, call 527-7120; class may be cancelled due to weather or low enrollment.