Saturday, September 16, 2017

Maria's Strength, Endurance & Flexibility Classes

Our Indoor Cardiorespiratory, Strength, Endurance & Flexibility Exercise session will commence on Tuesday September 26th  @ 7pm at the Sports Hall in Farranfore.

The class, lasting for one hour, will consist of a program developed by  Maria McCarthy, who has a National level 4 qualification in exercise health studies & personal training and is a Level 2 National Athletics Ireland coach.

This is held indoors and is an effective method of exercising that can be enjoyed by a variety of people. The programme is designed to improve all the components of fitness that constitute physical fitness of an individual. The most essential components for maintaining fitness for life and sport include:
- Cardiorespiratory Fitness
- Muscular Strength
- Muscular Endurance
- Flexibility
Being physically fit also contributes to our overall health and total fitness. Total fitness includes social, mental, emotional, nutritional and medical fitness. It protects you against cardiovascular disease, increases your bone density, lowers cholesterol, reduces blood pressure and improves sleep quality. As a general rule, engage in at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity cardiorespiratory activity each week.

Time: Tuesday nights @ 7pm.
Venue: Sports Hall Farranfore.
Session fee: Pay as You Go €5 

The Community Hall and pitch is located in Farranfore village. Just past the Garda station, there is a road to the right (sign posted Firies GAA). The hall is located about 100m at the end of this road. GPS: 52.172649,-9.546777