LEWISTON – Central Maine Medical Center’s Health and Wellness Services is offering the following programs:

Boot Camp: The Toughest Class You’ll Ever Love!: From push-ups, abdominal work and jumping jacks to squats, lunges and agility drills the class will motivate the muscles. Mondays from 5:30 to 6:30 a.m.

Cardio-Kickboxing: A fast-paced class based on traditional kicking and punching techniques choreographed into combinations that challenge and strengthen the entire body. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 to 5:45 p.m.

Saturday Aerobics: A combination of step and a circuit based on the needs of the class. An aerobics class based on the area of the body chosen to work for the day. Saturdays from 8 to 9:30 a.m.

Beginner Back Breakers Class: Learn to increase core strengths, prevent injury, improve the strength of abdominal and low back muscles and trim a couple of inches from the mid-section. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 to 1 p.m.

Advanced Back Breakers Class: Review skills and increase core strength from gains made in the beginner class. Pilates and yoga-style movements and physio-ball exercises for greater strength. Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 12:30 p.m.

Step Aerobics: A workout that will get the heart pumping and muscles moving. Alternates step with muscle work using weights, tubing. Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.

PACE: People with Arthritis Can Exercise: A program designed for people with arthritis, myofascial pain and fibromyalgia. Participants work in a low-key fashion to increase flexibility, range of motion and balance. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Personal Fitness: Program begins with a one-on-one evaluation and program development session with a personal health counselor and progresses to a structured group exercise plan. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 to 9 a.m., 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and 10:30 to 11 a.m.

Fit n’ Fun: An entertaining exercise class designed for the over-55 crowd. Improve aerobic capacity, strength, flexibility, balance and coordination. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

200-Mile Running Club: Program includes education on race training, stretching, heart rate training, weight training, injury prevention, speed and hill training. For all ability and fitness levels. Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m.

Functional Training: The class offers endurance and resistance training for the lower and upper body, thus working the body as an integrated unit to improve overall strength. Tuesday and Thursday 5:30 to 6:30 a.m.

All programs are offered in the CMMC Health and Wellness Center, 12 High Street Medical Office Building. Fees are assessed for participation in the programs. Call 795-2473 to register or to obtain more information.


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