Functional Fitness Pass

In compliance with the University's health precautions concerning COVID-19, the Dodge Fitness Center is now CLOSED. 

Our Functional Fitness Studio hosts 45 minute instructor-led, small group training classes. We use a variety of body weight and functional equipment training depending on the class. Equipment includes but is not limited to TRX and Superfunctional suspensions, kettle bells, sandbags, medicine & slam balls, battle ropes and monkey bars.

Classes are filled on a first-come first-served basis. Max capacity varies according to the class type.

Please stay tuned for future programming...

Open Recreation

Outside of scheduled class time, the Functional Fitness Studio is open to all DFC members free of charge during the designated Open Recreation hours. Open Recreation is a time to use the equipment in the room for individual, self-guided training. Space is available on a first come first-served basis. If the room is full, the room supervisor will not allow you in for safety reasons. The max capacity of the room is twelve people. All participants must sign in and out with the room supervisor and go through a brief orientation of the room before participating. The room supervisor manages the safety of the space and reserves the right to make requests of participants.

Class Descriptions

The class focuses on use of the SuperfunctionalTM apparatus, a suspended body weight training bar inspired by the trapeze. Other equipment (such as med balls, core bags, etc) may be incorporate, challenging your strength, endurance, and targeting the core. This class is perfect for those looking to combine play with skill. This class is high intensity, but modifiers and progressions will be offered and class is open to any fitness level. Max capacity 10.

The coach teaches and drills boxing basics using the heavy bags and mitt work. The class also includes bodyweight training and conditioning intervals. This class is high intensity, but modifiers and progressions are offered and class is open to any fitness level. All boxing experience levels are encouraged from beginner to advanced; the class is designed to let students learn skills and get a workout that suits their goals and experience. Gloves are provided although participants are encouraged to bring their own gloves and wraps. Max capacity 12.

The class primarily uses TRX  straps for various whole-body exercises. Other equipment (such as med balls, core bags, etc) may be used, but this class focuses on TRX movements, including strength, cardiovascular, and core. This is a great class for those looking to improve mobility and strength, and also looking to gain familiarty with the TRX. This class is high intensity, but modifiers and progressions will be offered and class is open to any fitness level. Max capacity 10. 

HIIT (high intensity training) class using any/all equipment in room (suspension trainers, TRX, medicine balls, core bags, sand bags, Queenax jungle gym, body weight and kettle bells). The circuits are designed to mash together isometrics (when you hold an excercise) with plyometrics (explosive movement through an exercise). The isometrics build the strength and endurance you need to properly execute the plyometric component. This class is high intensity, but modifiers and progressions will be offered and class is open to any fitness level. Max capacity 12.

HIIT (high intensity training) class using any/all equipment in room (suspension trainers, TRX, medicine balls, core bags, sand bags, Queenax jungle gym, body weight and kettle bells). Circuits can include cardiovascular, strength, and agility drills. This class is high intensity, but modifiers and progressions will be offered and class is open to any fitness level. Max capacity 12. 

Kickboxing and conditioning class consisting of moderate to high intensity drills for kickboxing basics. Students will use the heavy bags and mitts.  Modifiers and progressions are offered and class is open to any fitness level. All equipment is provided although participants are welcome to bring their own gloves and wraps. Max capacity 12.

High-intensity workout that alternates between intense bursts of activity and periods of less-intense activity or rest. 

A targeted, total core strength and stability class utilizing varied modalities and equipment, from body weight to suspensions apparatuses and weights. 

Spring 2020 registration opens January 6th. You may register online at any time, or in person Monday-Friday from 8am-6pm in the Physical Education Office (room 336 of the Dodge Fitness Center)

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