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Course Description

A challenging series of drills and exercises that develop, improve an increase strength, flexibility, agility and cardiovascular fitness. Emphasis will be on student's exercising at a moderate (40% - 50% THR) exertion level. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass.

Learning Outcomes

  • Calculate their Target Heart Rate (THR) and then apply their THR to determine the intensity level of their workouts.
  • Increase their fitness by performing a variety of cardiovascular conditioning drills and agility drills at 40% - 50% of their THR.
  • Demonstrate 3 upper body and 3 lower body beginning level strength exercises utilizing one's body weight for resistance.
  • Demonstrate 2 core strength exercises and 2 core flexibility beginning level exercises.
  • Perform 2 upper and 2 lower body beginning level flexibility exercises.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
Gavilan College Red Diamond 5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard Red Diamond Gilroy, CA 95020 Red Diamond (408) 848-4800