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New Group Fitness Schedule Begins July 22 at CMMC Health and Fitness Center

Central Maine Medical Center's Health and Fitness Center is offering the following group exercise programs beginning July 22:

Cardio Sculpt - This ongoing series combines low-impact moves with weight training targeting major muscle groups while addressing hard to reach spots. The routine includes extensive floor work. Tuesdays from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. with Ian Barclay.

Core and Sweat - This ongoing series lead by Ian Barclay features weight training that targets major muscle groups while addressing hard to reach spots. The routine includes extensive floor work. Mondays and Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Fit-n-Fun - This entertaining exercise class is designed for the over-55 crowd and focuses on helping participants improve aerobic capacity, strength, flexibility, balance and coordination. The instructor for this series is Michele Lamare. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Functional Fitness - Learn to increase both core and upper body strength and improve the stability of abdominal and low back muscles. Participants will discover how to prevent injury due to improper body mechanics and repetitive motion. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from noon to 12:30 p.m.

Happy Hearts and Lungs � A class designed for people with a "cardiac event" history or pulmonary disease who have completed a cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program and are looking for a "maintenance" program. The class includes general supervision and individual, independent cardiovascular and strength training. It also incorporates group weight training and self-safety skills. The instructors are Sue Driscoll and Brandi Eastman. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Mom's Power Hour - New and expecting moms can get fit and stay that way with this cardio, resistance and stretching routine. Designed especially for muscular conditioning and endurance in preparation for labor, delivery, and post-partum recovery. Instructor is Brandi Eastman. Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Personal Fitness - Begins with a one-on-one evaluation and program development session with a personal health counselor, then progresses to a structured group exercise plan. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.

Power Plus - Weight training and simple cardio moves that incorporate every muscle group to elevate metabolism and burn fat. The results are lean muscles, not bulk. Gentle cool down includes yoga stretch. This ongoing class is led by Rick Jalbert. Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Step Aerobics - A heart-pumping, muscle-moving workout that alternates step with muscle work. Led by Sue Driscoll, this cardio workout is a head-to-toe body strengthener. Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Trimnastics - A low-impact, total-body circuit workout targeting all major muscle groups. Tone muscles and burn calories in this exciting class, led by instructor Lin Bourque. Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Zumba - This Latin-inspired dance exercise program uses a variety of basic dance styles set to international music such as merengue, salsa, and reggaeton. Using principles of aerobic-fitness interval training and resistance training, Zumba is great for burning calories (up to 500 per class) while sculpting and toning the body. This six week program is led by Cynthia Nicholas. Mondays from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. beginning July 22.

All programs are offered in the CMMC Health and Fitness Center, 12 High Street Medical Office Building, Lewiston.

Fees are assessed for participation in these programs and must be paid prior to beginning the program. Class registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Membership in the CMMC Health and Fitness Center is open to the public. In addition to group fitness, the center offers a large variety of fitness equipment, personal training services, massage therapy, and fitness evaluation.

Call 795-2473 to register or to obtain more information. Information is also available through the Events Calendar at www.cmmc.org