The newly renovated School Weight Room features
equipment that will allow its students the opportunity to explore a large
variety of exercises to promote a beneficial fitness level and maintain an
active and healthy lifestyle. Whether the student wants to begin a diligent
training regimen of lifting heavy weight, or if they just prefer to run the
treadmill or use the bike, PWA’s students will receive a positive experience in
the fitness weight room.
Each and every student wanting to use the weight room
facility MUST complete a registration form and obtain a PWA ID card in order to
be granted access to the facility. The ID Card is available in the School’s Main
General Exercise & Training Tips
sure your whole body is warm before doing intensive
Ensure you have the exercise technique memorized before increasing
the lifting load.
on being balanced and in control of your body when performing any exercise with
or without weight – this leads to improved
stabilizing muscles as well as the
primary and secondary muscle groups.
your limit!! Too much weight too soon leads to accidents and injured
muscles/tendons and joints and may take a very long time to recover.
Stretch at the conclusion of your workout – this will help with
the rest and recovery aspect of training and allow for stronger benefits for the next workout session and to your body overall.
a water bottle – stay hydrated.
in doubt, ask the question. PWA is full of knowledgeable staff with backgrounds
in Physical Education, Training and Sports.
Ask around for recommendations about what type of training regimen is best suited for you and your goals.
Athletic Training Exercises & Nutrition
Articles / Research
The Gatorade Sports
Science Institute has an outstanding bank of research
publications to browse over. Lots of interesting and specific topics are
available from relationships between Carbohydrates, Protein, Electrolytes and
your physical sports performances, to hydration, body and mind fatigue, dietary
supplements, training adaptations and body compositions. This resource will give
all those interested in acquiring a better understanding of nutritional
characteristics necessary to elevate their sports and recreational
performance. Check out the publications page for up to date research regarding
the topics listed above: http://www.gssiweb.org/publications/all