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The Pillars of Power is a great indoor cycling ride that will provide an unbelievable, balanced cardiovascular workout. Each chapter will focus on one of the four Pillars that will bring a challenge to any level participant. Intervals focusing on endurance, leg speed, strength, and power will take your fitness and performance training to anew levels. Enjoy, learn and train to your unlimited potential for change.
Robert Sherman is president and owner of F.I.T. Inc., and Group Fitness department head for Lifetime Fitness. His over 25 years in fitness has led him to be a much sought after speaker, trainer and consultant for programming on 'aging strong' for fitness and wellness facilities and conventions throughout the United States and internationally. Robert can be seen in numerous exercise videos and television appearances. Robert was named as on of the top 100 fitness trainers in America by Men's Journal and Allure Magazines and was selected by the Washington Post newspaper as one of the best fitness instructors in the Washington D.,C. Area. Capital File Magazine recognizes Robert as the 'Power Trainer' in Washington D.C. He holds a BA degree in business administration and marketing from the University of Maryland, and is a Gold Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor by ACE, AFAA and ACSM.
Pillars of Power by Robert Sherman
Beginner: Just starting out, very overweight or haven't exercised in over six months.
Intermediate: Active in sports, dance or any regular exercise (2 to 3 times per week).
Advanced: Very active in sports or consistently work out four or more times per week.
Aerobics Impact: Lower
Lower Impact: Both feet never leave the ground at the same time. This minimizes stress on your knees.
Higher Impact: Includes movements like jumps, hops and skips. Very high-impact is called plyometrics.
Mixed Impact: This alternates or combines the above styles.
Aerobics Choreography: Basic
Basic: The easiest to follow. It ranges from simple walking-style marches to sports and athletic movements.
Complex: More intricate combinations and patterns. They're ideal for people who like to dance.
Moderate: More interesting than Basic, less dancy than Complex.
Instructor: Robert Sherman (Instructor Profile)
Runtime: 51 min.
Street Date: 08/07/2009
Certified instructor description:
A well-cued and challenging cardio interval training program. The workout progresses through four “pillars of power:” Endurance, leg speed, strength and power. Each pillar is carefully formatted with a specific cadence and resistance sequence (e.g. consistent speed/varying resistance vs. varying speed/consistent resistance). One-on-one instruction. ©2009.