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Forest Fitness

March 18 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

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Join us for a free, year-round “Fitness at the Fort” exercise program on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays!

NOTE: Pre-registration is not required, but if you do not pre-register on Eventbrite you will be required to sign the NYC Parks/Fort Tryon Park Trust activity waiver before the class begins. Please arrive 10 minutes early to do so.

This regular fitness class incorporates climbing multiple staircases, stretches and strengthening exercises, notable tree identification, and forest bathing. Led by instructor, Nancy Bruning, BA, MPH, PAPHS.

 

TUESDAYS @ 7:30 a.m.
EASY PACE
Meet at the Heather Garden entrance. Walk along Stan Michels Promenade to Linden Terrace for dynamic warm-up stretching and cardio stair climbing. Walk south to Cabrini Woods for cardio steps and strengthening exercises and walk uphill to Billings Overlook for closing stretches.

 

THURSDAYS @ 7:30 a.m.
MODERATE PACE
Meet at the Heather Garden entrance and walk along Stan Michels Promenade to Linden Terrace for dynamic warm-up stretching and cardio stair climbing. Walk along the western path to Broadway, incorporating strengthening exercises, and walk uphill past Gazebo/Dog Run to Café Lawn, end with stretches.

 

SATURDAYS @ 8:30 a.m.

INTENSE PACE
Meet at the Heather Garden entrance and walk along Stan Michels Promenade to Linden Terrace for dynamic warm-up stretch and cardio stair climbing. Walk along the western path to Broadway, incorporating strengthening exercises. Walk uphill towards Gazebo/Dog Run, utilizing a cluster of steps west of Broadway Path. Walk along the upper Alpine Garden path, to volleyball courts for stretches with final stair climbing to Margaret Corbin Circle.

 

(Note: Fitness Walking does not meet if it is raining or if the actual temperature or wind chill is below 20 degrees F.)

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