Monthly Archives: October 2015
The HAPI-YEP students are extremely excited to meet their college mentors! The college mentors are students from California State University, Fullerton’s Asian American Studies Program. Through their service learning class, they will be providing after-school support through tutoring and mentoring. Check out the photos below to see our HAPI-YEP students interact with their new mentors!
PVC pipes are the ideal items to teach the students how to exercise without barbells. PVC pipes are both incredibly helpful in teaching technique and cost effective when working with multiple students. In order for the students to solidify a better understanding of their body mechanics, learning fundamental technique is important. PVC pipes are light enough in weight to give students no extra resistance but still offer barbell technique. Typical barbells weigh anywhere between 44lbs to 45lbs without extra weighted plates. Adding this much resistance to an untrained student can increase the risk of injury. PVC pipes will help prepare students better than weight because technique and form are the most important aspect of resistance exercise.