What is strength & conditioning?
Strength and Conditioning is the development of proper movement mechanics, muscle mass, and agility with the goal of improving overall health and meeting individualized fitness goals. Whether you train with the goal of preventing osteoporosis or standing on an Olympic Podium, Craven SPORT services has a program to help you get there. The Craven SPORT services Training Centre is unique in that every client in the gym is working on a specialized and individualized program, under the constant supervision of our Strength and Conditioning coaches. Our state-of-the-art equipment, paired with an emphasis on perfecting the basics and preventing injury, creates an environment suited for all ages and stages of fitness.
The Craven Method of strength training is incorporated into all of our CSS Training Centre programming!
Who should train?
Strength and Conditioning is an important component to health and wellness, whether for a high performance athlete or for individuals looking to promote everyday strength and fitness!
You may consider a CSS Strength & Conditioning program if:
You want to get healthier and build a routine that can promote more energy, strength and agility in daily life
You are currently receiving treatment from a physiotherapist, and want to make the most of your individualized exercise program
You are an athlete looking to improve your performance, strength, and mobility
You have tried strength training independently at your local gym, but feel uncomfortable and worry you’re not doing things right
You want to incorporate weight training into your routine to prevent bone mass loss later in life
You have clear fitness-related goals, and want a personalized instruction and one-on-one support to help you get there
You are suffering from osteoarthritis, and are ready to begin an evidence-based exercise program to relieve pain and increase mobility
You are an athlete with high-performance, competitive goals
You’re on a sports team that would benefit from additional dry-land training programming
You want to stay fit for life
The CSS Training Centre Intro Package is designed as an on-boarding process for new clients of the Training Centre. This three-session personal training program is developed to ensure you’re comfortable in the space, familiar with the ‘How-to’s’ of Craven Strength Training, and are ready to move forward with your individualized exercise program!
Each Intro Package includes:
Three 60-minute sessions of personal training
10% off your first purchase of ongoing Training Centre programming
Supervised Training sessions provide allocated times to complete your individualized training program, prepared in advance by a CSS Physiotherapist or Strength & Conditioning Coach. These small group sessions ensure ongoing supervision by a Strength & Conditioning Coach, promoting proper technique, execution, and progression.
Progressional Training session provide CSS clients with the opportunity to work on periodized programs, updated as the individual gains strength and confidence in movement. These small group sessions are supervised by a Strength & Conditioning Coach, who ensures loads and repetitions appropriate to the client’s current fitness level, and will assist in the advancement through programs as the client progresses. In addition to daily Flex Training times, female- and male-only weight training groups are available.
Personal Training sessions provide CSS clients with one-on-one time to better achieve their health and fitness goals. These sessions provide clients with dedicated attention, program development, and assistance as they work towards their unique “why”.
CSS’s multi-week group programs allow strength and conditioning development pertaining to a particular focus area. Programs are periodized throughout the duration of the course, promoting improvements in mobility, strength, balance, and overall health and fitness.
CSS provides a variety of cross-sport and sport-specific programs, designed to promote technical excellence and strength development among athletes 12 years and older. These programs help to prevent injury, and promote improved strength, endurance, mobility, agility, balance, coordination and speed.
Dallas Mengel, Saskatoon’s only TPI-certified golf specialist, provides a range of golf-related programming, including Golf Intro Packages, and ongoing individual, pair, trio and foursome training. Dallas combines strength and conditioning programming, postural awareness and technological assessment to improve your swing, golf handicap, and next game!
CANCELLATION POLICY: WHEN LESS THAN 12 HOURS CANCELLATION NOTICE IS PROVIDED, CRAVEN SPORT SERVICES RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHARGE A $50.00 CANCELLATION FEE FOR SCHEDULED ONE-ON-ONE TRAINING SESSIONS, OR THE VALUE OF THE CLASS FOR PROGRESSIONAL, SUPERVISED, OR ATHLETE TRAINING SESSIONS.