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Workout Plans Reviewed At Fourth Street School

FULTON – High School students at the Fourth Street School in Fulton have implemented plans to improve personal physical fitness goals during a recent project-based learning activity.

Brandon Miano works on his weight-lifting form as part of a workout routine for his physical education class at Fourth Street School in Fulton.
Brandon Miano works on his weight-lifting form as part of a workout routine for his physical education class at Fourth Street School in Fulton.

Under the direction of physical education teacher Kelly Schulz, a Center for Instruction, Technology and Innovation employee, students conducted online research and sifted through donations of workout DVDs and health magazines to select a workout for a target area of their choice.

The five-week workout plans included detailed instructions, proper technique and safety tips.

Brandon Miano aimed to improve his bowling form, with a workout focused on weight-lifting and lunges, while Josh Dano concentrated on an abdominal regimen.

The PBL began with the completion of a FitnessGram, a standardized test on health-related components of students.

Throughout the five weeks, students logged workout details to show their physical fitness progression.

At the project’s conclusion a second FitnessGram was conducted so students could note any improvements in their performance.

They also wrote reviews of their selected workout plans, as a means to help others with similar workout goals.