Waconia High School Weight and Conditioning Room Draws Rave Reviews

In Blog, Community News, Schools on January 17, 2018 by Community Expert Team
Waconia High School Weight and Conditioning Room Draws Rave Reviews

The newly renovated Waconia High School strength and conditioning facility is drawing positive reviews, especially from student-athletes who are looking to compete in college.

According to the Star Tribune, Waconia’s facility features a swath of artificial turf where student-athletes hone their movements, and on each side are squat/bench press racks as well stations to accommodate Olympic lifts such as the power clean.

Waconia also installed Perform-X Training Systems to its racks and stations, which is something NFL facilities have, and allow student-athletes to maintain resistance throughout the full motion of an exercise, the report said.

The weight room upgrades, totaling about $250,000 for turf installation and new equipment, were part of a $75 million bond request approved by school district voters in 2014, the report said.

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