Take your workout to Lake Tahoe
Ryan Summerlin June 3, 2013
TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — Looking to get into incredible shape this summer while having fun on Lake Tahoe? CrossFit Avalanche, CrossFit Blizzard and Waterman’s Landing have partnered for a third season to offer Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) workouts three times per week through early September.
The hour-long workouts will take place at Waterman’s Landing in Carnelian Bay led by CrossFit Level 1 certified trainer Anik Demers-Wild. Formerly a competitive skier on the Canadian Alpine Ski Team and the Canadian Ski Cross Team, Wild is also co-owner of Waterman’s Landing, North Lake Tahoe’s paddling headquarters.
“The summer SUP workouts have become incredibly popular over the past couple of seasons, and we’re excited to offer them again this year,” Demers-Wild. “The workouts vary by day and offer participants a fun, challenging experience. We incorporate the paddleboard into the workout in different ways. Not only are we using it to paddle, we’re oftentimes also using the board as a prop to complete other exercises.”
Classes will be held Mondays at 9:30 a.m., Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m., and Fridays at 4:30 p.m. Participants are encouraged to wear clothing and shoes they can workout in and also get wet. The cost to participate is $20 per session for non-members, and is included in the cost of membership for CrossFit Avalanche and CrossFit Blizzard athletes. Paddleboards are provided, however participants are also welcome to use their own.
Classes are geared toward 12 participants and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Advance registration is required and can be completed at www.crossfitavalanche.com. For more information about the SUP workouts or other classes offered by CrossFit Avalanche and CrossFit Blizzard, visit www.crossfitavalanche.com.
About CrossFit Avalanche and Blizzard
Under the guidance of owners Myles Lewis and Travis Weaver, CrossFit Avalanche and Blizzard offer a fun, affordable program that successfully helps participants get into amazing shape under the constant guidance of a professional trainer. Workouts consist of weightlifting, cardio and body weight exercises, and each workout takes place in a group class setting with at least one certified trainer leading the class. CrossFit Avalanche and Blizzard have members of all ages, shapes and sizes who participate, and workouts are scaled according to experience and ability level. Locals are invited to experience their first class for free, and members have the convenience of being able to work out at either CrossFit Avalanche in Tahoe Vista or CrossFit Blizzard in Truckee. For more information, visit www.crossfitavalanche.com.
About Waterman’s Landing
Waterman’s Landing is North Lake Tahoe’s waterfront coffee house and paddling headquarters. The shop offers year-round kayak and stand-up paddleboard rental just steps from Lake Tahoe, as well as the ability to deliver rentals to other locations on the lake. The Waterman’s Landing café features a blend of organic coffee and an eclectic menu that includes a special selection of beer and French wine by the glass. Find them in Carnelian Bay and online at www.watermanslanding.com.