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Next Stage Training Program

What is Next Stage Training Program (NSTP)

Next Stage Training Program (NSTP) is a 12-week comprehensive strength training program created for those who are willing and ready to ascend to a new level of fitness.

Are you ready to build strength, endurance, flexibility and a mindset to drive yourself to the next level?

Program details *NEW PROGRAM DESIGN!*

We have decided to make the NSTP an ongoing program with a rolling new start every 4 weeks!

Start training the last week in March on Saturday, March 31 or Tuesday, April 3 at one of the offered training times.

Yes, the program would still be 12 weeks. That is what is meant by a rolling start every 4 weeks. Another 12 weeks starts every four weeks. Participants have the opportunity to have the 36 possible maximum sessions.

Contact Kelly Roper for further information at kelly.roper@wayne.edu.

This programs provides:

  • Learn proper training techniques for your individual goals
  • Participate in three guided fitness sessions per week
  • You will be provided a supplemental cardio program
  • You will be provided guidelines for proper nutrition based on your individual goals
  • You will participate in bi-weekly fitness assessments with photographs to chart your progress

This program also offers support, accountability and programed progressions.

Fitness crew time options (total of 12 spots available):

  • Tuesdays: 7:00 a.m.., 8:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays: 7:00 a.m., 8:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.
  • Everyone joins together on Saturday's at 11:00 a.m.

Cost & Sign-Up

The program cost is $496.

Are you a Wellness Warrior? You may utilize your benefits to start the program with $50 deposit to hold your spot. The total cost for a Wellness Warrior is $461-$321 depending on the number of benefit services (low risk-3, moderate risk-4, high risk-5) you elect to apply towards the $496 regular price of package. 

  • 2 services=$70 off
  • 3 services=$105 off
  • 4 services=$140 off
  • 5 services=$175 off

All other participants are required to make a deposit of $166.

Space is limited, so sign-up today at the Mort Harris RFC Front Desk!

For more information contact Carole Gist at carole.gist@wayne.edu or 313-993-4379 or Kelly Roper at kelly.roper@wayne.edu or 313-577-9843.

"Established in 2000, proud Warrior of the Department of Athletics since 2010."