October 12, 2015

Programs and Services

The Human Performance Institute provides training and programs for people of all ages and abilities. Check out our offerings below, and don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions.

  • Athletic Performance Training

    We specialize in performance training using a long term athletic development model that enhances preparation, reduces risk of injury, instills mental toughness and inspires confidence. We accomplish this by training all areas of athletic performance such as strength, explosive power, speed, agility, balance, endurance and visual acuity.

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  • Boot Camp

    This program is designed to improve body composition and increase strength, power, and endurance through a variety of high intensity intervals.  The class can be customized to your pace and abilities. Come join our boot camp for a fun and supportive training class.

    The cost is $5 per class, or a monthly membership that includes access to boot camp, fast break, kickboxing, and yoga.

    • MU Health Care employees $25.00
    • Columbia Public School/MU Campus $30.00
    • General Population $35.00

    All first-time participants are required to complete a Pre-Training Evaluation. This 15-minute evaluation analyzes body composition, current activity level, and establishes goals. This evaluation is $15.00 or FREE for MU Health Care employees.

  • Fast Break

    The program provides any individual with a busy, hectic lifestyle an option for a quick, intense 30 minute workout. The objective will be to improve body composition, increase strength, balance and coordination.

    Classes are 30 minutes in length and held on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 12:00-12:30 pm. The cost is $5 per class, or a monthly membership that includes access to boot camp, fast break, kickboxing, and yoga.

    • MU Health Care employees $25.00
    • Columbia Public School/MU Campus $30.00
    • General Population $35.00

    All first-time participants are required to complete a Pre-Training Evaluation. This 15-minute evaluation analyzes body composition, current activity level, and establishes goals. This evaluation is $15.00 or FREE for MU Health Care employees.

  • Kickboxing

    This program is a full body conditioning, strengthening, boxing workout. It’s a high-intensity interval training class that works your entire body through explosive boxing rounds!

    Classes are offered in 45 and 60 minute sessions. The cost is $5 per class, or a monthly membership that includes access to boot camp, fast break, kickboxing, and yoga.

    • MU Health Care employees $25.00
    • Columbia Public School/MU Campus $30.00
    • General Population $35.00

    All first-time participants are required to complete a Pre-Training Evaluation. This 15-minute evaluation analyzes body composition, current activity level, and establishes goals. This evaluation is $15.00 or FREE for MU Health Care employees.

  • Gentle Yoga

    Join us for a yoga class emphasizing gentle movement, conscious breathing, and meditation to support your mind, body and spirit. Consistent yoga practice increases strength and flexibility, improves sleep and pain management, and provides relief from stress and anxiety. It also allows individuals to create a community of support and connect with others who have been affected by a medical illness.

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  • Transitional Training

    One-on-one training sessions designed to aid in recovery after an injury or surgery. Depending on your needs, you may have one, or multiple, 45-minute sessions with a certified personal trainer. Your training session(s) may include stretching, strength, endurance and/or sports specific training.

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  • Lifetime Strong

    This program provides adults 55+ a training environment appropriate for their goals and needs. We follow the same principles we train our athletes but we progress and regress the training and specific exercises based on the individual. This allows us to meet the individual where they are at and ensure everybody improves at an optimal rate.

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  • HIIT for Health

    This program is designed for individuals managing health conditions including, but not limited too; cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, pulmonary disease, movement and balance disorders, stroke and weight. HIIT stands for high intensity interval training. HIIT uses shorts bursts of activity followed by brief periods of rest. This program will be customized to meet each individual’s needs.

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  • Rock Steady Boxing

    This boxing class empowers individuals with Parkinson’s disease to fight back in a non-contact program tailored to your abilities. Boxers will be evaluated by a certified Rock Steady Boxing trainer before joining class to ensure they are ready. Once evaluated, boxers can pick and choose which classes they want to attend — two to three classes a week is recommended.

    Classes can be modified to each individual to provide them with the best workout for their needs. Rock Steady is a research-based exercise class to slow down the progression of Parkinson’s disease. People with all stages of Parkinson’s disease are welcome. It is never too late to start!

    The cost is $60/month for unlimited classes or $10 per class. Classes are offered 10-11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday and 1-2:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday.

    *Physician referral and physical therapy evaluation are required prior to participation. (Monthly membership includes access to yoga and InBody)

  • Throwing Velocity Program

    We are now offering the Throwing Velocity Program. HPI is the first facility in mid-Missouri to use this program, which takes a science-based approach to strengthening arms.
    Athletes will train three days a week, with sessions that consist of 45 minutes of throwing exercises and 45 minutes of strength and conditioning work. A current Mizzou student-athlete who has raised his game with the help of the Driveline system will monitor the throwing program.
    The Throwing Velocity Program is for more than just baseball and softball players. Quarterbacks and track throwers are among the other athletes who can benefit from increased arm strength.
    For more information, call 573-777-4417.