WellAware Updates

It’s June, which means it’s time to celebrate National Fruits and Veggies Month! J With so many great fruits and veggies in season, it’s the perfect time to increase consumption of these nutritional powerhouses. And what better way to do that, than with our annual Strive for FIVE challenge.The popular nutrition and physical activity challenge is back this summer!  Strive for FIVE is a free 6-week challenge that runs June 22 – August 2 and provides accountability and support to move more, eat well and stress less.

It is a self-guided program, but participants have opportunities to participate in weekly activities such as free recipe samplings, activity sessions, individual fitness coaching sessions with a personal trainer, and nutrition consults. Plus the chance to win weekly giveaways of fresh, organic produce! Faculty and staff can register as an individual or as part of a team.  Click HERE to register. Don’t delay, registration deadline is this Friday, June 19.

Free classes at Student Recreation Center

Now through August 6, BGSU Faculty/Staff can participate in the following 2 classes for free:
Cardio Tone – Tuesdays, 5:30 – 6:15 PM, Student Recreation Center Studio B.\
Zumba® – Thursdays, 5:30 – 6:15 PM, Student Recreation Center Studio B.
A mixture of cardio, total body toning, and upbeat Latin dance music.

Pre-registration for the fitness classes is required. Click HERE to register! Family and friends (over the age of 16) can participate in the classes with you by purchasing a Group X pass at the SRC Welcome Desk.

 NEW! Faculty/Staff Recess Breaks: Free classes in Eppler South Gym

Classes are available now until August 6. Take a mid-day break and add “play” back into your day by participating in Recess Breaks in the Eppler South Gym on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:10 – 12:50 PM. Recess Breaks are facilitated by certified trainers and include fun ways to be active while incorporating cardiovascular, strength training, and flexibility exercises. Register in advance HERE or just arrive to class a few minutes early and register onsite. For comfort and safety, it is recommended to change into tennis shoes and exercise clothes.

Women on Weights – New workshop begins July 6

Interested in receiving individualized attention from a personal trainer while having fun in a small-group setting?  Receive support and guidance to start or sustain an active lifestyle by registering for the Women on Weights workshop at the Student Recreation Center. This progressive 10-class workshop includes strength training circuits to increase strength and cardiovascular endurance. Enjoy using a variety of equipment such as free weights, BOSU, stability balls, TRX, and resistance bands. Exercise modifications are available making it appropriate for beginners and all fitness levels. Class is limited to 10 participants.

July 6 – August 5: Classes are available in the SRC Multipurpose Room on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 – 6:15 PM.  *Try a free class on Wednesday, July 1 at 5:30 PM! Register at the SRC Welcome Desk. The 10-class workshop fee is only $30 for students/SRC members and $40 for faculty/staff/retirees.