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February Falcon Fitness Activities

Fall in LOVE with FITNESS!

All month long, join us for these great events & programs and get your heart pounding!

POUND® – This Thursday Rockout & Workout!

A cardio jam session inspired by energizing and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums! Using lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND® transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Learn more about the workout HERE.

  • February 4 from 8:15-9:00 PM in Studio B
  • FREE for Group X members, $5 for non-member
  • Guest Instructor: Nancy Fisher, certified POUND® Pro

*Get there early, class is limited to 50 participants.

FREE Passport to Fitness Program – Begins February 8

Looking for extra motivation to help you achieve your fitness goals? Join the 4-week Passport to Fitness program and add some fun and adventure to your workout routine. Plus, earn the chance to win great prizes! This challenge is free for all Group X members and current personal training clients and runs from February 8 – March 4.

Participating is as easy as 1,2,3!

  1. Starting February 8, pick up a passport in any of the Group X Studios or Personal Training Office
  2. Earn a “stamp” in your passport for working out! Group X members receive a stamp for every class they attend and personal training clients receive a stamp for each exercise session they complete with their trainer and on their own.
  3. Receive 10 stamps and be entered into a drawing for great raffle prizes such as a free massage.  Top participants with the most stamps win a Falcon Fitness Champ T-Shirt.

WERQ Dance Fitness Class

Bring your friends and enjoy THIS fiercely fun dance fitness class based on pop, rock and hip hop music.

  • Friday, February 19 at 7:00 PM in Studio B
  • FREE for all students, faculty/staff and community members

Themed class: 80’s Cycle

Join Taylor and cycle to the greatest 80s music. Lace up your sneakers, put on your leg warmers and get ready to sweat to the oldies!

  • Wednesday, February 24 from 12:00-12:45 PM in Studio A
  • FREE for Group X members, $5 for non-member

February Personal Training Special!

Looking for a great Valentine’s Day gift? Or are you and a friend trying to get in shape this spring and would like a little extra help? Take advantage of the February promotion and register for a partner personal training package! Package includes a free 30-minute consultation and three one-hour training sessions for two people for only $75. Pair with a significant other, friend, roommate or family member and get in shape together!

Offer valid through February 29. Packages can be purchased at the SRC Welcome Desk. For more information, contact Kali Morgenstern at

Join The FREE Strive for FIVE Challenge

Strive to be healthy and happy! Join the 6-week nutrition and fitness challenge and receive support and guidance to make healthier choices. Program is free for all Group X members and BGSU faculty, staff and students.

Participating is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

1.      Register – Join as an individual or as part of a team. Register online HERE. Registration deadline is June 19.

2.      Track Your Progress – From June 22 – August 2 track your daily habits using the Strive for FIVE scorecard provided. Earn points by achieving these goals:

Move More: Exercise 30 minutes or more, 5 days per week.
Eat Well: Consume 5 or more servings of fruits and vegetables per day
Stress Less: Engage in 5 minutes of mindfulness or positive thinking per day

3.      Earn a prize while you improve your health! Submit your weekly points to the program coordinator at the end of each week. Reach a point goal and win a prize.  At the end of the six weeks, all participants/teams who reach the minimum point goal are awarded an incentive prize.

Stay motivated by competing with others in the challenge! The top 2 teams and top 3 individuals with the highest points win a special reward!

Contact Karyn Smith at or 419-372-9309 for more information.

Falcon Fitness Event Update

Sexual Assault Awareness Month 5K & Dog Walk – Tomorrow!
Show your support for Sexual Assault Awareness Month and participate in the SAAM 5K & Dog Walk. This event is a fundraiser to benefit the SAAFE center in Wood County. Participants will receive a T-shirt and dogs get a bandana.
Date: Saturday, April 11
Time: 10 AM
Location: Race begins and ends at the Student Recreation Center
View the attached flyer or website for more information. You can register tomorrow before the race at the Student Recreation Center Welcome Desk.

April 13 – GLOW Turbokick!
Fitness Instructor, Alex, wants to celebrate her birthday with all of YOU by teaching a GLOW Turbokick class on Monday, April 13 from 6 – 6:45 PM in Studio A. Glow sticks are provided, but feel free to wear other glow material you have! Bring a friend and get ready to dance, jump, kick and punch!

March Madness Fitness Challenge
Congrats to all who completed the March Madness Fitness Challenge. If you forgot to turn in your completed bracket, no worries, there is still time! To be entered into the drawing for free BGSU workout gear, give your completed bracket to a fitness instructor before Monday night, 8 PM. The drawing for our March Madness winner will be held on Tuesday!

Interested in Teaching Dance Fitness?
Falcon Fitness is seeking WERQ® certified instructors!

WERQ® is the fiercely fun dance fitness workout class based on pop, rock, and hip-hop music taught by Certified Fitness Professionals. The signature WERQ® warmup previews the dance steps used in class and the signature WERQ™ cooldown includes balance and yoga inspired poses. Become certified in WERQ® and be the first to bring it to the BGSU Student Recreation Center! Are you ready to WERQ®?

On Sunday, May 31, there is a training in Dublin, Oh. View details and other available training dates and locations here:
For More Information contact Kali Morgenstern at

April Fitness Challenge of the Month – How many pull-ups can you do?
Women complete as many pull-ups as possible at 75% bodyweight on the assisted pull-up machine, men complete as many pull-ups as they can unassisted. Winners receive a Falcon Fitness Champ T-shirt! Take the challenge during the following days/times:
Mondays: 5 – 7 PM
Thursdays: 7:30 – 9 PM
Fridays: 10 AM – 1 PM