(Request a Workshop) All requests must be made at least 2 weeks in advance!

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Reminders for requester:

  • Need to have at least 10 students in attendance
  • Need to post flyers on your floor, hall, etc. for the event at least one week in advance
  • Send out Emails to residents
  • Provide incentives for the audience (small prize or food)
  • Meet the presenter at least 5-10 minutes beforehand in the commons area or outside the front door (especially if they don’t have access)
  • Please let us know if anyone attending this program may require any accommodations

Description of Workshops:

In the world of fitness and exercise, there are numerous ideas floating around that do not always add up. This interactive presentation dispels the 10 most common exercise myths that exist today. Myths from exercise clothing to targeting specific areas of the body are just a couple of the myths that are dispelled in this discussion oriented program.

An interactive look at the changes that a former High School athlete undergoes as they enter life in college and move away from organized sports. This presentation will demonstrate the differences not only from a physical activity level standpoint, but also will examine the extreme caloric intake and expenditure differences that are evident as an individual goes from a student-athlete to a student-only lifestyle. Ideas and suggestions will be given to help students make this transition much easier as they exit their playing days.

Ever wanted to know how to start an exercise program the correct way? This interactive discussion presents a proper foundation for someone who is interested in becoming healthier. This presentation focuses on the major aspects of physical health: muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular exercise and flexibility training. Each of these areas are discussed in a way that allows anyone to learn about starting an exercise program.

Do you ever cancel your workout because you cannot get to the gym? Whether at home or outdoors, you can create a total body workout with minimal equipment. This presentation reveals exercise techniques that can be performed in places ranging from dorm rooms to recreational parks. Resistance/anaerobic and cardio/aerobic exercises are included in the presentation along with fitness recommendations.

Intimidated when walking into the free weights section at the gym? Are you afraid of bulking up when you just want to tone? Do you feel like your time is better spent focusing on cardio exercises? This presentation is designed to hit those lingering questions and to address the importance of weight training for women. This may include interactive demonstrations of proper weight training catered to women.