Commit to get fit!
Couch to 5K / 10K to Half Marathon
Date: Saturdays 10AM, 9/13–11/1
Leaders: Kirstin and Timothy
This program is designed to take non-runners and give them the opportunity, encouragement, and training to become a runner! Participants will be given a running/training schedule that works up to their 5k, 10k, or half marathon goal. Each Saturday, the group will meet together and run under the supervision of a Personal Trainer. The end goal is to participate in the November 9th Mission Inn Run.
Date: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:15pm-7:00pm, 9/23–10/23
Come join us for a unique blend of cardio and weight training! Burn at least 850 calories in only 45 minutes! ARC Trainers are an Elliptical style machine that creates 84% LESS stress on your knee joints and provides more muscle training with less work! Be sure to come early to secure your spot in this exclusive class of 12!
Many individuals want to lose weight or improve their cardiovascular fitness, but struggle staying motivated or avoid boredom. Arc Attack will be a fun, low-impact, group training session that utilizes intervals on the Arc Trainer in order to burn maximum calories during your cardio workout.
Women & Weights
Date: Tuesdays 6am-7am & Thursdays 7pm-8pm, 9/23–10/23
Leaders: Erin (Tues), and Taylor (Thurs)
This women-only class provides a forum for female staff and students to learn about resistance training in a safe and encouraging environment. Our Personal Trainers will empower you through the knowledge of proper techniques and form as well as through bi-weekly workouts where you will get to learn how to resistance train.
60 Day Challenge
Leaders: All PT’s
New and improved 60 day challenge! We are improving the challenge so everyone can be a winner! This program will have a better structure and more accountability so you can win a new YOU! Set your personal goals and start your 60 day challenge! To keep your fitness goals on track, you will receive your very own Fit Book to log your training progress, 10 free personal training sessions, monthly body composition assessments and nutritional guidance, all to assist you to maximize your transformation!
Create a new you in 60 days! Kick start your journey towards your health and wellness goals with the 60 Day Challenge. The 60 Day Challenge provides participants with the opportunity to set and reach achievable fitness and health goals with the help of a Personal Trainer. Honorable mention will be given to participants who achieve the greatest decrease in body fat percentage as well as the greatest percent increase in fat free mass (muscle mass).
Men’s Night: Conquer the Course
Leader: Joe Fix
Description: Yes, it’s Men’s Night!! The CBU Recreation Center is collaborating with ASCBU, Rec. Sports and the Office of Spiritual Life to create a men’s-only gym night full of competitions and challenges. Come and create your team of five for the Conquer the Course obstacle race, sign up for a racquetball and basketball tournament. Enjoy the healthy food and balance it all off with learning and understanding how to use the six Spiritual disciplines in our daily lives. There will be a prize for the fastest team of five in our Conquer the Course race, so come prepared to battle it out!
AFAA PT Workshop
Description: This workshop, put on by the American Fitness Association of America in cooperation with our Fitness Program, is a 3-day seminar that will provide participants with the proper knowledge, tools, and experience to become a certified Personal Trainer. The workshop will conclude with a certification exam.
Women’s Self Defense
Leader: Kristi Calhoun and Joe Fix
Description: This is a 2-day seminar that includes both informational education and practical defense techniques. Topics addressed include prevention ideas, assertiveness training, and physical techniques. Participants will have the opportunity to practice defense moves on individuals acting as attackers.
Lancer Fit Bit
Looking to spice up your daily workout routine? Try supplementing one of our workouts with yours for 30 days. These challenges can be done in addition to your normal workout routine. We want you to achieve both your personal fitness goals and your spiritual goals.
Download and print the 30 Day Guide below:
Lancer Fit Bit
Walk to Wellness
Walk to Wellness is a semester long program that promotes walking towards a healthy lifestyle. Challenge your friends or co-workers and get moving! Taking 10,000 steps a day burns up to 400 calories a day. The first 20 participants to come into the Recreation Center to walk will get a pedometer that you can use throughout the day to help measure your physical activity and progress towards your fitness goals!
See the PDF file below for the monthly routes.
Download the Map My Run app and follow the GPS Routes to Wellness!
To get the Weekly Route, click the links below!
Not able to get into the Rec Center?
Check out some of the things available to you! Besides our Lancer Fit Bits (many of which you can do on your own), try your local park (many have outdoor workout stations), YMCA/YWCA, fitness facility OR university. Some universities offer a reciprocity program if you show your student ID. For a minimal fee (or for free!), you can use their university recreation center. When all else fails, go for a walk! Even if you are traveling, be safe and find a well lit area to pound the pavement!
There are some great online resources like Fitlosophy or Fit Deck that are minimal cost or free downloads with great information. Even Pinterest has some great workout ideas! Don't let not being able to get to the gym be an excuse!