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Thursday October 2nd
Fitness
Self Defense
Location: Multi-Purpose Room (Preston)
Description:

Self Defense of the Wing Chun System

September 11th - November 6th
Thursdays Nights

6:00pm -7:30pm

Located in Preston Center Multipurpose Room.

This is an 8 week course introducing the Wing Chun Martial Arts.

-Increase strength, stanima and fitness
-Practice strategies to avoid conflict
-Develop confidence and self esteem

Pre-Registration required in the Health & Fitness Lab: 

Students $25
Faculty/Staff $30
Community $35

Fitness
Big Red Boot Camp
Location: Dance Studio
Description:

 Big Red Boot Camp

A group training for students, faculty, staff and community members who are committed to improving or challenging their current fitness levels. 60 minutes will have you working out in the Preston Center dance studio, basketball courts, and track. Workouts will consist of interval training, resistance training, cardiovascular work, and flexibility training. This program is designed for those wanting to challenge their fitness level or for those who want to simply get in-shape.

Program Information:

September 15th - November 21st

Monday, Wednesday & Friday mornings from 6:10am-7:10am

 Cost: Students $55    Faculty/Staff- $60   Community Members-$65


Please register in the Health & Fitness Lab, Preston Center room 20a.

 Make sure you bring your WKU ID to receive credit and/or sign in!

To receive WellU credit, you will only have to participate in atleast 50% of the boot camp sessions.

Fitness
Intramural Dodgeball Registration
Location: Preston Center
Description:

Dodgeball

Registration Begins: September 29th, 2014- October 6th, 2014
Captain Meeting: October 7th, 2014
Play Begins: October 14th, 2014

More information to come!

Fitness
Intramural Spikeball Registration
Location: Preston Center
Description:

Spikeball

Registration Begins: September 29th, 2014- October 6th, 2014
Captain Meeting: October 7th, 2014
Play Begins: October 11th, 2014

More information to come!

Health Programs & Services
Muscle of the Month- Stretching Challenge
Location: Preston Center Fitness Center
Description:

STRETCHING CHALLENGE
We all know that we need to stretch, but we don’t always get around to it. Make it a priority this month with the stretching challenge! Stretching before and after exercise has many benefits including enhancement of exercise performance, reduced muscle tension, increased range of motion in the joints, and increased blood circulation throughout the body. Learn how to perform one foam rolling exercise and two static stretching exercises by participating in this month’s challenge. Although you can only participate once per day, you may participate as many days as possible throughout the month of October. Every participant will be entered into a drawing for one of three $10 Walmart gift cards. The more you participate the more your name will be entered! 

Rules:
Each participant will complete three different stretching exercises:
    -Foam Roll Hamstrings
    -Anterior Stretching Machine
    -Posterior Stretching Machine (Hamstrings/Calves)
Notify a FC Attendant before participating.
If you are new to these stretches, ask a FC Attendant to demonstrate before participating.
Perform each stretch for the designated amount of time before moving to the next stretch.
FC Attendant will record your participation on the MOM Board and enter your name into the MOM Raffle.
Participate as many times throughout May to increase your score.

Patrons can participate once per day.
Patrons must participate twice in order to receive WellU Credit.


Fitness
ORAC: Backpacking
Location: Appalachian Trail, North Carolina
Description:

Backpacking

Location: Appalachian Trail, North Carolina
Date: October 2, 2014- October 5th, 2014
Pre-Trip Meeting: September 24th at 8:00pm
Cost: $75 University, $85 Guest

This is the granddad of all hiking trails. Strap on your pack and hike through the Great Smoky Mountain National Park during this fall break getaway. October is prime time to visit the Appalachians so don't miss the opportunity for stunning views and good company.

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