Announcements

Fitness Center Schedule Through July 25:  Summer schedule July 26 - August 17:  Closed August 18 - 22:  Special Hours - 3pm - 6pm August 25:  Normal Hours … [Read more...]

Fitness Center Staff Job Description

Position Description: Fitness Center Staff The Fitness Center Staff Member position is a part-time role within the Department of Campus Recreation that reports to the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation for Fitness and Wellness. The staff member in this role is expected to provide excellent service at the Fitness Center, supervise the safety of participants, and ensure all guidelines of the department are being met.   Position Responsibilities: The Fitness Center Staff Member will be responsible for the operation of the UMW Fitness Center. This role requires the staff member to be available for shifts during morning, evening and weekend hours. Duties include but not limited to: Supervision of the Fitness Center during assigned shifts. Students will be required to fulfill roles providing exceptional service at the welcome desk and overseeing both floors of the facility. Safety management and emergency response Enforce department policies and … [Read more...]

UMW Fit Tip- Shin Splints

This week's fit tip discusses shin splints, a common injury among athletes. Watch to find out how you can stay pain free! #UMWFittip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZlBKs0EUfww&feature=youtu.be     … [Read more...]

UMW Fit Tip – Warm-ups and Cool-downs

Warming up prior to your workout and cooling down afterwards is imperative no matter the activity.  In this installment of our weekly fit tips, we will show simple ways of doing both.  #UMWFitTip … [Read more...]

Introduction to Mindfulness Course

Attention UMW students, faculty, and staff! Join us for a five week introduction to mindfulness course offered from March 11 to April 8. Learn how to reduce stress and enhance self-awareness through meditation! Click here for more information. … [Read more...]

UMW Fit Tip- Improving Treadmill Techniques

Using treadmills at the gym or in your home can be very useful - especially during seasons with extreme weather. If you use treadmills in your workout routine, check out these tips on how to use proper technique and improve your running. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-AIWvVqrJg   … [Read more...]

Mindful Eating Workshop

When: Wednesday Feb. 12th 1-2pm Where: Lee Hall 412 Learn how to incorporate Mindfulness into your every day eating habits. This workshop will: introduce the topic of mindful eating, ways of reducing emotional eating, and how to take pleasure in the food that is nourishing you! Please bring your own snack. … [Read more...]

Mindful Eating Workshop

When: Wednesday Feb. 12th 1-2pm Where: Lee Hall 412 Learn how to incorporate Mindfulness into your every day eating habits. This workshop will: introduce the topic of mindful eating, ways of reducing emotional eating, and how to take pleasure in the food that is nourishing you! Please bring your own snack. … [Read more...]

Fit Tip- Working Out During The Winter

Don't let the temperature outside affect your exercise schedule! It's important to keep your workout routine consistent in order to maintain a healthy body. Here are some workouts you can try this winter. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqfyL2QMSps&feature=youtu.be … [Read more...]

UMW Fit Tip- Why Guys Should Do Yoga

Yoga isn't just for girls. There are many benefits that guys can receive from adding yoga into their workouts. Here's some tips about why guys should do yoga, and a couple of exercises to try at home. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jucdH0jRVJ0&feature=youtu.be   … [Read more...]