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FitRec is happy to offer fitness workshops designed to educate participants on current fitness trends and information about overall health and wellness. The workshops include both classroom time and hands-on learning. Workshops are held multiple times throughout each semester. You’ll find the workshop information, date and time and fees below.

In addition, we offer free workshops during the academic year for both members and nonmembers. Check back often to see when new workshops have been scheduled. In order to attend, please RSVP.

Free workshops

Eat Right to Improve Performance

Date: October 9 Time: 5:30pm  Location: FitRec, Room 222

Whether you are a competitive athlete or exercising to stay fit, a solid nutrition plan can support your training and improve your performance, all while promoting health and wellness. Eating right allows your body to adapt to training, helps you recover after exercise and attain peak performance. This seminar will utilize resources from the NSCA and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic

Discussion Topics: Eating to gain muscle, fat loss strategies, hydration tips, pre and post work out meals, and an overview of performance supplements (types of whey protein, creatine, caffeine, and Beta Alanine)

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Incorporating Sport-Specific Training into Your Workout

Date: October 21 Time: 5:30pm  Location: FitRec, Room 222

This workshop is designed to teach you how to incorporate principles of sports performance training safely and effectively into your workout. It features a 15-minute classroom presentation followed by hands-on learning about speed, agility, and power, and quickness drills.

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Fitness Fallacies

Date: November 6 Time: 5:30pm  Location: FitRec, Room 222

This workshop will provide research-based education to help dispel some of the most common fitness fallacies. You will gain the knowledge to help debunk fitness myths and training misconceptions and get your workouts back on the right track.

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Program Design

Date: November 18 Time: 5:30pm  Location: FitRec, Room 222

Is a CrossFit style of training for you or should you be focusing on only body weight training? This workshop will detail the current philosophies of different training styles and is intended to give you the science behind them. You will leave with a better understanding of what you should be doing based on your individual goals.

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Understanding Eating

Date: December 4 Time: 5:30pm  Location: FitRec, Room 222

Confused about what to eat? We don’t blame you, it can be a challenge to eat healthy! Join us for an informative nutrition lecture that may help alleviate the confusion.

Topics include:

  • The Fallacy of Fat-Free Foods
  • Reading Food Labels
  • Mindless Eating
  • Holiday Eating
  • Grocery Time, a comprehensive list of best buys and must-avoids

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