Vol. 6 No. 5 | Feb. 12, 2009

 

Sports and Fitness Day to promote healthy living

Learn how to be healthier from experts during a daylong event of free fitness activities at the NAU Recreation Center on Thursday, Feb. 19.

From fitness and sports to nutrition, the center is celebrating the annual National Intramural-Recreation Sports Association Sports and Fitness Day with free fitness assessments and activities open to NAU faculty, staff and students.

Aimed at teaching people how to live a healthier lifestyle, entrance to the center is free and both group and individual activities will be available.

"From fitness assessments conducted by our personal trainers to spine screenings, this is a great day to come in and check out all we have to offer," said Molly Mulligan, NAU fitness intern. "Physical activity is part of a balanced lifestyle, and we provide many options to benefit your mind and body."

Activities include free entrance to the Rec Center, an incentive program sign-up, group exercise classes and more. The rock climbing wall also will be open for free climbing from 7 to 10 p.m.

From 5 to 7 p.m., the Recreation Center will host information tables about:

  • Move Your Body

    The exercise class schedule is as follows:

    11:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m. yoga,all levels
    12:10-1 p.m. Pilates
    5-6 p.m., yoga, all levels
    5:30-6:30 p.m. Hard-core Cardio or Aqua Fit
    at Wall Aquatics Center
    6-7 p.m. Pilates
    7-8 p.m. Step n' Sculpt class

    Chair massages
  • Fitness assessments
  • Body fat assessments
  • Aerobics
  • Weightlifting competition
  • Nutrition
  • Spinal screening
  • Racquetball clinics
  • Healthy clubs
  • Counseling
  • Intramurals
  • Prize giveaways

For information, visit nau.edu/recreation or call (928) 523-1732.

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