FitClinics are free UREC workshops designed to educate students and facility members about area policies, fitness equipment, safe lifting technique, and various Fitness related topics. FitClinics are hosted by compassionate, friendly, and knowledgeable UREC Fitness Education Specialist and UREC Personal Trainers.
When are they offered?
Fitness Clinics are offered 2-3 times per day at the Student Recreation and the Quinn Recreation Centers. The calendar of scheduled clinics can be found at our website fitness.appstate.edu. Click on the ‘FItClinics’ tab and you’ll see the Google Calendar of FitClinic and clinic descriptions. Make sure to note the location of the clinic you’d like to attend.
Is there a capacity?
Yes! For space and safety concerns FitClinics are limited to 5 participants per clinic.
How do I sign-up for a Fitness Clinic?
You may sign-up to attend a FitClinic by visiting the Weight Room and asking a Weight Room attendant to register you in the FitClinic notebook. The attendant will require your name and email address to reserve your spot. You may only register up to 48 hours in advance of a clinic date and for a limit of two clinics at one time. However, if you’d like to attend a clinic the day of, you may try your luck and show up to attend. You will be permitted to attend if there are open spots available.
Where do I go to attend?
You will meet your Fitness Education Specialist at the Weight Room console at either the SRC or the QRC fitness facilities at the time of your event.
Intro to Fitness at the SRC (60 mins): This fitness clinic is designed to orient student and facility members to the SRC cardio room, indoor track, and weight room. The Fitness Education Specialist will go through area policies, safety concerns, overview equipment, and answer any questions you might have about UREC fitness services.
Intro to Fitness at the QRC (60 mins): This fitness clinic is designed to orient student and facility members to the QRC cardio equipment and weight room. The Fitness Education Specialist will go through area policies, safety concerns, overview equipment, and answer any questions you might have about UREC fitness services.
Mountaineer Muscles (60 mins): This is an introductory clinic to weight training for all Mountaineers. If you have questions about form or about what exercises target what muscles let us help! A knowledgeable Fitness Education Specialist will walk you through a few key movements to improve lifting safety and efficiency.
Women with Weights (60 mins): Lifting weights can help women develop stronger bones, enhance muscle tone, improve glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity, lower risk of injury, boost metabolism, decrease body fat and increase self-confidence and self-esteem. In this women-only clinic, a female Fitness Education Specialist will walk you through weight training myths, terminology, movements, and answer any questions you may have about the weight rooms at AppState.
Men & Muscles (60 mins): Building muscles while often popular for aesthetic purposes goes beyond skin deep. Muscles help you perform daily task like standing and taking stairs. Muscles also increase your metabolism and aid in insulin regulation. In this men-only clinic we’ll review the basic lifting lingo, general lifting principles, proper lifting form for the most effective muscle building exercises, and give you other lifestyle tips to build more muscles.
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