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 compassionate, friendly, and knowledgeable UREC Fitness Education Specialists and UREC Personal Trainers.
Intro to FUN (50 mins): Come explore the new FUNctional training room in the Quinn! This space houses the Queenax apparatus along with kettlebells, tires, and even battle ropes!
FUN Accessories (50 mins): The FUNctional training room is the home of our most unique and fun accessories to take your workout to the next level. Need to spice up your workout? Start here.
Flex & Roll (50 mins): This clinic will teach you how to optimize your flexibility with static and ballistic stretches. But that's not all! You will also learn how and why you should use a foam roller to get the most from your workouts.
Mountaineer Muscles (50 mins): This is an introductory clinic to weight training for all Mountaineers. If you have questions about your form or about what exercises target what muscles, let us help!
Women with Weights (50 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 clinic, we'll walk you through weight training myths, lifting terminology, movements, and answer any questions you may have about the weight rooms at AppState.
Men & Muscles (50 mins): Building muscles, while often popular for aesthetic purposes, goes beyond skin deep. Muscles help you perform daily tasks, increase your metabolism, and aid in insulin regulation. In this clinic, we’ll review basic lifting lingo, general lifting principles, proper lifting form for the most effective muscle building exercises, and other lifestyle tips to help build more muscles.
Lower Body (50 mins): Your lower body is your foundation. Learn the best and most effective lifts to make your leg day a success!
Upper Body (50 mins): Learn about the best exercise for tight and toned arms, shoulders, chest, and back. Improved posture is an added bonus!
When are they offered?
The calendar of scheduled clinics can be found on our app 'MyWellness' (grey background with a gold cloud image).
How do I sign up for a Fitness Clinic?
Just show up! These run on a first show first served capacity. Capacities vary depending on clinics but can be found on our MyWellness App.
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.