Spring Into Fitness FIND WHAT MOVES YOU!

The Challenge:

Did you know that the Department of Health and Human Services recommends healthy adults to exercise at least 150 minutes per week?

The challenge: For the next 4 weeks, pick a variety of fitness opportunities on campus and around Richmond to help you achieve your fitness goals and keep track of how many minutes you exercise for.

How to Participate:

Online registration for the challenge opens on April 10th and ends May 1st. The four-week challenge competition begins on April 17th and continues through May 13th.

Participants are required to submit their exercise minutes online at the end of each week during the challenge. To be eligible for a prize, participants need to exercise at least 90 minutes each week.

There will also be special events and activities for those who participate in this fun challenge!

Some of the activities you can do:

  • Walk or Run
  • Biking
  • Weightlifting
  • Yoga
  • Pilates
  • Zumba
  • Kayaking
  • Rollerblading
  • Canoeing
  • Gardening
  • Anything that gets you moving!

Interested in group exercise classes? Click here for the classes offered by VCU Rec Sports Group Exercise.

Where can you participate?

There are multiple places on campus for you to participate in the challenge. VCU Rec Sports has multiple locations on both the Monroe Park and MCV campuses where you can get in your exercise minutes. These facilities include gyms, pools, tennis courts, rock climbing and bouldering and group exercise studios.

Can't make it onto campus? Keep exercising off campus! Try an at-home yoga video or go for a walk around your neighborhood.

Click here to find out more about the facilities and locations. Click here to register.

Credits:

https://www.hhs.gov/fitness/be-active/physical-activity-guidelines-for-americans/

http://www.recsports.vcu.edu/facilities/facility-hours

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