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Falcon Fitness

The BGSU Fitness program offers many services that guide participants into a healthy lifestyle by providing certified fitness testing, programming, and training. Some of the most popular programs offered by BGSU Falcon Fitness include Group X classes, Personal Training, BodyPump™ workshops, and Small Group Training workshops.

December Falcon Fitness Challenge of the Month

Stop by the Personal Training Office at the Student Recreation Center during any "Ask a Trainer" time to participate in the monthly Falcon Fitness Challenge. Winners in each age category receive a Falcon Fit t-shirt.

  • Mondays: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursdays: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Fridays: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Challenge

  • 10 Medicine ball squat-throws against wall
  • 20 Box Jumps
  • 30 Shoulder circles on the battle rope
  • 40 Alternating waves on the battle rope (20 each arm)

Participants are divided into six groups by age and gender: Male or Female 25 years and younger, 25 years-50 years, 50 years-older
Benefits:

These exercises provide great cardio work while strengthening  muscles. The fast pace of these moves gets your heart pumping, while the weighted equipment helps tone muscles. The December Fitness Challenge benefits the body, but also the mind, by ‘battling’ stress and anxiety!

40 Alternating waves on the battle rope (20 each arm)Falcon Fitness Feast

  • Give Thanks, Get Fit, Help Others
    Faculty/Staff/Students:  Participate in any Group X class at the Student Recreation Center during November 17-21 for just the price of a non-perishable food item! All items collected are donated to a local food pantry. Get a great workout and help others all at once!
  • Healthy Food Donation Idea
    Canned proteins (tuna, salmon, chicken, peanut butter) peanuts, etc.
    Canned fruits in their own juices or light syrup (pineapples, peaches, and pears)
    Grains (pasta, whole wheat pasta, rice, brown rice, macaroni and cheese)
    Condiments (tomato based sauces, light soy sauce, ketchup, mustard, light salad dressings)
    Low sodium/ No salt added canned vegetables (mixed, green beans, corn)and beans: black, kidney, etc.
    Soups (beef stew, chili, chicken noodle, turkey rice)
    Multigrain cereal (Cheerios, Corn Flakes, Grape-Nuts, Raisin Bran)
  • For More Information:
    Kali Morgenstern, Fitness Graduate Assistant
    kalim@bgsu.edu
       

Faculty/Staff Fitness

Visit the WellAware Page for programs that can help you live a healthy, active lifestyle. Also, live healthy on the go by downloading great smart phone apps.

LIVE HEALTHY ON THE GO (PDF)