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Find Your Fit: Fall 

Upcoming free activities for current students, faculty and staff.

Aqua Float Yoga

  • 5 p.m. Wednesday, December 5
  • Rec Center Pool
  • Register

Find a Zen place in the water and get your OM on. We are taking yoga practice to a completely new level. This 45-minute class is open to all levels as we explore and play with fun floating balances, twists, inversions, as well as standing postures. All students MUST know how to swim. Please dress to get wet! Form-fitting yoga attire or bathing suits required.

Find Your Fit: Winter (Jan. 2 – 15)

Current University faculty and staff can enjoy FitSpace and fitness classes — for free!

FitSpace 101: Equipment Orientation with FitSpace Staff

  • Wednesday, Jan. 1 – Friday, Jan. 18
  • Available during regular FitSpace hours

Get orientated with all the equipment FitSpace has to offer. With over 60 brand new cardio stations, 20 free weight stations, a full circuit training line of machines and a functional training zone, it can be easy to stick to what you know. Stop by anytime to learn how to make the most of your time in FitSpace by learning how to properly use all that FitSpace has to offer. No membership required. Come in proper athletic attire.

10 Best Exercises for...

This series of workshops will demonstrate easy and simple-to-follow exercises targeted at every age and fitness level. During this 45-minute seminar, you will learn about the benefits of physical activity and take away easy exercises to incorporate into your weekly routine. Each workshop will teach you 10 new exercises that you can start using right away! 

All sessions take place in Classroom 18 at the East Gym, Recreation Center.

  • 10 Best Exercises for Fit Over 50
    • Noon Thursday, Jan. 3
    • Keeping healthy while managing work and life can sometimes seem overwhelming. Let us make it easy and show you the best exercises for those near or over 50.
  • 10 Best Exercises for Beginner Weight Training
    • Noon Tuesday, Jan. 8
    • Weight training offers immense benefits such as increased bone density, lean tissue and a faster metabolism, so where do you start? Let us show you the best exercises for all levels when it comes to beginning a weight training routine.
  • 10 Best Exercises for Bodyweight Workouts
    • Noon Thursday, Jan. 10
    • When equipment limits your workout, how can you stay fit using the only tool you have...you! We will show you easy bodyweight exercises for all your major muscle groups that will keep you fit without needing a gym full of equipment.
  • 10 Best Exercises for When You're Traveling
    • Noon Tuesday, Jan. 15
    • Planes, trains and automobiles! Seems we're always on the go these days. So, how can you make sure to keep your health a priority while you're traveling? Our tips and tricks for on the road workouts will make sure you don't miss a beat, no matter where life takes you.
  • 10 Best Exercises for the Workplace
    • Noon Thursday, Jan. 17
    • We spend a large part of our day at work, and maintaining healthy behaviors in the workplace can sometimes be a daunting task! Let us show you the 10 best exercises that can be done in any workspace throughout your day.

FIT-30

  • 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4;
  • 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7; and
  • 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16
  • FitSpace

FIT-30 is a small group training program that offers both weightlifting and cardio intervals designed to get you into great cardiovascular condition, build lean muscle and burn more fat than you ever imagined. Discover the many benefits of small group training, including extra motivation, support and camaraderie. No two workouts are the same. Class meets in the SYNRGY area of FitSpace, space is limited.

Pickleball: Serving Up the Basics

  • Noon – 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8; and
  • Noon – 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15
  • Rec Center Gymnasium

The racquet sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton and table tennis is one of the fastest growing sports in the country! We will be covering all the basic rules and terminology for the game. Even if you have played before, you will still be able to pick up a new tip or trick! Zero, Zero, Two!

Lazy Lap Swim

  • 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9; and
  • 4:45 – 5:15 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14
  • Rec Center Pool

Lap swimming is a great way to get your cardio workout in while staying indoors this winter! Join us at the East Gym pool for an introduction to lap swimming, where we will be working on the sidestroke, backstroke and breaststroke. We also will be discussing lap swim etiquette and the different uses for pool equipment. A swimsuit is required, goggles are recommended. Participants must be able to swim.

Aqua Float Yoga

  • 4:15 – 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11; and
  • 4:15 – 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18
  • Rec Center Pool

Find a Zen place in the water and get your OM on. We are taking yoga practice to a completely new level. This 45-minute class is open to all levels as we explore and play with fun floating balances, twists, inversions, as well as standing postures. All participants MUST know how to swim. Please dress to get wet! Form-fitting yoga attire or bathing suits required.

Registration

Our Find Your Fit classes are open to all current students, faculty and staff. To register, students should send an e-mail to camprec@binghamton.edu. Faculty and staff must register through the University Center for Training and Development calendar. 

 

Last Updated: 11/20/18