Fall Fitness Challenges and Programs

Great Outdoors Bingo

Dates: September 6-October 11, 2021

Are you looking to enjoy the lovely fall weather and do some outdoor activities? Sign up for Great Outdoors Bingo and you can do just that. Complete some fun activities while taking advantage of the beautiful Upper Peninsula! -Fill out as many squares as you can on the BINGO card (you may complete more than one run). A run is 5 squares horizontally, vertically, or diagonally. 

To participate, click here

Whole Body Health Bingo 

Dates: September 20-November 15, 2021 

Do you feel stressed and are you looking to reduce that stress and better your health? Sign up for Whole Body Health BINGO. Complete these activities and better your health while doing it. Fill out as many squares as you can on the BINGO card (you may complete more than one run). A run is 5 squares horizontally, vertically, or diagonally. 

To participate, click here

Northern Picture Challenge

Dates: Sept 27th, 2021-Oct 1st, 2021

Encourage your inner photographer to get out and explore NMU’s campus. Take a photo of some of these iconic places around campus and turn them into us for a chance to win a gift card. This challenge is open to students, faculty and staff, and community members. 

How to compete: Register for this Challenge on the Rec Sports website. Take a photo of some of these places or events around campus and turn them into us for a chance to win a gift card. Fill out at least 4 of these photo opportunities and be entered for a chance to win a prize. 

Photo Op’s:

Wild Cat Statue

Dorm building (Spalding, Woods, Magers, ect) 

Superior Dome

Jamrich

Wildcat Willy 

Northern Sporting event

PEIF building

Berry Events Center

Northern Center

To register for this program click here

Self Care Mini Challenge

Dates: Oct 11, 2021-Oct 15th, 2021; Nov 8th-Nov 12th, 2021

Are you feeling like you need some self care in your life? This is the challenge for you. Focus on your mind and body this week by completing a series of exercises. If you complete 5/10 of the tasks then you will be entered into a drawing to win a gift card. 

How to compete: Register for this challenge on the Rec Sports website. Sign up on the rec sports website. If you complete 5 of the 10 tasks then you will be entered into a drawing for a gift card.

Tasks to complete: 

Meditate

Sleep for an extra 10 minutes

Go for a walk

Call a friend or family member

Read a book 

Eat a healthy meal

Focus on breathing for 5 minutes

Try a new exercise

Treat yourself

Clean your room or house

To register for this program click here

Ask a Trainer

Many of us are stumped when it comes to planning fitness and wellness activities outside of the gym setting. Ask a trainer takes the guess work out of planning your own fitness or wellness program.  Simply fill out the form and one of our personal trainers will respond to your questions and virtually meet with you for 20 minutes to discuss your questions, demonstrate activities or to simply check in. This program is free for current NMU students and Rec Members. 

Registration coming soon.

Personal Fitness Assessment

Assessments are located inside the PEIF Rec Center Lobby by the basketball courts. There is no cost for these assessments if you have your membership. Fitness Assessments measure your current level of fitness, assist in goal setting, and help you track your progress through the progression of your exercise routine.

Fitness Assessments include:

1. Skin fold measures which determine body fat percentage
2. Waist to Hip ratio measures
3. Strength testing
4. Muscular endurance testing
5. Cardiovascular endurance testing

Cost

Students or Staff/Faculty Members:

  • $20 for assessment.
  • $35 for pre-assessment and post assessment package.

Community Members:

  • $30 for assessment.
  • $45 for pre-assessment and post assessment package.

Please contact Katie Moe by calling (906)227-2421 or email ktheut@nmu.edu to set up a personal fitness assessment.

Checkout the Health & Wellness website for fitness tips and more!


NMU Rec Sports
recsport@nmu.edu
Call 227-2519 or visit PEIF 126 to register.