Mini Fitness Challenges

Water Madness Challenge

Dates: March 22nd-April 2

Do you ever wonder if you are drinking enough water in a day or in a week? Well now you can track that with the water madness challenge. How to calculate how much water you should drink in a day: Take your weight and multiply it by .67. This will give you the amount of water in ounces that you should drink per day. 

How to compete: Sign up by clicking here.  If you meet your daily water intake goal you can cross off one of the water droplets on the sheet provided. At the end of the week, if you have met 3 out of 5 days of proper hydration then you can be entered into a drawing to win a prize. 

Fitness Tracker Challenge

Dates: April 5th-April 10th

Are you looking to keep up with your fitness goals and continue to lead a healthy lifestyle? Now you can do that with the Fitness Tracker Challenge. Track the amount of exercise you perform for 5 weekdays straight. If you meet 30 minutes of exercise three times during the week, you will be entered in a drawing to win a prize

How to compete: Sign up by clicking here.  If you exercise for 3 out of 5 days during the week for 30 minutes or more you will be entered into the drawing to win a prize. Will out the google form that will be sent to everyone who signs up. Send that back at the end of the week and you will be entered into the drawing. 

Healthy Eating Challenge

Dates: April 19th-April 23rd 

Interested in healthy eating? You are in the right place. Sign up for the Healthy Eating Mini Challenge. Nourish your body and mind while you are preparing for exams. Track the amount of healthy meals that you consume during the week following myplates example of the amount of each type of food you should eat. If you meet the criteria for 2 whole days out of 5 total in the week then you will be entered into the drawing to win a prize.

How to compete: Sign up by clicking here. If your meals for 2 whole days meet the guidelines set up by myplate out of 5 total in the week then you will be entered into the drawing to win a prize.

 

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.