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Parks Rx: The Physical, Mental and Social Benefits of the Great Outdoors
Health and Wellness Speaker Series
Wed, Sep 25, 2024, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

Healthcare providers and public health experts increasingly recognize the physical, mental and social benefits of time spent in the outdoors.  Learn about the “Nature Pyramid” and how/why you should maximize your – and your family’s – exposure to green space each day as well as prioritize more immersive nature experiences periodically.

Sharpen the Saw: Evidence-Based Fitness for the High Performer
Health and Wellness Speaker Series
Tue, Oct 1, 2024, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

There’s nothing in our day that we do that’s so foundationally important to all aspects of our health and performance as exercise; yet, there’s nothing we do all day long that we tend to do less intelligently than exercise.  During this presentation, the speaker will cut through the fitness myths and misconceptions that even smart…

Oh, My Aching Back!
Health and Wellness Speaker Series
Wed, Oct 9, 2024, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

About 80% of Americans will experience back pain at some point during their lifetime. This presentation will demonstrate a number of simple exercises for the prevention, pre-rehabilitation/post-rehabilitation, amelioration and management of low-back issues.

James Eatroff, ACSM-CPT, is a…

Location
Dillon Gym Tower Conference Room
So, What's for Breakfast?
Health and Wellness Speaker Series
Thu, Oct 10, 2024, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

This class will sift through the confusion that’s associated with nutrition and weight loss and get right to the “meat and potatoes,” answering the basic question: “What do I have for breakfast?”

Doug Scott, BS, CSCS, is the Director of Strength and Conditioning at The Pingry School in Basking Ridge, New Jersey.  At…

Location
Dillon Gym Tower Conference Room
How to Have a Positive Approach to Exercise, Health and Life
Health and Wellness Speaker Series
Wed, Nov 13, 2024, 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Who hasn't felt stressed at some point during the past few years?  Among other things, stress often leads to negative thoughts and feelings.  In this class, you'll learn actionable information, including how the power of positive thinking can have a positive impact on exercise, health and life!

Diana Del Garbino

Live Long and Strong: Reduce your Risk of Sarcopenia
Health and Wellness Speaker Series
Tue, Dec 10, 2024, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

Sarcopenia refers to an age-related loss of muscle mass and strength.  Learn from a 67-year-old strength-and-fitness enthusiast how to reduce your risk of this potentially devastating condition so that you can live longer and stronger!

Matt Brzycki, BS, is the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation, Fitness at…

Location
Dillon Gym Tower Conference Room