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Strength Training for Runners
Health and Wellness Speaker Series
Wed, Sep 28, 2022, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

This class will discuss the benefits of strength training for runners.  Learn strategies for preventing injuries and improving performance as well as program design for a wide range of abilities and experience levels.

Menstrual Health Yoga
Thu, Sep 29, 2022, 4:30 pm5:30 pm

Learn more about the effects of menstruation on your body and practice restorative yoga!

Amanda, a nurse practitioner from UHS, will start this class with a conversation regarding menstruation and how movement and exercise may affect the body during menstruation. After, Sarah, one of Campus Recreation's yoga teachers, will lead you…

Location
McCosh Hall Courtyard
Tiger Harvest ft. Indoor Laser Tag
First Year+ Families Weekend
Sat, Oct 1, 2022, 8:00 pm10:00 pm

Join us at Dillon Gym on the Main Gym Floor for a night of fun fall activities, inflatables, snacks, pumpkin painting and indoor Laser Tag!

No registration is required to attend Tiger Harvest for all other activities. See below for Laser Tag.

Laser Tag Details: Games will be 10 vs 10 and will…
Location
Dillon Gym
Falling Safely
Health and Wellness Speaker Series
Tue, Oct 4, 2022, 11:30 am12:30 pm

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls among adults 65 and older caused over 34,000 deaths in 2019, making it the leading cause of injury death for that group.  This class will show you how to descend safely if you trip or lose your balance.  Learn how to fall safely forward, to the side and backward.

Location
Dillon Gym
Forbes College Night
Theme Night
Tue, Oct 4, 2022, 4:00 pm8:00 pm

Students of Forbes College who wear their residential college apparel will be entered into a raffle for a prize and earn potential IM points for their college.

For any questions or reasonable accommodation requests, please contact Andrew Brown at ab14@princeton.edu or 609-258-3520.

Location
Stephens Fitness Center (Dillon Gym)
The 24-Hour Leader: Have Competitive Advantages Every Day!
Health and Wellness Speaker Series
Thu, Oct 6, 2022, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

Life is difficult if you don’t know how to lead.  In this highly dynamic class, you’ll learn daily habits and strategies to guarantee competitive advantages every day!

Parks Rx
Health and Wellness Speaker Series
Wed, Oct 12, 2022, 11:30 am12:30 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.

Halloween Pretzel Prediction
Engagement Activity
Mon, Oct 24, 2022Tue, Oct 25, 2022

Participants guess how many pretzels are in a jar. The person with the closest guess, wins a prize.

For any questions or reasonable accommodation requests, please contact Andrew Brown at ab14@princeton.edu or 609-258-3520.

Location
Stephens Fitness Center (Dillon Gym)
Unlock the Powers of Mindful Sleep in Three Simple Steps
Health and Wellness Speaker Series
Tue, Oct 25, 2022, 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Do you feel more tired day by day, no matter how much sleep you get?  Sleep is as important as breathing and eating.  If you want to improve performance, you must pay attention to this fundamental biological issue.  A good night’s sleep is a requirement to form new learnings and memory pathways in the brain.  Maximize your…

Healthy Aging: How to Age Like an Athlete
Health and Wellness Speaker Series
Wed, Oct 26, 2022, 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Learn what’s happening to our body, mind and spirit as we enter into the most wonderful phase our lives.  How can we stay healthy and feel young?  As they age, so many people stop doing the things that they love because they don’t feel strong! Let’s learn what you can do to stay active, have fun and live a full life.

Exercise for Weight Loss -The Role of Energy Compensation
Health and Wellness Speaker Series
Thu, Oct 27, 2022, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

Weight loss from an exercise program is often less than expected.  Many individuals exercise for several hours a week to only lose a few pounds or none at all.  This is due to a coordinated set of compensatory mechanisms that actually resist the negative energy balance required for weight loss and created by exercise. …

Getting off the Cycle of Yo-Yo Dieting
Health and Wellness Speaker Series
Tue, Nov 1, 2022, 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Do you feel as if you’ve tried everything to lose weight but are still on the rollercoaster of yo-yo dieting?  You’re not alone.  In addition to diet and exercise, effective weight loss should also incorporate a transformation of the psyche.  Discover the number one reason why people struggle to lose weight permanently and how…

Mathey College Night
Theme Night
Tue, Nov 1, 2022, 4:00 pm8:00 pm

Students of Mathey College who wear their residential college apparel will be entered into a raffle for a prize and earn potential IM points for their college.

For any questions or reasonable accommodation requests, please contact Andrew Brown at ab14@princeton.edu or 609-258-3520.

Location
Stephens Fitness Center (Dillon Gym)
Leadership in Practice: Experiences of a US Marine Corps Officer
Health and Wellness Speaker Series
Wed, Nov 2, 2022, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

This class is an interactive discussion on leadership that takes Marine Corps leadership concepts and combines them with common sense to offer best practices to unlock your leadership potential.  The instructor will share some personal stories of leading Marines and discuss what it means to be a leader 24/7.

Location
Dillon Gym Tower Conference Room
Exercise and Energy
Health and Wellness Speaker Series
Thu, Nov 3, 2022, 12:00 pm12:45 pm

This class provides an overview of the energy systems involved during exercise.  Basic concepts will be presented for the lay person, including (1) fuel sources (carbs/fat/protein) to generate energy for muscle contraction; (2) aerobic exercise v anaerobic exercise energy sources; (3) influence of exercise intensity and duration on energy…

Faculty & Staff Appreciation Night
Theme Night
Mon, Nov 7, 2022, 4:00 pm8:00 pm

Faculty and Staff who wear Princeton University department apparel will be entered into a raffle for a prize.

For any questions or reasonable accommodation requests, please contact Andrew Brown at ab14@princeton.edu or 609-258-3520.

Location
Stephens Fitness Center (Dillon Gym)
It Worked for Me! The Healthy Skeptic’s Guide to Testimonials
Health and Wellness Speaker Series
Wed, Nov 9, 2022, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

Testimonials endorsing the therapeutic value of health and fitness products, services and practices are often very persuasive.  This class will provide a skeptical examination of such testimonials.  It will address how they are often faked, how they are often erroneous when sincerely offered, what they don’t tell us and how they…

Lake Carnegie
Fitness Challenge
Thu, Nov 10, 2022, 8:00 am8:00 pm

Participants row 1,000 meters on Concept 2 Rower, run/walk 1 mile on Life Fitness Treadmill and ride 1 mile on Life Fitness Upright Bike.

For any questions or reasonable accommodation requests, please contact Andrew Brown at ab14@princeton.edu or 609-258-3520.

Location
Stephens Fitness Center (Dillon Gym)
Fitness Strategies for the Corporate Athlete
Health and Wellness Speaker Series
Thu, Nov 10, 2022, 11:00 am11:45 am

The stress of the work and the corporate world can wear down our fitness and negatively impact our health.  This presentation will identify the health risks and provide approaches for reducing risks of chronic disease and improving health through nutrition and movement.

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Puzzler
Engagement Activity
Mon, Nov 14, 2022Tue, Nov 15, 2022

Participants guess the weight of a pumpkin. The person with the closest guess, wins a prize.

For any questions or reasonable accommodation requests, please contact Andrew Brown at ab14@princeton.edu or 609-258-3520.

Location
Stephens Fitness Center (Dillon Gym)