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Monday October 20th
Self Defense
Location: Multi-Purpose Room (Preston)

Self Defense of the Wing Chun System

September 11th - November 6th
Thursdays Nights

6:00pm -7:30pm

Located in Preston Center Multipurpose Room.

This is an 8 week course introducing the Wing Chun Martial Arts.

-Increase strength, stanima and fitness
-Practice strategies to avoid conflict
-Develop confidence and self esteem

Pre-Registration required in the Health & Fitness Lab: 

Students $25
Faculty/Staff $30
Community $35

Big Red Boot Camp
Location: Dance Studio

 Big Red Boot Camp

A group training for students, faculty, staff and community members who are committed to improving or challenging their current fitness levels. 60 minutes will have you working out in the Preston Center dance studio, basketball courts, and track. Workouts will consist of interval training, resistance training, cardiovascular work, and flexibility training. This program is designed for those wanting to challenge their fitness level or for those who want to simply get in-shape.

Program Information:

September 15th - November 21st

Monday, Wednesday & Friday mornings from 6:10am-7:10am

 Cost: Students $55    Faculty/Staff- $60   Community Members-$65

Please register in the Health & Fitness Lab, Preston Center room 20a.

 Make sure you bring your WKU ID to receive credit and/or sign in!

To receive WellU credit, you will only have to participate in atleast 50% of the boot camp sessions.

Health Programs & Services
Muscle of the Month- Stretching Challenge
Location: Preston Center Fitness Center

We all know that we need to stretch, but we don’t always get around to it. Make it a priority this month with the stretching challenge! Stretching before and after exercise has many benefits including enhancement of exercise performance, reduced muscle tension, increased range of motion in the joints, and increased blood circulation throughout the body. Learn how to perform one foam rolling exercise and two static stretching exercises by participating in this month’s challenge. Although you can only participate once per day, you may participate as many days as possible throughout the month of October. Every participant will be entered into a drawing for one of three $10 Walmart gift cards. The more you participate the more your name will be entered! 

Each participant will complete three different stretching exercises:
    -Foam Roll Hamstrings
    -Anterior Stretching Machine
    -Posterior Stretching Machine (Hamstrings/Calves)
Notify a FC Attendant before participating.
If you are new to these stretches, ask a FC Attendant to demonstrate before participating.
Perform each stretch for the designated amount of time before moving to the next stretch.
FC Attendant will record your participation on the MOM Board and enter your name into the MOM Raffle.
Participate as many times throughout May to increase your score.

Patrons can participate once per day.
Patrons must participate twice in order to receive WellU Credit.

Health Programs & Services
Relationship Skills Group
Location: Counseling & Testing Center, 4th Floor

Health Programs & Services
Big Red Bench Off
Location: Preston Center Fitness Center

Big Red Bench Off

The Big Red Bench Off is an upper body muscular strength competition that will be held in the Fitness Center. Competitors will be allowed four attempts (maximum 20 minutes) to complete 1 rep max (RM). The winner will then be determined by the highest percentage based upon their 1RM relative to their bodyweight. (1RM=300lbs, Body weight=180lbs, 300/180=166.7%).

Sign up for the Big Red Bench Off! Walk-ins are welcome, but subject to availability. To make an appointment, or for more information, stop by the Health and Fitness Lab (room 20A in the Preston Center).

All participants must sign a consent form/waiver!
Each participant will have 20 minutes to complete their 1 rep max.


  • Participants must use a closed grip (thumb around bar)
  • The lifter must lie on his/her back with head, shoulders, and butt in full contact on the bench. This position must be maintained throughout the attempt.
  • Feet must remain flat on the floor at all times.
  • Participants must show control of the weight at all times while lowering the bar to touch the chest and back to full elbow extension (no bouncing!!)
  • A Health and Fitness Lab staff member will judge each lift. If any of the above criteria are not met, the lift will be invalid.

Intramural Badminton
Location: Preston Center


Registration Begins: October 20th, 2014- October 27th, 2014
Captain Meeting: At the event
Play Begins: November 1st, 2014

More information to come!

Intramural 3 on 3 Ball
Location: Preston Center

3 on 3 Ball

Registration Begins: October 20th, 2014- November 3rd, 2014
Captain Meeting: November 4th, 2014
Play Begins: November 10th, 2014

More information to come!

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