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Monday September 15th
Health Programs & Services
Muscle of the Month- Elliptical Challenge
Location: Preston Center Fitness Center

Muscle of the Month: August/September
Elliptical Challenge

Do you have big fitness or weight-loss goals this semester? Start it off right by participating in the September Muscle of the Month Challenge. An Elliptical provides great cardiovascular exercise, targeting major muscle groups of the lower and upper body. Cardiovascular exercise promotes a healthy heart, lungs, and vascular system. Start this semester by challenging yourself. Complete as many miles as possible on any Elliptical in the Fitness Center!


  • Notify a FC Attendant before you begin
  • Use any Elliptical in the Fitness Center
  • Treadmills, bikes, and the track do not count for this challenge
  • When you finish, alert a FC Attendant to record your miles on the MOM board (full miles only)
  • Participate as many times as you can
  • The winner will be the person who completes the most miles throughout the month of September
  • Preston Center employees will be in their own category, separate from everyone else
  • The male and female who complete the most miles will win a $15 Dick’s Sporting Goods Gift Card
  • Each time you participate, your name will be entered into a raffle for one of two $10 Dick’s Sporting Goods Gift Cards
  • Participate at least twice in the month to receive WellU® credit


Intramural Ultimate Frisee Registration
Location: Preston Center

Ultimate Frisbee

Registration Dates: September 1st, 2014- September 15th, 2014
Captain Meetings: September 16th, 2014
Play Begins: September 20th, 2014

More information to come!

Intramural Kickball
Location: Preston Center


Registration Begins: September 8th, 2014- September 15th, 2014
Captain Meeting: September 16th, 2014
Play Begins: September 19th, 2014

More information to come!

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

Health Programs & Services
MapWorks Survey
Location: Survery is Taken Online

MAP-Works Survery
Date: September 14th- September 28th
Location: ONLINE

MAP-Works is a web-based survey given to all undergraduate students at WKU. By taking the survey, it helps you identify your areas of strength and weakness, and helps us connect you to important faculty, staff, and resources on campus to ensure your success here at WKU. By taking the survey, not only are you taking an important step towards maintaining progress on earning your degree, but you are also entered into winning prizes!

You will receive TWO WellU Credits by completing this event!

ORAC: Mtn Bike/Trail Run Mondays 1
Location: Weldon Peete Park

Mtn Bike/Trail Run Mondays

Location: Weldon Peete Park
Date: September 15th, 2014
Time: 5:30pm
Pre-Trip Meeting: N/A
Cost: Free! ($5 for bike rental)

Bowling Green has a mountain biking/hiking trail! Join us Monday evenings in September and October for mountain biking or trail running. You choose. Bring your own bike or rent one of ours for $5. Meet at the ORAC office at 5:30pm and we’ll head over to Weldon Peete.

Intramural Combine Registration
Location: Preston Center


Registration Begins: September 15th, 2014- September 22, 2014
Captain Meeting: N/A
Play Begins: September 25th, 2014

More information to come!

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.

 Last Modified 7/22/13