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Wellness

Fall 2022 Schedule

The Biggest Loser

Benefitting the Houston Food Bank
6 week self-paced challenge to lose the highest percentage of weight.

Eligibility
Open to UTHealth Students and Rec Center Members

Entry "Fee"
Includes: T-SHIRT for all finishers, motivation, accountability + award for The Biggest Loser!
15 non-perishable food items due by first weigh in.  Items will be donated to the Houston Food Bank.

Challenge Dates

6 Weeks: 10/3 - 11/3
First Weigh In: Monday, 10/3 between 5:30AM - 2:30PM
Weekly Weigh In: Monday and Friday between 5:30AM - 2:30PM
Final Weigh In: Friday, 11/11 between 5:30AM - 2:30PM

Rules
Everyone must weigh in on the same scale!  Numbers are based on weight loss percentage.

First Weigh In = 15 Non-Perishable Food Items (Unless turned in at registration.)
Weekly Weigh In = 1 Non-Perishable Food Item per Week
Missed Weigh In = 2 Non-Perishable Food Items
No Weight Loss = 1 Non-Perishable Food Item
Weight Gain per Pound = 1 Non-Perishable Food Item per Pound

Awards
All finishers earn a T-SHIRT + The Biggest Loser wins their choice of:
1-Initial Consultation and Fitness Assessment
1-Month Rec Center Membership

Registration
Registration is closed.


Bench Press Competition

1-rep max competition to see who can put up the most weight.

Eligibility
Open to UTHealth Students and Rec Center Members
50 Participant Maximum
Spots are Limited!

Entry "Fee"
Includes: Prize for all finishers and friendly competition!
FREE for UTHealth Students and Rec Center Members

Competition Dates

Wednesday, 10/5 from 12-1PM or 5-7PM
Thursday, 10/6 from 12-1PM or 5-7PM
Stop by anytime during these windows!

Rules
Multiple categories available for weight and sex.
A Personal Trainer will spot for safety.

Registration

Registration is closed.


Initial Consultation and Fitness Assessment (In-Person)

Identify strengths and opportunities in fitness and aide in setting attainable goals.

Includes:
Body Composition Analysis
Cardiovascular Endurance Test
Muscular Strength/Endurance Test
Flexibility Test
Body Fat Percentage

Eligibility
Open to UTHealth Students, Rec Center Members and Eligible Members

Pricing
$30 - UTHealth Students
$35 - Rec Center Members
$50 - All Other TMC Institutions

Availability
Monday - Friday 5:30AM - 2:30PM
Appointment required.
Contact Corey Jefferson, call him at 713-500-8427, or stop by to set-up!


Personal Training (In-Person)

Your goals, fitness level, schedule and medical history are all vital.
As you progress, your Certified Personal Trainer will too.

Eligibility
Open to UTHealth Students, Rec Center Members and Eligible Members

Pricing
Various sessions and packages are available by visiting the new Personal Training Rate Sheet.

Availability
Monday - Friday 5:30AM - 2:30PM
Appointment required.
Contact Corey Jefferson, call him at 713-500-8427, or stop by to set-up!


HeartCode Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Professionals

American Heart Association Certification Course (Combination eLearning + In-Person)

Recognize life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED + relieve choking safely.
Blended learning combination of self-directed eLearning (online portion) followed by a hands-on (in-person) session.
Online and in-person sessions require separate fees and registrations.
Certification by American Heart Associated is valid for 2 years upon successful completion of course.

Eligibility
Open to UTHealth Students, Rec Center Members, All Other TMC Institutions + UT System Alumni

Dates
Offered the 2nd Tuesday of Every Month:
August 9th
September 13th
October 11th
November 8th
**New Date** Now December 20th
*Minimum # of participants must be met the Friday prior to class.

Times
12:00 - 1:00PM (For up to 6 participants.)
1:15 - 2:15PM (If 12:00PM class is full.)
2:30 - 3:30PM (If 1:15PM class is full.)
Participants will be assigned a class time upon enrolling.
Registration prior to day of class is recommended!

Entry Fee
Online Portion
Paid directly to the American Heart Association:
$32.50

Hands-On Session
Paid directly to the Recreation Center:
$20 - UTHealth Students
$25 - Current Rec Center Members
$30 - All Other Texas Medical Center Institutions or UT System Alumni

Registration
Step 1: Visit https://shopcpr.heart.org/heartcode-bls to purchase + complete online training portion.
Step 2. Complete Registration Form, bring printed eLearning certificate + payment to the Rec Center to enroll for required hands-on session.
*******eLearning certificate must be submitted at time of hands-on registration.


Equipment Orientation (In-Person)

Gain confidence in the weight room and cardio area.
Learn equipment adjustments for proper biomechanics, safety and effectiveness.
Led by a Personal Trainer on a one-on-one or small group basis.

Eligibility
Open to UTHealth Students and Rec Center Members

Pricing
Free!

Availability

Monday through Friday 5:30AM to 2:30PM
Appointment required.
Contact Corey Jefferson, call at 713-500-8427, or stop by to set!