In conjunction with the UC BikeShare program, NEW U is hosting group bike rides on the Perkiomen Trail! Group bike rides will run April 1st – May 1st, every Tuesday & Thursday from 12:00 pm-12:55 pm. All levels are welcome! Meet outside of the Campus Safety Office at noon. Bring your own bike or rent one through the BikeShare Program. Sign up on UCBikeShare’s website for $10 per year. Please remember: Prior to riding, you must fill out a waiver, which can be found at the Fitness Center. Bring your helmet.They are not provided however they are mandatory. Be sure to bring a water bottle
NEW U Collegeville to the Coast of California Walking Challenge You have been challenged to walk 2,964 miles across the United States! Along with your fellow walkers, you will race from Collegeville, PA to Carmel Beach on the Coast of California! This fun fitness journey will begin Tuesday, April 1st and will run through Tuesday, May 13th. Now that the WalkingWorks® Challenge has begun… Get ready to start stepping! Be sure to put your pedometer on first thing in the morning. The program is simple—just track the time you spend walking during the week. Remember to log your walking steps
The program is designed to increase the amount of physical activity that employees engage in during working hours. The Stairs Challenge encourages employees to use the stairs in lieu of the elevator. By adding a few steps a day into your work routine you can increase your physical activity as well as improve your overall health and well-being. The Challenge begins March 3rd and runs through March 30th. We hope to see you on the stairs!
Sign Up Now! The Chair Challenge is a four week program designed to increase the amount of N.E.A.T. (Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis/Time) employees perform during working and nonworking hours. The Chair Challenge encourages employees to take N.E.A.T. physical activity breaks throughout the day. Performing these types of breaks will help with refocusing and clearing the mind, reduce stress levels, enhance blood flow and caloric burning, and provide a multitude of other physiological, social, emotional and intellectual benefits!