Group Fitness at Campus Recreation

We need your help! For 5-10 minutes of your time, you can WIN a $50 gift card.

As a Campus Recreation member, we encourage you to participate in the Campus Recreation Interest Survey to help determine the programs and events offered for spring 2018 and beyond. If you complete it by Tuesday, November 21, 2017 you can enter to WIN a $50 gift card. Encourage your peers to complete the survey for more chances to win (they simply need to list you as the referral when they complete the survey).

 For survey questions or comments, email Director, Diane Yee dyee1@msudenver.edu

 

Fall 2017 Fitness Center Schedule:
Aug. 21–Dec. 8

Monday–Thursday - 6:30 a.m.-9:50 p.m.
Friday - 6:30 a.m.-5:50 p.m.
Saturday - 9 a.m.-3:50 p.m.
Sunday - Closed

Group Fit ACE certification

Healthy Pursuits Fall 2017

Group Fitness provides varied and exciting ways to exercise.

There is no need to preregister - just "drop-in" and workout.

Group Fit Classes Available

What to Bring:
Wear comfortable workout clothing
Wear appropriate footwear for indoor classes such as tennis shoes or sneakers
Please bring water and a towel

Indoor Cycling

This low-impact, music-driven, varied-intensity workout achieves great cardio benefits and calorie burning. Our bikes are fully adjustable making this appropriate for all levels from a beginner to a seasoned cyclist. Our bikes are compatible with athletic shoes and SPD (clipless) cleats.

 

Indoor cycling class 

Strength and Cardio Classes

Ripped in 30!
Join an intense full-body workout that takes 30 minutes! Using a variety of equipment you’ll target every muscle group at a maximum level. Ripped in 30 Flyer

Total Fit
A boot camp style class that is designed to challenge strength and endurance. You will burn calories and enjoy a great workout. Total Fit Flyer

Sculpt Fusion
Sculpt Fusion combines a variety of equipment with Yoga/Pilates sequencing and cardio intervals to strengthen your body while moving to upbeat music.  Sculpt Fusion Flyer

Zumba®
Zumba® is a combination of international dance rhythms combined with dance and fitness exercises meant to engage and captivate for life! Every class feels like a party. ‌ Zumba Flyer

Health Benefits Of Group Exercise

Students exercising in an indoor basketball court

Exercise is a great way to feel better, have fun, and offers many health benefits. Plus, with group workouts, there is less pressure and you'll have the chance to meet new people on campus!


The health benefits of exercise include:

  • Fewer health conditions and reduced chance for disease
  • Improves mood
  • Boosts energy
  • Promotes better sleep
  • Helps control cholesterol
  • Helps lower blood pressure
  • Reduces the risk of heart disease, heart attack, and stroke
  • Increased flexibility
  • Decreases the chance for osteoporosis
  • Reduces stress and anxiety for some

10 healthy choices to live a better life:

  • Get 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity, or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity each week
  • Strength train at least two days a week
  • Get eight hours of sleep each night
  • Use deep breathing to reduce stress
  • Eat a well balanced diet
  • Ride your bike or walk to school
  • Prepare meals ahead of time so eating healthy is convenient
  • Take group classes to stay motivated
  • Take time to be healthy
  • Find a good balance between work and play
  • Drink eight 8oz glasses of water per day

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