Welcome Home – Live Fit @ the Union


Tuesday March 4th !!!

presenting: Live Fit @ the Union

Welcome Home to more fun @ the Union!  Live Fit will be a full day of free, healthy activities run by yours truly, the A.S. Aztec Recreation team. We have incorporated many of your favorite healthy interests and activities from fitness, wellness, nutrition, meditation to adventure, watersports, bowling and much more! This day will basically have it all. Whether you are just able to cruise on over for only one of these events, a few, or even hang out with us for the whole day, we welcome you.

Live Fit @ the Union Schedule:

  • 8am – 10pm:  Free workout at the ARC Express
    Cardio in natural lighting
    Cardio at the ARC Express. 3rd Floor of the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union. Free access on March 4, 2014.

    Not an ARC member, yet? Try out the ARC Express for a free workout on us.  With all the new innovative equipment you’re sure to get an amazing workout on the 3rd floor @ the Union. Stay motivated with the newest and most advanced workout equipment in the fitness market today, such as the TRX, Synrgy 360, Core .., and much more. Bring your I.D. if you are not a member. Being that this equipment is so new, most people aren’t sure how to use it which is why we have arranged for FREE half-hour small group classes so you can learn (starting at noon – read on)

  • Introduction to Meditation Classes
    Close your eyes. Think of a really stressful time you had in your life; were finals the first thing that popped in your head? No, I am not a mind reader – students claim that finals are the number one cause of their stress.  We have organized an INTRODUCTION TO MEDITATION class presented by our own Counseling and Psych Dept. in “Park Boulevard” Conference Room located on the first floor of the Student Union. Take the mystery out of meditation and conquer finals, don’t let them conquer you. We have several times to give meditation a try:
    10am – 10:30am
    12pm – 12:30pm
    1pm – 1:30pm
    4pm – 4:30pm
  • Healthy Eating on Campus
    With Spring Break right around the corner there’s no better time to eat healthy right here on campus! SDSU Health Promotion presents 30-minute HEALTHY EATING WORKSHOPS. Meet in “The Mesa” Conference Room on the hour every hour from 10am-3pm.
    10am – 10:30am
    11am – 11:30am
    12pm – 12:30pm
    1pm – 1:30pm
    2pm – 2:30pm
    3pm – 3:30pm 
  • 11am – 1:30pm : Information booths
    Visit booths to learn about Aztec Recreation and several wellness entities on campus, from student governance like our own A.S. Recreation and Wellness Commission, to student clubs focused on careers in the health and fitness fields. Get a ticket for a FREE tote bag to redeem at the ARC Express when stop by one of our Information booths.
  • 12 – 12:30pm and 12:30 – 1pm : TRX Small Group Classes
    TRX Suspension system
    The TRX apparatus enables participants to get a full body workout. Learn how with small group training classes.

    Whether you’re just beginning your journey into fitness or pushing towards your summit, TRX Training gives you a scalable, sustainable, fun, effective approach to help you achieve your personal best. Now you might be thinking to yourself, “But wait I have never used one before and don’t know how.” No worries, stop by the ARC Express for a FREE half-hour demonstration illustrating how to use the TRX. Bring your I.D. if you are not a member.

  • 1:30pm – 3:30pm: Free massages
    Need to get your date a gift for Valentine’s Day but can’t afford anything nice? We got you covered; just say you are treating them to a massage on March 4th (they don’t need to know it was free). Have an awkward gap between classes and don’t know where to go? The Wellness Lounge team of professionals will be giving FREE massages in “Park Boulevard” Conference Room located at the Student Union. Unwind relax and take advantage of these free massages.
  • 3:30 – 5pm and 5:30-7pm: Beat the Pro
    With the Olympics in season, it seemed only appropriate to give Aztec Lanes a competitive edge. For all of those who think they got game (I mean at bowling of course) start practicing and choose your lucky ball. We are bringing in Pros to add some friendly (and entertaining) competition. Advance registration opens Feb 24 at Aztec Lanes .
  • 4 – 4:30pm and 4:30 – 5pm : Synrgy 360 Small Group Classes
    Synrgy 360
    The Synrgy 360 Apparatus includes several workout stations. Join our small group classes March 4 to learn more.

    Because the exercises performed on the Synrgy 360 mimic familiar movements of everyday life and let you adjust to scale your workouts to your fitness level, you’ll acquire greater strength and stamina for everyday physical exertions. Synrgy 360 activities are designed to improve sports performance and endurance while increasing the lean muscle mass that revs-up your metabolism to turn you into a calorie-burning-machine.

  • 5:30pm – 6:30pm: Biggest Zumba Dance class ever at SDSU!
    What kind of event would we be putting on if we didn’t get to squeeze a little dance party in, am I right? We are going to be hosting our BIGGEST Zumba class yet in the fabulous Montezuma Hall.  We have brought in one of the ARC’s best instructors, Liana T. Be a part of this one-time special event. As if this wasn’t cool enough, the first 100 participants get a free tote bag! Any level is welcome, no dance skills required. Arrive early and bring your I.D.
  • 6pm:  Free Movie Night
    We are thrilled to present never before seen movie screenings of 180 Degrees South and Slow is Fast.  In our feature film, 180 Degrees South you’ll get shipwrecked off Easter Island, surf the longest wave- and prepare yourself to ascend Cerro Corcovado. This film takes viewers on a wild adventure into nature following adventurer Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia. Slow is Fast is a short film filmed in September 2012; Dan Malloy, Kanoa Zimmerman and Kellen Keene rode bikes down the California coast hoping to see their home state in a new slower-paced light — surfing, camping, staying with friends and lending a hand wherever they could to earn their keep. Movie screenings are sponsored by your own wilderness and watersports Aztec Recreation programs: Aztec Adventures and Mission Bay Aquatic Center. Pick up your free tickets at the ARC Climbing Wall or Mission Bay Aquatic Center. Doors open at 6pm and screenings start at 6:30pm. First 75 arrivals get a FREE Klean Kanteen BPA-free stainless steel water bottle. Watch the trailer for our feature, 180 Degrees South, below.
  • 7pm – 8pm: SDSU’s Biggest Yoga Class
    ARC yoga classes are more popular than ever; so we decided to amp it up. We invite you to attend the LARGEST Yoga class at SDSU yet (our records show that the biggest yoga class so far is 105 people – so set us straight by commenting below if that’s not right).  This is much more than just a class; we are opening the doors of the gorgeous Montezuma Hall in the new Student Union to inspire and relax you and maybe even create a closer-knit yoga community. Mat supply is our only limit, so please bring a mat if you own one. Arrive early and bring your I.D.

Article by: Reyanne Mustafa

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