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Physical Fitness Program

The Physical Fitness Program is a 3 week one-on-one program for those who want to learn more about the different types of exercise recommended by the American College of Sports Medicine. Participants will receive detailed information about the benefits and different types of aerobic exercises, strength training and flexibility. The program provides easy-to-understand information and many handouts for specific aerobic exercises, strength training exercises and flexibility exercises.

Cost of program: $15 for the 3 weeks (financial waiver available if needed)

Participants will meet with a wellness coach each week for one hour.

Disability Services: Our goal is to provide beneficial services to all members of the UVU community. If you need accommodations for any of our programs or services, please contact us at sgraves@uvu.edu or 801-863-6481. We look forward to working with you!

Resources

  • The American College of Sports Medicine
  • The National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • American Dietetic Association
  • Mayo Clinic

Registration Form

 
Name:
Email:
Phone Number:
UVID:
What time can you meet? Each session will last 60 minutes. (Please give a specific time that you would be able to meet every week.)
 
     


Program Outline

Session 1:
  • ACSM Recommendations
  • Benefits of Physical Activity
  • Identifying and Addressing Barriers
  • Aerobic Exercise Overview
  • Benefits and Types of Aerobic Exercise
  • Guidelines and Tips
  • Staying Hydrated
Session 2:
  • Strength Training Overview
  • Benefits and Types of Strength Training
  • Strength Training Basics
  • Body Composition
  • Creating and Maintaining Bone Strength
  • Exercising with Injuries
  • Carbohydrate and Protein Consumption
Session 3:
  • Flexibility Overview
  • Benefits and Types of Flexibility
  • Physiology of Flexibility
  • Assessing your Flexibility
  • Fat Consumption