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Spring tune up

May 18, 2014

We never hesitate to spend on vehicle maintenance, from new brakes to oil changes to tunes ups we invest money in our cars every day, month and year.  Yet when we talk about investing in the most important vehicle we own, our body, we hesitate.  Gym memberships are a luxury, and forget about personal training sessions.  Our bodies carry us through life all day – every day.  How we go through life in our body vehicle depends on how well we maintain it. Don’t hesitate – invest in your body.

Bring your body in for a spring tune up and get in top running condition in time for summer. Recreation Services here on campus offers a number of different options from imagespersonal training to lifestyle assessments. Sign up as an individual or with a partner and let us help you get on track to a healthier active lifestyle.

No matter what your age or fitness level, everyone can benefit from a personal trainer at one time or another. Working with a personal trainer, you can achieve your fitness goals – goals as modest as touching your toes again or as ambitious as preparing for a marathon. Each of us is unique; we all have different goals, ambitions and desires. A personal trainer can help you attain your aspirations – how?  Your personal trainer will:

-Assess your current level of fitness

-Listen to you and your goals and then;

-Devise a personal training program to achieve these goals in a safe environment,

-Educate you about the fundamentals as well as the proper and safe use of all the equipment.

-Organize your training sessions according to your schedule

-Continue to encourage and motivate you through creative and fun exercise programming

Life just seems much easier when you are active – and it’s not just the body that benefits from exercise. Exercise triggers chemical changes in the brain that can have a powerful and positive effect on mental health. The ability to deal with the daily demands of hard work and play more effectively is one of the most underestimated side effects of fitness – and one of the best!