FUEL: Improve Your Health– One Plate a Time

Interested in improving your eating habits?  Join us on Fridays from 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. in the Physical Activities Center for a 10 week healthy eating program.  Learn how diet affects health, how to prepare healthy items quickly and affordably, and sample many new healthy recipes.

FIT Rx: Free Individualized Exercise Training for Faculty, Staff, and Spouses

  Would you like to begin an exercise program but don’t know where to begin?  Or are you bored with your current exercise routine and interested in making it more effective and enjoyable? Furman Health Sciences majors are eager to help you meet your goals. This fall, twelve HSC majors will learn how regular exercise […]

Fall 2015 Group Exercise Class Schedule

  Welcome back Paladins!  Please join us for our group exercise classes that begin August 25! (Click on the images below to enlarge)  

Furman Fitness Center Summer Bike Rides, 5K Training, Hikes, Dodgeball, and Rollerblading

The Furman Fitness Center will be hosting a variety of activities this summer– beginner and intermediate group bike rides, 5K training programs, hikes, dodge ball, and rollerblading.  The fitness center has 5 bikes & helmets that can be used on a first requested, first reserved basis.  Informed consent forms must be completed prior to participation. […]

Summer Group Exercise Classes

The Group Exercise Program will be offering morning Boot Camp, lunchtime Body Fit, and evening Mindful- Movement based yoga classes this summer.  Click on the images below to enlarge the schedules. Hope to see you there!     CLASS DESCRIPTIONS BOOT CAMP- An energizing blend of aerobic and resistance training exercises to train your entire […]

STUDY DAY RECHARGE! Mark your calendars!

  Back by Popular Demand! Be sure to visit our Study Day Recharge on Wednesday, April 29 in Library Room 041.  Refreshments and chair massages will be offered at 5 p.m. This will be our largest event yet!   The Menu ~ Tex-Mex Kale Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing Fresh kale with black beans, corn, […]

Meet the Spring FIT Rx Trainers!

We have a very talented and energetic group of students participating in the FIT Rx internship in individualized exercise prescription for Spring 2015.  These eighteen students will be working directly with 75 members of the Furman Faculty, Staff, and spouses to implement exercise programs that improve health outcomes. Meet the Spring 2015 FIT Rx trainers!: […]

Furman Group Exercise Classes Spring 2015

Furman Fitness Center Group Exercise classes begin next week, Monday, January 12. Our classes are taught at multiple levels so you can tailor your workout to your own fitness level.  We even have a Beginner Body Fit (weight training) Class exclusively for our new exercisers. Hope to see you there! (click on the images below […]

Students Prep for Finals with Study Day Recharge

Our third bi-annual Study Day Recharge was a huge success!  Almost 200 students enjoyed healthy refreshments and chair massages in the library this past Wednesday as we kicked off final exam week. This event is sponsored by the Furman Culinary Club, Department of Health Sciences, and Furman Library. What was on the menu?  It was […]

FUEL Spring 2015 Registration Open!

Registration is now open for the Spring 2015 session of FUEL.  Over the past five years, more than 140 faculty, staff, and spouses have learned how to transform health– one plate at a time. FUEL uses a simple plate-based model to guide food choices.  Participants are encouraged to conform meals toward the FUEL plate which […]