Healthy Thanksgiving Dinner: Monday, November 23, Hartness Pavilion

  On Monday, November 23, Dining Services will be offering a Healthy Thanksgiving meal at 5:30 p.m. in Hartness Pavilion.   The event is FREE for the Furman community.   The tentative menu will include many delicious and healthy items.  Plant-based (vegan) and gluten-free items will be available for those on special diets.   Example offerings […]

Furman Culinary Club cooking workshop: “Farm to Table”

Furman students are invited to attend the next Furman Culinary Club cooking workshop:  “Farm to Table”.  This event is a celebration of local foods from the Furman Farm and Upstate community. The workshop will be held from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 7 in the Plyer Hall Kitchen (by the greenhouse). Students will work […]

Furman Dining for Life: Dinner & a Movie “Fed Up”

    Furman Dining Services presents a Dining for Life event:  an educational dinner and movie.  On Wednesday, October 28, we will screen Katie Couric’s documentary “Fed Up”.  Fed Up discusses the obesity epidemic and particularly examines the influence of sugar in the diet. Aramark Regional Dietitian Kelley Magowan and I will be facilitating discussion […]

Meet the Fall 2015 FIT Rx Trainers!

  This fall, thirteen Health Science majors are participating in the FIT Rx Internship in Individualized Exercise Prescription.  They will receive academic credit for learning how exercise is medicine and applying the fundamentals with our faculty, staff, and spouses.  As you can see, they are excited to help you begin or improve your exercise program. I am pleased to […]

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, […]