GHS LoseWell Weight Management Program

As a part of the Furman employee wellness initiative, Furman will be offering the Greenville Health System LoseWell Weight Management Program this summer for Furman employees and spouses/ partners. To sign up or for more information, please contact GHS Health Coach Margaret Barest at mbarest@ghs.org (click graphic below to enlarge)  

Summer Group Exercise Schedule

The Furman Fitness Center will offer a variety of Group Exercise Classes this summer including Boot Camp, Beginner Body Fit (weight training), Body Fit, Aqua Fitness, and Mindful Movement. Click on the schedules below to enlarge. Hope to see you there!

Furman Fitness Center Summer Activities

Looking for a way to staff active this summer?  Check out the Summer Activities that will be hosted by the Furman Fitness Center: Training for the Red, White, & Blue Shoes 5K Run Looking to run your first 5K or improve your current race time?  Mickey McCauley will be available to provide a 10 week […]

Moonlight Breakfast: Green Monster Smoothie Samples!

Need a study break while preparing for finals?  Stop by the Charles E. Daniel Dining Hall Moonlight Breakfast on Wednesday, 4/27 from 9-11 p.m. for a quick study break. Back by popular demand, we are serving Green Monster Smoothies!  Be sure to stop by for a sample!

FUEL Plates in the Charles E. Daniel Dining Hall

  Looking for a healthy meal while dining on the Furman campus?  Check out these healthy examples from the Charles E. Daniel Dining Hall.  Each plate is one half vegetables and/or fruits, one quarter whole grains or potatoes, and one quarter lean protein source.  Furman employees may dine in the large “all you care to eat” section for $5. […]

Healthy Dining Night in the Paddock

Dining Services will be launching a Healthy Dining Night on Wednesday, March 23 beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Paddock.   Sample the new healthier menu items and stop in for a free Zumba or yoga class!

Healthy Eating on Furman Campus

Special thanks to Aramark General Manager Adam Summer and Chef Ralph MacRina for providing my wellness students with a cooking demonstration and tour of the Charles E. Daniel Dining Hall this week. Adam discussed many of the healthy options that are available in the dining hall and Chef Ralph demonstrated how to make an easy homemade Honey […]

Culinary Club Workshop: Healthy 30 minute meals

Special thanks to Leah Pope and Kathryn Clark for leading our Culinary Club workshop this past weekend featuring “Healthy 30 minute meals.”  We enjoyed quite a feast. For those who were not able to attend, here is a sampling of the recipes that we made.  Click the links for the recipes that inspired us. Burrito […]

Culinary Club Workshop- Healthy 30 minute meals

  Attention Furman students!: The Furman Culinary Club will be hosting a healthy cooking workshop featuring 30 minute meals.  The workshop will be led by Leah Pope and Kathryn Clark and will be held on Sunday, February 28 from 4-6 p.m. in the Plyer Cooking Lab (Room 144). Space is limited.  To reserve a spot, sign […]

Meet the Spring 2016 FIT Rx Trainers!

  This semester 13 of our outstanding Health Science majors are participating in an internship in individualized exercise assessment and prescription called FIT Rx.  They learn how exercise can be used to improve many health outcomes and earn academic credit by applying these principles directly with our faculty, staff, and dependents.   I am pleased to […]