Exercise is Medicine on Campus Month

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Free EIM Month Workshops

The workshops during our Exercise is Medicine Month focuses on the sharing of knowledge in areas surrounding the 5 components of physical fitness. Organized to be interactive and encouraging, our workshops are suitable for people with all levels of fitness and help improve your Cardiovascular endurance, Muscular strength, Muscular endurance, Flexibility and Body composition.

Overview of EIM Month Training Workshops

Our EIM Month Training Workshops are FREE to Join and registration is open to staff, students, spouses, Alumni and retirees, on a first come, first served basis and space is limited.

 

Due to limited space, in a case of a no show, all further sign ups of those that fail to attend will be automatically placed on a waiting-list. 

Registration for the event will open up one week in advance at 9:00 am in the morning.

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Increase your Muscular Strength

Being physically strong helps you move and lift heavier objects with ease, which can make day-to-day tasks much easier. Join our muscular strength workshops to learn how to become stronger through fitness training. The training programme will focus on fitness exercises targeting the major muscle groups, as our trainers give exercise technique guidance.

6-Oct

19:00-20:00

CSE Active

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Yoga for Flexibility

Flexibility is an important component of physical fitness as it allows us to work through a larger range of motion. Join our Yoga session that aims to increase your flexibility, reducing stress and relieving tension in tight muscles. Participants of all levels of fitness and abilities are welcome.

11-Oct

13:00-14:00

Main Library

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Improve Muscular Endurance

Work on your muscle endurance with our workshops that target training the muscles to withstand exercise for longer periods of time without getting fatigued. Muscular endurance is important in everyday activities, such as climbing stairs or carrying a heavy bag of groceries. Join us as we teach you how to improve your muscle endurance.

13-Oct

12:00-13:00

B-Active

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Cardiovascular Endurance Training

Come join us for a great cardio session that really gets the heart pumping. Cardiovascular endurance, or cardio, is important for strengthening your heart and lungs, which help to deliver oxygen and nutrients throughout your body. Learn how to improve your cardio with the use of cardio exercises and machines that can be found in our fitness centres.

14-Oct

15:00-16:00

B-Active

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Training for better Body Composition

Improving your body composition consists of lowering your body fat percentage and increasing your muscle mass. Come join our workshops on training for a better body composition, in which you will learn exercises and training programming that help target both these goals for a better body composition.

19-Oct

13:00-14:00

B-Active

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Increase your Muscular Strength

Being physically strong helps you move and lift heavier objects with ease, which can make day-to-day tasks much easier. Join our muscular strength workshops to learn how to become stronger through fitness training. The training programme will focus on fitness exercises targeting the major muscle groups, as our trainers give exercise technique guidance.

20-Oct

19:00-20:00

CSE Active

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Cardiovascular Endurance Training

Come join us for a great cardio session that really gets the heart pumping. Cardiovascular endurance, or cardio, is important for strengthening your heart and lungs, which help to deliver oxygen and nutrients throughout your body. Learn how to improve your cardio with the use of cardio exercises and machines that can be found in our fitness centres.

21-Oct

15:00-16:00

B-Active

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Yoga for Flexibility

Flexibility is an important component of physical fitness as it allows us to work through a larger range of motion. Join our Yoga session that aims to increase your flexibility, reducing stress and relieving tension in tight muscles. Participants of all levels of fitness and abilities are welcome.

25-Oct

13:00-14:00

Main Library

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Improve Muscular Endurance

Work on your muscle endurance with our workshops that target training the muscles to withstand exercise for longer periods of time without getting fatigued. Muscular endurance is important in everyday activities, such as climbing stairs or carrying a heavy bag of groceries. Join us as we teach you how to improve your muscle endurance.

26-Oct

14:00-15:00

B-Active

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Training for better Body Composition

Improving your body composition consists of lowering your body fat percentage and increasing your muscle mass. Come join our workshops on training for a better body composition, in which you will learn exercises and training programming that help target both these goals for a better body composition.

28-Oct

13:00-14:00

B-Active