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National Employee Health and Fitness Day

 

 

Vanderbilt Celebrates
National Employee Health and Fitness Day
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Join the celebration as Vanderbilt recognizes National Employee Health and Fitness Day!

Thank You To Our Sponsors

• Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center (VRWC) • Health Plus • Vanderbilt Dayani Center • Vanderbilt Heart Institute •
Medical Center Dining Services • Children’s Hospital Dining Services • Campus Dining

Activities throughout the day have been created to inspire changes in eating, physical activity, or personal and environmental health.
Please check back for updates.

6:30 am – 8:30 am Grab and Go Breakfast At These Locations (While supplies last)

Breakfast to include fruit / bagel / peanut butter or fat free cream cheese.

  • One Hundred Oaks Entrance A
  • Medical Center North Round Shuttle Drop-off
  • 21st at Crossing in front of the Main Vanderbilt Library
  • Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center

10:00 – 2:00 pm Know Your Numbers

Outside Eskind Library provided by Health Plus

11:00 am – 1:00 pm Taste Healthy Samples

11:30 am – 12:15 pm VandyWalks

  • Walking Wednesday starts at Medical Center North Round Shuttle Drop Off at 11:30 am and continues to Children’s Hospital at 11:40 am. Join at either location. Walk for 30 minutes.

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Zumba on the Lawn

  • Zumba on the lawn between Light Hall and Veterans Administration (VA) Hospital

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Free Smoothie King Samples at the VRWC location.


2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Vandy Cooks

  • Vandy Cooks Recipes and Samples at the VRWC in the Demonstration Kitchen with Marilyn Holmes – Versatile Rhubarb – Early Tennessee Crop

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Van-Fitathan

Total body workout lead by expert fitness associates with prizes given to all who complete. For a printed schedule, please click here.

  • 4:00 pm – Warm-up
  • 4:10 pm – 1st Event 100 Jumping Jacks & 100 Crunches / Sit-ups
  • 4:25 pm – 2nd Event 50 Body Squats & 50 push-ups / modified push-ups
  • 4:40 pm – 3rd Event 1 mile Walk or Run
  • 4:55 pm – Cool Down
  • 5:00 pm – Prize to all who complete all 3 events

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Bike Shop Repair – Bring Your Bikes!

Cumberland Transit will be here performing bike repairs in front of the Outdoor Recreation Center at 2600 Children’s Way behind the VRWC.

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Master Class

  • Master Class (Six 20 minute sessions) in the VRWC Field House during the 2 hours (Zumba, Turbo Kick, Boot Camp, Yoga, Pilates, No Equipment Necessary). Come for one or all six sessions.
  • 5:00 – 5:20 pm Zumba
  • 5:20 – 5:40 pm No Equipment Necessary (strength workout)
  • 5:40 – 6:00 pm Kickboxing
  • 6:00 – 6:20 pm Boot Camp
  • 6:20 – 6:40 pm Pilates
  • 6:40 – 7:00 pm Yoga

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Vandy Fun Run/Walk

  • Starts inside the VRWC Field House with 1, 2, and 3 mile options.
  • Click here for map of run/walk

Throughout the day:

  • Exercise FREE at the following locations: Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and the Vanderbilt Dayani Center.
  • 7:30 am – 5:30 pm Health Plus will provide Know Your Numbers  at the VRWC.
  • Look for prizes in various stairwells around campus provided by VRWC and Wellness Commodores as an incentive to faculty / staff for taking the stairs.
  • Win prizes for your healthy choices with the Active Photo Hashtag Contest
    • Add Vanderbilt Rwc on Facebook or @VandyRec on Twitter.
    • Post pictures of yourself being active, eating right, or making other healthy choices. Tag the VRWC and hashtag #VandyFit to be entered for a drawing.
    • Three door prizes will be drawn throughout the day
      • Isokinetics Chest Strap Heart Rate Monitor
      • $40 Gift Certificate to Pangaea Clothing & Jewelry
      • Gift card to Loews Hotel Dinner for 2
  • 1 – 2 minute Chair Massages from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm & 4:30 to 6:30 pm sponsored by VRWC
  • Blubber Busters display – Junk food lovers beware!
  • Outdoor Recreation Center Adventures Display and Handouts

 

Contact Marilyn Holmes for more information