Exercise daily to look and feel great

A lifestyle rich in cardiovascular exercise and strength training gives you the energy you need to tackle each day. During the second step of Freshman Fusion in October, continue to learn the benefits of healthy living and discover new workouts to help you stay physically active!  SPLASH - DASH - FIT - DODGE - CLIMB during the Campus Recreation PINK Week events October 19-24.  Participate in any event this month and earn a Live it Up! Exercise Band.

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Thursday, October 2
7pm                Cowden Stressbusters
NAU Stressbusters busts stress by providing free backrubs and are an excellent wellness resource for you!  Any freshman can stop by anytime between 7-8pm for your free backrub.
Location:  Cowden Hall

Thursday, October 9
5pm                 Bazinga Riders- Bring your water bottle to fill with fruit-infused water!
Sheldon and Penny are inviting you to a cardiovascular journey! Enjoy the humor of your favorite show while challenging yourself with sprints, climbs, and jumps. Peddle to two Big Bang Theory shows (6-6:30p) and (6:30-7p) - or stick around for both shows! This intense workout is designed to increase your cardiovascular endurance with high energy while accompanying you with your comedy favorites! Participants will remain on the bike throughout the show. Due to equipment limitations, this class is limited to 30 participants, first come first serve.
Location:  Health and Learning Center- Recreation Center (MPG)

Monday, October 13
7pm                 Shot of Reality
From Mission Improvable, Campus Activities' Comedy Act of the Year, comes Shot of Reality. This improvisational theater group will engage the audience in a humorous, interactive look at navigating alcohol issues on campus. Laugh, learn, and help the cast in this birthday celebration for the audience!
Location: Cline Library

Tuesday, October 14
7pm                 McConnell Red Cup Check Up/Stressbusters 
Join us for a brief alcohol screening which gives you feedback about your drinking behaviors and stick around while the NAU Stressbusters busts stress by providing free backrubs!  Any freshman can stop by anytime between 7-8pm for your free screening and backrub.
Location: McConnell Hall

Wednesday, October 15
7pm                 Sechrist Red Cup Check Up/Stressbusters      
Join us for a brief alcohol screening which gives you feedback about your drinking behaviors and stick around while the NAU Stressbusters busts stress by providing free backrubs!  Any freshman can stop by anytime between 7-8pm for your free screening and backrub.
Location: Sechrist Hall

Saturday, October 18
9am                 Outdoor Adventures Sedona Yoga & Meditation
Join the NAU Outdoors staff and our Rec Center Yoga staff as we take a short day trip to the beautiful red rocks of Sedona.  Included in the trip will several yoga sessions, guided meditation and several short day hikes.  Cost $40.00, lunch will also be included.  Register in advance as spots fill quickly.  www.nau.edu/outdoors  

October  19-24
Campus Recreation PINK Week
SPLASH – DASH – FIT – DODGE - CLIMB
    
In an effort to raise money for the local Shadows Foundation.  Participate in any/all of the Campus Recreation sponsored PINK Week events!

PINK Week
Sunday                        1pm     Splash n’ Dash
Hosted by the NAU TriJacks Club, participate in this 500 meter swim in the Wall Aquatic Center pool followed by a 5K run around campus.  For more information or register by calling 928-523-4509. Donation: $15 per student.

Location:  Wall Aquatic Center

Monday           5pm     Indoor Climbing Competition
Competition stations will include top-rope routes, climbing wall twister, and a bouldering traverse. Points are earned for each move on the wall and bonus points will be awarded to competitors wearing pink No climbing experience is necessary. Register in advanced as a Beginner or Advanced Climber at the Campus Recreation  Front Desk; Donation: $5 per person.  
Location:  Health and Learning Center- Recreation Center (Climbing Wall)

Mon-Fri           5pm     6x6 PINK Dodgeball Tournament
Gather your freshman friends for a free entry into the most popular dodgball tourney at NAU!  This is a week long tournament and the format will be dependent upon the number of entries.  Teams are encouraged to wear pink or white uniforms.  Winning teams will receive custom high quality champion shirts, which may also be purchased while supplies last.  There will also be event sponsors and a raffle.  If you can dodge a wrench…
Location:  Health and Learning Center- Recreation Center (MAC)

Wednesday      6pm     Group X Power Hour  [pow·er/ou-er]  Noun

1. An event in which participants experience a specified number of classes within one hour.  Variants include:  Cycle and Hardcore Abs 6-7pm. 

2.  The event rules appear simple; however, experience maximum heart rate levels, booty shaking, and a cardio party atmosphere.  The rate of water consumption elevates participants’ exercise intoxication levels within a short period of time. 

3.  Donate $5 to the Shadows Foundation to participate.  This event is available as a PES make-up opportunity.