Registration Required via NYUiLearn (Registration ends Friday, February 28, 2014)
Tuesday, March 4 to Tuesday, April 29, 2014
DavidBartonGym, 4 Astor Place
Have you made a resolution in 2014 to live a healthier lifestyle? To exercise, eat right, and lose weight? To help you achieve your goals, we invite you to join your colleagues in a work-friendly weight loss competition -- NYU’s Lose Smart Challenge.
The NYU Lose Smart Challenge is a two-month long weight loss challenge offered through the NYU LiveSmart wellness program. Similar to The Biggest Loser program, the NYU Lose Smart Challenge helps motivate and encourage participants to achieve their weight loss goals with the support of their colleagues. Click here for the Lose Smart Challenge rules.
Fridays, 12:00 noon, 194 Mercer Street, fourth floor
The Weight Watchers At Work meeting is back! Attend a Weight Watchers At Work meeting and learn about the new Simple Start plan. Weekly Weight Watchers meetings are held on campus so you can learn healthy eating habits and lose weight with the support and motivation of NYU colleagues. Each meeting includes a confidential weigh-in and motivational discussions led by a Weight Watcher Leader. So, what are you waiting for? Start off the New Year with a Healthier You! Attend a Friday meeting for information on becoming a member. If you are currently a Monthly Pass member through the Weight Watchers At Work Program, you can cancel your Monthly Pass membership and join the At Work meeting. Contact LiveSmart for information.
Friday, March 7, 2014, 12:30 to 1:30 pm
NYU Coles Sports and Recreation Center, 181 Mercer Street, Fencing Salle
This class incorporates non-stop body sculpting with pumping cardio to promote muscular strength and endurance as well as increase aerobic capacity. Each workout includes varied strength training intervals using hand weights, body weights, body bars, and/or exercise balls along with cardio drills to boost your metabolism. Transform your body while having fun! To register for LVS 227 (required), visit NYUiLearn.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 12:30 to 1:30 pm
Kimmel Center, Room 914
Nutritional needs change every decade of life and by 2050 30% of adults will be over age of 65. The secret to good health and aging gracefully may be more within your control than you think. Healthy aging may help keep you young, looking fabulous, ward off chronic diseases and promote wellness. And it's never too late! Defy the ravages of aging, learn how good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle may impact aging, minimize normal changes and may be your best defense against aging. Presented by UnitedHealthcare. Click here to register.
In honor of March being National Nutrition Month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has a campaign designed to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. Click here to register.
Thursday, March 13, 2014, 12:30 to 1:30 pm
NYU Kimmel Center, Room 909
The presenter will review current food trends in the news and help you understand which trends are beneficial to your health. She will also demonstrate how to integrate these food trends into your current diet to help with your weight loss management. Presenter: Kristin Greenspan, Registered Dietitian. To register for LVS 247 (required), visit NYUiLearn.
Fridays, 12:30 to 1:30 pm
238 Thompson Street, Room 472
Explore the present moment in this voyage of self-discovery. With emphasis on alignment, breath, postural inquiries, and meditation, allow your yoga to unfold. Space and mats are available on a first come, first served basis. Feel free to bring your own mat. Beginner / Intermediate. Learn more.