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Fitness

Group Fitness

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Group Fitness Classes are FREE for all UWRF Students.  UWRF Faculty/Staff who purchase a Falcon Center membership may also attend classes at no additional charge.  Spouses, family members, and community are eligible to purchase a Group Fitness pass in addition to the Falcon Center membership in order to attend Group Fitness classes at UWRF. Must be 16 years or older to attend.

Community Membership

Participants must present their UWRF ID or membership card and sign into the computer at the beginning of class.  Pre-registration is available to ensure your space in the class.  Class sizes may be limited based on room capacity or equipment availability.  Course schedule may change without notice.  Stay up-to-date on course changes by following UW-River Falls Campus Recreation on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or SnapChat (@uwrfrec). Want to know the quickest and easiest way to reserve your spot in a class? Download our app (UWRF Rec) to register for classes and to view group fitness schedules.

 

How to Register Online for Group Fitness Classes:

 

Course Descriptions

Butts and Guts

Butts and Guts is an interval based class which uses the participants body weight, some free weights, and different exercises to mainly focus on the core and lower body.

Circuit Training

A fun and fast-moving class that incorporates full-body strength and cardio exercises which are easily modified to your individual fitness level. This class will help improve your overall strength, agility, and endurance as you rotate through stations of different exercises timed in specific intervals.

Core Work

This class includes a challenging series of exercises to strengthen core muscles while also providing lengthening stretches for a balanced strong and agile body.  Having a strong core can help alleviate back and shoulder pain, help build functional strength (for pulling, pushing and lifting, for example), and give you better overall balance and agility.  Improve your posture and build core muscle groups through a variety of exercises designed to strengthen your abdomen and back muscles while increasing your flexibility. Walk taller, feel stronger.  And don’t worry – this class isn’t just sit-ups. Our highly-trained instructors will show you plenty of new moves that work muscle groups you didn’t even know you had. 

CoreX

A strong core, from your shoulders to your hips, will improve your athletic performance, help prevent back pain and help strengthen your abs. Expert coaching and motivating music will guide you through functional and integrated exercises using your body weight, bands, dumbbells and more; all to challenge you like never before! This fast paced class incorporates a variety of abdominal exercises to strengthen the core and is open to all ability levels.

Cycling

Cycling is an aerobic class that offers low impact workout with an amazing cardio and endurance results.  All classes are done on brand new stationary bikes.  High-energy music will keep you moving throughout the class, though participants are able to control their own resistance on the bike for easier or harder workouts.

Dance Jam

Dance Jam is the cardio workout where you are free to enjoy the sensation of dance. An addictive fusion of the latest dance styles and hottest new sounds puts the emphasis as much on having fun as on breaking a sweat. Trendy instructors teach you to move with attitude through this 60-minute class. So grab a friend, get front and center, and get high on the feeling of dance.

Power HIIT

This total body, balanced workout is for any fitness level and combines cardio and strength exercises in a interval training format. It masterfully combines the components of resistance, intervals, power, plyometrics, and endurance by stimulating both; different energy systems and muscles in each workout segment, changing the focus and activities during every class. You’ll move through a series of drills, stations, and exercises utilizing free weights, med balls, BOSUs, resistance bands, jump ropes, and various fitness equipment.

Strength 101

Lead by an experienced instructor, participants will gain knowledge in developing their own workout plan, learn strength training exercises, technique, and safety. This class will focus on improving strength and endurance of all the major muscle groups using dumbbells, kettlebells, barbells, resistance bands, & more!  This class is geared towards beginner and intermediate fitness levels. Modifications will be given to accommodate all fitness levels.

Total Strength

Total Strength is all about defining your total body, sculpting every inch from head to toe. You’re going to feel that amazing burn in your arms, abs, legs and butt!  A combination of body sculpting exercises designed to strengthen all areas of the body through the use of light to moderate weights paired with high reps.  The focus of this class is muscular strength and also muscular endurance, which can help you lose weight and ultimately change your body shape.  Suitable for all levels.

Yoga

Yoga classes follow a mixed-level Vinyasa Flow format which allows students to flow through poses while connecting breathing and movements.  Each class finishes with gentle stretches and relaxation.  Classes are perfect for beginners and advanced participants alike.

Zumba

Zumba combines aerobic exercises with energetic dance movements to up-beat hip-hop, samba, salsa, and mambo music.  The choreography is lead by the Zumba instructor; though some people like to add their own flair to the movements for a truly fun, free flowing workout!

Contact Us

Campus Recreation

A105 Falcon Center

campusrec@uwrf.edu

(715) 425.4289

 

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