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Get healthier, with free HealthyUNCG offerings

Several HealthyUNCG fall programs will soon begin. The following are free for UNCG faculty and staff:

TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly)
Are you looking to become a healthier you? Would you like to lose weight with a coach to guide you? HealthyUNCG is offering the TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) program free to all employees as part of a research study. This study will combine individual and small group health and wellness coaching with proven weight management strategies. All participants will attend a 1 hour weekly session. TOPS meets every Thursday beginning Sept 5th from noon – 1 p.m. in the Birch room of EUC.

Spartan Points
Employees, you can earn great prizes just by participating in healthy activities by enrolling in Spartan Points. Earn points between Aug. 1 – July 31 each year. There are four prize levels, Freshmen through Senior. Points can be redeemed for prizes at each level. Registration and participation in Spartan Points is free. Log onto http://healthy.uncg.edu/spartanpoints.php for more information. Earn Spartan Points for participation in campus activities that display the HealthyUNCG symbol or employees can log their own healthy activities. Visit the web site for full details, eligible activities and incentives.

ActiveU: Group Exercise
Active U is an employee wellness program designed to encourage UNCG Faculty/Staff to become more active by participating in a weekly fitness class hosted by the Student Recreation Center. The program begins Sept 13. Info here: http://campusrec.uncg.edu/fitness/employee-wellness/

New this year – Active U Back to Basics (Group Personal Training)
This program is an opportunity for employees to get personal instruction on basic fitness principles to gain comfort and mastery of movements commonly used in group fitness Active U classes. This program will allow trainers to assess and correct issues in movement technique and allow employees to gain a comprehensive knowledge of fitness principles. In addition, this program helps employees create a workout plan to incorporate throughout their day.

A SRC Membership is not required to participate. Simply bring your UNCG Staff ID, a towel, water bottle, and wear comfortable exercise apparel. Begins Sept 25. Info here: http://campusrec.uncg.edu/fitness/employee-wellness/

Questions? Contact Stefanie Milroy, director of HealthyUNCG, at stefanie.milroy@uncg.edu