Faculty & Staff: It's your move...
The MOVE IT physical activity team challenge is here! To learn more, click here.
Daily Prize Drawing Winners
The winners for today (3/7) are:
Save the Date! Get your team together and join us for a walk to kick off the MOVE IT challenge. Although we'll be hosting a walk, please feel free to run, bike or skip your way along too! All walks will begin at 12:15 PM and will take approximately 30 minutes. All abilities welcome. Let us know which walk you'll be joining, by signing up here!
- Monday, March 24th - Main Campus, on the Green (by the flagpoles across the street from McNutt)
- Tuesday, March 25th – Centerra (meet outside of the main entrance to Building 41)
- Wednesday, March 26th – DHMC (meet outside of the Main Entrance)
No excuses! MOVE IT...Rain, sleet, or snow...let's go!
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Find local gyms or explore outdoor activities. Use some of the health tools to assess yourself or find devices to help make your fitness endeavors a success!
Membership at the Alumni Gym/Zimmerman Fitness Center
Members can jog on the track, swim in the two pools, play hoops in the intramural basketball courts, raise a racquet in the squash courts, cross rapiers in the fencing lanes, build biceps in the rowing room, jog around the track, or work up a sweat in the recreational fitness center.
Payback! If you are a benefits-eligible employee or retiree enrolled in any Cigna health insurance programs and purchase a membership in a gym or fitness center, you can be reimbursed up to $200! Find out more!.
- FLIP out! Sign up for one of the health and fitness classes available from the Fitness and Lifestyle Improvement Program, part of Dartmouth's Athletic Department.
- Bike to work? Take advantage of the Gym's FREE shower pass program.
River Valley Club (Lebanon, NH)
Carter Community Building Association (CCBA) (Lebanon, NH)
Curves (Hanover, NH)
Anytime Fitness (West Lebanon, NH)
Upper Valley Aquatic Center (White River Junction, VT)
Vermont Technical College SHAPE facility (Randolph Center, VT)
Wayne's World (Lebanon, NH)
Know other great places? Send in your suggestion!
Exercise Programs for Home and Office
If you prefer to exercise at home or need some added movement during the work day, try these simple and quick routines to help you stay on track with your physical activity goals!
Engage Your Muscles to Improve Your Health - developed by Health Coach Dave Peckinpaugh
Fitness Plan - developed by Dartmouth Health Connect's Health Coach Tyler Hanna
Stay close to home while you move your muscles. Explore:
Embrace the snowy season:
Whether you are a skiing novice or plan to train for the Olympics, you can find the right terrain in the Skiway's 100 acres and two mountains.
Enter discount code: Dartwild to enter one of the eight uphill/downhill events at public ski areas across New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Vermont, from January through March, at a reduced rate. The races are meant to be fun and family-friendly, but challenging enough for the competitive.
10,000 steps daily is the minimum most experts—including those at the Mayo Clinic—recommend for optimum health. Track how many steps you take with an inexpensive, easy-to-use pedometer.
Fitbit offers a variety of devices that help you track your activity, food and water intake, BMI, sleep quality and more. The trackers can also automatically sync to your computer and phone.
Blend fantasy and reality with Striiv, a handheld console that gives you awards for physical activity. The awards can be traded in for credits in Striiv's fantasy games. You can even raise funds for your favorite charity with a virtual "walkathon."
Let your smart phone help you create a smart lifestyle. Check out these fitness apps for smart phones.
The UP wristband tracks your movement and sleep. The app displays your data, lets you add things like meals and mood, and delivers insights that keep you moving forward.
Omron Pedometers can help you stay on track with your fitness goals by keeping track of your steps.
Last Updated: 1/8/14