Over 600 employees attended the 2nd Annual Employee Wellness Event on 10/8 and were able to visit with campus partners, participate in wellness demonstrations, receive health screenings, sample healthful snacks, and be entered into some great prizes! All of the winners have been notified. See here for the recipes of the highly popular healthful snacks served at the event.
Register for Winter FLIP Classes!
Are you looking for a way to stay fit during the long, cold winter months? Or do you want to try a new workout routine to add to your fitness regimen? The Fitness and Lifestyle Improvement (FLIP) classes offered by Dartmouth Athletics is a great way to stay active and have fun through the winter months. The schedule for the winter classes is now up and you can find it here. From "Pilates for beginners" to "Total Body Circuit," there are classes for all levels of experience. You can choose from a morning Aerobic Deep Water Condition class, a lunchtime spinning class, an evening Zumba class, and many more to fit your schedule. Registration starts on Monday, December 9th, at 8 am. You can register online or in person in Room 167 (Alumni Gym) from 8 am - 12 pm and 1 pm - 4:30 pm. For more information on registration guidelines and to register, please visit the FLIP website.
If you are a College employee on one of the Dartmouth sponsored CIGNA health plans and attend the classes 2 times a week for 10 weeks you will also be eligible for up to $200 reimbursement through CIGNA. For more information on the reimbursement, please see here.
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: 11/15/13