Exercise is Medicine
COMMIT TO MOVE FOR A HEALTHIER HERD
Join the USF On the Move Virtual Challenge - Through Nov. 1
Track your physical activity with the mywellness app. Earn prizes along the way. Not
a member of Recreation & Wellness (formerly Campus Recreation) or want to get your
MOVEs outdoors? Connect your favorite fitness tracker like FitBit or Garmin to earn
wherever you MOVE. Download the mywellness® mobile app for free to get started.
October events to get you started moving
BE WELL BINGO Oct. 1- 31
Collect stickers by attending EIM events throughout the month. Pick up your BE WELL BINGO card at any event. Get BINGO and stop by the Wellness Center at the FIT to claim your prize.
COMMIT TO MOVE INSTAGRAM PHOTO CHALLENGE Oct. 1- 31
Snap a picture of your favorite way to exercise. Tag @usfcampusrec using the #commit2moveUSF for cool swag and giveaways all month long. Follow us for tips and information.
HOMECOMING CHALLENGE Oct. 7- 11
Donate Your Moves to a Healthier Herd during Homecoming! Donate your squats, push ups, and jumping jacks to our campaign for a healthier USF. Find us at one of the following locations throughout Homecoming week to donate your moves and earn prizes. Bring your USF ID.
Homecoming Challenge Locations (each pop up will be held from 11:30am – 1:30pm)
- Monday @ The WELL
- Tuesday @ The REC
- Wednesday @ The FIT
- Thursday @ MSC
- Friday @ Library
Join us for FREE FOOD at our Lunch and Learn events
All Lunch and Learn events supported by USF Health.
CREATING A CAMPUS THAT MOVES Oct. 9, 12 -1pm MSC 3705
Learn about the effects of physical activity in our community. With the rise of chronic
illness, physical activity can be your daily dose of preventative medicine! Open to
all students, faculty, and staff. Light refreshments provided. Sign up here.
EXERCISE FOR PREVENTATIVE HEALTHCARE Oct. 15, 12-1 pm MDA 1209 (The WELL)
Learn basic skills required to feel confident in recommending movement to improve
a patients physical well-being. Sign up here.
CONNECTING PHYSICAL AND MENTAL WELLNESS Nov. 5, 12-1 pm MDA 1209 (The WELL)
Movement can decrease stress and anxiety, and increase learning. Learn how to include
regular physical activity as a part of treatment. Sign up here.
Events to meet other USF Bulls and stay committed to move!
MEDITATION & MASTERPIECES Oct. 9, 6 -7:30 pm THE FIT POOL
Color your stress away. Combine a beautiful sunset, gentle yoga, mindfulness and painting
by the pool for the ultimate relaxation event. Supplies provided. The first 10 participants
will receive a free yoga mat to take home. Online advanced registration required.
Registration closes 10/7 at 5 PM. $5 no-show fee applies. Registered participants
who can no longer attend must cancel 24 hours in advance. Sign up here.
LEARN TO LOG ROLL Oct. 11, 11 am-2 pm THE FIT POOL
This low impact cardio activity that will challenge your balance, footwork, and core strength. No experience needed. Get your name on the leaderboard for some great prizes. Show up and have fun! No registration required.
YOGA & LATTES Oct. 17, 7:15-8 am FIT LAWN
Renew and refresh in this restorative yoga class followed by lattes and pastries.
Yoga mats provided. Online registration required. Registration closes 10/9 at 12 PM.
$5 no-show fee applies. Registered participants who can no longer attend must cancel
24 hours in advance. Non-members join us for just $5. Sign up here.
SUNDAY RIDE Oct. 27, 10 am-2 pm Tampa Riverwalk
Join us on the last Sunday of the month for Sunday Rides, a program for students and the USF community. FREE bikes and transportation provided. We will ride downtown or at Flatwoods Park. Sign up here.