About Students in Motion
The Students in Motion program helps sedentary and overweight students at Weber State University make positive changes in their health. Our goal is to help educate, support and empower students in designing a life-long plan for enhancing both physical and psychological well-being.
The program is similar to the Women in Motion program created by Julie Hansen, M.S., R.D., C.D. Both programs are low cost* group training programs for individuals with a BMI over 27. Participants meet once a week for 18 weeks for education, strength training and walking at Weber State University. At the end of the 18 weeks, the group will compete as individuals or as a part of a relay team in the Ogden Half Marathon in May 2013.
The Students in Motion program will start on Wednesday, January 14th, at 3:00 pm in the Swenson Gym, room 116. For more information or to sign up for the program, please contact email@example.com or call 801-626-7524.
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What Students in Motion Can Do For You?
- Improve Health
- Provide Basic Nutrition Education
- Increase Enthusiasm for Physical Activity
- Create Personalized Exercise Plans
- Help you walk farther than you ever thought you could!
- Teach Stress Management
- Provide Group Support
- Assist in Establishing Healthy Behaviors and Habits
What Are Students Saying?
The Students in Motion program allows students to see how essential health is to one's wellbeing. Because of the things I learned during the four months, I was able to realize how important my health really is. I thought I was just joining a group that would provide me with companions to walk with and then I would get to participate in a half marathon at the end, but it was so much more. I did get the companions to walk with but I also was taught week by week that I (me!) could enable myself to achieve more than I set forth to do. Motion doesn't just mean walking; it means putting your life in motion, starting with your wellness. It teaches that taking care of yourself mentally, emotionally, and physically leads to a more fulfilling life. And not only does it teach these principles, but the program provides you with the tools to do so and ample opportunities to practice using those tools so that they remain in your life. I will be forever grateful to SIM for showing me how much I love exercise, how easy it can be, and how much I want it to be a foundational part of my life. -- Sarah French
How Can I Get Involved?
For information or registration:
The Students in Motion program will start on Monday, January 14th, at 3:00 pm in the Swenson Gym, room 116.
Cost of Program: $45.00
What the fee gets you:
- Entrance into the Ogden Half Marathon (normally $80.00)
- Awesome T-Shirt
- 18 weeks of group instruction and exercise training
- Education on Healthy Behaviors (Nutrition, Exercise, and Mental Well-Being)
- Registration is now available through January 15, 2013.