CUFit is a new health and wellness initiative that has been created to benefit Clark's faculty and staff. The program will be sponsored by Harvard Pilgram Health Care and will offer a variety of trainings and presentations. The goal of the health and wellness program is to provide our employees with comprehensive services and information that promotes healthy and productive lifestyles in the workplace and at home.
Below is our list of trainings and presentations that have been schedule for this academic year. As time gets closer, a specific date will be confirmed. Please look out for our e-mails to get the specifics on the date and location.
Biometrics Screening — October 8, 2013 11 am - 2 pm in Tilton Hall
This workshop will be a free screening of your cholesterol, blood pressure, and BMI (Body Mass Index). The screening will only take around 15 minutes to do and you will leave the workshop with all the results of your screening. This will be run by nurses hired by Harvard Pilgrim and all of your information will be kept confidential.
Healthy Cooking in 30-minutes or less — December 9, 2013 11 am - 12 pm in Lurie Conference Room
Don't have enough time? Learn how to prepare or shop for quick, easy, nutritious low-fat meals for your family. We'll also explore healthy snacks for kids and adults. Learn how to food shop fast!
Flex, Stretch and Strengthen — January, 2014
Take your fitness to a whole new level with this one-hour revolutionary concept in exercise. You will work muscle groups in patterns that will condition you for the things you do in real life! No more straining your back while you shovel or while you take out the trash. This type of activity helps stabilize the joints, improve strength, and increase blood flow. You will feel completely energized by the hour's end and improve the condition of your body with a combination of core training, strength training, flexibility and agility. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing.
Balancing Work and Family — March, 2014
Juggling the demands of children, home, a partner, work, and community can be overwhelming. This workshop focuses on how to manage these many important responsibilities. By reducing our stress level, learning how to set priorities, delegating, and managing time more efficiently, we are able to achieve a better balance. Topics covered in this workshop include examining our expectations, personality dynamics that interfere with reducing our stress and managing our time.
Fitting Fitness In — April, 2014
Learn how to include fitness into your daily life at this seminar. This seminar will help you develop a personal action plan. Topics will also include the benefits and barriers, readiness to exercise, and making time.