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Check out some of the Special Events we have planned for Spring 2022!

Become a Personal Trainer Wednesdays 1:30-3:30pm

Have you ever considered becoming a certified Personal Trainer? If so, join us this Spring for a 7 week workshop that will introduce you to the skills needed to design a safe and effective fitness program. We will utilize the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) curriculum as our foundation, but the workshop itself will focus on the hands on skills of performing and teaching correct exercise technique.

When: The workshop begins Wednesday, Jan 19 - Wednesday, Mar 2, 2022 from  1:30-3:30pm.

Workshop cost: Free for AU students, faculty, and staff. $99 for RecFit members. Due to space limitations, we will not be open to non-affiliates. 

Additional costs: There are additional fees for study material and for the cost of the NASM exam, if you choose to pursue the certification.

How to apply: Space is limited, so please apply at this link. Application received by December 5th will receive priority. 

Push Pull Competition Sunday, April 3 10:00a - 2:00p

Calling all powerlifters, join us as we bring back our annual Push Pull Competition. This event tests your strength in bench press and deadlift. Registration opens November 1. To register, visit either Cassell or Jacobs front desk. We have heard you want more time to train, so we are moving the competition to the Spring!

Women on Weights Stay tuned for Spring semester dates!

Women in weightroom

Interested in becoming more familiar with the weight room? Connect with other women that are beginning their fitness journey. Leave this program feeling more confident, comfortable, and knowledgeable in a gym setting. This will be an orientation of the weight room in Cassell Fitness Center, no experience necessary!

Stay tuned: Women on Weights will return in January 2022!

Looking to Collaborate?

If you are a student group looking to co-sponsor an event, please contact Emily LaRock at elarock@american.edu.