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OtterFit Program

The OtterFit Health and Fitness Program is an opportunity for the faculty and staff of Otterbein Universityto use the services of a Health Promotion and Fitness major as their personal trainer, participate in group training classes and enhance wellness through educational programming and events.
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Events and Announcements

  • OtterFit Kick-off: Monday January 26, 4-5 pm, Rike Fitness Studio 

Programs Offered

  • OtterFit Group Training Classes
    Classes designed specifically for faculty and staff, conducted by certified student personal trainers, will target your entire body in an energetic environment.  Circuit Training is held at 7 am Tuesdays and Thursdays (sign up for one or both classes) and Yoga is offered on Fridays at 7 am.
  • OtterFit Cardy-O
    Cardio-based program specifically designed for individuals who are on the go.  A FitBit Flex will be used to track physical activity in this new program.  Upon registration, a one-time $30 fee will be withdrawn by Human Resources from your January paycheck and you will receive a FitBit Flex (retail value $99). To be a part of the program, simply wear the FitBit, join the virtual campus community through FitBit and sync your device weekly. Weekly contests and events will be included in the community programming. 

    In addition, join the Cardy-O walking and jogging group!  Make the most of your Wednesday lunch breaks and meet on the Clements Center track on noon, beginning 1/28. 
     

  • OtterFit Individual Training
    Train individually or with a partner with one of the Health Promotion and Fitness novice student trainers, twice weekly, for one hour.  Pre- & post-fitness assessments as well as 16 training sessions are included in the 10 week program. Spring semester training begins the week of January 26th.

  • Weight Watchers
    "Weight Watchers at Work" is a 12 week program designed to equip individuals with the right tools and support to achieve their weight loss goals.  Weekly sessions include a confidential weigh in (15 minutes) and group discussion (30 minutes).  The meeting time is TBD based on participants.  Program cost is $156.  Otterbein will subsidize $50 towards the program and $53 is due in January and February via payroll; with $50 returned upon attending 10 of the 12 meetings! Minimum of 15 individuals needed. 

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Contact
Erica Van Dop
e/ evandop@otterbein.edu

/ Department of Health and Sport Science

Annette Boose
Rike Center
p / 614.823.3528
e / aharting@otterbein.edu

 

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