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Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions with Sports & Fitness


By Sheryl E. Taylor

Keep the New Year's resolutions going with UHD Sports & Fitness!

Sports & Fitness is hosting a CPR/AED Certification training (American Red Cross) 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Friday, February 7 in the One Main Building, Room N602. The fee is $25 for certification.

From February 7 to April 20, Sports & Fitness is hosting the Biggest Loser Challenge for individuals or groups to win money for the most amount of weight lost. The $10 entry fee includes online tracking and weekly weigh-ins.

February 11
Yoga for Beginners*
1-2 p.m.
One Main Building, Room 602

February 13*
Zumba Valentine Party
4-6 p.m.
North Deck

February 27*
Maintaining Good Brain Health Through Food
Registered Dietitian Dolores Woods provides shopping tips to maintain optimal wellness. Become a smart and informed consumer and get the best nutritional value for your dollar.
2-3 p.m.
One Main Building, Room N602

March 18*
Turning Obstacles Into Opportunities
Motivational Speaker Alberto Cruz teaches you how to review your obstacles with a fresh perspective to help you move towards your goals.
1-2 p.m.
One Main Building, Room N602

*Participants can enter a special drawing for a UHD Sports & Fitness prize. Registration is available at Student Life Center’s member services (3rd floor desk) or online at uhd.edu/sportsandfitness

In addition to informative workshops offered by qualified instructors, Sports & Fitness also offers various certifications for members interested in becoming fitness trainers.

Certifications offered include American Red Cross CPR/First Aid and Yoga. An Ace Personal Trainer Prep Course is also available. Pre-registration is required at Sports & Fitness member services.

Visit uhd.edu/sportsandfitness for more details.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) – the second-largest university in Houston – has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and awarded UHD a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.