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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 Interim President Dr. Antonio D. Tillis. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 51,000 alumni and offers 44 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).

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. 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.