Fitness

The CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center has an entire team devoted to your and your fitness journey! With great content including weekly workouts, pillar prep, workout playlists, and more, our experts make it easy for you to find your fit!

The Three Components of Proper Training

When it comes to a proper training schedule, there are three important things to build into a routine: exercises that concentrate on breathing, strength, and flexibility are the key to overall body wellness. Focusing on these core elements as part of a balanced training plan, which makes use of aerobic activity, balance techniques, and core…

From Sore to Soar: Talking about the Healing Power of Essentrics®

The Anschutz Health and Wellness Center is adding another Essentrics class to our Group Ex schedule. We recently sat down with the instructor, Lisa Ryckman, to find out more about this dynamic class. What are some of the benefits of doing Essentrics more than once a week? “Essentrics is a full-body dynamic strength and stretch…

Instructor Spotlight: Maggie S.

Meet Group Ex Instructor, Maggie Sommers. Discover what’s unique about her instructing style and about the people (and pets) that motivate her! What classes do you teach at the AHWC? “I teach cycle and barre classes.” What made you choose to teach these classes? “I enjoyed taking those classes (and still do) and so when…

Instructor Spotlight: Devra K.

Devra Keyes is one of the many Group Exercise Instructors we have at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. Learn more about her passion for the importance of understanding the how and why behind a healthy fitness lifestyle. What classes do you teach at the AHWC? “Currently, at AHWC, I’m on the schedule to…

Instructor Spotlight: Sarah V.

Get to know more about Group Exercise Fitness Instructor, Sarah Venable. Find out more about her teaching style and what keeps her motivated. What classes do you teach at the AHWC? “Cross-Training Revolution- a fun weights with cardio workout! I also teach cardio HIIT (high-intensity interval training) and core.” What made you choose to teach…

Instructor Spotlight: Haydan S.

Meet Group Exercise Fitness Instructor, Haydan Smith, and find out why she chose the classes she teaches and what single item she can’t make it through a work out without! What classes do you teach at the AHWC? “I teach BODYPUMP and sometimes substitute teach BODYFLOW and CXWORX.” What made you choose to teach BODYPUMP?…

Employee Spotlight: Justin R.

Meet our Membership Manager, Justin Ratliff. He’s got some serious background in physical fitness and a few fun hobbies! What did you do before coming here? “I managed a CrossFit Affiliate in Highlands Ranch, Colorado” What are you most excited about in working here? “Being part of a team with the goal of purpose and…

Employee Spotlight: Jennifer Newman

You’ll notice a new face at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) front desk, Jennifer. Get to know more about what role she plays here and what drives her. What is your role at AHWC? I am the Front Desk Manager of the Fitness Center within the AHWC. What are you most excited about…

Employee Spotlight: Jose C.

We have a couple of fresh faces in the Fitness Center. Learn more about our newest Wellness Advisor, Jose Chavez! What is your role at the CU Anshutz Health and Wellness Center? “Being a Wellness Advisor for the Center, I am responsible for consulting potential members and figuring out which memberships and programs will work…

Employee Spotlight: Laura Z.

Meet one of our newest employees, Wellness Advisor, Laura Ziko. Find out more about where she comes from and who inspires her most! What is your role here at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center?  “I’m a Wellness Advisor.” What is your home town? “Simsbury, Connecticut” What did you do before coming to work…

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Fitness Center: 303-724-WELL (9355)
Wellness Clinic: 303-724-9030

12348 E Montview Blvd.
Aurora, CO 80045

Fitness Center Hours

M-Th: 5am-10pm
F: 5am-9pm
S-S: 7am-5pm