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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!

Strong for the Slopes: Meet the Coaches

We caught up with coaches Jimmy Pritchard and Emily Meier to learn more about their backgrounds in winter sports and why they are excited to lead Strong for the Slopes this year! AHWC: Do you prefer skiing or snowboarding? Emily Meier (EM): Skiing! Jimmy Pritchard (JP): Skiing, of course. AHWC: What is your background/experience in…

Upcoming Event: Strong for the Slopes

Get ready for your first day back on the slopes! Join AHWC in this ski and snowboard conditioning series, with in-person and virtual options, that will help you get the most out of each run. This program will help keep you safe on the slopes and get you in the shape you need to make…

Upcoming Event: Rooftop Zumba Jam

Join Jenna Clark, Zumba instructor and choreographer, in this high-energy, feel-good workout on the green roof at AHWC! Zumba classes combine energetic music with Latin-inspired moves that will keep you coming back for more. All levels are welcome! Space is limited. Registration is required. When: Saturday, September 18, 9-10am Where: The Green Roof at the…

Member Spotlight: Maggie Dines

This month, we spoke to AHWC member Maggie Dines about her fitness journey. Maggie has been a member at AHWC since April 2019. She chose to join AHWC about six months before an upcoming weight loss surgery, and she started training every week with Emily in May 2019. “I wanted to learn to develop the…

Trainer Spotlight: Linh N. Secures Spot in the Record Books!

One for the Record Books Growing up in California, Linh Nguyen has always participated in sports and stayed active. She attended the University of California, Irvine, and earned her degree in Biological Science. Now in Colorado, she feels at home in the outdoors and continues to stay active by rock climbing, powerlifting, and participating in…

20-Minute Cardio Crusher

February is National Heart Health Month and one way to get your heart in top notch shape is with this awesome cardio crusher workout without a crushing your day.  Get ready to sweat and burn some serious calories! This quick 20 minute cardio workout will get your heart pumping and leave you feeling accomplished and…

CXWORX is now Les Mills CORE

Your favorite core workout, CXWORX™, is now LES MILLS CORE™. Les Mills, Anschutz Health and Wellness Center’s group fitness partner, announced the name change earlier this year in hopes of “more accurately reflecting the workout.” You can now experience LES MILLS CORE as a 45-minute class option, in addition to the existing 30-minute version. What…

Women in the Weight Room: What You Need to Know!

By Lauren Heap, CPT, Senior Fitness Specialist In the gym, women often gravitate towards cardio machines and neglect the weight room. While being a cardio queen is impressive, there are many misconceptions about weight lifting for women. So, we’re here to clear up some myths and encourage women to incorporate strength training into their workout…

Meet Whitney Allen, the New BfitBWell Fall 2020 Intern

Hi there! My name is Whitney Allen, and I am your BfitBwell Fall 2020 Intern! I am a senior at the Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver), studying exercise science with a minor in lifestyle medicine. I took an interest in fitness, health, and wellness a little later in life. As a child, teenager, and up…

Why it’s Okay to Modify Your Exercises

By Caitlin O’Brien, Fitness Specialist Since the addition of virtual training to our fitness routines, it’s been great seeing my clients and peers going strong, now six months into our “new normal.” Online workouts are a great way to stay active in between visits to the gym, but have you checked your form lately? The…

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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
FRI: 5am-9pm
S-S: 7am-5pm