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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!

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

Looking for a quick, but effective cardio workout? We’ve got you covered. Our cardio crusher workout will get your heart pumping and leave you feeling energized. This workout is composed of two circuits. Complete each circuit twice! Circuit A To complete this circuit, perform each exercise for 60 seconds. Jog in place Jumping Jacks Step…

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…

10 Back-to-School Wellness Tips

It’s a new school year and we’re glad you are taking an interest in your wellness! But wait, this year is looking a little different than what we’re used to due to the pandemic. The good news is you’re not alone, and even with this new normal, it doesn’t mean you can’t get back some…

Recovering from an Injury: The Most Important Rebound

by Lauren Heap, Senior Fitness Specialist No one wants to have to go backward because of an injury; to have to start over when you’ve made so much progress. Sometimes it is inevitable.  When we’re injured, we feel helpless, especially if you’re an athlete or if fitness plays an integral part in your life. The…

Attempting a World Record: A Lesson in Setting Goals

by Linh Nguyen, PTA, CPT, Senior Fitness Specialist Setting goals takes patience, mental resilience, and consistency. Not too long ago, I decided to attempt the Heaviest Sumo Deadlift world record in one minute for females. However, my decision wasn’t a hasty one, and I am where I am today because of goal setting. My practices…

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Fitness Center: 303-724-WELL (9355)
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