Dons Get Fit Monthly Resources

Ready for October's Dons Get Fit monthly challenge? Check out resources below on how to get involved in this month.

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OCTOBER: GO DONS GET FIT CHALLENGE

In October, participate in the 6th annual Go Dons Get Fit challenge. In this challenge, students compete with faculty and staff to determine who is the most active. At the end of the month, all minutes are accumulated and the winner receives the Cartwright Cup. Our GOAL this year is to collectively track 500,000 minutes with at least 500 participants.

Tip: during October, you can track your minutes daily, weekly or whenever you feel like logging in to the site. Minutes can be entered retroactively.

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Earn Weekly Badges and Check out Spotlights

Learn how to earn weekly badges and check out faculty/staff/student spotlights and informational articles created and written by Kinesiology students in KIN 330 taught by Dr. Sarah Camhi for the Go Dons Get Fit challenge.

Ask your fellow Dons to create a team of 2-6 for the Go Dons Get Fit challenge in October!

Directions:  

  1. All students will have to have to register for the Dons Get Fit challenge site.
  2. When logged in, go to your Profile, and then click on Teams.
  3. Think of a creative team name 
  4. Search for your teammates under Potential Team Members  to be added to your team
  5. Do you want your team Closed or Open? If Closed, no one can join. If Open, other students can find your team to join.

Once completed, email hps@usfca.edu with your team name photo of team (if possible) and you will earn this weekly badge. 

 

It's time to refresh and reset our minds and bodies! If you haven't done so already in September's Warm Up Your Workout, try or add something new to your regular routine. Suggestions include walking or running your usual route backwards, getting a new pair of hiking shoes to inspire you, or taking the stairs instead of the elevator.

Direct message/tag us on instagram @usfhps with #godonsgetfit to let us know you have done something this week to earn your badge.

Questions about what physical activity is? Kinesiology students (Adesh Bassi, Aram Gasparian, and Chanelle Romero from KIN330 Exercise and Health Promotion, taught by Dr. Sarah Camhi Kinesiology Department) provide this informational article to help educate us on what it is, how much physical activity we need, why you should be physically active, and what are some ways to increase your physical activity. In addition, please watch the inspirational videos below spotlighting our faculty/staff and student of the week.

 

Track yourself on a run or walk (3.11 miles) from the comfort of your own home, out on the road or explore the trails. Direct message/tag us on instagram @usfhps with #godonsgetfit to let us know you have done something this week to earn your badge.

With our focus on physical activity this month, it's important to note that USF is registered as an Exercise is Medicine On Campus (EIM-OC) school. What is EIM-OC? Kinesiology students (Mahgol Bahrami and Cian Dunphy from the KiN330 Exercise and Health Promotion class taught by Sarah Camhi, Kinesiology Department) explain in this article, "Five Things You Should Know About USF's Exercise is Medicine On Campus (EIMOC)."

In addition, please watch the inspirational videos below spotlighting our faculty/staff and student of the week.

 

Attend any of Koret's classes through Zoom: Yoga 101, Fitness 101, Running 101, or  sign up for a Zoom Fitness Live class

Direct message/tag us on instagram @usfhps with #godonsgetfit to let us know you have done something this week to earn your badge.

In addition, please watch the inspirational videos below spotlighting our faculty/staff and student of the week.

Tips for staying active at USF and beyond. Article written by Anai Gomez and Marli Bonney from the KIN330 Exercise and Health Promotion class taught by Dr. Sarah Camhi (Kinesiology)

Upcoming Events & Activities

Koret's Exercise Opportunities

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A picture is worth 1000 words. Encourage and engage with others by posting your photos!  Direct message/tag us on instagram @usfhps, or search for our instagram gif using #usfhps, #godonsgetfit.

Sponsored by Health Promotion Services, Koret Health Recreation Center, GoUSF, and the Kinesiology Department