Fitness Programs

Personal training, Focused Fitness Programs, Fitness Assessments and Free GroupFIT Classes.

Fitness Programs

Fitness Programs

Run, walk, bike, swim or row your way to a healthier you in 2023! Write your name on the Challenge Leaderboard on first floor fitness and start recording your minutes of cardio in 15 minute increments. The goal each month is to reach 150 minutes of cardio per week. Reach the goal for the month and be entered to win a variety of prizes! Any cardio activity will count towards this challenge. Keep yourself accountable and enjoy friendly competition!

Dates: Jan. 9- Jan. 31, Feb. 1 - Feb. 28, Mar. 1 - Mar. 31, Apr. 1 - Apr. 30




Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned competitor, the Wellness Center Indoor Triathlon is a chance to challenge yourself in a competitive but fun indoor event! 10 minute swim, 30 minute bike, 20 minute run on treadmill. Unlike a traditional triathlon, which covers fixed distances of swimming, biking, and running, our indoor triathlon will challenge you to go the greatest distance in a fixed amount of time. 

Date: Saturday, March 4

Time: Check-in begins at 12:30 p.m., event starts at 1:00 p.m.

Cost: $30

Early Registration Deadline: Sunday, Feburary 5 (guarantee T-shirt)

Final Registration Deadline: Thursday, March 2

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Learn the fundamentals of free weight training in the weight room and free weight area and how to use the strength machines effectively and safely.This workshop will consist of two parts- Classroom education on weight lifting form, technique, and debunking common myths about weight lifting, and applied practice with a few select exercises.This 3-week program will help you become more comfortable and confident training in the weight room, free weight area, and on the strength machines at the Wellness Center. 

Session 1: Mondays and Wednesdays starting January 16 - February 1
Session 2: Tuesdays and Thursdays, February 21-March 9

Times: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Price: Students $25, Non-students $30 

Registration Deadline: February 20

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Become a certified Group Fitness Instructor! Learn the ins and outs of being a Group Fitness Instructor while preparing to take the ACE GFI Exam and begin instructing.

Date: Beginning the week of February 20. Classes scheduled around participants. 

Cost: $280 (price includes text book, study book, practice test, and exam fee)

Registration Deadline: February 13

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Be inspired and achieve your fitness goals!

The NDSU Wellness Center's personal trainers are here to motivate and inspire you to reach your health and fitness goals through safe and effective personalized programs. Our trainers will shape your mind and body into a healthier you! Our nationally certified personal trainers will provide motivation, education, guidance and individual instruction to improve your overall fitness and achieve the results you want while maximizing your workout and minimizing your risk of injury. See more info here.

Working out is more fun with a friend!

You and one other member will train with a certified personal trainer twice a week for four weeks. Your trainer will help you set realistic goals, then program a workout that accommodates both of your current fitness levels and goals. See more info here. Let’s get training! 

Utilize a Personal Trainer with your friends!

Small Group Training provides a fun, challenging and motivating environment where you and your group will enjoy the benefits of personal training in a group setting. Enjoy the friendly competition and accountability that comes with working out with your friends and one of our Personal Trainers. Small group training sessions are available for groups of 3-6 participants and feature fun, safe and effective movements to help you achieve your fitness goals. See more info here.

GroupFIT classes are FREE for all students and members!

Registration is not required or available for GroupFIT classes. For more information and to veiw the GroupFIT schedule, click here.


Jenna Eckstein
Fitness Coordinator 


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