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Vandal Fitness Challenge

VFC is a 6 week fitness challenge for students, staff and faculty.  

Registration cost $10.

Initial testing begins January 29 & 30

Upon initial testing completion, you will receive a water bottle, and upon completion of the challenge, A VFC T-shirt and entered into a drawing for a new bike.

Description

The VFC is a 6 week fitness challenge for University of Idaho students, staff and faculty.  Participants are initially tested in the first week of the challenge. Initial testing consists of 6 basic fitness tests:

  • Body Fat Testing (bioelectrical impedance testing will be used)
  • Box Squat Thruster (as many repetitions as possible in 1 minute)
  • Bent Arm Plank (as long as possible)
  • TRX Row Hold (as long as possible)
  • Line Sprints (as many repetitions as possible in 2 minutes) 
  • Flexibility Testing
After the first week of initial testing each participant has 6 weeks to participate in healthy fitness and nutrition plans before the final testing.

Judging Categories and Criteria

Average Joe and Jane - For those who are active and/or workout, but are looking to make improvements.

1. Criteria is on improvement, including body comp and testing numbers.
2. Consistency, weekly surveys and workouts.
3. New activities (went to cooking classes, walked to school, or volunteered at humane society to walk the dogs).


Mighty Joe and Jane - For those who are very active and/or workout frequently.

1. Consistency in workouts with progressive improvement and surveys.
2. Improvement testing numbers duration and quantity and body comp numbers.
3. Adding new components such as healthy eating or trying new workout activities.


Aspirational Joe and Jane - For those who are rarely active and/or workout infrequently, but want to make positive changes.

1. Criteria is on improvement, including body comp and testing numbers.
2. Consistency, weekly surveys and workouts.
3. Adding new components such as healthy eating or trying new workout activities.


To be eligible to win the Vandal Fitness Challenge, participant must be a UI student, complete initial and final fitness tests, and complete 6 weekly surveys.


Initial Testing times at the SRC are:


January 29 12 - 1:30pm & 5:00-7:30pm
January 30 12 - 1:30pm & 5:00-7:30pm

 

Questions or comments:

Please email
vfc@uidaho.edu

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