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Vandal Fitness Challenge

Vandal Fitness Challenge is a 6 week fitness challenge for students, staff and faculty.  

Registration cost $10.
Dates are January 29 - March 12.

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

Description

The Vandal Fitness Challenge 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 Composition - measured using a bio-electrical impedance device.

  • Body Weight Box Squat - maximum repetitions in 2 minutes.
  • Push-Ups - maximum repetitions without stopping or resting.
  • TRX Body Weight Rows - maximum repetitions without stopping or resting.
  • Hold - maximum duration for both sides of the body. “AR” sands for anti-rotation and challenges the      core muscles of the body.
  • Standing Hip &Trunk Flexion - distance measured between the fingertips and the floor.
  • 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 Criteria

Average Joe and Jane
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
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
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.

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 are:


January 29 12:00pm - 1:30pm & 5:00-7:30pm
January 30 11:30am - 1:30pm & 5:00-7:30pm

 

Questions or comments:

Please email
vfc@uidaho.edu

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