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The Fitness Center is located in Room E170 on the Appleton campus and features a variety of exercise equipment available for free use by students and staff. Included in the center are cardiovascular and strength equipment, as well as shower and locker facilities.
Several health and wellness programs are offered to students and staff throughout the year.
View the Fitness Center Brochure (PDF)
Well Student Spotlight Nomination Form (PDF)
A free one time, one hour appointment where you will learn about exercise recommendations and how to properly use the equipment. You will leave with a full body strength training routine personalized for you.
Students get two free 45 minute personal training sessions per semester, after they’ve completed an orientation. This is a great option for those who have plateaued and want to switch up their routine.
Test your current fitness level to establish a baseline or track progress. Students get two free fitness assessments each semester. The Fitness Assessment includes body composition testing, blood pressure, 3 minute step test, push-ups, sit-ups, and sit & reach.
For this appointment option, students are required to bring a 3 day food log, outlining everything they eat and drink and the quantity. We will review your food log together and highlight areas where you can make changes and improvements.
Knowing your health related numbers can be a motivational tool to help you reach your wellness goals. You will leave knowing your BMI, body fat percent-age, weight, blood pressure, and resting heart rate.
All classes are appropriate for any fitness level. We encourage participants to go at their own pace. All classes are free for FVTC students and staff. There is no registration for these classes (except LIVESTRONG, see below); they are on a drop-in basis, so come when your schedule allows.
View the Fall 2015 group exercise class schedule (PDF).
This class provides a quick, condensed, full body workout. Every little bit helps!
Take your frustrations out on a free-standing kick bag! Combine simple movements to create an intense workout. Class limited to 10 participants; first come, first serve.
This class will utilize a variety of equipment and intervals for a great workout.
Utilize suspension straps to push, pull, and lift your own body weight. Class limited to 10 participants; first come, first serve.
To participate in a TRX Class you must complete a 30 minute orientation with the Wellness Coordinator; schedule your appointment at the Wellness Desk.
This high energy and fun class combines Latin dance inspired moves with body weight exercises to burn calories quick!
Yoga is the no stress workout that conditions your muscles. This class helps participants achieve better posture, stronger muscles, increased flexibility and stress management through exercise and relaxation.
This is a 12-week exercise based program for cancer survivors. Any FVTC Student or Staff member who has ever been diagnosed with cancer qualifies. The fall session will run from September 21st- December 9th. Class limited to the first 4 participants and participants must register in advance. This program includes a free YMCA membership for its duration.
Meet your Wellness Coordinator in Student Life for a Wii Fit Challenge. Any student who beats Brandy in a challenge will receive a $5 Connections Coffee Café gift card.
October 2015 (PDF)
Coming soon: Maintain, Don't Gain!
Appleton campus, Room E170
Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-9 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m.-12:00 p.m.