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Fitness Center

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. A fitness coordinator is on duty 27 hours per week, August through May.

Fitness Center Services

Fitness Assessments
This is a valuable tool in assessing fitness ability. It also acts as a good baseline before beginning any exercise program. Appointments last 30-45 minutes. You should dress comfortably (preferably athletic attire) and must wear athletic shoes.
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Before a Fitness Assessment can be done, please print and fill out the ACSM Health Status Questionnaire (PDF).

The Fitness Assessment consists of: 

  • Height/weight measurements

  • Body Composition

  • 3-minute step test

  • Push-ups

  • Curl-ups

  • Sit and reach 

Equipment Orientations
This appointment will familiarize you with both strength and cardio equipment in the fitness center. This is recommended if you have never used strength or cardio equipment. The coordinator shows proper form and instruction to prevent injury. Appointments last 30-60 minutes.

Consultations
This is for individuals who want their own customized training program. The coordinator will meet with you to discuss your exercise objectives and will then create a personal program tailored to your needs. This is then followed up with a second appointment to go over the routine. Appointments last 15-30 minutes.

Group Exercise Schedule*

Monday
12-12:10 p.m. - 10 Minute Total Body

Tuesday
12-12:15 p.m. - Stress Relief Stretching
2-2:10 p.m. - 10 Minute Total Body

Wednesday
12-12:10 p.m. - 10 Minute Total Body
4-5 p.m. - Yoga

Thursday
12-12:10 p.m. - Calorie Cutter Interval Training
2-2:10 p.m. - 10 Minute Total Body
4:15-5:15 p.m. - Cardio Kickboxing

Friday
12-12:15 p.m. - Core Galore

*August through May

Class Descriptions

10 Minute Total Body

10 minutes of diverse exercises to help combat stress, improve happiness, and get the most out of your day. This class will challenge any fitness level from beginner exerciser to seasoned fitness fanatic.

Calorie Cutter

This class is designed for those who like squeezing in awesome, yet difficult workouts in a short amount of time. We’ll push our limits by keeping your heart rate high and rest time low. You’ll leave feeling like you put in an hours’ worth of work! Suitable for all fitness levels.

Stress-Relief Stretching

Flexibility is a very important component of fitness and wellness as we age. This class helps you maintain a healthy mind, body and spirit by promoting relaxation and improving flexibility.

Core Galore

This class is for those who want straight core work! We’ll target all those muscles in the abdominal and hip region that help support posture and keep you feeling outright awesome! All fitness levels are welcome.

Boot Camp

The ultimate in total body conditioning combines athletic drills to promote muscular strength and endurance. Empower yourself by shredding calories and improving fitness levels while having fun!

Zumba

Zumba® is an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party™ that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health. It is the only Latin-inspired dance-fitness program that blends red-hot international music, and contagious steps to form a "fitness-party" that is downright addictive.

The cost for Yoga and Zumba is $17.50 for students & $23.50 for staff. Please sign up in Student Life. First-time Zumba / Yoga students receive a registration discount - only $10.50!

Yoga

Yoga classes are the no stress workouts that condition core muscles. This class helps participants achieve better posture, leaner muscles and increased flexibility!

The cost for Yoga is $5.00 for students with a Student ID. Student will receive a FULL REFUND if they attend at least 4 of the 6 sessions. The cost for staff members is $20.00. Please sign up in Student Life


Cardio Kickboxing

Ready for a fun way to punch away stress and kick away anxiety? Then you want this class! We’ll improve health by having lots of fun with great music and kickboxing combinations!

The cost for Cardio Kickboxing is $5.00 for students with a Student ID. A FULL REFUND will be received if student attends at least 4 of the 6 classes. The price for staff is $20.00. Please sign up in Student Life.

Fitness Center

Visit:
Appleton campus, Room E170
Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-9 p.m.  
Saturday: 8 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

fitnesscenter@fvtc.edu

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