Posts Tagged ‘BWC’

Personal Training!

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

This week I started a personal training program that is run by one of the senior Exercise Physiology students here at Saint Scholastica. I originally sought out this program because I want to be healthier, fit, and find a plan that I can stick too even after the semester is over. I contacted the CSS WellU program on campus and they pointed my in the direction of a senior in the Exercise Physiology program name Allissah! The program is specially created to fit the capabilities my body already has, build on them, and to meet the goals I have for myself. This program is very important to me because it helps me be a better “me,” but it also is done by an Exercise Physiology major which is what I am also doing; and I think that is really cool! On Thursday the 9th I had a walk through of my program which included Allissah and I going over the plan she had designed for me. Today, Friday the 10th, I did the first day of my program with consists of cardio and arms. On Mondays my workout is cardio and legs, Wednesday is cardio and abs, and then Friday! On Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays I participate in a yoga sculpt class. I set up my workouts this way on purpose, so that I would be working out 6 out of 7 days of the week, with the 7th day (Saturday) as my rest day. It might sound crazy but just starting this program today and changing my eating habits a little, I already feel a change in my body and I love it!

Personal Trainer Week Two

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Last week I met with my personal trainer from the PT program, Allissah. We did several tests to gage where I am physically including weight, height, and body fat measurements as well as flexibility, strength, and cardio tests. Then we took some time to discuss my fitness goals. These include losing ten pounds, being able to run a 5k under 40 minutes without walking, and improving my overall strength and flexibility. Based on my personal goals and how I did on my tests, Allissah has put together a fitness routine that I need to keep track of and report to her. On WF I do cardio, abs, and rock climbing. On TR I do arm, back, shoulder, and leg workouts. Monday’s are for swing dancing and rock climbing and my weekends are free. Being a part of this program has already drastically improved my motivation to exercise. Having to report to Allissah and hear her feedback keeps me accountable. Additionally, a few of us in the program share our workout successes with each other in a Facebook group message. This also helps me because when I am feeling proud of my work I get a pluthora of support in the form of “good job!” And arm muscle emojis. Participating in Saints Marathon and Climb Mount Everest Have also helped because it’s more people I have to report for. It also adds variety into my workout because I’m doing these in addition to Allissah’s workout plans. Basically, I am going to be so fit. 💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻

Saints Marathon

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Saints Marathon has begun! I am walking, jogging, biking, and running my way to victory. To be a winner of the Saints Marathon you keep track of your miles using the Saints Marathon chart posted in BWC. Once you reach 26.2 miles you’re considered a winner. If you meet your goal by March 17th, you’re entered into a drawing for fitness prizes like gym bags or water bottles. I don’t really expect to win, but it is helping me stay motivated to keep up with my daily fitness. 

Post Finals Fitness

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016


Sophomore COR Leadership Program

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

2nd Session: What a Jerk! Difficult Confrontations and Staying in Relationship

Last Sunday, I attended the second workshop of the COR Leadership Program. The first workshop was on Strengths and this past workshop focused on how individuals can use their strengths and handle conflicts. Here’s a blurb from the website: