According to a 2019 INSIDER poll, out of 1,102 people, a majority of them wanted to make a health-related change for the New Year. This included changing diets, exercising and focusing on mental health.
BYU-Idaho’s New Year’s Fitness Kickoff will help students keep their wellness resolutions by helping them understand the different fitness classes offered by the university.
“We feel like if we can get right on that at the beginning of the semester, then we can help the students meet their physical goals that they set for the New Year,” said Lisa Robison, the activities advisor in student activities.
With certified and knowledgeable fitness trainers, a variety of classes are offered to students wanting to receive help in exercise training.
“They’re either certified in yoga, high fit, Zumba or they come through my course exercise physiology class,” Robison said. “It teaches the students the basics of how to get going and how to teach.
According to the BYU-I Fitness page, the following classes are available: HIIT (high-intensity interval training), Abs that Rock, spinning/cycling, kickboxing, water aerobics, Pump-it, Zumba, Latin Jam, Cross-training, Boot camp, Jazzercise, aerobics, Pilates and step aerobics.
To see more descriptions of the different classes offer, come to the New Year’s Fitness Kickoff on Jan. 23 from 8 to 10 p.m. in the John W. Hart 250 gym.