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SRC Fitness Challenges

Take on a challenge and win BIG! Each challenge is uniquely designed to encourage SRC members to engage in fitness activities in order to reach the ultimate goal and be entered to win some awesome prizes. For more information, review the challenge details for each available challenge.

Check out these current and upcoming challenges at the SRC!

New Year New You, Jan. 29 – March 25

Monday, Jan. 29 – Sunday, March 25

Jump-start your fitness resolutions with our exciting eight-week challenge, New Year New You, at the Student Recreation Center in the University Student Union. Start off 2018 the right way by working towards specified goals in three fitness areas: Cardio, Muscular Strength, Endurance & Power or Restorative!

Just complete eight eligible activities for each goal at the SRC and Oasis during the challenge from Jan. 29 to March 25. All participants who successfully complete all three goals will receive a commemorative “New Year New You” t-shirt and be entered into a raffle to win one of four $50 Visa gift cards.

Fitness Goals

Cardio Endurance
Participate in a minimum of eight of the following workout activities:

  • Attend one of the following Group Exercise classes:
    • Afro-Caribbean Heat
    • AC Heat 45
    • Cardio Yoga Flow
    • Cycle 45
    • HIIT Camp
    • Matador Cycle
    • TRX® Ropes & Straps
    • Zumba®/Zumba® Senato
  • Join the Boxing Training Program. (New members will be required to complete an orientation prior to participating. Sign up at the Total Training Zone desk.)
  • Use any cardio equipment such as the treadmill, elliptical, bike, step mill, rower, ergometer, etc.
  • Walk or run on the indoor track.
  • Play basketball, volleyball, soccer or any other Open Recreation activities.
  • Swim in the Rec Pool or Plaza Pool.
  • Participate in Intramural Sports.

Muscular Strength, Endurance and Power
Participate in a minimum of eight of the following workout activities:

  •  Attend one of the following Group Exercise classes:
    • Barre Bootcamp
    • Barre Fit
    • Bootcamp 45
    • Boxer’s Basics
    • Circuit 45
    • Fit in 6 Small Group Training (only available to Fit in 6 participants)
    • Functional Circuit Training
    • FTC 45
    • Kettlebell Lift
    • KB Lift 45
    • Matador Bootcamp
    • Mat Pilates Flow
    • Ocean Yoga Basics
    • Pilates Core Fusion
    • Pilates Reformer
    • POUND®
    • SpinFlex
    • STRONG by Zumba
    • TRX® Circuit Training
    • TRX® Yoga Basics
  • Use any strength equipment located in any of the three training zones such as the selectorized equipment, plate-loaded equipment, dumbbells etc.
  • Use The Ridge Rock Wall. (New members will be required to sign a waiver at the SRC front desk before using the rock wall.)

Restorative
Participate in a minimum of eight of the following workout activities:

  • Attend one of the following Group Exercise classes:
    • A.M. Yoga
    • Exhale Express
    • Gentle Yoga
    • Kundalini Yoga
    • Mindful Mat Pilates
    • Restorative Yoga
    • Soul Limber Yoga
    • Sunrise Yoga
    • Vinyasa Flow
    • Yoga
    • Yoga Balance
  • Perform stretching or foam-rolling activities in any of the three training zones.
  • Lay out by the Rec Pool or Plaza Pool.
  • Utilize the following services available at the Oasis Wellness Center (available only to CSUN students):
    • Attend a yoga or meditation class.
    • Use a Nap Pod.

Prizes

If you submit at least eight workout activities in each of the goals, you’ll receive a commemorative New Year New You t-shirt (Limit one shirt per person, while supplies last) and be automatically entered into a raffle to win one of four $50 Visa gift cards!

Rules

  • In order to participate, members must sign up through the SRC Challenges Portal between Monday, Jan. 22 and Sunday, March 25. 
  • Participants must complete all activities within the challenge period (Jan. 29 – March 25) during regular hours of operation.
  • All activities must be completed at the SRC and Oasis Wellness Center and submitted through the SRC Challenges Portal the same day by 11:59 p.m.
  • Participants who successfully complete the challenge will receive emailed instructions on how to claim their ”New Year New You” t-shirt.
  • Raffle winners will be contacted by Friday, March 30. If a winner does not claim their prize by Tuesday, April 10, a new winner will be drawn.

Fit in 6, Feb. 5 – March 18

Transform your body in just six weeks at the SRC!

Monday, Feb. 5 – Sunday, March 18

Get fit in just 6 weeks during this brand new fitness challenge at the Student Recreation Center! You’ll get fitness assessments, nutrition consultations, a customized workout program and access to exclusive Group Exercise classes—all to help you reach a new level of fitness. 

Participants will receive:

  • Pre- and post-fitness assessments
  • Goal-setting consultation
  • Nutrition consultation
  • Weekly accountability meetings
  • Customized exercise program
  • Access to exclusive Group Exercise classes using MyZone® heart rate technology
  • Access to health and fitness workshops
  • Fitbook® exercise and nutrition journal ($25 value)
  • Support and guidance from health and fitness professionals throughout the challenge

Requirements

  • All participants must attend an initial orientation meeting.
  • Participants must complete all scheduled fitness assessments and consultation appointments.
  • Participants must track exercise and nutrition information in their Fitbook® journal and check in with their Fit in 6 lead at least once per week.
  • Participants must attend at least one health and fitness workshop throughout the course of the challenge.
  • Participants must attend at least two small Group Exercise classes per week for the duration of the challenge. 

Prizes

Participants who successfully complete all program requirements will receive a full refund of their registration fees and will be entered into a raffle to win a $100 Visa gift card.

Rules

  • In order to participate, members must sign up through the SRC Portal or at the SRC front desk between Monday, Jan. 22 and Friday, Jan. 26.
  • Registration fees are $40 for students and $50 for non-students. These fees will be refunded to any participant who successfully completes all program requirements.
  • The winner of the challenge will be contacted no later than Friday, March 23. If they do not claim their prize by Friday, March 30, a new winner will be drawn.

 

2018 Swim Challenge: Team Edition, April 9 - May 13

Take the Challenge to Win and Stay Fit this Spring at the SRC!

Monday, April 9 – Sunday, May 13

The Student Recreation Center Aquatics Department is inviting all members to grab a friend and swim your hearts out this spring during the SRC Swim Challenge: Team Edition. Splash into shape at the Rec and Plaza Pools for your chance to win cool prizes and giveaways. The more your team swims, the more you win!

Rules

  1. Participants must complete their laps within the indicated five-week time period.
  2. Each teammate can record a maximum of 2,000 yards per day.
  3. The first team to swim 100,000 yards wins the first-place prize, with subsequent finishers placing second, third, fourth and fifth.
  4. Each participant will have to manually input their daily yards into the SRC Challenges Portal.
  5. Participants must sign up through the SRC Challenges Portal or during tabling sessions — not at the SRC front desk.

Prizes

  • 1st Place — $35 CSUN Campus Store Gift Card
  • 2nd Place — $25 CSUN Campus Store Gift Card
  • 3rd Place — $20 CSUN Campus Store Gift Card
  • 4th & 5th Place — SRC Towel Service (One Semester)

There will also be giveaways for those who reach the following distance milestones:

  • 50k yds (2,000 laps) — Sunglasses
  • 75k yds (3,000 laps) — Keychain Sunscreen
  • 100k yds (4,000 laps) — Mesh Bag

Sign up on the SRC Challenges Portal or in-person at the Aquatics tabling at the SRC. Swim Challenge: Team Edition begins on Monday, April 9, so sign up early and get ready to go the distance!