The FitLife program offers a variety of programs to meet the health and wellness needs of our UC San Diego Staff and Faculty.
~ Personal Wellness ~ FitLife Occcupational ~ FitLife Mobile ~
FitLife now offers multiple services to enhance your retreats or in-house trainings with your staff! Whether you want a fitness class, chair massage, or meditation to start your day, we can tailor our programming to fit your needs. Contact us Today! (click photo for full details)
Faculty Staff Personal Wellness
Our Personal Wellness Programs provide individualized fitness programs and small group training with our wellness instructors, giving your the opportunity to create a lifestyle of better living and helping you achieve your health goals.
The Program consists of initial fitness assessment, entrance interviews with a wellness instructor, six weeks of small group fitness training and a follow up fitness profile. Weekly small groups have one hour training sessions.
The Initial Assessments are provided by the FitLife staff. Testing will include blood pressure, body composition, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and aerobic capacity.
At the end of the program an evaluation is performed. Exit interviews with your instructor will allow you to reassess your personal fitness goals and objectives and to establish long-term plans. You will also receive an individualized workout program
Take advantage of this great opportunity to have a complete fitness program designed for you under the supervision of out expert wellness instructors. Click HERE for schedules and registration.
FitLife Occupational is a mobile physical activity and educational program. It has been proven to reduce injuries, illness and stress, increase stamina, and create a healthy and fit lifestyle on and off the job. The University of California sponsors the FitLife Occupational program as part of its commitment to creating a positive, healthy work environment and as part of the UC Living Well initiative. Here at UC San Diego it is supported by Environment, Health and Safety and Recreation.
NEW! FitLife Occupational offers five session workshops
*FitLife Occupational Workshops come to you!
Duration: 30 minutes each session (4 sessions total)
Subsidized Fee: $135 per workshop
The FitLife Occupational program recommends participants in your department complete the web based Computer Ergonomics Tier 1 Self Evaluation and Training eCourse on Blink, UC Learning Center (type "Computer Ergonomics Tier 1" in the search engine) prior to the workshop. Once the online ergonomic evaluation has been completed you are now qualified to participate in the Pain Relief Program at no cost to your department. The Pain Relief Program is an early intervention program that treats muscular-skeletal pain of all kinds in the body (neck, shoulders, wrist, back, knees, etc.). Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request the Pain Relief Qualification Worksheet. Partnership with Ergonomics and the Pain Relief program offers the campus community a more functional and biomechanical sound approach for all activities of daily living.
Attend two different workshops and receive a free Rec Card good for one quarter (a $95 value!). All workshop participants are placed into a quarterly drawing for a free FitLife class (that's up to an $82 value!).
To sign up for additional information contact Irma Jimenez or (858) 822-0656.
Exercise instructors at your service! We come to you!
WHO: Any affiliate of UCSD can utilize this program: student group, club, faculty or staff
WHAT TYPE OF CLASS: Choose from Pilates, Yoha, Core Conditioning, Cirecuit Training, Zumba, Kickboxing, Qigong, Chair Massage or Meditiation. Whether your goal is to get your heart pumping and sweat or to regenerate the min and body, we have a class that will get you there!
WHERE: You decide on a location convenient for your participants, whether it be a conference room, classroom, or outside office area, we will do our best to make it work!
WHEN: You decide the day and time and we will find an available instructor.
WHY: Maybe the question is, "Why Not?" Whayt's easier than having a FitLife Instructor come to you? Let us help you relive stress in the workplace, bond with friends/coworkers and get healthy!
HOW: Email us to set up a class today! Class fees starts at only $45/class for weekly fitness and $65 for a one-day class, split between all participants involved. What a steal!! We accept checks, Recharge, or Index#s.
Our one-day workshops/classes are a great way for departments to reward their hardworking staff! Schedule to have a massage therapist come to your office and give 10min chair massages while you work or a 'Learn At Lunch' Nurtition workshop!!
To schedule a class email Lauren Labagh, FitLife Mobile coordinator at email@example.com.
FitLife’s Registered Dietitian is available to come to you! Your group will learn valuable nutrition information and practical tips to help you optimize your nutritional status. Nutrition workshop topics include:
The nutrition workshops are interactive and can be tailored to meet the specific needs of your group. Workshops specifically designed for student groups include:
Workshops specifically designed for Faculty/Staff groups include:
FitLife Mobile nutrition workshops are designed to last one hour, and pricing is as follows:
Contact Yumi Petrisko, MS, RD at firstname.lastname@example.org or 858-822-0372 for more information or to schedule a nutrition workshop.
Walking and stretching are powerful tools in health management. The Walk & Stretch program is designed for you to briskly walk from your work site to the outdoor level of Geisel Library (above the library entrance, in front of the snake head). There will be a certified instructor who will guide you through a series of stretches for 10 minutes then you briskly return to your work location.
Days and Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10-10:30 am
Note: A new 10 minute stretch session starts every 10 minutes between the hours of 10-10:20 am. The last session is at 10:20 am. Walk & Stretch will be canceled on rainy days and academic breaks.