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Virtual Group Fitness Classes, Intramural Events, & Top Three Netflix Sports Movies for the Week

RecSports wants to provide you with the tools and knowledge you need in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle while you’re at home.

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Fitness, Health, & Wellness

Simple preventative measures like engaging in daily activity or mindfulness meditation are great prevention strategies when coupled with consistent handwashing and other healthy habits!

Virtual Group Fitness Classes Now Available

All group fitness classes are FREE to UT students who have paid their student activities fees, and all faculty/staff who have paid membership fees to RecSports.

Virtual Relaxation Station

Join the Center for Health Education & Wellness on April 15 to relax and ease into the rest of the semester with tips for better sleep and stress management. Discover resources you can still that may improve your mood and provide a sense of calm.

Follow CHEW on social media @volshelpvols for more details.


Virtual Intramural Events

Virtual Intramural Race

Whether it’s a treadmill or a neighborhood street, join us during the month of April in the first-ever Intramural Virtual Race! Set a personal goal, challenge a friend, or compete to be on the overall leaderboard. This event is for everyone, no matter your fitness level, so don’t miss out on this opportunity!

How It Works: Every time you run/walk, record it using your Fitbit, Apple Watch, or any App that tracks distance. We will also accept pictures of treadmill results. After your workout, submit a screenshot of your workout to us at imsports@utk.edu. We will update the leaderboard each Monday so please try to have all workouts from the previous week emailed to us by Noon each Monday!

Virtual 8 Ball Pool League

Play Begins the Week of April 6th

  • Season Length- 3 Week Regular Season
  • Format- Singles Play
  • Requirements- the “FREE” 8 Ball Pool App downloaded to your Apple or Android device; you can find links to these apps on imleagues.com under the 8 Ball Pool League Home Page
  • Registration: Sign up online at www.imleagues.com

National Collegiate Trivia Night

Join us every Wednesday in April for the first-ever National Collegiate Trivia Night hosted by Cornell University! Any student, faculty, or staff member from schools across the country is welcome to participate. Swag prizes to the top 5 finishers, and random drawings throughout the event.

How to Participate: Create your own Twitch Account and follow the channel to participate. It is that is easy! The trivia itself is mobile-friendly. When you submit your entry, consider naming your team “UTK,” followed by your first and last name (for example, “UTK – John Smith”). This will allow us to award the highest scoring UTK participant a championship shirt each week. You MUST sign up using the above format to be eligible.

When: Every Wednesday in April beginning this Wednesday, April 1st at 8 pm EST

Where: Streaming live on our Twitch Channel: https://www.twitch.tv/recwithoutborders

 

Entertainment

Looking for ways to pass time at home or challenge your mind? Check out some top sports movies on Netflix, compete against your friends no matter where you are, or test out your own Sudoku skills!


Top 3 Netflix Sports Movies of the Week

  1. The Natural
  2. Ali
  3. The Longshots



3/31/2020