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    19- 23 November 2018

    Healthy Campus Week is back, with loads of free activities and events to keep you in tip top condition this 19 - 23 November. Here in the Sport and Recreation Service at Middlesex University we look to dedicate one week every year to raise awareness about important issues to do with your health and wellbeing. Looking after your health while you work and study is a factor in enhancing academic performance.

    During Healthy Campus Week we invite you to take part in a whole host of FREE activities and events taking place on campus such as; Free access to The Fitness Pod and leisure class programme, access to our ‘This MDX Girl Can’ programme as well as other fun events like the Campus Treasure Hunt on Tuesday 20 November and the  BIG campus walk on 21 November. Our Health and Wellbeing fayre will taking place in the Quad with loads more freebies and advice on hand. Plus why not sign up to MDXMoves, and earn additional points whilst taking part! (MDXMoves link

    • Activities on Campus

      • Join MDXMoves

        Join the fast growing community at Middlesex MDXMoves. Sign up today and start earning rewards simply by moving a little more. Use your phone as a fitness tracker to start earning free stuff like Costa coffee, gym memberships, discounts to online retailers and more. Find out more about MDXMoves and how to sign up on our pages on unihub.

      • Campus Treasure Hunt Tuesday 20 November

        Take Part in the Healthy Campus Week Treasure Hunt on Tuesday 20 November. Meet at The front of the QUAD at 12.00pm where full instructions / clues will be given out. Use the clues to find the hidden TREASURE on campus- star prize for the winning team / person.

        Loads of goodies up for grabs, you just have to decipher the clues and unscramble the riddles to find the hidden treasure. Plus a great way to build up your MDX Moves points on the way!

      • Free Swimming at Copthall Pool

        Come along for a swim on Tuesday and Thursday at Barnet Copthall Pool (Champions Way
        Hendon, London NW4 1PX)  from 6:45am - 8:30pm during public swim sessions. Simply show your Middlesex ID for free entry.

      • Free Access to Leisure Classes and This MDX Girl Can activities

        We have a variety of exciting classes and activities running in our leisure programme which we are keen for you to try for free this Healthy Campus Week. For a full list visit the sport pages on our website.

        We are also offering a week of free access to our This MDX Girl Can programme, visit our pages on unihub for more information.

        Simply contact The Fitness Pod reception on 020 8411 6343 to book your free sessions.

      • Big Lunchtime Walk- Wednesday 21

        The BIG WALK is taking place on Wednesday 21 November and we are looking to get as many people as possible along to this event. Please meet outside the front of the Quad for 12.25pm for a lunchtime stroll around Sunny Hill Park. It's tipped to be the largest lunchtime walk on record!

      • Beginners Jogging Session

        Join in our lunchtime jog on Tuesday at 12:25pm. Meet already changed and ready to go at The Fitness Pod reception.

      • Neck and Shoulder Massage

        Neck and Shoulder massage treatments are conducted in a seated position where you keep your clothes on. Sessions last approximately 15 minutes. We are offering sessions on the following days / times (subject to availability).

          • Monday 19th 10.00am – 2.00pm
          • Tuesday 20th 12.00pm – 2.00pm
          • Thursday 22nd 10.00am – 1.00pm
          • Friday 23rd 12.00pm – 2.00pm

        Spaces are limited. Please book your session by contacting The Fitness Pod reception on 020 8411 6343.

      • Mini Health Check

        Get your blood pressure and body composition measured, and receive feedback from one of our trained instructors. Appointments ( 30 mins) will take place in the locations below and need to be booked in advance by calling The Fitness Pod on 020 8411 6343.

        Times available

        • Thursday 22 November 11.00 - 3.00pm (Quad)
        • Friday 23 November 11.00 - 3.00pm (Ritterman 110)

        Plus office visits during Healthy Campus Week

        Your health and wellbeing is important to us. That’s why during Healthy Campus Week The Fitness Pod are offering you a free health check. Our staff will be visiting offices to carry out free blood pressure and body fat checks. If you happen to miss us, then please feel free to get in touch to arrange an appointment on 020 8411 6343.

        • Monday: Library / Williams
        • Tuesday: Fenella / Collage Building
        • Thursday: Colinhurst
        • Friday: Colindeep
      • 50% off Personal Training Session

        Book a 60 minute PT session with our resident Fitness Pod instructors at just half price. Sessions reduced to just £15. Booking essential. Contact the Fitness Pod reception or email or 020 8411 6343.

      • Physical Activity and Wellbeing Fayre: Quad, Thursday 22 November

        Thursday 22 November 10.00am - 2.30pm. We will have loads of fun activities and tips on getting active and eating and keeping healthy. Don’t miss it!

      • Free Access to the Fitness Pod

        Attend one of the free sessions below and you will be entered into a draw for an introductory 3 month sports membership to The Fitness Pod.

        • Access The Fitness Pod Monday to Friday 7.00am - 12.00pm
        • Please note Thursday 10.00 -11.00am Women only
      • Free Staff Football

        Why not try out our designated social staff football this week?

        • Wednesday Football Fitness 5.30 - 6.30pm, MACS
      • Social Activity Programme

        We run a variety of FREE, just turn up and play, social sports sessions on Wednesday and Friday afternoons on campus. Activities take place on the 3G pitches, MAC courts and Terrace outside MDX House.

        All activities are completely free, and all equipment is provided- simply turn up and play. Contact the sports office in MDX House to see what activities are running this week. Visit the website for more information.

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