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    Healthy Campus

    18 - 22 November 2019

    Healthy Campus Week is back, with loads of free activities and events to keep you in tip top condition this 18-22 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 as well as other fun events like the Health fayre on Monday 18 November with loads of freebies and giveaways and the BIG campus walk on 20 November. Plus why not sign up to MDXMoves if you haven't already, and earn additional points whilst taking part.

    PLUS- Win a trip to Barcelona for 2 in our MDXMoves Healthy Campus week Challenge!. Enter here

    • 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.

        Plus join our November challenge and you could win a trip for 2 to Barcelona! Log in to your MDXMoves account and visit the 'Challenges page' to join in!

      • Health and Wellbeing Fayre Monday 18 Nov

        Monday 18 November 10.00am - 3.00pm. We will have loads of fun activities and tips on getting active and eating and keeping healthy. Don’t miss it!

        Activities and services include

        • Wellbeing Services
        • Premier Medical- Advice and Help
        • MDXSU - Movember/ Disabled Lib Group/ Advice Service/ Public Health Society/ First Aid Society/ Hive Society / Enactus
        • MDX Sport - The Fitness Pod/ MDXMoves/ Neck and Shoulder massage/ Mini Health Check/ Nutrition Analysis/ Challenges/ Games/ Fun
      • Free Swimming at Copthall Pool

        Come along for a swim on Tuesday and Thursday at the brand new 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 at The Fitness Pod

        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.

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

      • Big Lunchtime Walk- Wednesday 20

        The BIG WALK is taking place on Wednesday 20 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. Plus grab a free coffee when you register on MDXMoves.

        We offer a regular lunchtime walk on Tuesday's during term time. Meet outside Circle cafe (Sheppard library) 12.25pm

      • 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. All abilities welcome.

      • 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 18 10.00am – 2.00pm, Quad
          • Tuesday 19 12.00 – 2.00pm, The Fitness Pod Treatment Room
          • Thursday 20 10.00am - 1.00pm, The Fitness Pod Treatment Room
          • Friday 21 12.00pm – 2.00pm, The Fitness Pod Treatment Room

        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

        • Monday -  10.00 - 2.00pm Quad & 2.30 - 4.30pm Williams / Library
        • Tuesday - 10.00am - 12.00pm Fenella & 1.00 - 3.00pm College / Town Hall
        • Thursday - 10.00am - 12.00pm Colinhurst / Colindeep & 1.00 - 3.00pm Ravensfield / Town Hall
        • Friday - 10.00am - 12.00pm Grove & 1.00 - 3.00pm Hatchcroft

        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.

      • 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 thefitnesspod@mdx.ac.uk or 020 8411 6343.

      • Physical Activity and Wellbeing Fayre: Quad, Monday 18 November

        Monday 18 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 6.15am - 12.00pm
        • Please note Thursday 10.00 -11.00am Women only
      • Nutrition Analysis session

        Get your detailed body composition analysis and a brief dietary consultation. Sessions are 20 minutes long and will be taking place in the treatment room at The Fitness Pod. Please book your session by contacting the Fitness Pod reception on 020 8411 6343.

        • Monday 18 - 9.00am - 12.00pm, Quad
        • Friday 22- 9.00am - 12.00pm, Treatment Room at the Fitness Pod
      • Lunchtime Boxing Pad work classes

        How tough are you really? Why not take part in our outdoor boxing pad work sessions, taking place in the new MDX pavillion.

        • Wednesday 12.20 - 1.00pm Pavillion
        • Thursday 12.20 - 1.00pm Pavillion
        • Friday 12.20 - 1.00pm Pavillion

        Please book at The Fitness Pod reception.

      • Self-Defence Class

        Come along to our instructor led ladies only Self-Defence class. Wednesday 20 November 1.45- 2.45pm in The Fitness Studio. Please book in advance by calling the Fitness Pod reception

      • 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.

        • Wednesday 12.00- 3.00pm MDX House Terrace

        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.

      • Lunchtime Boot Camp

        Come along to our instructor led Boot Camp class outside in the new Pavillion.  Please book in advance by calling the Fitness Pod reception.

        • Wednesday, 12.00 - 1.00pm  pavillion
        • Thursday 12.00 - 1.00pm  pavillion

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