Healthy and Fit Lecture Series

2023-24 FREE Lecture Series

Brought to you by BE Fit Physical Therapy and the UVAC Personal Training staff. Second Wednesday of the Month @ 6pm. Come dressed to exercise. Please RSVP to confirm availability with BE Fit Physical Therapy 802-359-7400 or [email protected]

Wednesday, November 8 @ 6pm
Ski Workouts for Alpine/Nordic

Avoid that early-season soreness or injury by learning about common pitfalls. Learn exercises designed to train up those skiing muscles you may have been neglecting all year, with BE Fit physical therapists.

Wednesday, January 10 @ 6pm
Living to 100 – Strategies For Successful Aging

Dr. Vreeland will discuss how to add years to your life and life to your years with topics including: advances in nutrition, lifestyle modification, cardiovascular disease, pre-diabetes and diabetes, aerobic fitness, and muscle strength.

Wednesday, February 7 @ 6pm
TRX Yoga

Learn the benefits and basic positions of this new style of yoga utilizing the TRX suspension trainer from pilates and yoga instructor, Jenny Armstrong and Erin Buck, UVAC Fitness Director.

Wednesday, March 13 @ 6pm
Running Injury Free: How to Beat the Odds

Learn about common training pitfalls, current thinking about running form and alignment, and exercises you can do to reduce the likelihood of running injuries, with BE Fit physical therapists.

Wednesday, April 10 @ 6pm
Prouty Cycling Prep: How to tackle NH and VT’s largest fundraiser!

Zone in on appropriate training regimes for tackling the Prouty; what works and what doesn’t to prepare for 20, 50, or 200 miles with UVAC Personal Trainer, Erin Buck and BE Fit Physical Therapist, Eric Ellingson.

Wednesday, May 15, @ 6pm
Pelvic Floor Health

Learn about the causes of incontinence, how to obtain optimal bowel and bladder habits, and exercises that strengthen and support the pelvic floor with Jenny Armstrong, Pilates and yoga instructor and Hannah Willcutt, BE Fit Physical Therapist.

Wednesday, June 12 @ 6pm
The Gut Brain Connection – Mood, Food and More!

Dr. Vreeland will discuss how the gastrointestinal tract affects mood with topics including: the development and maintenance of a robust microbiome, the influence of the microbiome and GI function on the brain and behavior, and steps you can take to make changes immediately.

Wednesday, September 11 @ 6pm
Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body: Tips From the Latest Research

Lifestyle choices impact the aging process. Learn important information in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity, and social engagement presented by the Alzheimer Association, VT Chapter.

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