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Road 101

Yes, you can start safely biking to work! Learn pro tips for commuting and riding on campus. Register today for Road 101 on April 30th from 5-7 pm. Read more »

Cooking Class For True Beginners

Yes, there is a better way to chop an onion. Learn cooking fundamentals - register now to join UK Registered Dietitians at Wild Thyme Cooking School on 4/16. Space is limited. Read more »

Body Shop Group Fitness Classes

Classes are free for Body Shop members! Check out the current schedule. Read more »


6 Ways To Weatherproof Your Workout

April 3, 2014

It’s April and though we have not seen it yet, warm weather is just around the corner. This means many of you will be breaking the somewhat monotonous routine of running inside on the treadmill and taking your workouts outdoors. It is important to remember that although exciting, Mother Nature can also be relentless at times. When planning to perform workouts outside, here are a few helpful tips.

5 Research-Backed Routes to a Happier Commute

April 4, 2014

It’s something we all must deal with on a regular basis and perhaps one of the least favorite parts of our day:  the daily commute. According to the last U.S. Census, the average American spends about 25.4 minutes traveling to work in the morning alone. Here in Lexington, we’re slightly luckier at an average of 19.1 minutes, give or take a few minutes depending on your zip code. In the fast-paced world of today, however, when it feels like you don’t have any extra time to give, 40 minutes a day in traffic is a substantial chunk of time.

Worth the Weight (Loss)

UK employees win by losing pounds in annual Biggest Blue Loser contest

April 9, 2014

Losing usually isn't associated with winning, by definition, but for a group of University of Kentucky employees, retirees and spouses participating in Biggest Blue Loser, losing weight was the winning ticket.