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Explore Wellness in a New Way April 24-29

By: Cienna Madrid   Published 3:19 pm / April 17, 2017

Dr. Kustra joins BroncoFit weekJoin Health Services for the second annual BroncoFit week April 24-29 – a week designed to help students, faculty and staff be more aware of all aspects of their health and take advantage of the wide variety of health-related programs and services Boise State has to offer. The events are all free unless otherwise noted.

All week long the Cycle Learning Center will be offering free daily bike rentals for everyone; students are encouraged to head to the Career Center from 2-4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for some free career advice; and everyone is encouraged to sign up for an annual preventative health screening, which will be held at different campus locations throughout the week (and are completely covered by most insurance plans).

Below are a few other highlights. You also can check out the full list of BroncoFit events here.

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Food Symposium. Join in this discussion of what Boise State’s Food Culture should look like, with input from students, faculty and staff. Catered lunch provided. Meets at Imagination Lab in Skaggs Hall. Register here.

5:30-7:30 p.m. Beginner Mountain Ride. In addition to the Cycle Learning Center’s (CLC) regularly scheduled Mountain Bike Monday trail ride, new riders are encouraged to join this easy ride and get oriented to the Boise front trail system. Bonus: Bike rentals are free this week through the CLC. Meets at the Cycle Learning Center.

10:30-11:30 a.m. Test anxiety. Students are encouraged to join this free skill-building workshop to tackle their test anxiety fears and frustrations. Meets at Simplot/Micron Academic Success Hub (SMASH), Room 101A.

11 a.m.-2 p.m. BroncoFit Social. Stop by and sample free, healthy foods cooked up by a local chef, as well as games, activities and a chance to socialize between classes. Happening on the Student Union Building patio.

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Million Step Marathon. Many people try to take between 10,000-15,000 steps a day, as this has become one metric of “health.” But what would it be like to take one million steps as a community? Stop by the Quad, log your steps and help the campus meet this ambitious goal by walking as little or as much as you like. More million-step marathon details here. Happening on the Quad.

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fitness Testing. Kinesiology students in a 436 Exercise Testing and Prescription Class will be offering free health and fitness assessments for anyone who wants to participate. More details on the fitness testing here. Happening on the Quad.

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Inflatable Colon. You have definitely always wanted to amble through a giant inflatable colon. Seize this moment. Happening in the lobby of the Simplot Ballroom, second floor of the SUB.

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Employee Benefits Fair. A great opportunity for employees to brush up on all the great benefits offered by the university. Happening in the Jordan Ballroom of the SUB.

10 a.m. Yoga on the Blue. Grab your yoga mat and head to the Blue Turf for this once-a-year opportunity to practice your downward dog on the 15-yard line. A limited number of mats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. This event is free for individuals with a Boise State ID, $10 for everyone else (cash). Happening at Albertsons Stadium, please enter through Entrance A on the south side of the stadium. Gates will open at 9:30 a.m.