Get Ready for the Fitness Challenge

30 October 2013 Comments Off on Get Ready for the Fitness Challenge

Are you ready to compete in Bilkent’s annual “Sports as a Way of Life” Fitness Challenge? The challenge begins on Nov. 4 and runs through Dec. 1. It will be held at the Dormitories Sports Hall and is open to all students. (Students taking GE250-251 will receive 75 points.)

Fitness events will include: cycling (30 minutes); rowing (30 minutes); stepper (15 minutes) and cycling (15 minutes);  rowing (15 minutes) and cycling (15 minutes); cross training (30 minutes);  treadmill running (30 minutes); one set of strength training station exercises.

The rules are as follows:

Participants can do, at most, two different activities in one day.

A participant will get 5 points for each activity, each day that it is done.

Participants are to work out at least two times and at most five times per week.

At the end of the challenge, the three male and three female participants with the most points will receive medals. All participants who have accumulated 120 points or more will receive special T-shirts.

Registration continues until Nov 3. For more information, please call the Sports Center at ext. 1993 or 1325, or e-mail Ahsen Küçükdurmaz,