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Warm February Days Move Fitness Courses Outdoors

Life Fitness Program
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Ultimate Frisbee Spring 2018
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Life Fitness teaching assistant Christine Herbe, a master’s student, gives instructions to players in the course.
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Ultimate Frisbee Spring 2018
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Ultimate Frisbee Spring 2018

Several of the university’s Life Fitness Program courses had the opportunity to move class outdoors during some of February’s warmer-than-typical days this year. Pictured are students in the Spring 2018 Ultimate Frisbee course, playing outdoors for the first time when highs reached the upper 70s on Feb. 20.

The Life Fitness Program is offered to students in all majors through the  UK College of Education Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion. Students have the opportunity to learn individual and team sports skills and/or improve their level of fitness.

Currently 27 different courses are offered each year and over 1,200 students participate in the program. The classes are taught by faculty members in the Kinesiology and Health Promotion Department and graduate teaching assistants who possess expertise in the areas of health and physical education.

For further information, contact Dr. Justin Nichols, Ed.D., director of the Life Fitness Program at (859) 257-4746 or justin.nichols2@nulluky.edu.

Fitness Courses 

  • Awesome Abs
  • Body Sculpture
  • Cardio Body Blast
  • Cardio Hip Hop
  • Fitness Walking
  • Intermediate Weight Training
  • Kickboxing
  • Training for a 5K
  • Walk/Jog
  • Weight Training
  • Pilates
  • Tai Chi
  • Yoga

Team Sports 

  • Competitive Basketball
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball

Individual/Dual Sports

  • Badminton
  • Beginning Golf
  • Beginning Tennis
  • Intermediate Tennis
  • Preparing for a Half Marathon
  • Racquetball

In the Water 

  • Aerobic Lap Swim
  • Beginning Swimming


  • Ballroom Dance
  • Advanced Ballroom Dance
  • Zumba

Other Courses 

  • First Aid & Emergency Care (2 credits)