Upcoming Member Events & Programs
All events are free to Coors Fitness Center members and full-time DU students.
Functional Movement Screening
Monday, April 3, at 12:00 p.m., & Monday, April, 24, at 6:00 a.m.
Wednesdays in April at 11:30 a.m.
Sean will take participants through a simple movement screen and help you learn what this means for you. You will walk away with practical recommendations for your body.
Speed & Agility Extravaganza
Fridays in April (except April 14) at 11:00 a.m.
Looking to recapture some of your high school athleticism? Hoping to get an edge in intramural sports? Join John for a workout that will help you learn how to develop quickness and speed.
How To: Front Squats
Monday, April 10, at 12:00 p.m.
Learn the difference between the front squat and other variations in this hands-on class. Participants will be taken through a quick “how to” on the basics of the front squat.
Monday, April 10, at 5:00 p.m., & Thursday, April 20, at 8:00 a.m.
Take on the trainer’s selected workout challenge (example: number of burpees in one minute) for your chance to win a free personal training session.
Ask a Personal Trainer
Tuesday, April 11, at 4:00 p.m.
A personal trainer will be available to answer any questions you have about exercises, fitness, equipment and more.
Athletic Combine Test
Wednesday, April 12, at 5:00 p.m.
Take part in the Coors Fitness Center’s combine featuring a 5-10-5 test, T-test and broad jump.
Meet the Trainer
Monday, April 17, at 6:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 18, at 5:00 p.m., & Tuesday, April 25, at 8:00 a.m.
Meet the Coors Fitness Center’s personal trainers, who are here to get to know you and help you reach your fitness goals.
Blood Pressure Screening
Tuesday, April 18, at 7:00 a.m.
Avoid white coat syndrome with a blood pressure screening courtesy of the Coors Fitness Center staff. No reservation required.
Wednesday, April 19, at 6:00 a.m.
Take part in this treadmill test to determine ventilatory thresholds and get practice advice about interval training. Participants will start off at a low intensity and work toward a hard intensity.
Wednesday, April 19, at 3:00 p.m.
Learn new exercises from a personal trainer and how to safely incorporate it into your own workouts.
Free Trainer Workouts
Thursday, April 20, at 6:00 p.m., & Thursday, April 27, at 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 25, at 6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a free workout with our personal trainers.
Beat the Trainer
Monday, April 24, at 4:00 p.m.
Take on our personal trainers for the chance to win a free personal training session. Workouts will vary by trainer, and the only guarantee is a fun opportunity to dig deep with your workout.
How To: Pull-Ups
Wednesday, April 26, at 6:30 a.m.
Learn the difference between pull-ups and chin-ups, and about what different hand positions mean during this hands-on session.
Protein & You Info Table
Thursday, April 27, at 7:00 a.m.
Learn how proteins impact your health, overall fitness, nutrition and workout recovery, among others.
Caring for the whole you.
Healthy Choices: The Heart of Good Health
Should you eat eggs? What about cheese? Can you have a glass of wine? How much exercise should you get? You make hundreds of small choices every day, but do they help or hurt your heart? Changing your choices can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be. Follow these guidelines to keep your heart healthy — or help it heal.
Learn more at kp.org/thrive today.
Healthy Recipes sponsored by Honey Smoked Fish
Honey Smoke Fish Co. is a proud sponsor of Denver Athletics and Recreation! Honey Smoked Fish is unlike any smoked salmon available, It is all-natural and full cooked, therefore, has a flavor and texture that is simply not found in cold-smoked lox products. It is always fresh – never fozen. As healthy as it is delicious, Honey Smoked Fish is high in protein and Moega-3, which is proven to be beneficial for heart health and brain function. Enjoy the recipes and recources that Honey Smoke Salmon has provided as healthy nutritious options for Coors Fitness Center members!
This month’s recipe: Five Superfood Salad
- 8 ounces Honey Smoked Salmon
- 12 ounces romaine and iceberg lettuce mix
- 4 ounces baby spinach
- 1/2 cup small diced tomatoes (peeled and seeded)
- 1/2 cup small pieces mandarin oranges
- 1/2 cup sun-dried cranberries
- 2 ounces cojack (colby and jack) cheese, coarsely grated
- 2 ounces toasted almonds (sliced or slivered)
- 1/2 cup fresh blueberries
- 2/3 cup ranch dressing (store bought)
- 1/3 cup raspberry vinaigrette (store bought)
- Mix ranch and raspberry dressings together, blend thoroughly and set aside.
- Flake Honey Smoked Salmon into 4 equal 2oz. portions and set aside.
- In a large salad bowl add all lettuce, tomatoes, oranges, cranberries, cheese and almonds.
- Toss gently with berry ranch and then arrange on serving plates.
- Top with reserved Honey Smoked Salmon and blueberries and serve immediately.
Western Dairy Association Nutrition Corner
Dairy farmers nourishing people and planet with world-class care. Find out our latest health information in this month’s “Whole Milk: It May be More Wholesome Than you Think”.