Fitness Classes for University of Utah Employees
PEAK fitness classes are available to all full and part-time employees of the University of Utah, including:
- University of Utah Health Employees
- Employees at Primary Children's Hospital & Clinics
- University affiliates in Research Park
- Members of the University of Utah Alumni Association
- Family members and partners of employees
- Alumni association members
PEAK Health and Fitness offers a wide variety of classes including: aquatone, circuit training, core training, indoor cycling, mat Pilates, stretch and strengthen, total body fitness, weight training, and yoga.
Fitness Program Development: A Personalized Fitness Plan
Need help maintaining motivation to train? Want to train for your first 5K? Trying to run a sub four-hour marathon?
Whatever your goals, PEAK can help you reach them. Let a trained exercise physiologist develop an individualized four-week program to fit your training needs. You will have a 60-minute meeting with an exercise physiologist who will develop your personal training program. The program can either focus on strength/endurance building or aerobic fitness development.
Health & Fitness Testing
Do you feel you've made a lot of progress towards your fitness goals but would like to make sure you're on the right track? Or are you already in shape but would like to dial in your training? We offer a variety of health and fitness tests, available for anyone. We can test:
- Body composition (%fat),
- Resting metabolic rate (RMR),
- Aerobic fitness (VO2max, submaximal, or lactate threshold tests),
- Blood pressure and blood lipid (cholesterol), and
We also offer personal training and fitness program development.
Whether you want to lose weight, gain strength, train for sport performance, or improve your overall health, PEAK’s personal training program is your means to effectively achieve your goals! Take advantage of our close location, knowledgeable staff, and affordable prices. There's no better time to improve your health and fitness!
Tough Workouts? You Could Be Dehydrated
Anyone can become dehydrated, especially during exercise and outdoor activities. Athletes can have a higher chance of becoming dehydrated. Follow these steps to stay hydrated while you're exercising.
Get Up and Move
Sitting for long periods increases your risk for obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, and even death. Chief Wellness Officer at University of Utah Health Robin Marcus, MD, explains what a difference getting up and moving—just for five minutes every hour—can make for your health.
Which First: Diet or Exercise?
Which is more important, a healthier diet or more exercise? Certified exercise therapist Britta Tripp talks about the benefits of a healthy diet and regular exercise combo. Learn tips for improving both your diet and your exercise routine.
Want to Lose Weight? Pay Attention to Body Composition
You've heard the term, but don't quite know what it's referring to. What is your body made of? What is body composition?