Healthy UCD Bootcamp
Back by popular demand. Running every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at lunchtimes, these classes, for all levels of fitness, will incorporate arms/abs and HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workouts and a variety of other fitness exercises that will burn fat, improve fitness and energy levels.

Length of course: 14 Weeks (21 Jan - 26 April including fieldwork weeks)
Days: Monday/Wednesday/Friday
Time: 1:10pm for 40 minutes
Venue: UCD Sports Centre
Fee: €20
Sign up now: COURSE FULL (130 participants)
 
Healthy UCD Yoga (Thursday @ lunch)
Following the successful pilot in 2018, a semester-long class will be held in the Newman Building.

Length of course: 14 Weeks (24 Jan - 25 April including fieldwork weeks)
Day: Thursday
Time: 13:10 for 40 minutes
Venue: NT2, basement Newman Building
Fee: €20
Sign up now: COURSE FULL (30 participants)
 
Healthy UCD Yoga (Wednesday @ 12:10)
Due to demand, a second course has now been added.
Length of course: 14 Weeks (23 Jan - 24 April including fieldwork weeks)
Day: Wednesday
Time: 12.10 for 40 minutes
Venue: Sports Centre
Fee: €20
Sign up now: COURSE FULL (30 participants)

 

Healthy UCD Desk to 5K (in preparation for UCD RÁS 5k Saturday 6 April

This programme is designed for those who want to take up running for the first time or have lapsed from regularly getting out for a run and is designed to build cardio fitness. Once you have completed your training we will have our very own challenge on campus. The 2019 RÁS, UCD’s unique bilingual (Irish & English) 5k race, is due to take place on campus on 6 April to raise funds for UCD Volunteers Overseas. Why not do the training and then take part in the RÁS?

Length of course: 8 Weeks (5 Feb - 28 March including fieldwork weeks)
Days: Tuesday/Thursday
Time: 1.10pm for 40 minutes
Venue:  Meet outside main entrance to UCD Sports Centre
Fee: €20
Sign up now: Booking Centre
 

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Week 1 

  1. 2 - 3 laps of the pitches (outside)
  2. 3 Lower body exercises 
  3. 2 exercises for the upper body
  4. Ab workout
  5. Stretching

Week 2

  1. 5 laps of the pitches (outside)
  2. 3 Lower body exercises 
  3. 2 exercises for the upper body
  4. Ab workout
  5. Stretching

Week 3

  1. 1 - 2 laps of the 1 mile pathway (outside)
  2. 3 Lower body exercises 
  3. 2 exercises for the upper body
  4. Ab workout
  5. Stretching

Week 4

  1. 2 laps of the 1 mile pathway (outside)
  2. 3 Lower body exercises 
  3. 2 exercises for the upper body
  4. Ab workout
  5. Stretching

Week 5 

  1. 2 - 3 laps of the 1 mile pathway (outside)
  2. 10 min CX Worx
  3. 10min Yoga or Pilates or Body Balance

Week 6

  1. 3.5 laps of the 1 mile pathway (outside)
  2. 20 min Yoga or Pilates or Body Balance

Don't forget, we've also got Tai Chi!

 
 
Culture & Engagement initiative in partnership with Healthy UCD and UCD Sport & Fitness.
 
Note: We recommend that you consult with your doctor before beginning any exercise program. You should be in good physical condition and be able to participate in the exercise. You should understand that when participating in any exercise or exercise program, there is the possibility of physical injury. If you engage in this exercise or exercise program, you agree that you do so at your own risk.