Harvard Recreation & The Center
for Wellness Present:
Maintain, Don’t Gain!
A Community Holiday Weight-Maintenance Initiative
November 17th 2010-January 28th 2011
This program is open to the entire
Harvard Community. Membership to the Recreation facilities is not
required. Community members without membership may utilize the
facility to participate in program events.
Maintain your pre-holiday weight through the Holiday Season!
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING
TEAMS FOR MAINTAINING THEIR TOTAL TEAM WEIGHT!
Sustain Don't Gain
Form a team of 4-6 participants & register your team online or
at the front desk of the MAC or Hemenway Gymnasium between November
8th-November 17th. Forms can be emailed to Cristina at
firstname.lastname@example.org or dropped off at the MAC or Hemenway front
TEAM REGISTRATION FORM
INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION FORM
Individuals are welcome to
participate in this program. Please complete the individual
registration form and we will form a team for you.
Registration forms will be posted on
this webpage on Friday, November 5th.
The first 75 participants to
register for Maintain Don't Gain will receive a welcome bag filled
Once your team is registered please
attend one of the designated weigh-ins. We require that each team
member weighs in and out during one of the designated times. We
will not allow participants to be weighed at outside locations.
We will kick off another year of
Maintain Don't Gain on Wednesday, November 17th from 5:00-8:00pm in
the MAC Lobby. At this event teams will be able to weigh in between
5:00-7:00pm. Come by this event for many complimentary services
including Blood Pressure screenings, chair massage, BOSU balance
contests, mini stress ball massage demonstration by Dawn Warner
From 7:00-7:55pm we will continue
this event in the MAC Mezzanine with Healthy for the Holidays
Bootcamp. Each team member that participantes in the workout will
receive a raffle ticket. If you have 3 or more participants from
your team at the workout your team will be entered into the team
WEIGH-IN DATES &
*Team members can
weigh-in individually. Weigh-ins must be completed during one of
the designated times below.
Wednesday, 11/17 5:00-7:00pm in the
Malkin Athletic Center lobby
Thursday, 11/18 7:30-8:25am at
the Center for Wellness
Friday, 11/19 12:00-1:00pm at
Hemenway Gymnasium lobby
WEIGH-OUT DATES &
Wednesday 1/26 MAC Lobby
CANCELED Thursday 1/27 Center for
Wellness (located in the Holyoke Center) 7:30-8:30am
Make-up time: Friday, 1/28
7:30-8:30am Center for Wellness (located in the Holyoke Center)
Friday, 1/28 Hemenway
We are pleased to offer
complimentary BONUS workouts to help you stay on track this holiday
season. Individuals will receive a raffle ticket for each bonus
event they attend. Teams are encouraged to participate in these
events together! If 3 or more participants from your team attend
the same workout, you will be entered into the team raffle.
Harvard Recreation & the Center
for Wellness are offering complimentary classes to keep you on
track this holiday season!
These bonus workouts are geared towards reducing stress,
teaching you exercises that you can do anywhere and burning extra
Pre-registration is STRONGLY recommended. Registration is
available at the front desk of each facility. You may also register
by emailing Dawn at email@example.com or Cristina at
Wednesday, December 8th
12:15-1:00pm Fitness Room 1 MAC- No Equipment Necessary with
16th 1:00-2:00pm UHS Monks Library 2nd Floor- Massage Workshop Come learn
and experience some of the most beneficial techniques for relieving
muscle tension and stress!
Taught by a licensed massage therapist, Dawn Slack you
will learn self massage techniques using your hands, elbows and a
'pinkie ball'! Relax, enjoy and unwind while learning some good
Thursday, December 16th 12:15-1:10pm Hemenway Gym Floor
Power Yoga for Stress
Relief with Kerry Smith
January events- Coming soon!
Teams of 4-6 people, all weigh in
and get a total team starting weight. Teams must MAINTAIN their
total team weight within 2lbs per person. Example: if a
team of 4 weighed in at 600 lbs (each team member weighed in at
exactly 150 lbs), then that team would need to weigh out at 592
Teams with all members that weigh-in
and weigh-out while maintaining their total team weight will be
entered into the team raffle.
In addition to maintaining your
weight you can earn raffle tickets to increase your chances of
winning. During the program participants can earn raffle tickets
- 1 ticket for every PT session purchased (if you buy a 10 pack
you will receive 10 tickets)
- 1 ticket for every event attended (Boot camp, Band workout,
- 1 ticket for the selected GX class
during that designated week:
- Non-facility members
please RSVP to Cristina Hoff.
- Week of December 13th Indoor
MASSAGE, PERSONAL TRAINING SESSIONS, COMPLIMENTARY LUNCH, PRIVATE
CLASSES & MORE!!!
HOW WE CAN HELP
We will update this section of the
website to help keep you healthy & fit this holiday season!
Will you be traveling over the break? Upload this fitness routine
that you can do almost anywhere without any equipment!
Stay on track this holiday season by
completing the following missions:
A Guide to Healthy Holiday Eating by Yeemany Miller,
This is a complimentary program for Harvard Affiliates.
Facility membership is not required.
For more information contact Cristina Hoff at