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Personal Training
F45 Training


Bobcat Well-being Be active. Be Connected. Be Yourself

Ohio University's Fitness program is located in Ping Recreation Center and is available to university students, staff, faculty, alumni and community members who are Ping Recreation Center members. The Fitness program at Campus Recreation provides Group Fitness & F45 classes, Personal training, a variety of Fitness Programs, and Special Events! 

These services and programs are specifically designed to help you develop your sense of Purpose, enhance your capacity for Resilience, help you build lasting Relationships, and assist you in Achieving your goals. Participating in fitness programming at Campus Recreation will provide you dynamic outlets to BE ACTIVE, BE CONNECTED, and BE YOURSELF. Get involved today!


Fitness Programming for Fall 2020

During phase 1 of re-opening, the Well-Being & Fitness program area plans to provide virtual group fitness classes, socially distanced outdoor group fitness classes (maximum of 9 participants total), online fitness coaching, virtual well-being coaching, and an online ACE preparation course. 

Virtual Group Fitness Classes

Take part in virtual group fitness classes from the comfort of your home. Join our Group Fitness Instructors with the click of a button during the scheduled times! This schedule change on a monthly basis and will begin on August 31st. 

Outdoor Group Fitness Classes

Participate in our outdoor group fitness classes, beginning August 31st on the Ping Center front lawn. These classes will be a part of the monthly rotating group fitness schedule. They will be socially distanced with a maximum number of 9 participants. Occurrence of the class may depend on weather. Participants who sign up for the class will be notified if classes cannot take place. 

Online Fitness Coaching

Work with a Certified Personal Trainer to reach your health and fitness goals through this online fitness coaching service. This service includes a fitness assessment, personalized programming, and weekly check-ins with your Trainer. 

Well-Being Coaching

A free virtual service offered by University Well-Being & Recreation that provides opportunities for you to BE ACTIVE, BE CONNECTED, and BE YOURSELF by gaining awareness about the life that you want to live both now, and in the future. Student Well-Being Coaching takes a positive approach to personal development, focusing on your strengths to create a realistic plan that brings you closer to your well-being goals. 

ACE Prep Course

The ACE Prep Course course is intended to prepare students for either the Personal Training or Group Fitness Instructor exams through the American Council on Exercise. It is a 9-week online self-paced course that provides weekly webinars, quizzes, and study materials. Students who enroll in this course receive a discount on the ACE Personal Trainer & Group Fitness Instructor exam. 

Fitness Staff 

Tony Gregory, Assistant Director gregorya1@ohio.edu
Pedro Magalhaes, Well-Being & Fitness Graduate Assistant pm766019@ohio.edu
Rachel Mangold, Well-Being & Fitness Graduate Assistant rm810015@ohio.edu
Megan Meneskie, Group Fitness Student Supervisor mm926716@ohio.edu
Brittney Ward, Personal Training Student Supervisor bw458816@ohio.edu