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August 2019

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 Incorporating fitness into your weekly routine has obvious, and some not-so-obvious, benefits. Each Wednesday we will focus on a different type of fitness activity, whether it be physical, fiscal, or mental. Theses play an important role in our lives and the more we balance each, the better our overall health will be.

Weekly Resources, Events, and Articles

Week 1: August 5-7, Physical Fitness

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Enjoy a FREE one-week trial at Rush Cycle San Marcos by emailing!

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Week 2: August 12-15, Fiscal Fitness

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August 12 & 13:

George Nofel, our Fidelity 403b representative, will be hosting individual consultations to help guide you through their retirement options. Are you investing properly?

Register for your FREE consultation through the Fidelity website.


August 15:

Martha Ocampo, our Savings Plus 401k/457 Retirement Specialist will be on campus hosting a series of workshops followed by individual consultations discussing what Savings Plus is and why it matters to state employees.

Register for the workshops and consultations through the Savings Plus website.

Please click on the URL hyperlink provided above, then immediately click the blue “Next” bottom at the bottom of the Savings Plus Scheduler Welcome Page (see screenshot below) to begin. ***Please note, to attend workshop and a one on one meeting, you must repeat the process and sign up for each class separately. ***


Week 3: August 21, Mental Fitness

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A Morning Fitness Routine Good for the Brain

We all know that cardiovascular exercise is good for blood flow, which also benefits the body and the brain. Recent research has demonstrated that different types of exercise play an important role in specific parts of the brain. For instance, did you know that aerobic exercise can enhance learning and verbal memory? Click the link above to read more!




Week 4: August 28, Physical Fitness Part 2

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Pop-Up Fitness: Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Vinyasa flow yoga is known to help develop a more balanced body, as well as prevent repetitive motion injuries that can occur if you are always doing the same things. Connecting posture with breath, the linking or "flowing" into postures creates an alignment in the body and mind.

WHEN: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

ENROLL: CSU Learn course ID ilt_CSUSM_Pop-up_Fitness-0005