- Intramural Sports
- Sport Clubs
- Outdoor Recreation
- Employee Recreation
Health & Fitness Resources
Opportunities to learn about healthy lifestyle choices through programs, seminars, and other educational resources are offered by Carolina Fitness, Employee Services/Training & Development and School of Public Health.
Walking/ Jogging/ Cycling Routes
Around Campus Loop (2.05 miles)
Glen Lennox Route (4.75 miles)
South Road Route (3.14 miles)
Finley Golf Course Route (4.31 miles)
Raleigh / Gimghoul Route (2.67 miles)
Mid-Campus Route (1.51 miles)
Battle Park Trail (1.46 miles)
15-501 / Laurel Lane Route (2.94 miles)
Main Campus Loops (flat terrain)
UNC Human Resources training and development opportunities.
How fit are you? This website enables you to fill out a fitness assessment about yourself including your eating habits and feelings towards physical activity.
Calculate your BMI (body mass index). Get answers to questions about body shape. Calculate calorie intake and how many calories you should be burning.
Fitness, Exercise, & Health
American College of Sports Medicine: Health and Fitness Information
Healthier US: Physical Fitness and Weight Management
American Heart Association: Exercise Log
How correct is your posture? Working in a neutral position helps to reduce stress on the muscles, tendons, and bones that are strained throughout the work day. Here, find tips to maintain a neutral body position with reference pictures.
Stretches you can do at your workstation during the day to relieve tired muscles and help keep you energetic. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/stretching/WL00030&slide=1
Find information about the cause of back pain, quick ways to stop back pain, how to prevent it, and how exercise can help.
Learn about disease and injury prevention. Information and learning resources on a variety of topics from bath safety to food poisoning, cholesterol tests to immunizations.
Figure out your Body Mass Index, Basal Metabolic Rate & more!
Use this Body Mass Calculator to determine your Body Mass Index (BMI), Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) and ideal weight range. Then estimate weight loss timeline based on daily calorie budget.
America on the Move
National Institute of Health: Choosing a Safe and Successful Weight Loss Program
American Dietetic Association
American Heart Association: Diet and Nutrition
American College of Sports Medicine
American Council on Exercise
American Fitness Professionals & Associates
Aerobic and Fitness Association of America
National Strength & Conditioning Association
Carolina Fitness Presents - Maximize Efficiency
Carolina Fitness Presents - Beginning an Exercise Program
Carolina Fitness Presents - Weight Training 101