The USF St. Petersburg campus Wellness Committee develops and supports programs to encourage a healthy workplace, advocates for policies that support health and fitness, promotes awareness of and participation in wellness programs for faculty and staff, and evaluates the impact of campus wellness programs. The USF St. Petersburg campus Wellness Committee is Working Toward Wellness.
Yoga @ Lunch
Due to popular demand, the USF St. Petersburg campus Wellness Committee proudly announces an extension of: “Yoga @ Lunch!”
Classes are open to all USF St. Petersburg campus Faculty and Staff – no experience required, all fitness levels are welcome.
Please remember to bring water and a mat!
Walk to Lunch
Walk with fellow employees to a new lunch destination each month.
- When: The First Wednesday of every month (Rain date the following Thursday)
- Time and Meeting Location: Meet at noon at the fountain on the quad.
Faculty/Staff Campus Recreation Program
All USF St. Petersburg campus eligible faculty & staff are eligible for a shared-cost
Campus Recreation Membership.
- $103.20 plus tax is due at enrollment.
- $103.20 will be paid by USF St. Petersburg campus, as taxable income.
Locker Room with Showers
- Showers and a locker room are available to employees free of charge
- Located next to the Waterfront Office in Coquina
- Open Monday-Friday, from 11:00am – 6:00pm
Free Food Tracking Programs
An amazing nutrition and fitness community with free resources such as extensive food and exercise trackers, streaming exercise videos, inspirational blogs, and much more. Smartphone app also available.
Personalized nutrition and physical activity planner from USDA.gov. Works in conjunction with the USDA’s ChooseMyPlate.gov which replaced the Food Pyramid.
- Free Activity Tracking Apps for your Smart Phone
- 10,000 Steps
10,000 Steps is a free, web-based community used to track your daily steps. After setting up your free account, the system will keep statistics based on your daily inputs.
Free Exercise Apps
Free Streaming Exercise Channel
These exercise classes may be taken in the comfort of your home on your tablet, smart phone or smart TV. Best of all, they are FREE!
- USF Tampa campus Recreation Exercise Library provides muscle-specific exercises on demand. Just click on the body part on the image and watch the video!
- Browse the extensive exercise library on the Physical Fitness website. Exercises organized by muscle group, type of equipment, and much more.
- The Workoutz website contains many free workout videos and printable workout programs.
Health & Fitness Resources
- Running Shoes Guru
- Looking for the perfect shoe for your fitness journey? Running Shoes Guru does independent reviews on an array of different running shoes so you know which one is best for you.
- Drug Watch
- Drugwatch helps keep people safe from drugs, medical devices and medical procedures that may harm them.
- Drug Dangers
- A great resource to keep you educated and informed of all defective medical devices and dangerous medications that are currently on the market.
- Back Pain Causes
- How to Treat the Ulnar Nerve
- A Guide to Fitness Vacations and Retreat
- This guide goes beyond the usual advice to help you when choosing a fitness vacation. It explains in depth what’s available, how you can choose the best vacation for you, and where the best resorts for your well-being are located.
- Weight Loss Programs Guide
- Campus Group Fitness Schedule
- Check of the Newest Issue of the Wellness Wire Monthly Newsletter
- Mayo Clinic BMI Calculator
- WebMD Fitness and Exercise Calorie Calculator