Exercise & Fitness
Regular, moderate exercise helps prevent heart disease, obesity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and other illnesses. Various fitness activities and events are available at Duke to help faculty and staff who are interested in starting an exercise program or enhancing their current exercise routine.
Step right up to Take the Stairs, a stair-stepping program that can help you increase your physical activity, get closer to your health goals, and earn prizes.
Increase your flexibility, improve your cardiovascular health, or increase your strength with the Take Ten "Energize Your Work Day" Program. This self-paced incentive program encourages Duke faculty and staff to participate in physical activity twice a day for 10 minutes at a time.
Meet one-on-one with a Fitness Specialist to learn ways to improve your fitness level. Whether you are just starting being active or want more advanced training, the fitness staff can help you determine a suitable exercise program that will motivate you to accomplish your goals. To schedule your free fitness consultation call LIVE FOR LIFE at 684-3136, option 1.
The Duke Fitness Club includes a network of full-service fitness facilities in locations throughout North Carolina that offer Duke faculty, staff, retirees and their families discounted membership rates.
The Duke Run/Walk Club provides walking and running programs for all fitness levels. This 12-week program will help you improve your fitness level while having fun with your co-workers in a group setting. Independent participation options are also available.