To learn more about health and fitness, check out what the pros have to say. Information especially for IUP faculty members who would like to take advantage of our unique fitness center is located on the bottom of this page.
Know this so you can ensure you're getting the most from your cardio workout.
Take a measure of your resting heart rate. It is best to do this right when you wake up in the morning before you start going through your daily routines. Measure your pulse for 10 seconds, then multiply by 60 to get your beats per minute (BPM) . . .
or, you could use a watch to time your heart beats for an entire minute and get the same number. Use the
Working Heart Rate Range Chart to calculate what your heart rate range should be when you are exercising based on your age. The more
fit you are, the higher your heart rate will need to be to ensure your are getting the most from your cardio workout.
Mayo Clinic Health and Wellness Information
If you would like to reserve the fitness center for classroom use, please remember the following:
If you plan to give assignments to your students that will require the use of the fitness center, please note the following:
Let’s work together to make it work for everyone! Thank you!