Introducing 2020 MSD Wellness Month 

MSD have partnered with UFIT to bring you a whole month of Wellness activations from Monday 2nd - Friday 27th November! Join other employees for webinars, virtual fitness classes, meditation, cooking classes and much much more. 

UFIT believe that 4 main pillars are essential to creating a more productive, engaged and empowered workforce: Health, Fitness, Wellness and Community. Our aim is to equip you with the skills and knowledge to take charge of your own mental and physical wellbeing. Check out what's in store below...

Wellness Webinars

4 Pillars of Wellness: UFIT’s 4 Pillars of Wellness serve as the foundation of a healthy lifestyle and includes: movement/exercise; healthy nutrition, stress management & sleep, and connection to community & life purpose. 

Presented by Simon Porter.

Wellness

 

Healthy Habits

 

15 Healthy Habits : Good health is no accident; it’s a result of consistent healthy habits. Developing healthy habits now will ensure that you not only live long but live well. To ensure ongoing physical and emotional health as you age, start by reforming the simple choices you make each day.  

Presented by Wendy Riddell.

Ergonomics While WFH: A webinar on ergonomics, presented by UFIT’s senior physiotherapist on managing posture and pain. Simple hacks while you sit in your chair the whole day, demonstrating simple exercises which can be done in the home office, making a difference to your overall postural health. 

Presented by Dave Lee.

Stand up

 

Mental Health

 

The Daily Mental Load: Vicki Trueman, a counsellor, lawyer and mother speaks about mental health, flexibility around sleep, metal resilience and the daily juggle!   

Presented by Vicki Trueman.

Power of Routine: Top tips on how to build daily movement into your routine that will leave you feeling confident, positive and healthy. We also discuss how to improve the daily calorie “burn”.

Presented by Simon Porter.

Routine

 

Sugar

 

Sugar! What’s the Big Deal: Diabetes, heart disease, obesity and mood disorders are all on the rise. They all have one familiar thing in common? Senior UFIT Nutritionist, Wendy Riddell tells all about sugar! 

Presented by Wendy Riddell.

Running for Mental and Physical Health: By making running or jogging a regular part of your routine, you stand to earn more than just physical gains over time; how to become a runner and how to become a fitter, stronger and faster runner! Let's talk running.

Presented by Dave Lee.

Running

 


Click on the names of each class/webinar to secure your spot 

Schedule (Week 1)

Time Monday (2 Nov) Tuesday (3 Nov) Wednesday (4 Nov) Thursday (5 Nov) Friday (6 Nov)
0830 - 0900 Burn Class Yoga Class   Pilates Class  
1130 - 1215     Breakfast Smoothies Webinar     
1200 - 1245 4 Pillars of Wellness Webinar     Burn Class*  
1830 - 1900 Pilates Class Dance Class 15 Healthy Habits Webinar   HIIT Class

Colour coding for activity:

Little to no Physical Activity Lower Intensity Activity Higher Intensity Activity

*Fitness classes are 30mins long


Schedule (Week 2)

Time Monday (9 Nov) Tuesday (10 Nov) Wednesday (11 Nov) Thursday (12 Nov) Friday (13 Nov)
0830 - 0900 Stretch and Flow Class Guided Meditation   Burn Class Pilates Class
1130 - 1215     The Daily Mental Load Webinar    
1200 - 1245   Ergonomics While WFH Webinar     ZUU Class*
1830 - 1900 HIIT Class   Yoga Class    

Colour coding for activity:

Little to no Physical Activity Lower Intensity Activity Higher Intensity Activity

*Fitness classes are 30mins long


Schedule (Week 3)

Time Monday (16 Nov) Tuesday (17 Nov) Wednesday (18 Nov) Thursday (19 Nov) Friday (20 Nov)
0830 - 0900 Burn Class Yoga Class   Dance Class  
1130 - 1215     Burn Class*   Sports and Injury Management Webinar
1200 - 1245   Running for Mental and Physical Health Webinar   Building Routine Webinar  
1830 - 1900 Pilates Class   HIIT Class   Pilates Class

Colour coding for activity:

Little to no Physical Activity Lower Intensity Activity Higher Intensity Activity

*Fitness classes are 30mins long


Schedule (Week 4)

Time Monday (23 Nov) Tuesday (24 Nov) Wednesday (25 Nov) Thursday (26 Nov) Friday (27 Nov)
0830 - 0900 Burn Class Yoga Class   Burn Class Pilates Class
1130 - 1200       Guided Meditation*  
1200 - 1245   Sugar, What's the Big Deal Webinar     Healthy Cooking Class
1830 - 1900 Beating Back Pain in the Workplace Webinar HIIT Class* Yoga Class*    

Colour coding for activity:

Little to no Physical Activity Lower Intensity Activity Higher Intensity Activity

*Fitness classes and meditation classes are 30mins long


Virtual Classes

UFIT-BURN

Burn is designed to get your heart rate up and keep it there over the course of the session. 

UFIT-PILATES

Pilates practice can help you to develop a more mindful, strong, and flexible body. 

UFIT-YOGA

Yoga gives you a mix of traditional postures to build strength, endurance and flexibility. 

UFIT-HIIT

HIIT is a fully programmed HIIT and Strength Conditioning class. We incorporate mobility, strength work, speed development and conditioning into one class. 

Guided-Meditation

Various breathing practices in which the conscious control of breathing is said to influence a person's mental, emotional or physical state, with a claimed therapeutic effect, promoting relaxation and can cause distress. 

Meditation

Meditation using a technique – such as mindfulness, or focusing the mind on a particular object, thought, or activity – to train attention and awareness, and achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm and stable state. 

ufit coaches

Simon

SIMON PORTER

Head of Corporates

Wendy-1

WENDY RIDDELL

Nutritionist & Head of Community

Aly Rauff

ALY RAUFF

Yoga Teacher & Bootcamps Coach

Dave

DAVE LEE

Senior Physiotherapist

michelle_01-1

MICHELLE LIM

Personal Trainer