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Meet your personal fitness goals

Exercise specialists

Consults available in-person or online

Discover more ways to be physically active no matter what challenges you face.

Three fitness memberships

Access to in-person and online resources

Options include employee MoveWell facilities, virtual membership, or all-access membership including MoveWell and Campus Recreation.

On-campus fitness centers

Convenient locations and hours

With on-campus fitness memberships, you can enjoy our dedicated facilities. Check this page for hours.

FOR MOVEWELL MEMBERS Fitness class schedule

Whether you want to focus on strengthening muscle, getting your heart rate up or improving your flexibility, we offer a variety of online and in-person classes. New schedules are offered in Fall, Spring and Summer. You must re-register each semester. Membership is required.

FOR ALL UK EMPLOYEES MoveWell Rewards

No matter your fitness level, with MoveWell Rewards you'll have a chance to win cash prizes through monthly drawings. To participate, track your movement on a fitness device like Fitbit, Garmin or Apple Watch and sync with your device's app regularly to make sure your steps are recorded!

FOR ALL UK EMPLOYEES Resources on and off campus

There are many beautiful walking locations in and around Lexington. Walking for at least 30 minutes a day can help improve your blood pressure and blood sugar levels, reduce cholesterol and lower your risk for diabetes, colon cancer, breast cancer, osteoporosis and possibly depression. A low-impact form of exercise, walking can also be easier on the joints than running or other fitness activities.

Hinge Health

Improve back and joint health at home

Hinge Health is a free benefit for your back and joint health. It provides all the tools you need to get moving again from the comfort of your home. You’ll get exercise therapy tailored to your condition and a personal care team of experts. Best of all, it’s free, 100% covered as part of your UK health insurance plan.

News

April 16, 2024

Annual period for employees to convert temporary disability leave to vacation leave now available through April 30

The annual period for University of Kentucky employees to convert their temporary disability leave (TDL) to additional vacation leave (VL) is now available through April 30.   Employees may request conversion of TDL hours to additional vacation leave through Employee Self Service in myUK. Employees should log into myUK, access Employee Self Service and select Working Time and Leave Requests.    

March 27, 2024

Boredom is a warning sign for caregivers

Caring for an older loved one can become tedious, monotonous and dull. And the everyday mundane tasks can take a toll on a caregiver’s emotional, mental, and physical health. Boredom can make you feel sad, tired, hopeless and irritable. These can be caused by a decrease in mental stimulation or a lack of control over your daily life. Boredom is a warning sign, telling us that something is wrong.

February 02, 2023

How to avoid losing your own identity when you are a caregiver

We all start our caregiving journey for different reasons. We each have our own story of how it came to be. Some come to caregiving out of a sense of love and devotion, some out of necessity and duty, and some because it is just the right thing to do. But no matter how you came to be a caregiver, it is only part of who you are. Over time, your stories and your loved one’s stories intertwine. You start to lose your sense of self.

November 18, 2021

Letting go of an all-or-nothing mentality

Are you a black-or-white thinker that leaves little room for grey? Maybe you find yourself getting discouraged easily, or even giving up on, something you intended to do when you couldn't do it to the maximum? You might have an all-or-nothing mentality.