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UFIT 4.0

U-FIT4.0: A fitness program for Cougs by Cougs

January 20th– April 20th, 2020

Win A $1,000 Scholarship!

Provided by ASWSU

 What is it?

U-Fit4.0 is a free 12-week exercise program tailored to WSU students, designed to improve fitness and your grades!  Students participate by using any UREC facility/program to complete our UFit 4.0 Workout or their own activity. All registrants will receive a $5 off coupon to use towards any UREC fitness class for Spring 2020 Session 2. Best of all, one undergraduate participant will receive $1,000 scholarship given by ASWSU.


The UFit 4.0 Workout

Students have the option of using the free U-Fit4.0 exercise program or complete their own workouts.  The UFit 4.0 Workout is a strength and conditioning program constructed to improve several aspects of physical health including: work capacity, heart rate, range of motion at all major joints, and overall strength. The program will fit any consistent diet plan, whether your goal is to maintain your weight, build muscle, or to lose fat. Each month you will face a different stimulus to both improve results and keep the program interesting. To see the UFit 4.0 Workout, visit urec.wsu.edu/fitness/aswsu-ufit-40/.   The UFit 4.0 Workout has links to videos and descriptions of all the exercises listed and can be easily accessed from your phone. 


How to Qualify to Win a Scholarship

  1. Register by Feb 2nd on the ASWSU page on Cougsync (must be currently enrolled WSU Pullman undergrad student)
  2. Be active at least 4 times per week for at least 10 out of the 12 weeks to qualify. You can complete the UFit 4.0 Workout that we’ve created, or you can do your own workout.

ü  To receive credit for working out, you need to swipe in to the Student Recreation Center, Stephenson Fitness Center, Chinook Student Center Weight Room, Intramural Sports game, UREC fitness class, or ORC Trip.

  1. Submit a short essay to ASWSU to describe how this program improved your wellbeing by April 23.


In order to receive credit for your workout, you must swipe in. Swipe ins and your essay will determine the winner of a $1,000 scholarship. You must swipe in at least 4 times a week for at least 10 out of the 12 weeks of the program to be in consideration for the scholarship.

 How to Register

You may sign up through Cougsync on the ASWSU page or visit urec.wsu.edu/fitness/aswsu-ufit-40Registration opens Dec 1st and closes Feb 2nd. When signing up, you will also have the option to pick an orientation. Sessions to choose from are listed below. Orientations are optional, but attending an orientation is a great way to get started with the program!


Orientation Sessions:

Information/Orientation Session:

  • Monday, January 13 @ SRC 144, 5:00 – 5:30PM
  • Tuesday, January 14 @ SRC 144, 5:00 – 5:30PM
  • Thursday, January 16 @ SRC 144, 5:00 – 5:30PM
  • Monday, January 20 @ SRC 144, 5:00 – 5:30PM
  • Friday, January 24 @ SRC 144, 5:00 – 5:30PM
  • Wednesday, January 29 @ SRC 144, 5:00 – 5:30PM
  • Friday, January 31 @ SRC 144, 5:30 – 6:00PM


We will provide optional fitness testing at the orientation if you are interested in the following assessments:

  • Body Composition Testing
  • Cardiovascular Testing
  • Power Testing
  • Strength Testing

If you are interested in a fitness assessment, please bring workout clothes to your orientation.      

UFIT 4.0 Small Group Training and Group Fitness Coupons:

 By signing up for the U-Fit 4.0 challenge you will automatically receive a 5-dollar coupon for any Small Group Training or Group Fitness Class starting second session of spring semester.  Second session begins on March 9th and goes until May 3rd.  This is a great way to stay motivated and push through the final weeks of the challenge.  And remember, all UREC programs count toward the 4 days per week that competitors are to maintain to be eligible for the scholarship!

 The following are examples of the various classes that competitors will receive a 5-dollar coupon for when participating in the U-Fit 4.0 Challenge.  Please note that this list is not all exhaustive.   To register for these classes, go to urec.wsu.edu. 


Small Group Training Options

Group Fitness Options

Women on Weights


Intro to Weight Training

Body Pump

Intro to Power Lifting

Pole Fit

Intro to Olympic Weightlifting


Intro to Strongman Training

Pink Gloves Boxing

Power Lifting: Tier 2

Kick Boxing

Olympic Weightlifting: Tier 2


Strongman Event Training

Hip Hop Dance

Warrior Fitness Training


SPARQ Training

MoFlex (Mobility & Flexibility)


Frequently Asked Questions:

If I swipe in at a UREC location and take a fitness class, does that count towards my weekly participation?

  • YES! Intramural participation, outdoor recreation trips, and anywhere you show your Cougar Card also count

What should I write about in my essay?

  • We’re not going to give you all the answers but talking about how the program has impacted your personal wellbeing and fitness is probably a good start.

Where can I get the week’s workouts?

  • Urec.wsu.edu/fitness/aswsu-ufit-40

What if I don’t know how to do part of the workout?

  • You are in luck! On the website, you will be able to see the workouts, exercises, and how to perform them from your phone! In addition, our weight room attendants will help you out if prefer speaking with a staff member. You can also sign up for one of the fitness classes listed above to help you with your workouts.

What happens at the Orientation?

  • The orientation gives you an opportunity to meet with a personal trainer and will give you the proper resources you will need to be successful in the program. You will have the opportunity to connect with other participants and get your body composition taken if you wish.