Rec Sports sponsors Strength and Fitness Week

October 28, 2011

The MSU Department of Recreational Sports hosts its annual Strength and Fitness Week beginning Monday [Oct. 31]. The week encourages overall fitness within the university through participation in the week's events, which will include the following at the Sanderson Center:

--Deadlift, Monday [Oct. 31], 5 p.m.
--Bench Press, Tuesday [Nov. 1], 6 p.m.
--Squat, Wednesday [Nov. 2], 6 p.m.
--Strongman/Strongwoman Obstacle, Thursday [Nov. 3], 4 p.m.

All participants will need to be present one hour prior to the start time of each event for weigh-in. The cost is $3 per event or $7 for all events. An MSU Strongman and Strongwoman 2011 will be named. Those who participate in both the Turkey Trot on Saturday [Oct. 29] and all Strength Week events are eligible to win Mr. and Miss MSU Fitness 2011.

For information regarding the events, lifting rules, and weight classes, contact Jason Townsend at