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1 September 2021

Spring into action with DeakinACTIVE this September!

Is the warmer weather putting a spring in your step? We hope so, as the team at DeakinACTIVE have got some great new MOVEs challenges for you to try – plus we’re about to kick off round two of our much-anticipated Battle of the Faculties: Sports Edition this week!

Choose your challenge

If you haven’t already, download the DeakinMOVES app* and join our popular DeakinMOVEs monthly challenges to compete against your friends and go in the running to win some great prizes!

MOVEtember Challenge
To participate in this challenge, simply log 30,000 MOVEs throughout the month of September to go into the draw to win some Deakin dollars. If you’re one of the top three MOVErs, you’ll get your student card topped up with a cool $45! 

SeptMEMBER Challenge
This members-only challenge will test your stamina – how many workouts can you squeeze into the month? The top three participants who complete the greatest number of workouts during September will go in the running to win the following membership discounts:

Clear your head between classes

Are you feeling a bit blah as we navigate another lockdown? Thankfully our friendly DeakinACTIVE trainers are here to walk you through some simple stretches and exercises you can do in just a few minutes at your desk, and will run free online meditation and yoga sessions on R U OK? Day on Thursday 9 September to help you maintain your overall health during these challenging times.

DeakinACTIVE also streams group fitness classes online – keep an eye on the DeakinMOVES app and our Facebook and Instagram channels for more info.

Stay tuned!

Keep an eye on DeakinACTIVE’s social media for upcoming activities to celebrate Women’s Health Week (6–10 September 2021)! Watch this great interview with DeakinACTIVE Manager Jessie Pigott with Laura, the Queer Representative for @yourdusa at the Burwood campus. Laura is an advocate for the accessibility of a safe and inclusive space in the fitness environment for both queer people and women, including neurodiverse individuals.

* If you cannot download the DeakinMOVES app please contact DeakinACTIVE.

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