06/01-11/01 Health Week

06 January 2020 00:00 till 11 January 2020 22:30 - By: Communication

What’s your New Year’s resolution? Let’s start 2020 in a healthy way, as we know that being physically and mentally healthy positively affects your everyday life. Come along to X’s Health Week and experience some of the many benefits of living a healthy lifestyle.

Health Week is taking place from 6 – 11 January and is all about your health. All activities are totally free of charge and anyone is welcome to join! There will be lots activities happening; from testing your fitness, taking charge of your mental health to getting advice from our nutritionist and physiotherapist. Check out the schedule below and stay tuned as new activities will be added to the programme! 

Activities 

Under The Influence: Drunk driving 3D-simulation
Do you want to experience the effects of alcohol and drugs on your driving behaviour? We’ve partnered up with Responsible Young Drivers to bring you this awesome 3D-simulation so you can see for yourselves. No registration needed.
Monday 6 January from 15:00 - 22:00 at Cafe X

Free Massages
Because who doesn’t love a relaxing massage to de-stress or just to relax? Registration starts at 09:30 sharp and spots will fill quickly.
Monday 6 January and Tuesday 7 January from 10:00 - 14:00 at the Library

Plogging
It’s the latest craze right now; jogging while cleaning up plastic you see underway. Join us as we run around campus picking up rubbish – we’ll supply all the rubbish bags. So, just bring yourself, your mate and your running gear. Getting \that workout as well as saving the planet, that’s a lot of good feelings right there! No registration needed.
Monday 6 January from 19:00 - 21:00 Gather at the Concept Store

Fitness Tests
A relaxed human body with a healthy functional capacity brings lots of benefits to your daily life. What's up with your strength? And how about your flexibility and endurance? Check out X's quick health tests and get your results. No registration needed. Not a member? No worries, flag the staff at the Fitness entrance and they will help you out with the tests.
Monday 6 January from 14:00 - 16:00, Wednesday 8 January from 14:00 - 16:00 and Friday 10 January from 16:00 - 20:00 at the Fitness

Nutrition Advice
What do I eat to build muscle? How can I get more protein on a vegan diet? What is intermittent fasting? How long before training should I stop eating? Can I survive on chocolate and beer alone? Forget Doctor Google, get your nutrition-related questions answered from a specialist. No registration needed.
Wednesday 8 January and Thursday 9 January from 17:00 - 19:00 at the Concept Store

Physiotherapist Advice
Injuries can happen to everyone, from novice runners to hardcore body builders. Don’t hurt yourself while trying to smash those personal bests. Our physiotherapists are here to help you with proper form, warm-up techniques and can even let you know which shoes are best. You’ll find them hanging out in the Fitness, so just swing by and ask them for advice.

No registration needed. Not a member? No worries, flag the staff at the Fitness entrance and they’ll grab the physio for you.
Monday 6 January from 16:00 - 17:30, Tuesday 7 January from 17:00 - 19:00 and Wednesday 8 January from 17:00 - 19:00 at the Fitness

MindGym
A good health does not start in the gym, but in your head. An interactive talk on mental wellbeing by Wouter de Jong, bestselling author of ‘MindGym’.

Wouter will stimulate you to improve your mental condition, using scientific backgrounds, exercises and practical tips from mindfulness, compassion and positive psychology.

Join this protein shake for the brain that will offer you a mental reset for more focus, peace and energy.

About Wouter de Jong:

  • Studied Dutch Law & Academy of Theater
  • Actor  in GTST & Villa Achterwerk
  • Education to Compassion and Mindulnesstrainer (VU)
  • Author of the books ‘Mindgym - Sportschool voor de Geest’ (2018, more than 50.000 copies sold) and ‘Mindgym Work-outs’ (2019) 

Make sure to enrol!
Enrol here: https://sportsandculture.tudelft.nl/nl/subscriptions/view/c_18332

 

Thursday 9 January from 12:45-13:30 at Pulse, Square [in co-op with Career & Counselling Services]

Pop-up Chill Out Zone
While exercising and feeding your body nutritious food are very important ways to stay healthy, relaxing will always be our favourite self-care tip. Take a break, kick off your shoes, and catch up on some well-deserved R&R in the pop-up Chill Out Zone. Use the space to lie down and relax, and sink into a meditative state while listening to soothing music.
Wednesday 8 January and Thursday 9 January from 10:00 - 17:00 in Body & Mind

No Waste Dinner: Food Sharing Delft
What better way to start the new year than to get together and cook a tasty, healthy dinner with new friends? On 9 January you can join the no Waste Dinner! You’ll also feel good doing it as the food used was saved and would have otherwise been thrown away. No registration needed.
Thursday 9 January from 18:00 - 22:00 at Freetown Kitchen

Pub Quiz
Life is, of course, all about balance. Cycling association WTOS has put together a good ol’ fashioned pub quiz and incorporated some health-related questions so you can test your knowledge after learning so many fun facts from Health Week. Individuals and groups are more than welcome, grab a drink at the bar and we’ll see you there.

No registration needed.
Friday 10 January from 19:30 - 22:30 in Cafe X

Monday 6 - Saturday 11 January | various places | at various locations | FREE!