BHIP for Staff & Faculty

BHIP .5

Bruin Health Improvement Program (BHIP) .5: Physical Activity, Nutrition, & Healthy Cooking

BHIP .5

The Bruin Health Improvement Program (BHIP) .5 is a 10 week lifestyle change program designed to increase the fitness and thereby the health of the UCLA Employee*. BHIP .5 is a program for those who may be sedentary, looking to lose weight, or not ready to join BHIP OnRamp. It is funded by UCLA and is a tremendous investment in UCLA’s most precious resource: the staff and faculty.

*Must be employed 50% time or more to be eligible to apply for BHIP and/or BHIP.5.

Virtual BHIP.5 Programs - Winter 2024:

NUTRITION & HEALTHY COOKING PROGRAM

A 10-week lifestyle change program that offers comprehensive nutritional education and coaching, live practical cooking classes, meal plans, and weekly nutrition challenges. One live nutrition/cooking/meal prepping Zoom session led by the UCLA Teaching Kitchen chef and FITWELL registered dietitian and one live nutrition Zoom class are offered each week. BHIP.5 Nutrition Only is appropriate for individuals who may be looking to lose weight, improve their cooking skills & learn to meal prep, develop healthier, more mindful heating habits, and improve overall health. Participants are chosen via a lottery drawing of applications.

Program Dates: 1/29/24 - 4/3/24

Class Days/Times:

  • Mondays, 5:30-7:00p (Nutrition/Cooking class)
  • Wednesdays, 12:00-1:00p (Health coaching class)

Plus 30 min 1:1 sessions with a registered dietitian!

Location: Virtual classes via Zoom

Applications were available on the website from 1/4/24 - 1/17/24. Lottery results were sent on 1/18/24.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, NUTRITION & HEALTHY COOKING PROGRAM

A 10-week lifestyle change program that offers low-impact physical activity, live practical cooking classes, nutrition education, meal plans, and weekly challenges. Two live Zoom workouts led by certified fitness professionals, one programmed on-your-own workout, and one live nutrition/cooking/meal prepping Zoom session led by the UCLA Teaching Kitchen chef and FITWELL registered dietitian are offered each week. BHIP.5 is appropriate for individuals who are sedentary or whose primary goals may be to lose weight, increase daily physical activity, enhance cooking skills & learn to meal prep, develop healthier, more mindful eating habits, and improve overall health. Participants are chosen via a lottery drawing of applications.

Program Dates: 1/29/24 - 4/5/24

Class Days/Times:

  • Mondays, 5:30-7:00p (Live Zoom Nutrition/Cooking class)
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30-6:30p (Live Zoom Workout classes)
  • Friday, Programmed workout in the Trainerize app to do on-your-own anytime

Plus 30 min 1:1 sessions with a registered dietitian!

Location: Virtual classes via Zoom

Applications were available on the website from 1/4/24 - 1/17/24. Lottery results were sent on 1/18/24.

Equipment requirements will be discussed at orientation.

Minimum equipment: One resistance tube with handles (medium resistance) and a set of dumbbells (light/medium).

Recommended equipment: A variety of resistance tubes with handles (see examples here), one or more resistance loop(s) (see examples here), and 2 or more pairs of dumbbells (light/medium/heavy)

Note for applications: UCLA ID: This ID is displayed on BruinCards or employee badge. UCPath ID: Your UCPath ID can be found by logging into the UCPath portal. The ID number will be displayed in the top left box under your name. It can also be found on UCPath paychecks or paystubs.

Important Information:

In-person program: There is a $150 repeat fee for individuals who have participated in at least four weeks of the program and who wish to repeat BHIP.5.

Virtual program: There is a $40 repeat fee for individuals who have participated in at least four weeks of the program and who wish to repeat BHIP.5

Graduate Student Employees (at 50% time or more) are eligible to apply for BHIP and/or BHIP.5.

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BHIP OnRamp

Bruin Health Improvement Program (BHIP) Onramp: Strength and Conditioning

BHIP OnRamp

The Bruin Health Improvement Program (BHIP) OnRamp is a 12 week long strength and conditioning program, exclusively for UCLA faculty and staff* at no cost, offering participants intensive lifestyle training in areas of exercise, nutrition, stress management and mental conditioning. BHIP OnRamp is a comprehensive conditioning program that will improve cardiovascular fitness and overall strength and mobility. It is appropriate for individuals without current limitations and those looking to become much more physically active and nutritionally mindful.

*Must be employed 50% time or more to be eligible to apply for BHIP and/or BHIP.5.

Learn more about the Bruin Health Improvement program and find out what participants love most in this UCLA Recreation BHIP Vimeo video.

    BHIP OnRamp - Winter 2024:

    A 12-week health improvement program designed for individuals looking to learn proper exercise technique, start/improve a regular resistance training program, and increase strength & overall fitness. Enjoy live workouts led by certified fitness professionals three times per week and improve eating habits with an optional nutrition component. BHIP is appropriate for individuals who are generally active, but looking to add regular resistance training, and create sustainable nutrition habits to help reach their overall health goals.

    Participants are chosen via a lottery drawing of applications. Participants will be assigned one class time. BHIP OnRamp graduates can join the BHIP Ongoing Program.

    Program Dates: 1/29/24 - 4/19/24

    Class Options:

    • Virtual class time: 7:00-8:00a on Monday, Wednesday & Friday (Live via Zoom)
    • In person class time: 6:15a-7:15a on Monday, Wednesday & Friday (In-Person at Drake Stadium)
    • In person class time: 12:00-1:00p on Monday, Wednesday & Friday (In-Person at Drake Stadium)
    • In person class time: 5:15-6:15p on Monday, Wednesday & Friday ( In-Person at Drake Stadium)
    • In person class time: 6:20-7:20p on Monday, Wednesday & Friday ( In-Person at Drake Stadium)

    Applications were available on the website from 1/4/24 - 1/17/24. Lottery results were sent on 1/18/24.

    Note for applications: UCLA ID: This ID is displayed on BruinCards or employee badge. UCPath ID: Your UCPath ID can be found by logging into the UCPath portal. The ID number will be displayed in the top left box under your name. It can also be found on UCPath paychecks or paystubs.

    For the best experience, participants in virtual class times need the following equipment:

    Minimum: One resistance tube with handles (medium resistance) and a set of dumbbells (light/medium)

    Recommended: A variety of resistance tubes with handles (see examples here), one or more resistance loop(s) (see examples here), and 2 or more pairs of dumbbells (light/medium/heavy)

    Equipment requirements will be discussed at orientation.

    Important Information:

    In-person program: There is a $150 repeat fee for individuals who have participated in at least four weeks of the program and who wish to repeat BHIP OnRamp.

    Virtual program: There is a $40 repeat fee for individuals who have participated in at least four weeks of the program and who wish to repeat BHIP OnRamp.

    BHIP is no longer offering deferrals and/or wait listing.

    Graduate Student Employees (at 50% time or more) are eligible to apply for BHIP and/or BHIP.5.

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    If you have unsubscribed from our listserv, please resubscribe to receive our program emails. To resubscribe, click on this link.

    OnRamp graduates: Graduates from the in-person OnRamp program will be eligible to join in-person or virtual BHIP Ongoing. Graduates from a virtual BHIP OnRamp are eligible to join virtual BHIP Ongoing only.

    Learn more information about BHIP Onramp.

    BHIP Onramp Medical Release Form

    Visit the BHIP Blog for additional information and advice from your coaches!

    BHIP Ongoing

    Bruin Health Improvement Program (BHIP) Ongoing - Virtual and In Person

    BHIP Ongoing

    As a BHIP graduate, you have the opportunity to continue what you've learned in BHIP Onramp with BHIP Ongoing. You are eligible to enroll or re-enroll in BHIP Ongoing at any time.

    Virtual BHIP Ongoing - Winter 2024

    Virtual BHIP Ongoing is available only for BHIP OnRamp Graduates or by approval of BHIP Coordinator. Virtual BHIP Ongoing Winter 2024 includes access to LIVE classes offered two days/week (Tu/Th) at 7a, 12p, or 5:30p via Zoom. Winter quarter classes began 1/4/24.

    Cost: $90/quarter, Register via the UCLA Recreation online store. Available as a quarterly membership with Payroll Deduction (PRD) options.

    Email BHIP with any questions or for more information on how to sign-up.

    In-Person BHIP Ongoing - Winter 2024

    In-person BHIP Ongoing is currently available for BHIP Graduates of in-person BHIP Onramp classes or by approval of BHIP Coordinator. BHIP Ongoing includes access to in person classes at Drake Stadium, virtual classes, and a Rec membership, including access to all available facilities. Winter quarter classes began on1/3/24.

    Class Offerings: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at 6:10a, 7:15a, 11:00a, 5:15p, 6:20p and an additional 12:05p class on Tuesday/Thursday and a 4:00p class on Monday/Wednesday. Plus Friday classes at 12:00p (Pardee Gym) and 5:15p & 6:20p (NW corner of Drake).

    Pricing through January 31:

    • Payroll Deduction: $65/month
    • 1-Quarter: $195/quarter

    Monthly auto payments will be available beginning February 1, 2024. For members who are not utilizing payroll deduction, enrolling into an AutoPay BHIP Ongoing membership offers the most convenient payment option.

    Pricing beginning February 1:

    • Payroll Deduction or AutoPay: $70/month
    • 1-Quarter: $210/quarter

    REGISTER FOR BHIP ONGOING IN PERSON HERE

    Terms & Conditions apply

    Email BHIP with any questions or for more information on how to sign-up.