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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 long lifestyle change program designed to increase the fitness and thereby the health of the UCLA Employee. BHIP .5 is a customized program for those who are sedentary and looking to lose weight. 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.

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Virtual BHIP.5 Programs - Fall 2021:

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 session led by the UCLA Teaching Kitchen chef and FITWELL registered dietitian and one live nutrition class are offered each week. BHIP.5 Nutrition Only is appropriate for individuals 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. Click on the link below to apply to the lottery!


Program Dates: 10/4/21 - 12/8/21

Class Days/Times:
-Mondays, 5:30-7:00p (Nutrition/Cooking class)
-Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30p (Nutrition class)
Plus 30 min 1:1s with registered dietitian!

Location:Virtual classes via Zoom

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.

Applications were available on the website from Tuesday 9/7/21 - Tuesday 9/21/21. Lottery results were sent on Thursday 9/23/21.

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. Three live workouts led by certified fitness professionals and one live nutrition/cooking/meal prepping 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 and whose primary goal is 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. Click on the link below to apply to the lottery!


Program Dates: 10/4/21 - 12/9/21


Class Days/Times:
-Mondays, 5:30-7:00p (Nutrition/Cooking class) via Zoom
-Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays 5:30-6:30p (Workout classes)

Plus 30 min 1:1s with registered dietitian!

Location: Virtual classes via Zoom

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.

Applications were available on the website from Tuesday 9/7/21 - Tuesday 9/21/21. Lottery results were sent on Thursday 9/23/21.

Important Eligibility Information:

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

BHIP.5 is no longer offering deferrals.

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) is a 10 week long program—exclusively for UCLA faculty and staff at no cost (for first time participants)—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 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.

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LIVE Virtual BHIP OnRamp - Fall 2021:

A 10-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 a 30 Day Nutrition Challenge. 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. This program feeds into the BHIP Ongoing Program. Participants are chosen via a lottery drawing of applications. Click on the link below to apply to the lottery!

Program Dates: 10/4/21 - 12/10/21

Class Days : Monday, Wednesday, & Friday

Class times: One hour group classes at 7:00am (Virtual), 12:00pm (In-Person), 5:15pm (In-Person), or 6:20pm (In-Person)

Location: Virtual via Zoom (7:00am) or In-Person at Drake Stadium (12:00pm, 5:15pm, and 6:20pm)

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.

Applications were available on the website from Tuesday 9/7/21 - Tuesday 9/21/21. Lottery results were sent on Thursday 9/23/21.

For the best experience, participants in the Virtual class time 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 Eligibility 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 waitlisting.

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

If you have unsubscribed from our listserv, please resubscribe to receive our program emails. To resubscribe, click on this link or text UCLAREC to: 22828

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 - Fall 2021

Virtual BHIP Ongoing Fall 2021 includes access to LIVE classes offered two days/week (Tu/Th) at 7a, 12p, or 5:30p via Zoom!

Program Dates: 9/20/21 - 12/17/21

Cost: $30/quarter

Click Here to Register for Virtual BHIP Ongoing Fall 2021.

In-Person BHIP Ongoing - Fall 2021

In-person BHIP Ongoing is currently available only for BHIP Graduates of in-person BHIP Onramp classes or by approval of BHIP Coordinator.

Registration information for In-Person BHIP Ongoing Fall 2021 has been emailed to those who are eligible.

The "In-Person BHIP Ongoing Fall Quarter Membership" is $120 and automatically includes (1) Fall Quarter Return to Rec Membership (access to facility bookings, visit the Return to Rec website for more information on entrance policies); (2) Access to Fall Quarter Virtual BHIP Ongoing classes; and (3) BHIP Ongoing In-Person weekly classes.

Program Dates: 9/20/21-12/17/21 (no class 11/11, 11/25, 11/26)

Class Days & Times:

M, Tu, W, Th at 6:10a, 7:15a, 11:00a, 5:15p, 6:20p and an additional 12:05p class on Tu, Th and a 4:00p class on M, W.

Weekly Sign-up for classes: Participants must sign-up for class by logging in to their Recreation account. Classes open one week in advance. Participants may sign up for up to 4 classes per week. Please cancel at least 24 hours in advance if you cannot make a class.

Email bhip@recreation.ucla.edu for more information on how to sign-up.

**The current BHIP Ongoing registration is DIFFERENT than any prior BHIP Ongoing Membership you may have enrolled in. All memberships/payroll deductions were put ON HOLD in March 2020, and will remain so for the time being. ** Email bhip@recreation.ucla.edu with any questions.