Karl Lenser

The Resolution Solution

The new year is quickly approaching and with that arrives the standard new year’s resolutions that usually include some sort of fitness and weight loss goals. Unfortunately, the success rate for some of the weight loss and “get in shape” resolutions is usually quite dismal.  Continue reading “The Resolution Solution”

Karl Lenser

METABOLISM BOOSTING: WHAT CAN YOU DO?

So what exactly is metabolism, and why are so many people interested in obtaining a faster one? Your metabolism is an ongoing process that your body undergoes 24/7 throughout your entire lifetime. Simply stated, it’s a group of chemical and physical actions that help your body create and expend energy (calories).  Continue reading “METABOLISM BOOSTING: WHAT CAN YOU DO?”

UA Little Rock faculty and staff members are invited to join the employee wellness program from June 17 to July 28.

Employee Wellness step challenge begins June 17

It’s time to lace up those shoelaces and get fit for the summer with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Summer Step Challenge.  Continue reading “Employee Wellness step challenge begins June 17”

Summer training workshops available for UA Little Rock employees

Summer is a great time for University of Arkansas at Little Rock employees to learn new skills through professional development workshops hosted by the Department of Human Resources. Continue reading “Summer training workshops available for UA Little Rock employees”

Visiting scholar, Huang Li, from Huaxia University in Xiamen, China teaches tai chi for the fitness center on Jan. 20, 2016, in DSC. Tai chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that, today, is practiced as a graceful form of exercise. It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing.

UA Little Rock releases spring group fitness schedule

For those looking to stay healthy or trying to put a new spin on their exercise routine, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Fitness Center has released its spring 2019 group fitness schedule.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock releases spring group fitness schedule”

UA Little Rock employees browse the teacup auction during the 2017 Staff Senate Fall Open House.

UA Little Rock Staff Senate to host Fall Open House Dec. 5

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Staff Senate will host its annual Fall Open House on Wednesday, Dec. 5, to raise money for the holiday season for UA Little Rock families in need. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Staff Senate to host Fall Open House Dec. 5”

Members of the UA Little Rock Donaghey Scholars program cheer on runners who competed in the 2018 Little Rock Marathon.

UA Little Rock offering discounted rates to join Little Rock Marathon

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is offering all UA Little Rock students, employees and their families, and members of the Alumni Association the opportunity to participate in the Little Rock Marathon for a discounted rate to help promote personal health and personal fitness for members of the campus community.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock offering discounted rates to join Little Rock Marathon”

UA Little Rock faculty and staff members are invited to join the employee wellness program that lasts from June 18 to July 29.

Employee Wellness step challenge starts June 18

It’s time to lace up those shoelaces and get fit for the summer with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Summertime Staircase Step Challenge.  Continue reading “Employee Wellness step challenge starts June 18”

Kurt Lenser (left) and his twin brother, Karl Lenser (right), earned the top two spots in the men's 55-59 age group at the Little Rock Half-Marathon.

Love of running builds unbreakable bond between twin brothers

For the second year in a row, Karl Lenser, employee wellness coordinator at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, took first place in the men’s 55-59 age group at the Little Rock Half Marathon on March 3.  Continue reading “Love of running builds unbreakable bond between twin brothers”