Resolution 23-07: DON'T SKIP LEG DAY

Number 23-07
Description Due to a disproportionate ratio of the cardio machines within the gym, the senators advocate for an increase in the number of strength equipment. Furthermore, they suggest that the MAC faculty should consider balancing the ratio of both cardio equipment and strength training equipment based on demand.
Authored by Yaseen Tasnif
Aileen Sengupta
Michael Chacon
Isra Qureshi
Sponsored by Luke Schaefer
Date Submitted Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Date Considered Tuesday, December 5, 2023
General Body Vote Tuesday, December 12, 2023
Committee Community Affairs
Result Killed By General Body
Whereas The University of Texas of Arlington's Maverick Activities Center (MAC) has between 3,000-4,000 visitors approximately from Monday to Thursday, evenings being the busiest times, given that it has the only gym on campus accessible to students, and;
Whereas The Gym has a disproportionate ratio of cardio machines to strength training equipment, and;
Whereas This increases wait times, which may discourage students from utilizing the resources, and;
Whereas This will not negatively impact users of cardio machines, given their lower popularity at any given time of the day, and;
Be It Further Resolved That The Maverick Activities Center (MAC) increases the number of strength training equipment, replacing at least 10-20% of the existing cardio machines, and utilizing the space to add FitBenches and dual bench and squat racks by the end of 2024, and;
Be It Further Resolved That For future improvements at the Maverick Activity Center (MAC), staff should consider the possibility of adjusting the cardio and strength training equipment ratio based on demand.
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