By: Xylia Lydgate With a busy lifestyle, it’s easy to fall prey to a sedentary lifestyle. While there are countless factors that contribute to the increased risk of health-related issues, one factor that is often overlooked is cardiorespiratory fitness. This is something I notice in myself when I go weeks or even months with minimal physical activity. I’ve observed that when I try to get … Continue reading Want to Live Longer?
By: Xylia Lydgate As the Marketing and Outreach student coordinator for Campus Rec, part of my job is encouraging students to use our facilities and programs. When talking with students at the Rec Center’s information table, I encounter many fitness haters. Oftentimes I notice it is because they have misconceptions about the programs we offer and how easy they are to join. I’ll often highlight … Continue reading Fitness for Haters
Photos and Post by: James Wilson Being a full-time student on top of working and maintaining a connection with family and friends is already hard enough. Adding the right time to get any bit of a workout or any form of physical activity adds just another layer. Technology for me has already made that first part way easier. We all are connected to devices nearly … Continue reading How Technology Has Improved My Fitness Habits
By: Xylia Lydgate I have been coming to Campus Rec for a little over two years now but only recently watched (and rewatched) this video— gives me goosebumps every time! What strikes me most about it is how it really accentuates the inclusivity at Campus Rec. It is more than just a building or a gym; it’s a community that welcomes all students and community … Continue reading A COLLEGE STUDENT’S PLAYGROUND