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7 new things to enjoy at the Rec Center this semester

Recreation Services is excited to announce that they will be offering a variety of new programs this semester! Check out all the new things coming to The Rec.

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7 tips to help you prepare for ski season

It’s almost time to hit the slopes! Here are seven pro tips to help you prepare for the 2022-23 ski and snowboard season.

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5 essential hiking tips and places to go around Boulder

If you’re planning a trip to one of the nearby parks or trailheads, keep these tips in mind.

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5 tips for staying healthy in Colorado

High elevation combined with increased climate change can make Colorado weather hot, dry and a bit unpredictable. Here are five tips to help you stay healthy this fall.

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Your campus fitness guide for spring 2022

Whether you’re looking to be active, meet new people or explore new hobbies, the Rec Center is a great place to get started. Here are some of the ways to get involved.

Mental health is moving your body

Mental Health Is… Moving Your Body

Participating in regular movement (i.e. physical activity or exercise) has proven benefits for both our minds and bodies. Here are some tools to help you move your body in a safe and healthy way. The benefits of movement Oftentimes, when we think of movement, we automatically associate it with a...

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3 tips to create an at-home gym (for free)

Looking to make the most of your space at home? Here are some tips to help you create a functional at-home gym. 1: Designate a space The first step in creating an at-home gym is to identify a space. Pick a room that meets your needs and can accommodate all...

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7 days of snacks and activities to fuel you through finals

Whether you have papers, presentations or exams coming up, finals are demanding on our minds and bodies. Eating healthy snacks and staying physically active can help us improve our retention of information, energy levels, concentration and mental health. Here are some great snack and activity ideas to keep you fueled,...

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4 things to know about exercising after COVID-19

Exercising while you are sick with COVID-19 or immediately after you’ve recovered can be harmful and potentially dangerous. Dr. John Breck, lead physician at Medical Services, encourages all university members to review the following information if you plan on exercising after you are COVID-free.

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Sitting all day? Here are 4 tips that can help you feel better

Working and studying from home can take a toll on our bodies. Here are 4 tips from our physical therapists at Medical Services to help you reduce aches and pain, or help you avoid them altogether.