Student panel at the inclusive sports summit

Kate Fagan and Phillip Lindsay to speak at Inclusive Sports Summit in February

If you go… Who: Open to the public What: 2020 Inclusive Sports Summit (ISS) When: Wednesday, Feb. 26, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Where: Recreation Center and Dal Ward Arrow Touchdown Club Learn more: Register CU Boulder Athletics and Recreation Services are hosting the annual Inclusive Sports Summit on...

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Is personal training really for everyone?

Short answer: Yes . There are a lot of misconceptions around personal training. It may seem like personal training is only for those who are experienced in the gym or that you have to know exactly what kind of program you want to participate in. However, there’s a lot more...

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Healthy Buffs: Stress management 101

It’s official: syllabus week is over. Now what? As we approach mid-semester, you may begin to feel the stresses of an increased workload and added responsibilities outside of school. Here are some tips to help you overcome stress. Give yourself a checkup What things in your life feel overwhelming? Write...

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Health and Wellness Services offers professional development opportunities for staff and faculty

Health and Wellness Services offers a number of in-person professional development opportunities to enhance team dynamics, support students and improve our campus community. Here are a few that are currently being offered for the spring semester: Supporting Student Resiliency The Supporting Student Resiliency Professional Development Series provides CU faculty and...

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Top 3 blood donation fears (and how to overcome them)

Donating blood can be a stressful experience, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some tips that can help you overcome the top reasons people avoid donating blood: #1 If you have a fear of needles… If you have a fear of needles, you’re not alone. Many people avoid...

Girl doing a core workout at the rec center

Feeling sick? When to take a break from the gym

You just worked out all of the kinks in your workout routine and now… you’re sick. What do you do? Do you sweat through it or forsake the gym for a much-needed nap? Follow these tips for working out when you’re sick. Listen to Your Body If your symptoms are...

Staff member handing out cards at the 2019 health and wellness summit.

Kick-start your semester at the free Health and Wellness Summit

Jan. 15, 2020

CU Boulder is hosting its second annual Health and Wellness Summit today (Thursday, Jan. 23) at the University Memorial Center from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Students can stop by to participate in a number of presentations on topics including nutrition, stress, self-care and more. The best part? It’s free!...

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Save a life: How to respond to an overdose

Jan. 15, 2020

As addiction to opiates continues to be a major health concern in Colorado and across the United States, it has become increasingly important to know how to respond to an overdose situation. Medical Services now provides naloxone (brand name Narcan) free of charge to Buff OneCard holders through the pharmacy...

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5 tips for eating healthy on a budget

If you want to eat healthy, you have to increase your budget… right? Wrong. In fact, there are a number of tools and tricks to help you stay on track. Here are our top 5 tips to help you stay on budget and eat healthier this year. #1 Make a...

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Stalking: 3 things that may surprise you

Jan. 13, 2020

Sometimes it can be hard to know where to draw the line between annoying, clingy interactions and stalking. Shows and movies can make it seem like persistence is the key to winning someone over, as seen in the Netflix series, You . However, persistence can quickly turn into discomfort or...