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Should you work out when you're sick?

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.

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5 ways to fend off the flu

Viruses like the flu can last 7 to 10 days, meaning symptoms like a stuffy nose, body aches, fatigue and a sore throat stick around, it's all about staying as healthy as possible.

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Let's talk about Rx drug use: What is an opioid?

There are many reasons why someone may take a prescription medication. We know that these prescriptions are only safe when taken as directed by a medical professional for a specific health purpose, but for those who still choose to use outside of these conditions* there are some things to be...

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Making gains with your rest days

When it comes to classes or work, we recognize that a few days off can be recharging and renewing, but it's important to incorporate rest days from physical exercise, too. Learn more.

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Find your fit through intramural sports

What do basketball, curling, broomball, inner tube water polo, tennis and soccer have in common? They're just a few of the intramural sports on campus. Join to meet people, blow off steam, get in a workout, build new skills and more.

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Quick Fixes for Sleeping Better Tonight

Sleep is vital to overall health—research shows that getting 7-9 hours of restful sleep every night makes a world of difference for cognitive functioning, mood, metabolism, memory, immune system and more. So how can we get our sleep cycle back under control?

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How to Help a Friend with Disordered Eating

Eating disorders can be hard to talk about. They can be even harder to talk about when you’re concerned about a friend. Starting the conversation and connecting a friend to resources is important in getting them the help need.

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January is National Stalking Awareness Month

While legal definitions vary, a working definition of stalking is “a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear.”

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5 Steps to Staying Healthy This Spring

Viruses such as the flu and common cold can last 7–10 days, meaning symptoms like a stuffy nose, body aches, fatigue and a sore throat stick around for a while. Since antibiotics typically don’t work for viruses, it’s all about staying as healthy as possible.

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Finding your fit at The Rec

Make the most out of your time at CU! Studies have shown that physical activity, in any form, helps to relieve stress and improve cognitive function. So keep reading, visit the Recreation Services website and follow-us on social media! We want to help you Find Your Fit, feel good in...

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