Category: Health

Fitness Friday: Cycling routine with music

Fitness Friday: Cycling routine with music

Indoor cycling, often referred to as spinning, is a form of exercise that focuses on endurance, strength and resistance. Cycling helps improve your heart health, as well as shed fat. The intervals and changes in resistance used in cycling are very effective for weight loss and they boost the body’s muscle endurance. For this week’s...

Fitness Friday: Boo-ty challenge

Fitness Friday: Boo-ty challenge

We are not skipping leg day for this week’s Fitness Friday. It is important to work all parts of the body, even those we may sometimes forget. This week we have a seven-day fitness challenge that focuses on an all-important body part: the booty. Not only is this a powerful part of the body, useful...

Fitness Friday – 13-minute exercise

Fitness Friday – 13-minute exercise

In order to stay in shape and be healthy you have to dedicate time to working out. If you are working or taking classes, it may be hard to find that time in your busy schedule. According to recent research in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, you may only need to exercise for...

Fitness Friday: Seven days of fitness

Fitness Friday: Seven days of fitness

  It is important to stay active and fit but at times it can be hard to know where to start and even harder to take that initial step to get yourself going. Short-term goals can be beneficial for those who struggle to get started on a workout plan and stick with it. One way...

Five exercises you can do anywhere

Five exercises you can do anywhere

It is important to stay fit while in school but sometimes it seems impossible to get to the gym between assignments and classes. These exercises allow you to still feel productive and get a workout in even when you cannot leave your small dorm, office or apartment. Planks To get a good ab workout, hold...

Fitness Classes Back for Fall Semester

Fitness Classes Back for Fall Semester

The Wright State University Department of Campus Recreation recently released the fall schedule of exercise classes to be offered in the Fitness Center. All fitness classes are free for students, however, they are also open to staff, faculty, alumni and associates with the purchase of a group exercise pass. Passes can be purchased at the...

Intramural sports registration begins

Intramural sports registration begins

The Wright State University Department of Campus Recreation will again be offering several intramural sports for students to participate in for the upcoming fall semester. Intramurals provide students with organized recreation in a wide array of sports. Sports for the fall semester include: soccer, sand volleyball, flag football, 3v3 basketball, kickball and several tournaments. The...