Rec Report


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When you are working out, there are a handful of factors that enhance or hinder your overall performance. For example, stress and muscle soreness can negatively impact performance, while factors such as motivation and adequate recovery can positively impact performance. One important factor that is often overlooked, however, is proper nutrition. Nutrition, especially in the hours before a workout, is one factor that can either lead to a successful workout or a workout that feels unfinished. To get the most out of your workouts, you need to make sure you’re consuming the right nutrients.

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Happy Holidays Beach! As finals are upon us, that means that Winter Break is around the corner. While you make plans to spend time with family and friends, it also means potential exposure to respiratory viruses. There are many ways to prep for possible virus exposure; the first of many is to prepare for the worst-case scenario with the proper equipment, such as an N-95 mask – perfect for airborne viruses. Here are some different oxygen-based protective equipment you’ll want to have on hand in case of an emergency this holiday season:

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Are you considering going outdoors for your next weekend getaway? For any outdoor adventure, there are some details you may want to take into consideration. While planning a big trip may initially seem daunting, our hope is to arm you with some ideas and resources that will lessen the stress and make your next outdoor adventure memorable!

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Since the pandemic, our students have eagerly awaited the return of the SRWC’s Intramural Sports. With fan favorites such as basketball and indoor volleyball leagues, over 1,000 members signed up for the start of the first intramural leagues and tournaments of the season. Many competitors came from near and far, but only a few can claim sweet victory.

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At some point in your fitness journey, you probably heard the phrase: “Make sure you stretch!” And yes, you definitely should! Stretching is important; however, properly programmed stretching is critical!

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The Student Recreation & Wellness Center (SRWC) offers a variety of group classes to fit everyone’s exercise goals! These group exercises are offered FREE throughout the day for your enjoyment. With several new classes added this semester, including hip-hop and restorative yoga, here are a few reasons why you should consider joining a group exercise class:

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Whether you are tanning, swimming, playing sports or simply walking around, the sun is always radiating onto your skin. As much as the sun is a blessing, sometimes living in sunny states can come with a cost. In sunny Southern California, sunscreen should be a part of everyone’s daily routine.

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