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Strategies for overcoming barriers to exercise

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Time and time again we hear about the many benefits of engaging in regular physical activity. For some of us, it may also seem like time and time again, we run into a barrier that keeps us from maintaining a consistent routine or even getting started with exercise in the first place. However, by identifying barriers in advance, we can develop strategies to overcome them and keep moving!

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Soreness and exercise

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Something everyone has experienced when it comes to exercise is muscle soreness. Although it is often a by-product of exercise, it’s not desirable since it inhibits movement, decreases range of motion, and indicates inflammation in the body while it persists.

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RecSports is here for you

Author: RecSports

To our Notre Dame family, those at various intersections of identity, historically underrepresented people of color and other marginalized identities, and to the Black members of our family who are angry, do not feel safe, and are wanting change: we see you, we are here for you, and we will do our part to help you.

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How to set goals for exercising

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Goal setting and proper goal planning are two of the best tools to help you stay motivated during and after quarantine. Pick a goal that matters to you - make sure it’s something that you want to do and learn about what benefits it provides to your daily life.

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Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

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Congratulations to the Notre Dame Class of 2020! Although this isn’t the way we envisioned the year ending, we are still Notre Dame, even when far apart. We will especially miss staff who have graduated and are now officially Notre Dame alumni!

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Stay active in your time away from campus

Author: RecSports

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If you have a body, you have a gym!  It is important during this challenging time to maintain or even get active! Please be sure to adhere to your local government’s regulations at this time as well. Our tips are based on the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recommendations for US adults.

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It's not too late - work with RecSports this Fall!

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Looking for employment for the Fall? Good news - it's not too late to work with RecSports! RecSports has openings for a variety of positions including Climbing & Bouldering Wall Attendants, Fitness Attendants, and Lifeguards. Click here for more info and to apply!

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Family Skate scheduled for December 19

Author: RecSports

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RecSports is excited to announce that we're back for another year of Family Skate! Join us on December 19 at 5:30 p.m. for an evening of skating and a visit with Santa Claus! Click here for more info and to register.

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RecSports offers variety of programming

Author: RecSports

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No matter what you're interested in, RecSports has a variety of offerings for Notre Dame students, faculty, and staff! Click here to view a PDF of a glimpse of important dates for the Fall semester!

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Bengal Bout Preliminaries 2018

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Bengal Bouts Prelims

 

2018 marks the 88th year of the University Boxing Championships – the Bengal Bouts – at Notre Dame. Around 200 young gentlemen who make up our boxing club will face off with their teammates and friends at the Purcell Pavilion (Joyce Center) for a piece of Bengal Bout History. 

 

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New wall murals in the gym

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Recsports Gym Wall Mural

 

Next time you are in the gym, be sure to check out our new wall murals! See if you can find all three! For now, here is a little sneak peak of one of them up on the third floor by the TRX Synergy equipment. 

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Get a workout in and homework done at the same time!

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Homework Gym 2 In 1

Trying to get a workout in, but still need to study for that test? YOU CAN DO BOTH! The Smith Center for Recreational Sports offers a unique Life Fitness treadmill desk that allows you to walk at varying speeds, while still providing a good workout in the process!

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Become CPR/AED & First Aid certified this semester

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RecSports offers American Red Cross Adult CPR/AED and First Aid certification courses. This blended course combines award-winning, engaging and interactive online simulation learning plus an in-person classroom session to learn and practice critical lifesaving skills for certification. Click here for more info.
 

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