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Mindful Finals

December 5, 2016

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VCU Rec Sports is helping The Well at VCU encourage students to reduce stress and be mindful during finals. The Well’s campaign, #MindfulFinals, serves as a way for students to manage their finals with less stress.What is mindfulness? Focusing on yourself. Take time to step back from all your thoughts and stressors. Mindfulness is one […]

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The 12 Days of Fitness Challenge

November 30, 2016

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Up for a challenge? Throughout the month of December, Rec Sports Fitness & Wellness is challenging you to finish your year strong! What’s the challenge? Attend 12 or more group exercise classes between December 1 and 20 and receive a small prize! You will also have the chance to win the grand prize of one […]

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Reducing Stress: Hit the Books with Confidence

November 28, 2016

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Flipping out about finals? The last couple weeks of the semester can be a stressful time for students. Getting in those last papers, presentations, and taking exams can make you feel stressed and sometimes unmotivated. Here are several things you can do to reduce your stress and make you feel confident during finals week. Exercise: […]

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Tickled Pink: Exercise and Awareness

October 17, 2016

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Last Wednesday’s Zumba class was a little different than usual: it was pink! Rec Sports Fitness and Wellness hosted PINK OUT Zumba on Wednesday night to increase VCU’s involvement with breast cancer awareness. This group exercise allowed participants to practice their Zumba moves while supporting a great cause. October is breast cancer awareness month so […]

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How to Reduce Stress During Finals Week

December 7, 2015

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During the last two weeks of the semester, procrastination among students has reached an all time high. This is the time of year you will find students late in the library consuming large amounts of caffeinated drinks, sugar snacks, and shuffling through loads of papers.  Students are finding ways to reduce stress and pass their exams. Stress […]

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