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1 Students explore the WRC's "Free Week"
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019), Eaves--Emily (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:31, p.01
1/26/2023 The Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC) is hosting its annual "Free Week" where UNI students can attend fitness classes for free to test them out. Lauren McGuill interviews Director of Recreation Services Christopher B. Denison about new classes and equipment available to students; photo.
2 Vox Pop: What would you say in today's society is the biggest factor on college students' mental health?
Simon--Jordan (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:18, p.05
10/27/2022 Jordan Simon asks students "What would you say in today's society is the biggest factor on college students' mental health?" Caylee Hermsen, Grant Rickertsen, Danielle Goedken, Caden Easter, and Maya McDermott give their opinions on the matter; photo.
3 In pursuit of good health from daily stressors
Solorio--Diego (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:15, p.03
10/18/2021 Opinion columnist Diego Solorio discusses his belief that exercise helps both body and mind with relieving stress during school; photo.
4 Wellness Services: Join the "Joyful Mover" Movement
Student Wellness Services Staff
Northern Iowan 116:29, p.03
1/23/2020 Student Wellness Services (SWS) encourages students to focus on "Joyful Movement," a mindset where participants engage in physical activity that ignites interest, fueled by intrinsic motivation. They discuss how physical activity can impact spiritual, environmental, occupational, intellectual, emotional, social, and financial wellness; photo.
5 CrossFit: Growing opportunity to get moving
Herring--Ryan (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:20, p.8
11/5/2015 Columnist Ryan herring discusses CrossFit's surge in popularity and how students can use this for their own benefit; photo.
6 Time to get steamy with hot yoga
Hillyer--Dylan (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:18, p.4
10/30/2014 Student Dylan Hillyer reviews Balance Yoga, a hot yoga studio on the hill; photo.
7 Get your outdoor fix in the Cedar Valley
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.supp. 17
5/1/2014 Describes the many fun things that are available for outdoors enthusiasts in the Cedar Valley.
8 Let's get physical
Frasher--Iris (Class of 2017)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.supp. 14
5/1/2014 To avoid the dreaded "freshman 15", new and current students should maintain their health by going to the Wellness and Recreation Center; photo.
9 Play here, you'll feel better in the morning!
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.supp. 10
5/1/2014 The Wellness and Recreation Center is featured. The advertisement pictures the many different activities the WRC has to offer.
10 New course offered as alternative to Personal Wellness
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:20, p.1
11/5/2013 UNI is now offering an alternative to the Personal Wellness class. Students are now given the option to take, Dimensions of Well-Being, including both lecture and lab portions. Some students feel that including a lab will enhance their education.
11 UNI helps further 'Healthiest State' initiative
Public Relations News Release 2013:82, p.1
10/7/2013 UNI is joining the movement to make Iowa the healthiest state in the nation. There will be several walks held on October 9 to get people out and moving. President Ruud, Mrs. Ruud, and Mayor Crews will be participating in the walk.
12 Grit 'n' Glam
Pope--David William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:51, p.7
4/23/2013 Author gives readers a few tips on how to lose those extra pounds before summer.
13 Cedar Falls Blue Zones hosts UNI campus kickoff
Hausler--Jonathan Wesley (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:19, p.3
10/30/2012 Blue Zone Project is promoted on campus to foster healthy living and environments. Event offered information on getting involved and joining the project.
14 Tae Kwon-Do Club marks 42nd year at UNI
Hottle--Olivia Grace (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:53, p.6
4/24/2012 Club teaches traditional Korean martial arts techniques to students and the community. Confidence and self protection are common goals of members.
15 Elevator Aversion
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:37, p.4
2/17/2012 Living in a country with the highest rate of obesity in the world is not surprising. Lines of students waiting at elevators, instead of using the stairs, is certainly an indicator of the problem.
16 UNI to host health walk
Public Relations News Release 2011:69, p.1
10/5/2011 UNI will be part of the state wide initiative "Start Somewhere Walk" headed by Governor Terry Branstad to make Iowa one of the top five healthiest states in the country.
17 UNI hosts triathlon clinic
Staggs--Lottie Brooke (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:47, p.1
4/5/2011 Those interested in participating in a triathlon were given information during a clinic sponsored by Peregrine Charities. Aspects of the training needed were explained. Tim Klatt spoke on his experiences.
18 Childhood obesity
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:40, p.7
3/1/2011 Schools need to revise school lunches, enhance nutrition education, and increase physical activity among children. Children are exposed to more sedentary activities than children of previous decades.
19 I almost looked like 'The Situation'
Friederich--Ryan Leo (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:22, p.12
11/12/2010 Advantages of the P90X program evaluated. The program does seem to work, but it is not recommended for people who have not participated in sports or workouts in the past; photo.
20 In one ear, out the other
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:18, p.5
10/29/2010 Benefits of exercising stated. Finding the time to exercise between classes, working, and studying can be problematic.
21 Barmuda takes part in Find A Dream
Currie--Markita Alexandrea (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:7, p.1
9/21/2010 Find A Dream, a nonprofit organization, seeks a safe and supportive environment for children of diverse backgrounds. They are trying to raise self esteem and scholastic levels, using after school study areas, computer labs, and exercise programs.
22 Don't stress out
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:3, p.8
9/3/2010 Suggestions for relieving stress caused by balancing school, work, clubs, and friends.
23 Freshman 15: A myth?
Hayne--Cassandra Kay (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 107:2, p.5
8/31/2010 Gaining weight during the first year of college is common, but the freshman 15 concept has been blown out of proportion. The weight gain is closer to five pounds, according to Joan Thompson; photo.
24 It's trail time
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:50, p.4
4/16/2010 A guide to the bicycle, walking, and canoeing trails in the Cedar Valley.
25 Get busy or die
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 2010:29, p.4
1/22/2010 Students urged to take advantage of the health facilities on campus. At least add extra movement in your life; whether it be walking, standing, or light exercise. Movement is one of the keys to better health.
26 New Year's resolutions full up the WRC
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 2010:29, p.5
1/22/2010 Daily use of the WRC has increased from 1800 per day to 2200 per day since students returned from Christmas break. The WRC is the kind of place that other universities wish to build.
27 Midterm suggestions
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:12, p.5
10/9/2009 The semester is nearly half over. Next week midterms rear their ugly head. Remember to exercise and always give one hundred per cent effort. Drink water, try diet soda, and cut down on alcohol, especially during Homecoming.
28 Nothing beats a morning run
Bormann--Emily Ann (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:36, p.7
2/17/2009 Running is not only a healthy pastime, but allows for some time to think or let your mind enjoy the scenery.
29 Ironman Triathlon Challenge returns to UNI
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:31, p.1
1/30/2009 Campus triathlon is not a race because it is not a one day event. The event is meant to help students continue exercising during the winter. Variations are available in the programs; photo.
30 The bright side of rising oil and food costs
Hylton--Brittany (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:53, p.7
4/29/2008 Rising costs do make us look for alternatives, whether it be in transportation or the way we eat. Appreciation of nature is enhanced by a slower pace of living.
31 Response to Brittney Baxter's letter
Northern Iowan 104:14, p.8
10/12/2007 Increased exercise seen as an aid in controlling weight gain in college students.
32 Advice we wish we'd taken as freshman
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:8, p.7
9/21/2007 Activities to consider to aid in a student's education.
33 Working out is cool, really cool
Abbott--Tristan E. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:53, p.5
4/20/2007 Sarcastoc look at exercise in a gym setting.
34 New club brings safe sword play to UNI
Toppin--Ryan W. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 103:3, p.11
8/29/2006 Medieval style combat using foam-padded weapons is now available to UNI students; photo.
35 Quit hatin' on personal wellness
Holzmueller--Kate (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:38, p.7
2/17/2006 Points out positive aspects of personal wellness.
36 Be respectful when using Healthbeat
Henry--Georgia A. (Library Staff)
Northern Iowan 102:31, p.8
1/24/2006 Georgia Henry asks that people follow time limits on exercise machines when there is a waiting list
37 Personal training is beneficial in fitness program
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
4/18/2005 Personal trainers can help clients set both short-term and long-term goals.
38 UNI's Ironman Fitness program challenges people to get fit
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:30, p.4
1/21/2005 In an effort to promote physical fitness, the WRS is offering the third annual Ironman Fitness Incentive Program.
39 Americans crave fast diet results
Paulson--Bryce (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:62, p.5
7/23/2004 Encourages students to eat healthful food and to exercise.
40 Health Beat puts Union patrons in good shape
Pierce--Leslie D. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 100:29, p.1
1/16/2004 Health Beat fitness facility has reopened as part of new Union modifications.
41 Ironman Triathalon for students back at UNI
Northern Iowan 100:29, p.8
1/16/2004 Swimming, non-swimming, and double distance options for the endurance contest are available; sponsored by Wellness & Recreation Services.
42 Weight loss attempts by children and adolescents may result in weight gain
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
11/3/2003 Explanation of how diets fail provided.
43 WRC riding new wave of fitness trends
Szeszycki--Emily (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 99:60, p.7
7/18/2003 Cardio cycling classes are being offered; caters to all fitness levels.
44 Working out in the great outdoors
Public Relations News Release 2002:563, p.1
6/9/2003 Tips for working out in the summer heat.
45 Personal trainers--not just for Hollywood
Public Relations News Release 2002:587, p.1
10/14/2002 Benefits of exercising under the guidance of a personal trainer will be discussed.
46 Exercising in the summer heat
Public Relations News Release 2002:9, p.1
7/15/2002 Tips are given on how to exercise inside and staying cool.
47 The myth about six-pack abs
Public Relations News Release 0:490, p.1
5/20/2002 Electronic ab devices proven to be ineffective.
48 The skinny on getting that summer body you desire
Geffers--Rebecca M. (Student--2001-2003)
Northern Iowan 98:52, p.17
4/23/2002 Students discuss and offer suggestions for those wanting to lose extra pounds before summer arrives.
49 How to keep New Year's resolutions
Krastel--Laura (class of 2002)
Northern Iowan 98:31, p.12
1/29/2002 The WRC offers ways for students who want to keep their New Year's resolutions to exercise.
50 The importance of breathing
Public Relations News Release 2000:371, p.1
4/23/2001 Jerod Wilson will discuss proper breathing and its importance while exercising.


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