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Maintaining a regular exercise regiment can be a difficult task for many people. Human beings thrive on social experiences, so naturally, there are benefits to incorporating a social aspect to exercise.

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The SRWC offers free assessments and orientations to students and members. These two separate, one-on-one assessments and orientations are conducted by certified personal trainers and are scheduled at the SRWC fitness desk.

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There is a common misconception that people can target parts of their bodies with the intention to “burn fat” in a particular body area by doing certain exercises. For example, common misconceptions include ab exercises such as crunches and sit-ups to get rid of abdomen fat.

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Boxing is not just about stepping into a ring and trying to make someone “go to sleep.” It has a wide range of implications—from high intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts to working with seniors. Boxing can increase your hand-eye coordination, strengthen your bone density to prevent osteoporosis in your later years, provide a great cardio workout and increase muscle endurance.

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In recent years, high intensity interval training has become a very popular way to perform cardiovascular activity. High intensity interval training, or HIIT, is characterized by repeated bouts of high intensity exercise followed by recovery periods of varying intensity and time.

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As a millennial, I’ve been conditioned to look at my phone almost constantly. Technology has grown and advanced quickly, but that’s not a bad thing—we should embrace its advantages and use them to our benefit. Here are four ways technology can improve your fitness:

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Being a trainer at the Student Recreation & Wellness Center (SRWC) comes with more benefits than simply training clients. As a trainer, you are given the opportunity to be in a position of leadership and to be seen as a role model to all members, along with the people you train.

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In January, people often get back into the gym to get in shape, usually with New Year’s resolutions. But in order to ensure that you stay on track, it is important to properly set your personal fitness goals, as well as follow a fitness program that is both personalized and progressive.

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Though I’ve been with the SRWC for two years now, I recently joined as a personal trainer and am excited to take on work with my new clients! I teach a boxing class and hope to help students who are looking to get in better shape or step-up their workout gain.

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The SRWC is a fantastic facility that houses hundreds of different types of fitness equipment to help members meet their fitness goals—whether building muscle, cutting weight or increasing cardio endurance.

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Though I’ve been with the SRWC for two years now, I recently joined as a personal trainer and am excited to take on work with my new clients! I teach a boxing class and hope to help students who are looking to get in better shape or step-up their workout gain.

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The most frequent question I get asked in the gym—besides whether or not the folded towels are clean—is how to structure a workout routine. With thousands of websites dedicated to fitness and health, it can be difficult to determine which sources are reliable.

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Working out is a vital part in staying healthy for everyday living. Whether you lift weights at the gym or simply walk around the block, exercise can help prevent injury and create a healthier body. However, there is such thing as overtraining – a phenomenon that occurs when one exercises too much and does not give their body enough time to recover and repair itself for the next exercise.

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