By Shelby Hancock |Staff Writer| Stress relief can come in many different forms, one of which is exercise. Exams, papers, projects, and lectures at school are stressful. The Recreation Center on campus at CSUSB offers many exercise options to alleviate the side effects of being a student. Exercise is recommended in order to maintain a heathy lifestyle, not only to reduce stress. According to the Mayo Clinic, exercise has many positive effects, a few of which include improving ones mood and boosting energy. Being active also reduces stress and anxiety, boosts memory, and builds intelligence, according to Dr. Susan Krauss Whitbourne. The Rec. Center offers a variety of … [Read more...] about Students dance away the stress
By Uriel Ortega |Staff Writer| Total Body Resistance Exercise (TRX) is a high tempo, challenging, and unique exercise class offered at the Recreation Center. The class is geared to keep the heart rate pumping, calories burning, and pain thriving with the variety of different exercises. TRX Circuit Training is offered Mondays at 4:30 p.m. and Tuesdays at 12:00 p.m. in room 203 for all members of the Rec Center. The TRX Suspension Training is the best-in-class workout for doing hundreds of exercises using bodyweight. The TRX Circuit Training class at Rec Center is designed to build strength, balance, flexibility, and core stability simultaneously. Michael Karim, the class instructor, … [Read more...] about Burning into Winter quarter with TRX
By Marina Rangel |Staff Writer| The Student Recreation and Fitness Center celebrated its millionth visit Feb. 2, by giving away a prize package worth over $10,000 to one lucky member who was showered with beach balls after checking in as “One in a Million.” It came as a huge surprise to the lucky millionth visitor student David Vogel, who was met with beach balls, cake and a giant check after entering Rec Sports. Vogel received a lifetime membership to the Rec Sports, free parking for a quarter, 12 personal training sessions, one free outdoor’s trip, one year locker rental, Mad Rock climbing shoes, $100 rental credit and 10 guest passes along with some promotional items. Vogel … [Read more...] about Vogel named millionth user at Rec Sports
By Zion Guillory |Staff Writer| The CSUSB Recreational Sports and Fitness Center is a place of solace for many students, professors, and others who simply want to break a sweat. The "Rec Center," as many call it, has a nice, easy flowing environment where one can go to become centered. Its main focus is to help students work on their bodies and wellness. In addition to the fully equipped gym that the Rec Center provides, there are many different activities that it offers. Every quarter a schedule of all the various activities it provides is offered to those who are interested. The Rec Center holds intramural tournaments in basketball, volleyball, and indoor soccer at any skill … [Read more...] about What can the Rec Center do for you?