Incorporating physical activity into your workday is an important part of staying healthy and fit. Numerous studies have shown that just 30 minutes of daily general exercise per day can lead improvements in heart disease, asthma, diabetes, obesity and many other physical and mental health benefits. Whether you take advantage of the Fitness & Recreation Center and it’s many resources, the Bluebikes or just want to make a few simple lifestyle changes to increase your physical activity, there are many resources here at Boston University to help get you moving. FitRec has put together lots of content on How to Keep Moving Wherever You Are.
Get Moving at your Desk
You can incorporate movement into your workday right at your desk. Take a look at this video and article that demonstrate quick and easy exercises you can do right at your desk. Additional movement videos:
The Fitness and Recreation Center staff can also come right to your department and lead a workshop on workplace workouts, as well as a variety of other fitness and well-being topics.
Fitness and Recreation Center
Need a little bit more? Interested in swimming, weight-lifting, rock-climbing or yoga? The Fitness and Recreation Center on campus boasts an 18,000-square-foot weight and cardio room, 1/7 mile indoor running track, a climbing wall, a Pro Shop, racquetball and squash courts, two swimming pools and the lazy river. With a world class facility, hundreds of classes and programs and personal trainers ready to help you meet your goals, you’re bound to find something you love at FitRec.
- Personal Training
- Recreational Classes and Programs
- Free Stretch and Breathe
- Free Yoga
- Outdoor Adventures
- Unlimited fitness and yoga classes are available at FitRec and the Medical Campus with the purchase of the FitPass. Get your FitPass today! If you’re a member of a BU health plan, you can use the annual BCBS Fitness Reimbursement to cover the cost of the FitPass!