Rec & Wellness

March 24, 2021

#FitnessThursday: Mental Boost Through Movement

Written by Caleb Hall The University of Arizona once did an experiment testing how quickly they could grow trees. By replicating earth’s conditions, they were immensely […]
February 18, 2021

#FitnessThursday Cold Sweat: Dressing for a Run in Chilly Weather

Written by Carlie Grabenstein The best running gear for cold weather most importantly fits the type of cold weather. Is it humid and cold? Is it […]
February 4, 2021

#FitnessThursday Regular Movement Schedule: Is it really THAT important?

Wait! Before you stop reading because you think this is yet another yawn-inducing workout article that is going to make you feel bad that you don’t […]
October 29, 2020

3 Steps to Creating a Culture of Wellness

Gone are the days where work is work and home is home. As people spend more and more time “at work,” it is critical that those […]
October 9, 2020

Wellness Center Groups for Fall 2020

The following is a list of new groups that are offered by the Wellness Center, Mental Health Services over the Fall 2020 semesters. If you don’t […]
May 28, 2020

New Normal = New Mindset

The following article was written by Wellness Promotion Graduate Student, Kimberly Humphrey. It’s hard to believe that we have been “remote learning” or “remote working” since […]
May 1, 2020

COVID-19 and the rising threat of substance abuse

By Katie Gordon, Wellness Promotion Manager, Gallogly Recreation and Wellness Center COVID-19 has certainly impacted our daily lives and routines. For some, the stress of a […]
April 14, 2020

Tips to Manage Anxiety During Covid-19

The following article was written by Wellness Promotion Graduate Student, Kimberly Humphrey. I have been jotting down different ideas and topics to blog about since coming […]
March 6, 2020

FACES OF UCCS: Morgan Lavender, Teaching Resiliency

In 2018, local leader and healthcare CEO Margaret Sabin (who also just so happens to be the recently-announced Karen Possehl Women’s Endowment’s 2020 Unstoppable Woman) approached […]
February 17, 2020

FACES OF UCCS: Katie Schumacher, Juggling Commitments

Behind the UCCS Campus Recreation’s carefully curated Instagram account is one Katie Schumacher, resident social media assistant for all things going on at the Gallogly Recreation […]
September 6, 2019

FACES OF UCCS: Gwendolynn de Graaf, Dancing on Ice

With the tools UCCS helps to provide her academically, professionally, and recreationally, an Olympic dream is within reach. Two years ago, at 19 years old, Gwendolynn […]