Special Feature

Love Your Body Week

Love Your Body Week (LYBW) is right around the corner! We will be having a full week of virtual activities dedicated to body positivity and self-affirmation from April 12 through April 15. During this week, the Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC) will be hosting Chrissy King, a fitness and strength coach with a passion for creating a diverse and inclusive health environment. King’s event, "Finding Freedom Beyond Fitness" will empower you to love your body, join us for this special feature on April 13.

Regressing to Progress

Have you had trouble with online stretching videos? Videos are not always individualized, and some movements may be harder to perform than others. However, don’t let this deter you from achieving your goals and experiencing the many benefits of increased flexibility. Instead, try to start with exercise regressions to perform the movements at your own pace.

Photo of a mannequin used for CPR training

The sudden obstruction of air to the body can cause a lot of discomfort and can be very scary. Although there are always sudden illnesses that can throw us off, most breathing emergencies can be prepared for. Every household needs an emergency action plan.

Home Safety

Creating an environment where your family can be safe is the highest priority. Achieving maximum safety at home should be the goal and can be addressed quite easily if you prepare. Here are some common safety tips to help keep you and your family safe.

introducing new SRWC GO app

If you haven’t already heard the good news, the Student Recreation & Wellness Center (SRWC) now has an app! Current members of the SRWC will be able to log into their personal profiles and access all things rec-related, right on their phones. Everything found on the SRWC website can be viewed directly in the app - you can even register and pay for classes and programs! The app allows you to set notifications and reminders for upcoming programs, so you’ll never miss out on your favorite classes and events.

Workplace Diversity

Underrepresentation within America’s corporate landscape is a situation all too familiar for women and people of color.

Owens Spotlight - Raul Ramirez

Stay motivated during the spring semester and beyond with a chance to win free tuition! Join Owen’s Condition for Tuition, a yearly exercise challenge that enters you in an opportunity drawing for an assortment of incredible rewards.

Text Neck

Are you suffering from upper back and neck pain? With the current climate of remote learning, it is no surprise that you are feeling such sensations in your body!

picture of two students learning CPR during the SRWC's First Aid Friday

It’s almost time! As finals loom upon us, so do the holidays. This time of year, we normally would be gathering for celebration, but due to COVID-19 we have had to adapt. These adaptations can leave our minds apathetic at times, leading to accidents. So, at this time, let’s talk about some quick tips that we can take to make things safer at home, starting by being alert and prepared.

Photo of Crystal Cove shoreline

Crystal Cove is a beautiful conserved land in Newport Beach right off Pacific Coast Highway.

Picture of camper eating food next to tent

Winter is coming, but that shouldn’t mean we need to stop camping. Whether you are camping in the desert or the mountains, winter camping can be a great experience.

Photo: someone's hand holding a golf ball on a grassy field

Golf has seen an unexpected spike in popularity since the beginning of the pandemic. As one of the first activities deemed safe enough to open during the early stay-at-home orders, the golfing industry has seen a boost that many hope is here to stay.

picture of laptop displaying an SRWC fitness class

Finding time to exercise during the holiday season can be difficult. Here are some tips to help you stay fit!

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