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  • Take Five Minutes, Go Outside

    Wellness Article of the Week:
    June 8 was National Get Outdoors Day. Did you miss it? I did -- and chances are, you did, too. In 2012, out of the 313 million people in the United States, 70,000 participated. That's .0002...
    Posted: September 5, 2013 8:20 AM
  • How Exercise Can Help Us Sleep Better

    Wellness Article of the Week: New York Times Health 8/21/13
    As a clinical psychologist and sleep researcher at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Kelly Glazer Baron frequently heard complaints from aggrieved patients about...
    Posted: August 27, 2013 9:34 AM
  • 6 Simple Mindfulness Practices To Reframe Your Perspective

    Wellness Article of the Week: Fast Company 8/14/13
    This is your life. Do what you love and do it often. If you don’t like something, change it. If you don’t like your job, quit. If you don’t have enough time, stop watching TV. If you’re...
    Posted: August 15, 2013 9:21 AM
  • How You Can Train Your Mind To Do The Impossible

    Wellness Article of the Week: The Huffington Post 8/5/13
    "We know that the human brain is a powerful organ, but many of us aren't aware of how much the mind is truly capable of -- and much more powerful it can become through deliberate training. By...
    Posted: August 8, 2013 2:02 PM
  • Group Fitness Spring 2013

    Get fit this year at the RAC!
    Group Fitness classes are held every weekday at the RAC. We have a wide variety of offerings, from light mid-day workouts, yoga, cardio, and weight training. Classes are FREE to all students,...
    Posted: February 1, 2013 7:11 PM
  • Preventative Measures for Protecting Your Health During Flu

    With the early arrival of flu season across the country and in Maryland, UMBC University Health Services (UHS) is urging faculty and staff to take preventive measures to protect their health and...
    Posted: January 22, 2013 3:43 PM
  • Wellness Initiative iNet Videos

    Here are 4 videos that you can use in your department to spread the word about all the ways you can make Healthy Choices Every Day. UMBC Wellness...
    Posted: October 23, 2012 1:48 PM
  • UMBC Takes the Stairs!

    Step by step, small steps make a big difference. Invest in your health by choosing to take the stairs rather than the elevator. This is one of many ways you can make Healthy Choices Every Day....
    Posted: October 23, 2012 1:46 PM
  • Group Fitness Online Sign-ups

    register for class each day from your desktop!
    UMBC Fitness and Wellness now has online sign-ups! To register for class, go to and click on Events. You will see the classes being held today. Click on...
    Posted: October 22, 2012 7:34 PM
  • Fall UMBC Wellness Opportunities

    Taking care of yourself is important all the time, but especially during busy times such as the start of a new semester.  See below for a list of Fall wellness programs and resources at UMBC.  We...
    Posted: September 25, 2012 9:59 AM