Getting up right now and running 26.219 miles in a marathon might sound scary or even running a half marathon at 13 miles, but it is possible. However if you haven't or you aren't used to running those long distances, you will definitely need to work on building up your stamina and training before just going out … Continue reading Getting Marathon Ready
Since summer 2014, JMU has been working on expanding UREC, the university's recreation center. This addition has doubled the floor space at UREC, and that means more students than ever can comfortably workout - all at the same time! And since the opening, a record number of students have made use of the updated … Continue reading UREC? NewREC!
Living on a beautiful campus with enough hills to keep your legs busy for days, and ample food options means staying healthy isn’t as hard as it seems. Here are a few tips for keeping a sound body and mind at JMU. Join a sports club If having a regularly scheduled practice time will help … Continue reading Staying Fit and Healthy on Campus
Tons of JMU students are involved in all types of fitness activities, including jogging with friends, joining sports teams or hitting the gym. When it comes to the gym, thankfully, JMU has a University Recreation Center (UREC) where students have lots of options for keeping up their well-being. As of now part of UREC is under construction (where there used to be … Continue reading The New and Improved UREC