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  • De-stress Tips for Finals Week

    De-stress Tips for Finals Week

    Finals week can be a stressful time. But with our tips, you will feel more confident and prepared for your finals. Take a quick break and read on! Don’t stress about being stressed. Breathe and try to focus on what you can do right at this time. Create a realistic… Read More

  • Thanksgiving Tips to Stay Happy and Healthy

    Thanksgiving Tips to Stay Happy and Healthy

    Oh goody! Thanksgiving is here and along with it come the turkey, the gravy, the stuffing (or dressing), the pies, and all the other yummy dishes, baked by Grandma. While it surely is a great time to be thankful and celebrate with family and friends, it can also be a… Read More

  • Former Wakeboarding Champion Beats the Odds

    Former Wakeboarding Champion Beats the Odds

    You may have seen our Goalball Tournament posters around the various RecSports facilities and online. It will be our first time organizing such a tournament, and we are very excited to introduce our students to this inclusive recreation game. Goalball is in fact a very unique sport, developed years ago… Read More

  • How to Be a Healthy Vegetarian

    How to Be a Healthy Vegetarian

    Written by Kerry Jensen with input from Janis Mena, UF GatorWell Registered Dietician.    Recently, vegetarian diets have become increasingly popular among athletes, proving that going “meatless” doesn’t mean you can’t engage in regular vigorous activity and muscle building.  Vegan bodybuilder Robert Cheeke, football legend Joe Namath, and tennis champ… Read More

  • Healthy Snacking Tips from GatorWell

    Healthy Snacking Tips from GatorWell

    This week, learn more about healthy snacking to stay in top shape and have plenty of energy for your classes, homework and workouts. GatorWell nutritionists put together a great snacking list to help you combat hunger between meals and feel good. Smart Snacking Rules of Thumb Balance Carbohydrates, Proteins, and… Read More

  • RecSports Employees Battled it out for the Food Insecure

    RecSports Employees Battled it out for the Food Insecure

    If you attended summer classes at the University of Florida and continued to enjoy the Southwest Recreation Center, you may have noticed several bins placed in the lobby, filled with canned food. While the Department of Recreational Sports (RecSports) usually holds similar community service events on a quarterly basis, this… Read More