The Daily Eastern News

Goat Yoga: Instructors explain new exercise activity

Goat Yoga: Instructors explain new exercise activity

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

August 25, 2019

Yoga enthusiasts and animal lovers flocked to the Lincoln Log Cabin to participate in Goat Yoga, one of the more recent exercise trends of the last few years, Saturday morning. Goat Yoga at the Lincoln Log Cabin saw participants go through an hour-long class in which they stretched and balanced while...

FEATURE PHOTO: Climbing the steps

FEATURE PHOTO: Climbing the steps

Raine Zhu, Photographer

June 26, 2019

Jessica Valenzuela, a senior Elementry Education student from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, climbs stairs back and forth on Wednesday evening at the Mellin Steps outside the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Valenzuela said she does this to keep her body moving. She said she usually climbs...

Intramural sports free for students over summer

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2019

The Campus Recreation Department offers a variety of intramural sports during the summer that any enrolled Eastern students can participate in for free. Faculty and staff holding Student Recreation Center memberships are eligible to participate, too. Basketball free throws, tennis, racquetball,...

FEATURE PHOTO: Healthy habits

FEATURE PHOTO: Healthy habits

Raine Zhu, Photographer

May 29, 2019

Leslie Hearn, a communication disorders and sciences graduate student, walks on a treadmill Wednesday afternoon in the second floor of the Student Recreation Center. Hearn said she comes to the Rec Center every other day to exercise for about 45 minutes to an hour each time at least three days a week. Hearn...

Student Recreation Center provides fitness resources for students

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2018

There are many opportunities to stay active while living in Charleston, especially at the Student Recreation Center on campus, which is available for each student at Eastern. Paul Noble, the facility coordinator and professional intern at the Student Recreation Center, said there are plenty of intram...

Take time to stay active

Staff Editorial

March 19, 2018

Whether it is at the Student Recreation Center or off campus, students are finding ways to keep exercising despite their busy schedules. A recent article in The Daily Eastern News interviewed students about their preferences on this topic and where they like to go to get their workouts in. However they d...

Column: Successful aging is within our reach

Cindy Huff, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2016

Successful aging can vary from person to person, however, there are still a few things that stay consistent throughout our lifespan. I define successful aging as being involved in all that life has to offer: in other words, keeping yourself engaged in life. Staying both physically and mentally active, a...

Column: Health, fitness can be attainable

Georgia Danos, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2016

Many people today want to be healthy, but do they know what to do in order to get that point? It always seems difficult to dedicate time slots to working out, finding nutritious food and getting enough sleep, but it is possible with determination, motivation and dedication. Because there so many diseases...

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