April 14, 2017
Learn How You Can Try Out The New Hamel Rec Center Kitchen By Taking a FREE Cooking Class.
New this semester, Nourish UNH peer educators are offering free What’s Cooking? cooking classes in the Demonstration Kitchen at the Hamel Recreation Center (HRC). Classes are hosted on Wednesday evenings at 5 p.m. and are open to anyone. All you have to do is visit the website for Nourish UNH and register!
A little more about the cooking classes—At these cooking classes, peer educators will engage... Read More
April 6, 2017
Feeling Tense? UNH Massage Therapy Can Help!
Has the cold weather been getting you down and stressed? Has school and work been picking up and you can't seem to find time to relax? Then it is time to set aside some time for you! What better way to spend that time than with a relaxing and well deserved massage.
There are many benefits of massage some including:
Decreased muscle tension
Helps with digestive disorders
Luckily UNH... Read More
April 5, 2017
Find Out How This Program Can Help You Achieve and Maximize Your Health Goals.
In honor of National Public Health Week (April 3-9, 2017), Healthy UNH is here to help. From its establishment in 2008 to present day, Healthy UNH’s mission is to support “lifelong health and wellness”. While this program has contributed to the increasing health and wellness of the UNH campus, helpful information is available online to anyone anywhere who comes across our page.
For those who are on campus, here is... Read More
March 31, 2017
A Report of My Experience With Some of 2017’s Top Trends in Fitness.
My life basically revolves around the three “F”s: Family, Food, and Fitness. That being said, I spend much of my free time researching, testing, and creating new recipes or developing my own fitness and nutrition plans. My latest experiment was to try out as many of Fox News' listed 2017 fitness trends to get a better picture of what others are doing and see if any could add zest to my own routine.
Here are... Read More
March 31, 2017
The Importance of Public Health
You may have a general understanding of Public Health but what is it exactly? According to the American Public Health Association (APHA), Public Health "promotes and protects the health of people and the communities where they live, learn, work and play." Throughout your day Public Health helps to reduce your risk of different injuries and or diseases. Here are 5 different ways Public Health can show up in your day:
1. Brushing your teeth – Thanks to Public... Read More
March 29, 2017
Get Involved in the Movement!
National Public Health Week will be celebrated from April 3rd to April 9th this year! National Public Health Week is an initiative of the American Public Health Association (APHA). According to the APHA website “Public health promotes and protects the health of people and the communities where they live, learn, work and play.”
On the National Public Health Week 2017 website there are tools and resources to help get everyone have a successful week. Stopping by their... Read More
March 27, 2017
Learn About UNH’s Women’s Self Defense Class
Have you ever felt unsafe or intimidated walking home alone at night? Especially when there doesn’t seem to be many people around besides you. This can be a common situation on a college campus, and it can make people feel uneasy. Now you can learn how to defend yourself in the hopes to feel safe on campus, and wherever you go.
UNH Campus Recreation is offering a self defense class for women, that follows The Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) System.... Read More
March 22, 2017
Name: Nicholas (Nick) Alley
Position/Role at UNH: Recreation Management and Policy: Program and Event Management
Year Started at UNH: 2013
1. What does health mean to you?
Health has always been something I’ve yearned to have under control since about middle school. I grew up wanting to be stronger than what I was. I primarily ran track, swam, and participated in cross-country running throughout high school. I was always underweight for my age and had an iron deficiency.... Read More
March 22, 2017
Here’s to Making Hydration More Enjoyable!
More research has been published on the benefits of drinking water. However, let’s face it—plain water can be a little boring sometimes. It might be easier reaching for the fruit soda or juice for some bold flavors, but you can easily infuse your own water as a healthier option!
By adding fruits, veggies, and herbs in your water and infusing it overnight or for a couple of hours, getting yourself hydrated can be more fun than tedious.
Here are some... Read More
March 22, 2017
The Idea of “Filling Your Cup” and the Power of Positivity.
You know that feeling when you get into a funk and it seems so much easier to mope around and be negative than it does to try and come back from it? How about this? Are you still grumpy if someone smiles at you or does a nice gesture like hold the door for you or pay your toll fee on the highway? These are proof that little positive gestures can go a long way.
There are two main ways I like to create and share positivity within my own... Read More