Beyond Burdick Resources

Although our fitness facility is closed for the time being, Campus Recreation will continue to support you in your health and fitness journey. Our department will create opportunities that foster engagement and well-being for the TU community by providing resources related to health, fitness, nutrition, and more. Explore what is Beyond Burdick!

get active

Summer Workout Ideas

Have access to a pool? Swim training is an excellent way to improve fitness and health. 

Working out on the beach tests your stability, agility, fitness levels and mental toughness due to the unstable surface and outdoor environment. Whether you're vacationing or you call the beach home, try these seven beach workouts to do in the sand. 

Tips for Safely Resuming Exercise

With gyms and fitness studios starting to re-open, exercise enthusiasts are questioning if it is safe to return to their workout facility and what precautions need to be in place for everyone to remain safe. 

Have questions about exercising with a face covering? ACE Fitness has provided a list of Safety Do's and Don'ts.

Openfit Digital Streaming Platform (free 90-day access)

Given the COVID-19 situation and resulting lack of access to campus recreation facilities, Openfit is granting any individual with a ".edu" email address 90 days of free access to Openfit. Openfit is a digital streaming platform with hundreds of on-demand and live workouts as well as nutrition planning and tracking, all designed to help you stay fit and healthy from home. 

American Council on Exercise (ACE) Exercise Library 

The free ACE Fit Exercise Library offers a variety of total-body movements that target specific areas of the body. Each comes with a detailed description to help ensure proper form. 

NIRSA Recreation Movement

The 2020 NIRSA Recreation Movement is about staying active together, even when we’re apart! This movement aims to help build momentum and amplify messaging around well-being and fitness as we maintain physical distancing. 

Students, faculty, staff and alumni with a ".edu" email address are eligible to create an account. Once registered, participants can instantly access live and prerecorded online workout classes from more than 60 colleges and universities across the country. After participating in a class or working out on their own, participants can log their total number of active minutes and watch as TU's total minutes stack up against other participating schools. 


allow time for muscle RECOVERY

Foam Rolling 

Foam rolling has a variety of benefits when done on a regular basis. The greatest benefit is increased range of motion and flexibility. If you want to feel the benefits yourself, try this foam rolling program created by our department's athletic trainer. 


Stretching is an important part of any exercise routine. Stretching regularly keeps your muscles strong and flexible, which can help prevent injury. Check out this stretching program created by our department's athletic trainer. 


take time for well-being


The Headspace app is unlocking a free, specially curated “Weathering the Storm” collection of meditation and mindfulness content. 

Oak Meditation and Breathing Exercises

The free Oak app offers quick and simple breathing exercises as well as longer guided and DIY meditations.


get fresh air

Physically Distant Sports and Activities 

Warmer weather means more time outdoors! Learn more about outdoor recreation and sports near you. 

Trail Link

Searching for a trail to bike, run or walk on? Trail Link is a search engine that can help you find a trail in your area.

A Daily Mindful Walking Practice 

Take a break and boost your mood with this 10-minute walking meditation.

Top Cycling Spots in Baltimore 

Move fast while things are going slow. Check out the top cycling spots in the Baltimore Area, courtesy of Race Pace Bicycles.    


When going outside, please be mindful of government guidance in regards to physical distancing and travel. To keep ourselves, our communities, and our outdoor spaces safe and healthy during this time, please consider these recommendations.

nutrition education

Precision Nutrition

Looking for great nutritional articles, infographics and advice? Precision Nutrition is the largest and most respected nutrition coaching and education company in the world.

American Council on Exercise (ACE) Healthy Recipes 

ACE Fit has compiled hundreds of healthy recipes that double as delicious and nutritious options. Search based on special dietary considerations, ingredients you happen to have on hand, or the type of dish you need to prepare.



Esports Tournament: Rocket League

All platforms and skill levels are welcome to participate in the Intramural Sports Esports Rocket League tournament!

Registration is now open! Create or join a team by Friday, July 17. The tournament begins on Sunday, July 19. An Intramural Sports Pass is not required for participation.

For more information, email .

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