Beyond Burdick Resources

Campus Recreation wants to 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!

Maintain your Overall Health

It’s that time of year where we start thinking about making some healthy changes in our lives. Creating and writing down a goal increases the likelihood that you will accomplish it. No matter how big or small your goal-whether it’s losing five pounds, walking a mile or running your first marathon, making change requires planning and SMART goal setting.

Stress happens to us all. But, developing emotional resilience skills and habits can help support us during these difficult times. Read this article to learn more information about how to maintain your emotional resilience.

Are you looking for ways to reduce stress and improve your well-being? Check out these relaxation exercises to cleanse your mind and body.

Watch or listen to this podcast to learn how exercise can improve your immune system.

Starting and sticking with an exercise routine can be challenging but very rewarding. The American College of Sports Medecine has provided several helpful tips on ways to stay motivated to exercise.

Recovery is a critical part of maintaining a healthy body to stay physically active. Use this exercise recovery road map to find the best strategy to recover quickly and effectively.

 

Stretch, Recover, Relax

Does virtual learning or teleworking have you in a slump at your computer? Learn tips for setting up an ergonomic workspace and exercises to improve postural success. 

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

Get Fresh Air

Take a hike! Our Outdoor Adventure Center staff put together a list of their favorite local hikes. 

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.

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

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

Math not your thing or just sick of trying to count calories? Good news, there is an easier way...use your hand. Use your fist, palm, cupped hand, and thumb to practice calorie control – while avoiding the hassle of counting calories. 

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

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.


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