Tag Archives: workout

Fitness Center offers free classes


Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter  The lights dimmed slowly in the yoga class, students laid out their mats and sat cross legged.  Music came from the stereo, creating a calm environment.  The instructor asked the students to close their eyes and relax as the room became quiet, her voice and the music were the only noise echoing throughout the

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Athletes should participate in intramural sports off season


Philip Zoppi – Special to the Southern News  According to the National Association for Sport and Physical Education, less than five percent of adults participate in 30 minutes of physical activity everyday. Intramural sports could fill this time for many. Intramural sports are a lot more than just getting some easy exercise in. Even though many look at Intramural’s as

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Student athletes need time to rest


Jene Thomas – General Assignment Reporter  In addition to 12-18 hours a week for classes, Southern student athletes are expected to dedicate around eight hours in five days for conditioning, according to field hockey player Vienna Pallisco, collaborative education major. Oh, and that’s just during the off-season. Pallisco said in the fall when the field hockey season is in session,

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Fitness Center hires Zumba instructors as interest and class size grows


Sandra Gomez-Aceves – Special to the Southern News  Past the treadmills and the weight lifting section at Southern Connecticut State University’s fitness center is a large workout room where all types of student-instructed classes take place. Among the highest demanded is Zumba, a high cardio workout that is based on dancing to the latest lively songs. Zumba at SCSU has had

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Available use of facilities limited for open rec hours and intramurals


NEW HAVEN–The open recreation hours in Moore Field House should be adjusted for all students, according to Eric Clinton, freshman business major. “I feel like they should definitely make them earlier in the day, as well as late at night,” said Clinton. “Especially for commuters, because they are such a big part of our community and to single them out

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