Bobcat Well-being

Bobcat Well-being Stay healthy, and learn the many ways to keep up your physical and mental well-being at Ohio University!

The Ohio University Fitness Program is located in the Ping Recreation Center and includes a 6,000 square feet Fitness Area offering cardiovascular and resistance equipment. The free weight room measures 4,000 square feet and is stocked with dumbbells, weights, benches, and more.

Mission: The mission of the fitness program is to assist students in making good lifestyle decisions by providing an opportunity to develop and enhance personal wellness and health management skills. The fitness program strives to provide a variety of programs and experiences led by knowledgeable employees who believe in a balanced and healthy mind, body, and spirit.

06/11/2020

We’re excited to reconnect with our community! @GovMikeDeWine announced that recreation facilities can only open if they meet the @OHdeptofhealth safety protocols. We are still working remotely to prepare to keep you safe. We will share next steps asap! @ohiou @OHIOStudentLife

05/06/2020

Missing the campus views? We've got you covered! Head on over to the Campus Involvement Center's website and check out the online tours to take a virtual walk across College Green! https://bit.ly/2RQX7mM.

We are so proud of all the work our Campus Recreation team does to keep our Bobcat community safe and healthy! While we ...
05/06/2020

We are so proud of all the work our Campus Recreation team does to keep our Bobcat community safe and healthy! While we can't have our Bleed Green Gala in person this year, we are excited to honor our awards winners here! Thank you to all our student and professional staff leaders who have made our recreation facilities a welcoming place where Bobcats can work on their physical and mental well-being 💚

05/04/2020

"Great, kid. Don't get cocky!" -Han Solo
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Physical distancing, limiting time in public, washing hands, and wearing masks are helping flatten the curve! Keep doing these things to keep your community safe! #MayTheFourthBeWithYou #StarWarsDay

04/29/2020

Destress and connect with your friends virtually! The Campus Involvement Center is full of opportunities you can check out! See the game section for some fun games you and your friends can play online at https://bit.ly/2RV47PH.

Our last well-being webinar is happening today! Join us at noon for this coping and self-talk webinar at https://bit.ly/...
04/29/2020

Our last well-being webinar is happening today! Join us at noon for this coping and self-talk webinar at https://bit.ly/2yexLZn.

Getting enough sleep can have positive effects in ways you may find surprising, like boosting your immune system and man...
04/28/2020
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Getting enough sleep can have positive effects in ways you may find surprising, like boosting your immune system and managing your blood pressure. Finding ways to unwind and de-stress before bed can help you get the sleep you need. One great way to do this is through meditation. See some guided meditation practices from OHIO'S Counseling and Psychological Services here: https://bit.ly/34IgzHF.

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You know what day it is! Back at it with some #MondayMotivation to get your week started off on the right foot. We love ...
04/27/2020

You know what day it is! Back at it with some #MondayMotivation to get your week started off on the right foot. We love seeing all the interaction via our virtual group fitness schedule & look forward to seeing you in the Ping Center next school year. Stay safe and stay healthy, Bobcats!

Don't miss out on our final webinar, this Wednesday at noon! We will be discussing how students can use self-talk to boo...
04/27/2020

Don't miss out on our final webinar, this Wednesday at noon! We will be discussing how students can use self-talk to boost confidence and happiness and several coping skills you can use to get through difficult times. See more at https://bit.ly/2yexLZn.

Looking for ways to destress and practice using some of those creative muscles? Check out some of the arts and crafts th...
04/25/2020
Virtual Involvement Center | Ohio University

Looking for ways to destress and practice using some of those creative muscles? Check out some of the arts and crafts the CIC has available online! From origami bobcats to cherry blossom coloring pages, there's something fun available for everyone! Check it out here: https://bit.ly/351EX7z.

Keep Athens close to your heart and stay engaged with these virtual activities that can be done from home! Have fun solo, with your family at home, or over the internet with your faraway friends.

04/23/2020

Help us win bragging rights in the NIRSA Recreation Movement Challenge! It's as easy as joining a virtual group fitness class or one of our fitness instructors’ pre-recording fitness classes and logging your minutes. The university with the most active minutes wins!

https://www.ohio.edu/recreation/fitness/nirsa-movement-challenge

#RecMovement #GoBobcats

04/22/2020

These are certainly uncertain times, and if you are struggling with anxiety right now, you are not alone.

Two clinical psychologists put together this free guide to living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty that could help. Read more here: https://bit.ly/34VSJrX

Getting enough sleep is so important to your overall health and wellness. Feel your best before bed with these simple ac...
04/21/2020

Getting enough sleep is so important to your overall health and wellness. Feel your best before bed with these simple activities you can do to de-stress in the evenings and get yourself ready to catch those Zzs!
https://bit.ly/2V9s3AX.

Don't forget that our Nutrition Facts and Myths webinar is taking place tomorrow! This webinar is a great way to learn t...
04/21/2020

Don't forget that our Nutrition Facts and Myths webinar is taking place tomorrow! This webinar is a great way to learn tips and tricks to help you improve your health and overall well-being! Learn more at https://bit.ly/2yexLZn.

Wearing a mask can help to protect others in your community, not just yourself. Adding a mask into your social distancin...
04/20/2020

Wearing a mask can help to protect others in your community, not just yourself. Adding a mask into your social distancing practices can further help to flatten the curve.

Let's get this week started, Bobcats! Join us for our virtual group fitness classes and let's get moving. We miss seeing...
04/20/2020

Let's get this week started, Bobcats! Join us for our virtual group fitness classes and let's get moving. We miss seeing all of you in Ping Center and look forward to being together again. Here's some #MondayMotivation for the week ahead. #fitness #wellbeing

Maintaining a healthy diet is just as important for your mental health as it is for your physical health. Learn all abou...
04/17/2020

Maintaining a healthy diet is just as important for your mental health as it is for your physical health. Learn all about nutritional information on April 22 during our Nutrition Facts and Myths webinar! Check it out here: https://bit.ly/2yexLZn.

Did you know that the amount of sleep you get has a direct effect on your physical and mental health? Not getting enough...
04/15/2020

Did you know that the amount of sleep you get has a direct effect on your physical and mental health? Not getting enough sleep can make you more likely to get sick, so if you're struggling to get enough sleep, check out these tips and tricks! https://bit.ly/2VtELtm

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04/15/2020

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04/15/2020

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During this time, struggling with mental health may be even more of a challenge than normal. That's why Campus Recreatio...
04/15/2020

During this time, struggling with mental health may be even more of a challenge than normal. That's why Campus Recreation has created a well-being webinar series to help you deal with a wide variety of issues and topics. Check out today's webinar to hear all about how students can manage stress using this link: https://www.ohio.edu/recreation/well-being/bobcat-well-being-webinars

04/14/2020

Community members: have you liked OHIO Community Recreation yet? Be sure to like the new OHIO Community Recreation pages to stay updates with Ping Recreation Center community initiatives and information!

OHIO Community Recreation is a new page we created specifically for our community members who love OHIO recreat...
04/13/2020

OHIO Community Recreation is a new page we created specifically for our community members who love OHIO recreation!

On April 15, this account will become Bobcat Well Being, and Ohio Bird Arena will become OHIO Community Recreation, where you can find all information about community recreation opportunities for your family. Make sure to give them a like to stay up to date!

The wellness of our students is our main priority. That is why we are transitioning this account to Bobcat Well Being on...
04/13/2020

The wellness of our students is our main priority. That is why we are transitioning this account to Bobcat Well Being on April 15 to bring you the best information about the different ways of staying healthy through different forms of fitness, nutrition, mental health services and health services.

Happy Monday, Bobcats! We hope you are staying safe, healthy and motivated during this time. We're back with another #Mo...
04/13/2020

Happy Monday, Bobcats! We hope you are staying safe, healthy and motivated during this time. We're back with another #MondayMotivation for your feed. We hope you are joining along with us via our virtual fitness classes! Stay safe, Bobcat family!

Hi Ping Center Fitness Fans! We are very excited to be bringing you a new and exciting page, Bobcat Well Being!...
04/10/2020

Hi Ping Center Fitness Fans! We are very excited to be bringing you a new and exciting page, Bobcat Well Being! This page will be focused providing information about different ways of staying healthy through different forms of fitness, nutrition, mental health services and health services. On April 15, this page will become Bobcat Well Being, so keep an eye out for the exciting new things to come!

Join us today to kick off our first Well-Being Webinar hosted by one of our Graduate Assistants, Jaylen Lindsey! Today, ...
04/08/2020

Join us today to kick off our first Well-Being Webinar hosted by one of our Graduate Assistants, Jaylen Lindsey! Today, he will be discussing how sleep can affect your well-being. Tune in today at 12 pm to learn more (link listed in the post). As always, stay healthy and stay safe.

We hope you're all staying healthy and active during these trying times. Here's another #MondayMotivation and a reminder...
04/06/2020

We hope you're all staying healthy and active during these trying times. Here's another #MondayMotivation and a reminder that the NIRSA Recreation Movement starts today at 4pm! Get up, get moving, and stay healthy Bobcats!

Your favorite fitness schedule just went VIRTUAL! We have teamed up with WellWorks to create a virtual fitness schedule ...
04/03/2020

Your favorite fitness schedule just went VIRTUAL! We have teamed up with WellWorks to create a virtual fitness schedule with you in mind! Join our live videos on our new YouTube Channel: Bobcats Take Care starting Monday, April 6. Stay safe and healthy Bobcats!

03/28/2020

We miss weekend workouts! Until we can be together again, try one of these workout videos! We’ve got HIIT, low intensity, dance, strength-training, yoga, and more! https://bit.ly/39usgCQ

From now until 3/30, Ping will be open Monday – Friday, 12 – 7 p.m. For more information, go to https://bit.ly/2W6jQOI
03/11/2020

From now until 3/30, Ping will be open Monday – Friday, 12 – 7 p.m. For more information, go to https://bit.ly/2W6jQOI

As the weather gets colder, the motivation to be active gets lower and lower. Luckily, our group fitness classes are a f...
02/12/2020

As the weather gets colder, the motivation to be active gets lower and lower. Luckily, our group fitness classes are a fun and warm way to still get that exercise all winter long! Bring a friend and be sure to take a look at the schedule!

Don't forget to register before the class on our website! https://bit.ly/3avJpxA

You are cordially invited to our Valentine's Day event, Cardio With Cupid! Join us February 14 and get your heart rate u...
02/06/2020

You are cordially invited to our Valentine's Day event, Cardio With Cupid! Join us February 14 and get your heart rate up with friends, family, and loved ones. Sign up on recshop.ohio.edu today!

02/03/2020

Mark your calendars, Bobcats! Find Your Fit starts February 9th! -

Looking for a personalized exercise program? Join Find Your Fit, an 8 week series that provides participants an exercise program based on their personal goals, weekly meetings with a Personal Trainer, and a community of individuals seeking to enhance their well-being. -

Spots are limited. Register on RecShop to learn more!

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140 Ping Center
Athens, OH
45701

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The program is available to university students, faculty/staff, or alumni who are Ping Center members. Twitter: @OU_PingFitness

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