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Fall Group Fitness Schedule begins Sept 5th

Fall Group Fitness Schedule begins Sept 5th

September 4, 2017

Join us at NEIU Campus Recreation for the first day of group fitness! We have a fun and exciting new...

What makes for a good workout list?

What makes for a good workout list?

April 11, 2017

When it comes to exercising, some students on campus like fast-paced music that gets their blood pumping....

Soaring Above All – Dee Durfee and Maria Choochkeh

Soaring Above All – Dee Durfee and Maria Choochkeh

March 14, 2017

  Dee Durfee graduated from Northern Illinois University and has been teaching yoga and Zumb...

Step up to the Challenge

Step up to the Challenge

February 21, 2017

With the spring semester nearing midterms, there are new exciting events taking place around campus. ...

Benefits of the Health and Counseling Services

Benefits of the Health and Counseling Services

February 8, 2017

Classes will start to get overwhelming as we sink deeper into the spring semester. Be that as it may, th...

Retired professor empowers women through self-defense

Retired professor empowers women through self-defense

January 25, 2017

If you were walking around campus this Spring, you may have noticed flyers for WGS-150-1 Women’s Self ...

Yoga reduces stress, increases focus

Yoga reduces stress, increases focus

November 9, 2016

What do Victor Cruz, Elena Delle Donne and LeBron James all have in common? Yoga. "Yoga isn't just abou...

Health Myths: what’s right and what’s wrong?

Health Myths: what’s right and what’s wrong?

November 9, 2016

Sometimes when you want to stay healthy and in shape,you’re quick to take advice from anyone. Howeve...

Healthy Lifestyle Challenge

Healthy Lifestyle Challenge

October 11, 2016

Clara Mora-Granados is a promoter of the Healthy Lifestyle Challenge and explained it as “a projec...

Campus Rec Kicks off the Holiday season with 8 Week Bootcamp

Campus Rec Kicks off the Holiday season with 8 Week Bootcamp

October 11, 2016

Campus Rec is offering an eight week boot camp, just in time to get ahead on those post Halloween/Thanksg...

Former NEIU Student Completes Chicago Marathon

Former NEIU Student Completes Chicago Marathon

October 21, 2014

Approximately 45,000 people took to the streets of Chicago, for the city’s annual marathon on Sunday,...

Golden Eagle 5K

Golden Eagle 5K

June 3, 2014

  Shortly before the end of the spring semester, NEIU students and community members laced up...