Quick Tips for Staying Active Over Winter Break

Staying active over winter break isn’t just for college students—these healthy tips are great for undergrads, teaching assistants, and profs alike. If you’re having trouble finding ways to stay active, especially after the holidays, consider trying out at least one of these ideas to keep your body moving between semesters.

Healthy tips

Oregon State University’s Recreation and Sports department website gives examples of ways to stay active in the article, “8 Healthy Tips for Winter Break.” Here are a few ideas the contributors recommended:
    At home workouts, use body weight. You can do tricep pushups from your couch—and if you’re
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Charity and Volunteering: Giving Back This Winter

Are you looking for a way to give back this time of year? You can improve your community and even discover new interests by volunteering your time this winter. When you give to a cause you feel passionately about, you’ll feel that you’ve gained as much as you’ve given. Need a few hints and a nudge to get things started? Try our tips for how to start giving back to those in need.

Start your search

When you’re ready to get started, you can start looking online for volunteer options in your city. Try a website dedicated to volunteering, like There, you can Read More…

How To Stay Active Over Winter Break

December may seem like the perfect month to forget your New Year’s resolutions from last year. And if you’re in a cold climate, your main objective may simply be to get from one place to another without your ears and toes freezing.

But those who do find time to exercise throughout the winter often find themselves with higher energy levels throughout the day, allowing them to stay motivated to achieve their goals. If fall semester wore you down, winter vacation is the perfect chance to get back to your goals.  Try these simple tips for getting active over winter break. Read More…