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Online Resources During University Shutdown

While Recreational Sports facilities are closed due to the Texas Tech University response to COVID-19, we would like to provide you with a few online resources to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle during this time.  RecSports2U

Thursday, May 14

Today Grayson takes us through an upperbody push workout. With three separate types of pushups and boxer bear crawls in between, this workout is sure to make you dig deep to complete it! #RecSports2U

 

Wednesday, May 13

Rec Sports hopes it's a beautiful morning where you are today! Today's RecSports2U is simple - enjoy the sunrise soon. Enjoy your local area waking up in the morning while practicing mindfulness. Get prepared for the day while enjoying one of Lubbock's most beautiful sights.

 

Tuesday, May 12

Get ready for a little rhythm today! Sydney from the Fit/Well teaches us a the basic Salsa dance move, and a bonus dance after! After you learn how, turn up the music and dance the day away!

 

Monday, May 11

Happy Monday Morning! Audrey from the Fit/Well takes us through a 12 Minute EMOM (Every Minute On the Minute). 5 push-ups, 5 jump squats and 5 sit-ups every minute doesn't sound hard, but it gets tough! We hope finals are going well, and this helps you start your week off right! #raiderpower #recsports2u

 

Friday, May 8

How about a double upload today! David and Kevin from the OPC help us navigate some do's and don'ts when it comes to going to Texas State Parks and exploring the great outdoors! It's looking like a beautiful weekend, and we encourage you to explore the area close to home!

 

Friday, May 8

In today's First Aid Friday, Matt teaches us how to deal with a common ailment - a bloody nose. You might be surprised with some of the proper steps to help stop your nose from bleeding!

 

Thursday, May 7

Today Dylan takes us through 3 rounds of HIIT Cardio! After smoothies on Monday and dessert yesterday, we are all ready for a little workout!

 

Wednesday, May 6

It's time for some dessert! In this edition of Cooking with Kami, she shows us how to make a scrumptious no sugar dessert! TLDR: The full recipe is at the end of the video.

 

Tuesday, May 5

In today's RecSports2U, Shelby from the Fit/Well helps us find balance in life, and balance with our body! Balance activities can be a great way to keep your body in great shape while at home!

 

Monday, May 4

Get your week started off right with a nutritious smoothie with Hannah! For weekly nutrition tips, check out the Wellness Wednesday blog on the TTU Hospitality website here: https://eatattexastech.wordpress.com/category/wellness-wednesday/

 

Friday, May 1

In today's First Aid Friday, Matt covers how to care for someone that is choking. TTU Rec Sports uses the American Red Cross methodology and certifications. For the a Red Cross class close to you, go to: https://www.redcross.org/

 

Thursday, April 30

Raigan leads us in a full body workout that utilizes what we all have right now - textbooks! Check back everyday for more #RecSports2U videos!

 

Wednesday, April 29

Follow along as Alberto leads us through a quick workout with push-ups, squats and jumping jacks! It is sure to get your blood flowing during the middle of the week! #recsports2u

 

Tuesday, April 28

If you think yoga doesn't have any power moves, think again! Kalyn from the Fit/Well will lead us through the drills, warm-ups and need to know basics to start working on a handstand or headstand. And remember, always take caution when practicing or attempting to do any inversion skill. It's okay to have a spotter to help out!

 

Monday, April 27

Start your week off with some fun! We challenge you to make a fun obstacle course to play some miniature golf! If you don't have a mini golf set, try balling up a sock and kicking if around the course. It's harder than you think! #everyoneplays

 

Friday, April 24

Welcome to First Aid Friday! Today Matt, our Assistant Director for Aquatics will take us through the basics of how to help in infant if they are choking. If you want more information or to take a class to become certified, please check with your nearest American Red Cross location or online at: https://www.redcross.org/.

 

Thursday, April 23

It's an ab day! Dylan from the Fit/Well leads us through three rounds of ab exercises including crunches, hollow rockers and hip dips. We hope you enjoy todays RecSports2U!

 

Wednesday, April 22

In today's RecSports2U, Brittany from the Fit/Well will lead us through a timed rotation workout focusing on the lower body. Get ready to squat, lunge and do frog jumps in this fun and challenging workout!

 

Tuesday, April 21

Today Shelby from the Fit/Well leads us through a journal prompt. We encourage you to get out a pen and paper, or even the Notes app on your phone and write a little or a lot about the prompt. Happy journaling!

 

Monday, April 20

It's a beautiful Monday! Today Joe from the OPC takes us through a skill that all bikers need - how to get over a curb! Allows were appropriate protective equipment and follow local laws when biking. Enjoy the ride!

 

Friday, April 17

Today is all about core and arms! Raigan from the Fit/Well will take us through a plank and arm workout that everyone can do! If you don't have a weight at home, fill up a water bottle and use that! Happy Friday and enjoy the weekend!

 

Thursday, April 16

It's time for some Cardio-HIIT! Mari Kate from the Fit/Well leads us through a three set workout based on jumping jacks! It's a great way to get the blood flowing this Thursday!

 

Wednesday, April 15

Binge-watching a new show? Paxtyn from the Fit/Well has a simple and effective workout you can do with a chair or on the couch!

 

Tuesday, April 14

It's leg day! Grayson with the Fit/Well leads us through a leg workout that can be done in your home! If you have any questions about the workout or form, leave a comment on our Facebook post!

 

Monday, April 13

Welcome to RecSports2U! Let's start this week off with a challenge that everyone can accomplish! We challenge you to eat five servings of fruits and vegetables today! For more information about fruits and vegetables, check out this Wellness Wednesday food blog by Texas Tech Hospitality Services! 

Friday, April 10

In todays RecSports2U, Lilly from Aquatics teaches us how to properly use sunscreen. Make sure to protect your skin if you are in the sun for this holiday weekend!

 

Thursday, April 9

Have some fun today with RecSports2U! Can you beat Brett in a paper airplane contest? Show us your best plane and flight!

 

Wednesday, April 8

Cooking with Kami has a yummy breakfast for you! Keep coming back everyday for a new RecSports2U!

Tuesday, April 7

Hannah takes you through a quick workout with everyone's favorite exercise - Burpees! You can do this workout inside or outside!

 

Monday, April 6

Today is all about getting ready for the week with a quick and easy 5 minute meditation. Shelby from the Fit/Well will help us take 5 minutes and just meditate. We are looking forward to helping you out with the second week of RecSports2u!

 

Friday, April 3

Get outside and have a little bit of fun with today's RecSports2U, hosted by Intramurals!

 

Thursday, April 2

In today's installment, Kami White-Waden helps us make a quick and healthy snack!

 

Wednesday, April 1

Welcome to the first day of RecSports2U - Striving to Thrive in Today's New Normal! We will be uploading a new video every morning that showcases a quick activity or workout that you can do in the comfort of your home! Tag us in your own post (@tturecsports) doing the activity! #raiderpower

Tuesday, March 31
Check out our introduction to RecSports2U!

 

As more resources become available, this page will be updated as needed!

Matrix Learning Center

The Matrix Learning Center showcases proper form for a number of exercises, many you can do at home!

Les Mills
Free Streaming Les Mills is offering 90+ FREE workouts via their website. Simply choose a category from the "Click Here for More" dropdown menu. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO SUBSCRIBE.

Down Dog
So that anyone who wants to practice at home can do so, down dog is making all of their apps – Down Dog, Yoga for Beginners, HIIT, Barre, and 7 Minute Workout – completely free until April 1st and free until June 1 for students and educators!

NASM Exercise Library Videos

CrossFit Texas Tech Instagram

CrossFit Texas Tech Facebook

As more resources become available, this page will be updated!!