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Nova Southeastern University
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Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida 33314
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Recreation and Wellness News

decorative#NSUFindYourStrong: Best time to Work Out
Published on February 20, 2017

Many of us have probably heard our friends’ spiels about why we should work out at some time of day or another. The truth is, there’s no proof that exercising at a certain time of day makes your work out more or less effective. However, the time in which you...



decorativeImprove your technique at NSU’s Free Swim Clinics
Published on February 20, 2017

We pride ourselves on giving you unique advice for your swim stroke designed for whatever your build, experience, and speed. We can be specific to your needs because of our deep understanding of each stroke and proven experience of improving past participants over the years. As you’d expect, parts of...



decorative#NSUFindYourStrong: You are What You Eat
Published on February 14, 2017

What you put on your plate matters, beyond how many calories it sums up to. For example, eating excessive amounts of processed grains, such as white rice, white potatoes, or white flour pasta, is associated with an increased risk for type 2 diabetes. This risk becomes even more pronounced when...



decorative#NSUFindYourStrong: Exercise and Mental Wellness
Published on February 07, 2017

Elle Woods’ comment in Legally Blonde that, “Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy. Happy people just don’t shoot their husbands,” is played as a joke, but she does have a point. At least, she has a point about exercise and endorphins leading to happiness. We will not comment...



decorative#NSUFindYourStrong: Shoes for Every Occasion; especially Working Out
Published on January 30, 2017

Not all shoes were created equal – so how do you decide which athletic shoes to buy? When comparing dress shoes and flip flops that may seem obvious, but when searching for a pair of athletic shoes, all the sneakers may seem to blend together. For that reason, here are...



decorativeOutdoor Adventures Winter 2017 Trips
Published on January 24, 2017

Need to get away from the urban lifestyle for a weekend or even a day? If so, go register for any of our Outdoor Adventure Trips offered in winter 2017 for the experience of a lifetime! Join us for our next adventure as we climb, hike, kayak, paddle, camp, and...



decorativeRegister for Intramural Sports this Winter Semester
Published on January 24, 2017

Is your department in need of team building activities? If not, have you ever wanted to relive the glory days to show off your sports skills? If you answered yes to either of the questions above, go register for any of our Intramural (IM) Sports offered during the spring 2017...



decorative#NSUFindYourStrong: Making Wellness a Habit
Published on January 24, 2017

The New Year is already rolling, but can the same be said for our New Year’s resolutions? No matter what aspect of your life you’re trying to improve, whether it’s physical health or mental well-being, it can be difficult to follow through on these commitments we make to ourselves. How...



decorativeBecome a Diver, Open Water Diver Course
Published on January 23, 2017

This is the entry-level beginning scuba diver course. PADI Open Water Diver certification is issued upon successful completion of this course. This course meets for six weeks on Mondays and Wednesdays during term 1 or Tuesdays and Thursdays during term 2. $275 for NSU Students, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni $375...



decorativeRegister for Intramural 5v5 Basketball
Published on January 12, 2017

Is your department in need of team building activities? If not, have you ever wanted to relive the glory days to show off your sports skills? If you answered yes to either of the questions above, go register for any of our Intramural (IM) Sports offered during the spring 2017...