With the Student Recreation Center closed, and many SOU students at home preparing for a term of online classes, Campus Recreation is providing a list of virtual resources to maintain your physical and mental wellbeing. Check out this list below for at-home fitness ideas, mental health resources, tips for online learning, and more!
Get Fit at Home
Missing the SRC? Here are a few apps and online videos for helping you get a sweat on at home.
FitOn – tons of completely FREE workouts, including yoga, dance, cardio, HIIT, and more. Plus, create custom workout plans.
Nike Run Club – Track your runs and walks, see split times, and share your progress with your friends. The app also has a selection of guided runs if you need a little extra coaching.
Nike Training Club – a variety of different workouts are available with the free version, while the premium version gets you access to training and nutrition programs and more workouts.
Peloton Training – 90-day free trial, works well if you have access to a treadmill or stationary bike.
Daily Burn – 60-day free trial, tons of different workouts, including lots of workouts for beginners.
Down Dog Yoga – Great for experienced yogis and beginners, plus HIIT, Barre, and more. Free for students, faculty, and staff until July 1, just make sure to sign up with your sou.edu email!
Strava – Track your activity, join challenges, and map your progress against your friends. Great for runners and cyclists.
Yoga with Adriene – High-quality, guided yoga videos, great for all levels. There’s even a playlist of videos for beginners.
Fitness Blender – Search over 500 free workouts by length, difficulty, training type, muscles used, calorie burn & more.
It’s more important now than ever to check in with yourself and practice mindfulness.
Headspace – Guided meditations focused on stress and anxiety, sleeping, movement and exercise, and more. The free version includes basic meditations and special pack focused on the current events. The Student version is only $9.99 per year.
Calm – Meditation app with a large library of guided courses, nature sounds, and video lessons on mindful movement. There is a free version and a paid version.
Smiling Mind – a completely free mindfulness website and app. Includes programs for adults and for kids.
Gratitude Happiness Journal App – This app lets you write and send thank-you notes to people in your life. It also includes features like inspirational quotes, reminders to practice gratefulness throughout the day, and of course, the ability to jot down what you’re grateful for.