Exercise

Lifting MythBusting

Sometimes the idea of lifting weights can be intimidating. The problem only compounds when we hear myths and misconceptions about lifting weights and what it will do to our body. Read on to clear up some of these myths and get your lifting on! 

Myth: Lifting makes women bulky.

Fitness MythBusting

There are many myths that surround working out. Some of these misconceptions play into why we don’t move our bodies as much as we could, so read on to bust some common fitness myths! 

Myth: You have to work out in a gym to have a good workout.

False. You can exercise just about anywhere and still get in a good workout. In your dorm, at the park, and in the pool to name a few—get creative with it! Aim for a mix of aerobic, strength, and flexibility moves to get the most benefits.

Family Bonding @ Gold Rush

If you’re on the hunt for things to do for Family Weekend (November 5-7), gather your loved ones and head on down to the Sun Devil Stadium for an ASU football game! This year, the game will be on Saturday, November 6th against our rival, the University of Southern California. Looking for other fun activities to do with your family and fellow Sun Devils that Saturday? We’ve got you covered! The SDFC is putting on its annual Gold Rush obstacle course at 8 AM!

Day of Prep for Sparky's Challenge Race

You’ve done it! You’ve put the hard work in to train for a race! And race day is just around the corner. Wondering what you should do the day of Sparky’s Challenge Run to help you perform at your best? We’ve got a few tips for you to help you out!

Training for Sparky’s Challenge Run

Want to prepare to run in Sparky’s Challenge Run or have another race you’d like to join? Not sure where to start or looking for some pointers to improve your running game? Here are some tips to help you train so you can perform at your best!

Discover the Best HRM For You

HRM stands for heart rate monitor. With so many options for heart rate monitors on the market today, it can be difficult trying to figure out which kind is the best for you. Should you go with a wrist watch monitor or a traditional chest strap monitor? We will give you the pros and cons of both types so that you can make the best choice for your lifestyle.

Wrist Heart Rate Monitor

Keeping Up With Cardio

Have you ever wanted to begin a cardio routine but didn’t know where to start? Or maybe you already have developed a habit, but don’t know if you are getting the most out of it? If you find yourself in this situation, we have some great recommendations to improve your health benefits through this form of exercise. 

According to The Department of Health and Human Services, there are a couple of methods we can use to reap maximum benefits.

Join Our Very Own Amazing Race!

Have you always wanted to be on The Amazing Race?  Now is your opportunity!  Grab your besties and head on over to the Tempe campus!  In a group of 2-4, you and your friends will solve puzzles as you race across campus. See if you have what it takes to win The Amazing Race!  

The event runs Friday, April 2nd, with multiple start times throughout the day. The first start time is at noon, and the last one is at four, so there’s no excuse. Tempe campus is waiting…GO!

Sun Devil’s Guide to Hiking

There is often a sense of peace that accompanies the arrival at a mountain’s peak. Heart pumping and breathing heavy, you gaze at the view below with a feeling of accomplishment.

It turns out that there is actual scientific data to back these emotions. 

Devils in Depth: Adam Schoenfeld

From relocating states at the onset of a global pandemic to dedicating months of work to physical growth, ASU student Adam Schoenfeld has persevered through many challenges this year. Adam’s latest feat was the 75-Day Hard Challenge, which consisted of two 45-minute workouts a day, one during the day and one at night. He was also required to drink a gallon of water a day and abstain from drinking alcohol for the entire duration of the challenge.

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