Regular exercise is a critical part of staying healthy. People who are active live longer and feel better. Exercise can help you maintain a healthy weight. It can delay or prevent diabetes, some cancers and heart problems.
Most adults need at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity at least five days per week. The key is to find the right exercise for you. If it is fun, you are more likely to stay motivated. You may want to walk with a friend, join a class or consider joining a gym.
The difficulty of finding the right equipment, a convenient work-out location, the time, or the money are all common reasons for avoiding exercise. Fortunately for Buffalo State’s faculty and staff who want to be healthier, stronger, or trimmer, the Fitness Center is the answer. Buffalo State’s Fitness Center includes high performance exercise equipment, consisting of the latest in cardiovascular and strength training technology. There are 45 exercise stations plus 25 pieces of cardio equipment. For more information, please e-mail Nick DeMarsh or call 878-3816.
Are you looking for a summer camp for your school-aged child? Do you know that many of the New York State Worksite Child Care Centers offer summer camp typically for children ages 5 to 12? All of the worksite summer camps are based out of the child care centers, so they are conveniently located at various state sites. The summer camps offer weekly themes to ensure your child will be entertained while gaining knowledge on a variety of topics in a caring environment. For additional details on the 33 worksite child care centers, visit www.worklife.ny.gov.
Resources that Promote Physical Fitness and Health
American Heart Association
Resources on physical activity, healthier kids, weight management, stress management, a nutrition center, and tools for determining body mass index and calorie use.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Physical Activity Guidelines
Learn the components of physical fitness and find resources for getting fit and being physically active to promote good health
Healthier U.S. Gov
Suggestions and tips for developing a fitness plan that fits your life.
Runner's World for Women
Women's guide to running, training and race information, and tips for motivation.
Learn the basics about building a yoga practice and view sequences and poses.
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