Physical Health

Physical Well-Being
Social Well-Being
Environmental Well-Being
Intellectual Well-Being
Emotional Well-Being
Spiritual Well-Being
Occupational Well-Being
Financial Well-Being

 

Physical well-being is defined as a feeling of strength and energy from the mind and body, based from recognizing the need for physical activity, sleep, and nutrition.

Group Exercise Pass

Attend unlimited group exercise classes by purchasing a discounted faculty and staff group exercise pass at the Student Recreation Center Welcome Desk for a small fee. View a complete class schedule on the Group X Webpage.

Personal Training

Ready to start exercising and don't know where to begin or what to do about it? Take advantage of scheduling an initial consult (one hour) with a certified personal trainer and get individual attention to guide you on your exercise journey. The Recreation and Wellness Department has personal trainers to assist with goal setting and exercise recommendations on how to get started. For more information, visit the Personal Training page.

To schedule an appointment with a personal trainer, contact Karyn Smith at karync@bgsu.edu to get started. 

A Student Recreation Center membership is not required!

Free Walking at Eppler

Walk your way to better health and fitness. Fit more steps into your day by walking at Eppler Track. Courtesy of School of Human Movement, Sport and Leisure Studies, the track is available Monday - Friday from 8 AM - 5 PM.

Nutrition

BGSU Dining offers extensive information about nutrition and ways to eat healthy on campus. BGSU students have access to free nutrition counseling services and can meet with a dietitian to discuss a variety of needs. Learn more from the BGSU Dining Website.

The Teaching Kitchen provides opportunities to have fun while increasing knowledge of food, preparation, and gaining tools necessary to build a healthy lifestyle. Learn more from the BGSU Dining Website.

Fall 2019 Coffee Talks: At the Teaching Kitchen: 9 - 10 AM
Cost: 1 Swipe or $8

  • September 17: Fad Diets: 9 - 10 AM
  • October 15: Sustainable Diets
  • November 12: Healthy Eating During the Holidays
  • December 3: Stress Eating

FYUL Line at The Oaks:

Our new FYUL line is a line that was created to help guests create a healthy plate. Each meal there are at least 4 items offered and guests can find a sign beside the food indicating health benefits of these meals. These signs are labeled as: Anti-Inflammatory, Immunity Boost, Protein Packed, Recovery and Sustained Energy. In addition, caloric and macro-nutrient information can be found on the TV above the station and on small cards (PID’s) in front of each food item.

  • Breakfast Fajitas
  • Butternut Squash, Turkey and Kale Breakfast Bowls
  • Spicy Tofu Breakfast Bowls
  • Zucchini and Chickpea Burgers
  • White Bean and Swiss Chard Tacos
  • Turkey Sweet Potato Stuffed Peppers
  • Sesame Crusted Cod and Tropical Orange Tilapia
  • Stuffed Acorn Squash with Pecan Wild Rice

Additional nutrition information is available from Choose My Plate.

Preventative Care and Services and Safety Training

  • Falcon Health Center
  • FREE Health and Safety Training: Sponsored by Environmental Health and Safety, classes include fire safety, lockout/tagout, fall protection, and other options. View Schedule Details.
  • FREE and Confidential HIV Testing: The Wellness Connection, located in the Student Recreation Center, offers free and confidential HIV testing. More Information about the current schedule and testing process.
  • FREE Body Fat Testing: Contact Karyn Smith at karync@bgsu.edu to schedule an appointment.
    Body fat is measured using Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis, a non-invasive, handheld device that measures body composition through a light electrical current.

Tobacco Cessation

Is it your time to quit smoking? Learn about Tobacco Cessation and the BGSU Clean Air Policy.

Alcohol and Other Drugs

Learn about the effects of alcohol and other drugs through the Wellness Connection.