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Fitness Resource Library

 

Research shows physical activity helps us maintain strong muscles and bones and promotes overall better health. Movement in any way can assist in reducing symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression. It also promotes mental health and cognitive function. Below are resources for both physical and mental health. Whether you are just starting your fitness journey or are looking for new ways to challenge your current routine, we hope these resources help you keep living a #LifeinMotion wherever you are!

Check back often as we will continue to add resources. Have a great idea? Send it to us at fitness@osu.edu 

 

Workout Plans

Use these workout plans to help keep yourself on track or get new ideas.

 

Weekly Workouts

Beginner Weekly Workout (June)

Intermediate Weekly Workout (June) 

Advanced Weekly Workout (June) 

 

Written Workouts 

Total Body – Buckeye and Brutus Workouts

Upper Body – Scarlet Workouts

Lower Body – Gray Workouts

Just for FUN! – ABC Workout

 

Training Tips

Learn how to move better and work more efficiently with these training tips and videos.

 

Articles

At Home Personal Training Tips

Tips for New Runners!

 

Videos

Fitness Move Friday – The Squat

Fitness Move Friday – The Lunge

Fitness Move Friday – The Turkish Get Up

Fitness Move Friday – The Bear Crawl

Foam Rolling and Stretching

35 Rep Challenge – Push-Ups and Squats

Destress with Deep Breaths

 

Buckeye Breaks

Even just 5-minutes of movement can help reenergize the body and refocus the mind. Take a quick break from work or school with these gentle, guided-movement videos.

Seated Neck and Shoulder Stretches

Standing Barre Break

Standing Chair Lower Body Stretches

Seated Lower Body Stretches

 

Other Virtual Fitness Resources

Try these various resources and apps for more ways to build movement and mindfulness into your everyday routine!

 

Physical Fitness  

Intense Cardio/Toning Workout – STRONG by Zumba 20 Minute Demo Yoga with Adriene – A variety of mindful meditation and yoga classes

POPSUGAR – Hundreds of FREE workouts with several different format options, challenges and more! 

Daily Burn (60-day free trial – web and app) - variety of workouts available 

Down Dog (app): Yoga, HIIT and Barre workouts FREE to college students until July 1

 

ACE (American Council on Exercise) – Variety of High and Low Impact Exercises and Articles and Videos  

ACE 20-min HIIT Workout

ACE Bodyweight Exercise Library

ACE Flexibility

ACE YouTube channel for further resources

 

Well-Being and Mental Health Support  

Headspace (app): Meditation made simple! Free two week trial or $9.99 student discount for 1 year 

Care for your COVID:19 stressors 

Mindfulness tips for dealing with COVID:19  

Mental Health Tips