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Fitness Resources

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 

 

Group Fitness OnDemand

Check out our YouTube playlist on the Student Life Channel for OnDemand fitness classes. 

Weekly Workout Plans

Plans for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced!

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