As the summer sun blazes high overhead for what can seem days on end, nothing begins to sound better than an ice-cold popsicle. But oftentimes, ice pops are loaded with sugar or artificial sweeteners. Don’t let that freeze you out of enjoying one of the season’s all-time classic treats. Here are five guilt-free treats that [...]
While the start of fall brings many of our favorite things (hello, pumpkin spice everything and Husky Football), it’s also one of the most hectic times of the year. With the new school year starting up in under a week, UW campuses (and our schedules) are bound to be busier. The perfect way to combat [...]
The start of the school year is right around the corner, and as much as we are looking forward to a campus buzzing with students, it’s important to take advantage of the last week of summer before the business of the academic year comes back in full force. Whether your version of relaxing involves yoga, [...]
Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or you struggle to touch your toes, join us in celebrating National Yoga Month this September! From relaxation to stress relief to strength building, yoga's many benefits promote a happier and healthier lifestyle. Apart from getting you moving, practicing yoga can improve your mental health by making you stronger both mentally and physically. So why not give it a try? To celebrate, we’re teaming up with the UW Mindfulness Project, an organization that aims to create a mindful culture on campus. During the whole month of September, you’ll find a variety of yoga-centered activities (in-person and virtual) to help you get centered.
Staying fit is a necessary part of living a long and healthy life, but it can come with expensive membership fees, burdensome equipment, and other unforeseen costs. We talked to Ian Weinberg of IanFitness, a sponsor of the Summer Throwdown, about how to get in shape when finances are tight. These budget-friendly ideas will help you improve your commitment to fitness without breaking the bank.
Did you know that July is UV Safety Month? Even though the skin is the body’s largest organ, many don’t take proper measures to protect their skin from the sun. Luckily, skin cancer is one of the most treatable forms of cancer if it is treated early. In honor of UV Safety Month, please take [...]
Over the past few weeks, you’ve been eating right, exercising more, and engaging in a little friendly competition with faculty and staff across UW’s campuses. Maybe you’ve implemented walking meetings in the office, eaten a healthy lunch with your colleagues, or used your lunch break to walk around looking for Pokemon (yes, the Whole U team has done all of these things). No matter what you’re doing to focus on fitness during the Summer Throwdown, keep it up!
Celebrate National Yoga Month with The Whole U this September! Whether you’ve been curious about yoga or are a seasoned yogi, join us in experiencing the incredible benefits of yoga. During the whole month of September you’ll find free yoga classes on all campuses, social media inspiration and contests, and an opportunity to participate in [...]
By day, you write emails and bust out budget reports. But by night, you wow crowds at open mics. Your week is filled with papers, presentations, and group projects. But when the weekend comes, you dash off poems, produce beats, and paint pictures. Whether you’re a rocker, a raconteur, a dancer, a videographer, or a [...]
Get ready for the Summer Throwdown — a team fitness challenge that will give you the kick-start you need to achieve your goals. Be boundless in your determination and grab a team of colleagues or friends to learn the best fitness tips, experience more intense workouts, and perform fitness tests to check your progress. Our [...]