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​​​​​​There are many health benefits when you include physical activity in your daily routine. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, physical activity reduces your risk for cardiovascular disease, weight gain, Type 2 diabetes, and some cancers.

Research has also shown that participating in regular physical activity helps reduce stress and depression, and can also boost your self-esteem.

Fitness Guidelines

In 2008, The Department of Health and Human Services updated physical activity recommendations. Read more: www.fitness.gov/be-active/physical-activity-guidelines-for-americans/

Body Composition Analysis

Body Comp appointments are available at Student Health and also at the Zone on various days during weeks 2-10. ​Read more about Body Comp and how to make an appointment.


Student Health Advocates provide personal fitness assessments. Learn more about how you can receive your free assessment.

Personal Wellness Program

Register at Recreation for the Personal Wellness Program.  This is a FREE program offered to current students. Eight weeks of small group sessions, with each week dedicated to a different topic/workout (offered Fall, Winter and Spring only). 

Fun Ways to Exercise

Make exercise fun!


The news is out, sitting is not good for your health. It's easy to sit at your desk for hours without moving. Don't worry, UCSD Recreation has a solution! Subscribe to "Get Up Tritons!" for a reminder to get up and move! 

Daily emails are sent at 10am and 2pm to provide instructional exercise videos you can do from the comfort of your desk, lab or office. Fitness instructors will teach you how to reverse the negative effects of sitting--all for free!

Subscribe here: https://recreation.ucsd.edu/wellness-services/get-up-tritons/