Physical Wellness

Physical Wellness considers overall health and what you need to do to maintain a healthy body. It is the ability to take charge of your health by making conscious decisions related to fitness, nutrition, sleep health, and sexual behaviors.

  • Fitness
  • Nutrition
  • Sleep Health
  • Sexual Behaviors


Physical fitness is an important aspect of overall wellness and includes cardiovascular, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, body fat % (or BMI), and balance.  Improving your physical fitness can lead to enhanced self-esteem, self-control, determination, and life’s sense of direction.

Helpful resources:

  1. Campus Recreation
  2. MyFitnessPal - fitness and nutrition log and tips
  3. No-equipment-needed workout
  4. Prevention and wellness help
  5. Fitness class videos
  6. Ask The Trainer


Proper nutrition is like putting the optimal fuel in a vehicle.  Optimal fuel helps the vehicle run smoothly at its full power and performance

Helpful resources:

  1. ChooseMyPlate.gov
  2. MyFitnessPal - fitness and nutrition log and tips
  3. Student Health Services
  4. Go Ask Alice

Sleep Health

“When we miss out on sleep to keep up with our 24/7 world, we pay a price with our ability to learn, our health and safety, and our quality of life.” –according to the Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School

Helpful resources:

Healthy sleeping tips

Sexual Behaviors

Helpful resources:

  1. Student Health Services
  2. Go Ask Alice
  3. CDC Sexual Health Topics