Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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Build muscle, burn fear

February 20, 2018

Recreation Center warns students of endangered access to equipment rentals

By Paul Bagnall

September 12, 2013

The University of Massachusetts’ Recreation Center has always been willing to lend students shower and locker room equipment. But with equipment increasingly going missing last semester, that luxury has come under thre...

Making the transition to outdoor workouts

By Kayla Marchetti

March 6, 2013

Spring is just around the corner and it’s about time to start getting out of the gym and heading outside. Daylight savings time begins this Sunday when the clock springs forward one hour. Soon the sun will be staying out later...

Get amped with these Top 10 workout songs

By Herb Scribner

February 27, 2013

It isn’t easy getting together a playlist for the gym. After all, you’ve got anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes (or more, if you’re feeling fit) to fill. And you’ll need the music to tune out the droning and groaning of the...

Rec Center offers cardio classes for beginners and experts

By Kayla Marchetti

February 20, 2013

Sometimes, it is fun to mix up your exercise routine. After all, running on a treadmill by yourself can get old after a while. An easy way to add in a little variety is to partake in one free exercise classed offered at the Univ...

UMass through the eyes of a transfer

By Taylor Gilmore

September 23, 2012

Have you ever had Déjà vu? That strange feeling where you think that something you’re experiencing has already happened? Well that’s how Ifeel everyday. I just transferred to UMass from a school about 1/8 the size, and despite the 30 credits I accumulated last year, I fe...

10 Things that will Make You Smile

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

March 29, 2012

Coming back to New England’s ever-changing weather conditions has probably kept you down after spending a week out in the gorgeous sunshine that came with Spring Break. Still, the weather, or even those unsettling midterm...

STARS don’t mean everything

By Kellie Quinn

October 17, 2011

If you were to drive past the campus Recreation Center in the wee hours of the morning, you would see that it is lit up like a Christmas tree. Bright globes of light shine into the darkness as if those gym rats taking over th...