What to expect when getting into a workout routine

By Mark Darter

Whether you are new to working out or just getting back into the swing of things, there are a few things that you will notice as you go through your training program. Anyone who decides to exercise has already made a positive decision in their lives, and the benefits of exercise will be numerous, most of which you won’t be able to . . .  read more

What You Need to Know about H2O

By Matt Prigge

Since you were a young child, you have heard how imperative consuming an adequate amount of water throughout the day is.  Whether it be for sports, exercise, or simply because Mother Nature turned up the thermostat, water is vital component to your day.  As much as people preach how vital water is, they never exactly say why.  The . . .  read more

Getting Back at It (Exercise)!

By Faith Stewart

Labor Day is behind us, football season has started, and soon it will start getting cooler (maybe, you never know in Oklahoma), all of these are signs that summer is nearing the end. During the summer, many of our schedules were chaotic and unpredictable, but now things are finally getting back into a routine.

One of the hardest areas . . .  read more


Exhibit Dates: August 27-September 17, 2015
Opening Reception: August 27, 2015 | 4-7 p.m.

Alchemy is defined as a seemingly magical process of transformation. This exhibition features the work of current faculty and recent alumni of the University of Central Oklahoma’s Art Department in conjunction with UCO’s 125th anniversary. Each faculty member . . .  read more

Schedule for Monday July 20

9AM Roll Call Liberal Arts 124
9-11:30 Advantages and Disadvantages Lecture (Advanced) Chris Loghry Liberal Arts 124
9-11:30 Stock Issues (Beginner) Matt Moore Liberal Arts 128A
11:30-1 Lunch
1-4:30 Labs
4:30-6 Dinner
6-8 Labs

Cosmetic Surgery for the Max Chambers Library

photograph of renovation of stairs at Max Chambers Library

By Christine Edwards, librarian, Max Chambers Library

This summer the UCO library is undergoing a bit of a face lift. Among the top of these procedures is a re-flooring of the main staircase. Tiles have been torn up and the steps lay bare awaiting their new coverings. Complementing the update of the stairs, a fresh paint job is being applied to all . . .  read more

Working Out When Sick

By George Whittaker

One of the most common questions that fitness professionals get asked is whether it is ok to workout when someone is sick. The answer isn’t an easy “yes” or “no”. Different people deal with sickness and injury very differently. What may be disabling to one might feel like nothing but a minor setback to another. That said, . . .  read more

Tips for Exercising in the Heat

By Alex Myers

Its almost time for Oklahoma to heat up again and that means everyone is ready to shed off those winter clothes and head back outdoors to do all the activities we love. Whether it be running, biking, hiking, or just playing some basketball with friends at the park, its always good to know a few basic tips for staying safe and keeping . . .  read more

Importance of Footwear

By Scott Blankenship

Wearing proper footwear is one aspect of daily life that people tend to pay very little attention to. Most of the pain that people have throughout the day such as back pain and shin splints may start at the feet. Yes, everyone has 10 toes but not every foot is the same. Feet run narrow and wide. Some people’s feet pronate and . . .  read more