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Eating Well and Moving Your Body are both parts of the base of the IC Resilience Pyramid. These two blocks work very closely together and can often greatly impact each other. 

Eat Well

How, what, when, and why you eat affects not only your academic performance in college, but virtually every aspect of your health and wellbeing.

If you're having trouble adjusting to on campus meals, meal planning, or eating regular meals because of your daily schedule, then consider confidential wellness coaching with one of our Nationally Board Certified Health & Wellness Coaches. 

For other concerns related to eating, nutrition and body image:

IC Dining (menus)

MyPlate.gov - nutrition information

Ithaca CAPS (Counseling and Psychological Services) - for concerns related to eating and/or body image

Hammond Health Center - medical care, check ups, etc. 

Ithaca based location for Upstate NY Eating Disorder Service/Nutrition Clinic

Weight Management Program at Cayuga Medical Center for Healthy Living

Student Eating Disorders Awareness Guide

Move Your Body

Moving your body in a way that you enjoy and gets you energized is an important aspect of your overall wellness. Exercise helps us sleep better, make healthier choices around eating, and can help relieve stress. 

For information on campus and community fitness facilities and natural resources, visit:

Campus Recreation & Fitness Facilities:

For Students: www.ithaca.edu/sacl/recsports/index.php

Campus Fitness for Faculty and Staff: Wellness Clinic: https://www.ithaca.edu/robert-r-colbert-sr-wellness-clinic

IC Hiking Trails: The South Hill Natural Area Map & Information: https://icnaturallands.com/

Hiking Trails in and around Ithaca: edie.com/trails.htm

State Parks in the Finger Lakes Regions: nysparks.state.ny.us/parks/park-results.aspx

Measured Loops on Campus:

South Hill Border Trail (2.76mi)  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/83805639 

South Hill Loop (4.94mi)  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/79983877 

Aurora-Hudson (2.57mi)  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/79982641 

Upper Campus Loop (1.65mi) http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/75896472 

Inner Campus Loop (1.17mi) http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/75893054 

A & E Center Loop (0.95mi) http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/75891702 

Main Campus Loop (1.88mi) http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/75890998

For the latest recommendations on physical fitness, and practical exercise tips, visit:

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Physical Activity Recommendations: www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/everyone/guidelines/index.html

American Council on Exercise (ACE) Exercise Library: www.acefitness.org/exerciselibrary/

Working Out in Your Living Space: www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness_articles.asp and www.onlineclasses.org/2010/01/10/100-easy-and-awesome-exercises-you-can-do-in-your-dorm/

Proper Stretching Techniques, Before and After a Workout: www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/features/new-ideas-on-proper-stretching-techniques