With the Pepperdine Fitness Center opening its doors last spring and The Mountain project planned for the future, Director of Campus Recreation Robb Bolton said he’s confident campus health and fitness is in a good place. But not so long ago, in the depths of the Firestone Fieldhouse Weight Room, the mood wasn’t quite so bright.
Pepperdine’s fitness scene has faced changes with the announcement of a Wellness fee and a new Fitness center projected to be finished in Summer 2022. Pepperdine students consider what these changes mean for them, and the importance of working out in college.
Body and Soul incorporates the five senses within a new piece of art, music, film or experience; showcasing what staff find meaningful. Pixel Editor Abby Wilt discusses her experience of walking around Pepperdine’s hilly campus.
Exercising remotely, whether through a Zoom class or a YouTube video, has become a popular alternative for individuals who want to keep up their personal health. Students and faculty discuss how they are working out and how other students can be motivated to do the same in a time where gyms and fitness classes are not accessible to everyone.