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Fitness Friday: finding balance in yoga

Fitness Friday: finding balance in yoga

Jamie Perez

May 1, 2015

Working out can sometimes be a total chore and a hassle that a lot of people don't want to deal with. Yoga provides a relaxing way to work on strength and flexibility without the hectic experience of the gym. While many workouts are geared towards people who are already familiar with gym routines a...

Fitness Friday: sing your way to better mental health

Fitness Friday: sing your way to better mental health

Jamie Perez

April 17, 2015

Singing is a very intimate activity that people can engage in on their own or in a group. It brings about feelings of happiness and unity in people. You never see people who are in a bad mood while singing. It’s the people that are feeling cheerful that will usually break out into song. When you sing,...

Fitness Friday: Making life last with the help of wheat grass

Fitness Friday: Making life last with the help of wheat grass

Jamie Perez

April 10, 2015

Contrary to what many people think, cows are not the only species that eat grass. Humans can eat it too, and it is considered a super food considering the amount of benefits it carries. Wheatgrass is used to make medicines. It's used as a good source of nutrients including vitamin A, vitamin C, vitami...

Fitness Friday: Cross training your way to better health

Fitness Friday: Cross training your way to better health

Jamie Perez

April 3, 2015

Utilizing and exercising every muscle in the body is something CrossFit is known for. With high intensity workouts, this is definitely not an activity to be taken lightly, especially for those who are inactive when starting this type of training. With specialized programs and workouts of the day (also kn...

Positive thinking has more power than you think

Positive thinking has more power than you think

Kathleen Johnson

March 21, 2015

Be. Do. Have. Though they may seem simple, these three words have the ability to change a person's reality. So often in life we become caught up in living in the future. We are programmed with the idea of reaching a certain level of success by obtaining materialistic or superficial things that will someho...

Fitness Fridays: Coo-coo for coconut oil

Fitness Fridays: Coo-coo for coconut oil

Jamie Perez

March 20, 2015

Coconut oil contains a distinct recipe of fatty acids that have powerful restorative properties. These acids include lauric acid, capric acid and caprylic acid, with antimicrobial, antioxidant, anti-fungal and antibacterial properties.The lauric acid in coconut oil is converted by the body into some...

Fitness Fridays: the benefits of pole dancing

Fitness Fridays: the benefits of pole dancing

Jamie Perez

March 13, 2015

When people think of ways to stay healthy, many consider working out to stay in shape and decrease the chances of health related medical issues. People will often look for fun, new ways to stay in shape outside of simply going to the gym. As an up-and-coming form of exercise, pole dancing is making it...

Fitness Fridays: Stress Relief

Fitness Fridays: Stress Relief

Jamie Perez

March 6, 2015

There's nothing more prominent in a college student's life than stress. With the plethora of homework and essays assigned, on top of working and finding time to sleep, we are all drained by the end of the day. Despite our busy lives, it is important for us to learn how to manage our time a little be...

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