Alternative Workout Routines (Chinese Translation Included)

FEM Workout Routine: Sports Being healthy is not limited to only a healthy diet and seemingly boring and repetitive workouts. In reality, being healthy and maintaining a healthy life style is best accomplished through a combination of a healthy diet, working out, and having fun. In regards to having fun, I enjoy playing tennis, which…

Shopping for a Fitness Tracker?

Wearable technology is everywhere you look these days, especially when it comes to health and fitness. Lately, fitness trackers have skyrocketed in popularity as a great way to stay on track with health goals and track data effortlessly. I personally find that fitness trackers are a great way to keep track of how active I…

October Fitness Profile: Shadiat Ojelade

Shadiat is a 4th year government major specializing in political science with two certificates in Computer Science and Business Foundations. She loves living a healthy lifestyle and believes in the importance of “respecting your body”. Q: What is your definition of healthy? A: Components of healthy to me include endurance and a good heart beat….

Healthy Microwave Recipe: 7 Minute Glazed Salmon

As a college student, I don’t always have the time to cook fancy meals.¬†However, this doesn’t mean that I have to sacrifice my health. Here is a super easy and healthy meal I make all the time using just a microwave! If you like these microwave recipes, like or comment below! Total time to make:…

April Fitness Routine

The first exercise is benching. It is best to have a spotter (partner) who watches out to keep you safe.

February Workout Routine

Lower Body Routine Expected time: 15 minutes + Running time Running Equipment: Shoes and a safe, preferably paved surface to run on Running is a great exercise that increases stamina and promotes heart health. I personally recommend running a distance within the range of 1.5-3 miles. Of course, if comfortable or desired, you can always…

FEM Reflections

HAPPY DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH! My name is Ruby Liu, and I am one of the co founders of FEM. I started the organization to educate people about healthy lifestyle choices to prevent early diabetes and heart disease. I personally dealt with the health consequences of being overweight as a child because my family and I…

October Lower Body Routine

Lower Body Routine Estimated time: 35-45 minutes Running Equipment: Shoes and a safe, preferably paved surface to run on Running is a great exercise that increases stamina and promotes heart health. I personally recommend running a distance within the range of 1.5-3 miles. Of course, if comfortable or desired, you can always run more. If…

September Lower Body Routine

Estimated time: 15-20 minutes *The following routine is one meant for busy times when there is not much time to exercise* Jumping Squats Equipment: Just yourself!   Start in a squatted position with your feet a little wider than your shoulder-width. Next, jump up as high as you can, and use your legs to catch…

September Upper Body Routine

Shoulder Width Push-ups: Equipment: Just yourself The push-up is perhaps one of the most basic calisthenic, or body weight, exercises. A great measure of fitness, the push-up is a staple part of my own workouts and routines. To begin, start with your hands and feet supporting your body. Your body should be straight and level,…