“I Feel Dirty if I Don’t Eat Healthy”

“When I hear the word ‘healthy’, I think of salads. When I go to J2*, I usually eat a premade salad. (It’s hard to spread the dressing evenly if I make my own.) Healthy just tastes good to me. I feel dirty if I don’t eat healthy.” “What about physically healthy?” “My friends and I…

“Food that Will Make You Feel… Alive”

“Healthy eating is food that will make you feel good and alive in both the short and long term, both physically and emotionally.” *short bio: Christine Huyentran Hà, is an American chef, writer and TV host from Houston, Texas. She is the first blind contestant of MasterChef and the winner of its third season in…

“ANYONE Can Run a Half Marathon”

  “Being healthy to me is having a balance between a good diet and being active. There’s a quote I heard a while ago that embodies this pretty well: ‘Eat to live, don’t live to eat.’ In other words, don’t fill up your stomach with candy. I love snacking on Boom Chicka Pop’s popcorn –…

“I Fence”

“To be healthy is to have a lifestyle that positively influences your mind and body. I exercise at least three times a week because I play inter-mural basketball, inter-mural dodge ball, and I fence. Exercising makes me have more energy, so even in the middle of a busy week, I make time to be active.”…

February 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 run more. If…

“I LOVE Strawberries”

“Healthy to me means brushing my teeth twice a day, running regularly, and eating well-balanced meals (half a plate of grains, a quarter protein, a quarter fruits and vegetables, and a serving of dairy).” “Do you have a favorite food?” “I LOVE strawberries.”   ~Written by Jenny Xu

“I want a six pack when I’m forty”

“Healthy to me means foods not high in fat, sugar, or salt. Nothing overly processed. Every day I eat healthy and exercise. I do a mix of calisthenics*; weights; and shorter, but more intense cardio. I want a six pack when I’m forty, and I want to be fully functional when I’m eighty.” “On a…