Spring Break Ski Workout

If you’ve been watching the Winter Olympics, you know how intense skiing can be! It is also a fun and great form of exercise. For those of you heading to snowy slopes for spring break, here is a workout to prep you for the slopes! Legs:  Perform a full set—squats, alternating lunges, jump lunges, and…

Shadiat’s Power Smoothie

Need help getting energized in the morning? Start your day off with an awesome smoothie. This one is courtesy of Shadiat, one of our healthy human features. Ingredients: Spinach & Kale Mix https://www.heb.com/product-detail/central-market-organics-baby-spinach-amp-baby-kale/1592752 Green Superfood http://www.gnc.com/expanded-assortment-shop-all/216060.html#q=amazing%2Bgrass&lang=default&start=14 Multiple types to choose from! Energizes and boosts metabolism Maca Powder https://www.target.com/p/navitas-naturals-organic-maca-powder-8-oz/-/A-50488470 Helps with hormones & acne as well…

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….

September Fitness Profile: Mamadou Balde

Mamadou Balde is a Chemical Engineer, Pre-Med major and was a walk-on kicker in the NCAA Football team at the University Of Texas At Austin. He is also a scholar of Gate Millennium and Terry foundations. He was originally born in Guinea and came to the United States at the age of 12. Click on…

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:…

Why Meditation? (And 5 Meditation Apps)

What does Meditation have to do with preventing early Diabetes/Heart Disease and maintaining a healthy lifestyle? Well, meditation is a “broad variety of practices that includes techniques designed to promote relaxation, build internal energy or life force and develop compassion,love, patience, generosity, and forgiveness”. Here are just some of the benefits: That’s right! Meditation helps reverse…

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…

“Quite a Bit of Water”

“My definition of healthy is being conscious of the nutrients in what you eat and to know your body’s limits. Hydrating properly is important as well as getting enough sleep. I carry a water bottle to stay hydrated and I walk as much as I can. Although I have a sweet tooth, I’m conscious of…