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…

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…

April Fitness Profile: Alyssa Stamp

4 Ways Lady Gaga’s Backup Dancer stays healthy
“to be healthy, you have to have the right mixture of activity, sleep, food/water, and happiness. For example, how much you work out is only going to help you if you’re also eating/drinking right and enough.”

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…

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…

“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…