ways to live fit today

9 Easy Ways to Live a Little More Fit Today

Because sometimes, you just don't want to go to the gym. Life is hard. Between work, school, friends, family, and you-time, staying fit sometimes does not even cross your mind. However, it doesn't take expen...
Why I Wake Up at 4:30 in the Morning

Why I Wake Up at 4:30 in the Morning

Some people call me crazy. We've all said it before: "I just wish there were more hours in the day." Between classes, work, internships, food, sleep, daily hygiene, relationships, and me-time, i...
I live two lives, and here's how I handle it

I Live Two Lives, and Here’s How I Do It

One part student, one part personal trainer. I dread when people ask me what I do for a living, because I never know what to say. "I'm a dietetics student at Boston University." "I'm a personal trainer...

Habits to Pick Up During this Heart Healthy Month

February is American Heart Healthy Month. Is it a coincidence that it's the month with Valentine's Day? I think not. Over half of college students/young adults have at least one coronary heart disease ris...
Thoughts You Have at the Gym, As Told By Parks & Rec

Thoughts You Have at the Gym, As Told By Parks & Rec

You walk up to the gym and are ready to crush your workout. Sometimes, things go a little differently; we've all gone through it before. Here's how it all goes down. How you think you look when you walk...
I Was Trained By An Ex-Con, and Here's How It Went

I Was Trained By An Ex-Con, and Here’s How It Went

I grew up in "America's safest city" where the worst crime was wearing the same homecoming dress as another girl in school. If I told my friends and family that I was being dropped off at a secret location...
Food Trends That Will Get You Excited For 2017

Food Trends That Will Get You Excited For 2017

Get excited. Get cookin. With 2016 coming to a close, we reflect on the wonderful era of zoodles, cauliflower rice, sushi-ritos, and rolled ice cream. Fortunately, 2017 holds plenty of new food trend...
Superfoods are a myth, and here's why

Superfoods Are A Myth, And Here’s Why

You've seen it before. "Cacao nibs boost energy and burn fat!" (But how does consuming food/calories burn calories?) "Tiger nuts have amazing weight loss benefits!" (It may claim that these can ...
why i refuse to drink shakes

Why I Refuse to Drink Shakes

No, not milkshakes (how else do I bring boys to the yard?), but supplement shakes like protein shakes, meal replacement shakes, slimming or weight-loss shakes, or anything related to “health” companies like Sha...
How My Mom Changed My Life With Food

How My Mom Changed My Life With Food

I remember the first time I took interest in food. I was with my mom in the kitchen and told her I wanted to cook, just like she did. And since I was about three feet tall and my head didn’t even meet the st...
13 Types of Fitstagrammers You See On Your Newsfeed

13 Types of Fitstagrammers You See On Your Newsfeed

Hello, millennials. If you are anything like me, you spend a little bit too much time scrolling through your Instagram feed. The majority of people I follow are college foodies, fitness junkies, yog...

Kick-A$$ (and Legs) Workout

Kicking a$$ and taking names.  Time: 45 minutes Type of Workout: Strength/conditioning Sh*t You Need: Squat rack, bench, weights, bosu ball Intensity: High (like dripping sweat and...

Need a Cool Down Playlist? We’ve Got You Covered.

When you are finished being a beast at the gym, running in the sweltering sun, or cycling until your palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy (or my favorite, mom’s spaghetti), it is so important to remembe...

The Life of A College Ninja Warrior

Northeastern engineering student by day, Ninja Warrior by night. Who is Josh Levin? Well...have you ever watched that show on NBC where everyday people do insanely difficult obstacles for a chance to win 1 ...
7 instagrams to inspire your healthy 4th of july

8 Instagrams to Inspire Your Healthy Fourth of July

Having a hard time picturing a healthy Fourth of July? Let these Instagrams inspire ya. The land of the free, and the home of the creative #foodstagrammers. Though the temptation is real during this holiday...

34 Songs to Bring Your Workout To The Next Level

We’ve all been there before. You turn on Spotify at the gym, getting ready to get that good pump on. You put on that gym playlist that you made back in high school. Yeah... and then you hear the first mi...
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You Know You’re A Fitness Fanatic When…

Richard Simmons would be proud. 1. You plan your schedule around gym time and meals. 2. When you wear “normal clothes”, people have a hard time recognizing you. 3. You have at least one day a w...

The Healthy Food Trend You Need in Your Life

BOWLS. Whether it's an açai bowl, poke/sushi bowl, grain bowl, bread bowl, or burrito bowl, there seems to be a trend in serving food in wonderful, large, round containers. I can’t tell you why exactly ...

Last-Minute Ideas For A Fit Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day upon us, you might be scrambling to come up with some quality plans for you and your significant other, or for you and your friends. Whether you’re looking for an easy at-home activity for ...

Make Coffee Like A Barista (Without Leaving Your Dorm)

Imagine this: you walk into a Starbucks, slightly (very) sleep-deprived and you are greeted with a line packed with other irritable, slightly (very) sleep-deprived students. Once you get to the front, the cashi...

The 7 Types of People You See at Whole Foods

Ah, the beloved supermarket of Whole Foods. Where the mysterious food chain of health-conscious consumers can be observed. Now, I used to work for an organic juice company whose products sold in Who...
use this one trick to eat healthier

Use This One Simple Trick to Eat Healthier…

Chances are, you have seen one of these claims online before: Lose 20 pounds just by drinking this tea on Instagram! False. Eat this South American berry and never feel bloated again! Try again. ...

3 deliciously healthy foods to try this Fall

Move over, pumpkin pie and apple crisps. Though we’re in the heart of fall, and tree leaves are turning red and bugs are returning back to where they belong (which is outside my home, thank you very much), cert...
gluten-free dessert

The foolproof gluten-free dessert you have to make

Gluten-free, four ingredients, no-bake, and made without butter, refined sugar, or flour. It may seem too good to be true, but it all applies to this delicious fruit tart recipe. With permission from Sally’s Ba...