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What Does A Marathoner Eat For Breakfast?

5 days until the Boston Marathon. It's no secret that every good workout is fueled by a good meal. Perhaps you've heard the metaphor before...you body is a car, your food is the gas. Put crappy, low ...
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Come Pre-Game Marathon Monday With Us!

Every good party needs a good pre-game You already know how you're spending Marathon Monday  but how are you getting ready for the celebration? Join us at the new Reebok Showroom in the South End for our&...
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Meet 13 Students Running The Boston Marathon

And you thought midterms were tough... The Boston Marathon is officially one week away. From now until the big day, we'll be sharing bits and pieces of what it's like to not only train for one of the biggest a...
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This Is Where You Should Be Spending Marathon Monday

Watch the marathon in style. If you live in Boston, you know that Patriots Day - AKA Marathon Monday - is just as important as Thanksgiving in this city. Instead of just rolling up to the crowded streets of Bo...
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8 Fearless Fitness Females You Should Know About

This one's for the ladies. Wednesday, March 8 marks International Women's Day 2017. According to the official webpage:  "International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultur...
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What Happens When A Meathead Goes Vegan

At first glance, you wouldn't take me for a meathead. I'm 5ft, hair often in pigtail braids, and the majority of the time, you can find me either dancing, smiling, laughing or singing.  What you think of ...

Transformation Tuesday

I had a dream.... To start the largest college fitness movement across the US. But seriously, I did. If you're reading this article, let me start out by saying THANK YOU!  This website you're on - with ...
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Students Host First “Winning At Health” Symposium

Let me start out by saying this: the students that make up the Fit University community are SO. F#!%ING. AWESOME. When I started Fit University as a blog a few years ago, I had zero idea what it would eventuall...
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8 Healthy Donut Recipes You Need To Try

Happy National Donut Day! You can choose to get a donut fo' free today, or you can choose to make your own healthy donut on this wonderful "holiday." And if you're gonna eat a donut, better get the most out of ...

Meet the #fitufam: Lillian

Each week, we'll introduce a new member of our kickass #fitufam. Wanna join the Fit University team? Apply to be an ambassador or start a chapter at your school. Name: Lillian Huang  School: B...
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10 Healthy Snacks That Will Get You Through Finals

1. Apples & peanut butter Grab an apple, slice it up, and have with a side of peanut butter (1-2 tbsp is the average serving size). Give yourself a creative break and make your plate look as good as @...
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College Students Gear Up For the Boston Marathon

If you're anything like me, the idea of running for more than five minutes makes you want to cry. Me, thinking about running. So the thought of running for HOURS without stopping? That is something I can...
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College Free Cone Day Fun Run

If you haven't heard, tomorrow (4/12) is Free Cone Day... as in FREE BEN & JERRY'S. And at Fit University, we're all about moderation & treatin' yo self. Get in a short workout with Fit U befo...
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Do It For The Insta Event Series

You've seen those beautiful food pictures on Instagram...     A photo posted by Fit University (@gofitu) on Mar 3, 2016 at 5:02am PST You've seen those awesome fitness videos on ...
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8 Tips for a Healthy Spring Break

Spring break is finally here and there's a good chance you've seen ads, challenges and workouts that promise you a perfect "spring break body." You know what I have to say about that spring break b...
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5 Fitness Inspired Drinks to Make This Spring Break

Spring Break - woooooooo! Instead of standing in line for 30 minutes for a $15 pina colada, impress your friends and play bartender. Try one of thesefitness inspired drink recipes that are somewhat he...
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I Run A Health & Ftness Company, And I’m A Fraud

I need to come clean….I have something to confess.  I am a fraud.  My name is Sarah Gaines and I am the founder of Fit University, a college student’s go-to source for all things health & fitnes...
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Project BEaUtifull: A Mission To Build Self Love

“I’m too fat.” “I’m too thin.” “I’m so small compared to the other guys.” Sound familiar? Maybe you’ve made comments like these before. Maybe your friends have made comments like these before. Either w...
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Fit University Symposium

This weekend, Fit University hosted the first annual Fit University Symposium for our incredible team of ambassadors and chapter leaders in the Boston area. It was a chance to bring everyone together to ha...
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Glow Yoga Is The Yoga Class You Need To Take

You're gonna want to try this... Glow sticks, body paint, bumpin' music and tons of movement. No, I'm not talking about a rave...I'm talking about a yoga class. Glow yoga to be exact.  Glow Yoga...
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Boston Fitness Flashmob

Fit University and Balanced Bod have teamed up to host the first ever Boston Fitness Flashmob! What is the Boston Fitness Flashmob? A way to bring people together to get moving, get fit and have fun. (That...
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Chef Nightly: Netflix for food

It's 7pm. You've had a full day of midterms, group projects and catching up on last minute reading for tomorrow's class. You're about to head to a workout with your school's Fit University chapte...
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Orangetheory: Orange you glad you worked out?

Walking into the Orangetheory Fitness studio last Thursday night for the third stop of the Fit University Back to School Fit Crawl (seriously guys…a different free class every Thursday for a month at amazing lo...
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Back to School Fit Crawl

Fit University presents The First Annual Back to School Fit Crawl! What: One free fitness class at a different Boston fitness studio for the first four weeks of the fall semester. Plus, a Fit University s...
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How Music Affects Your Workout

Do you listen to music when you workout? Researchers have proved just how music affects your workout. Read on... Source: Fix.com...
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8 Tips for the College Graduate

Graduation season is well underway (not even two weeks ago, I graduated from Northeastern University!). Tons of advice is thrown our way as we enter this transitional stage of our lives and I thought I'd o...
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Summer Series with Northeastern University

As you many have seen on Instagram, Fit University has been filming a video series with Northeastern University throughout this semester. After all, that's where Fit U began! With the semester wrapping up and s...
Simple Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies | Fit University

Simple Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies? Can't go wrong. Peanut butter cookies? So good. Put the two together? Yes please. These chocolate chip peanut butter cookies require only six simple ingredients and come out soft, goo...
Student Spotlight: Half Marathon Training | Fit University

Half Marathon Training: Week 6

Why did I decide to run a half marathon? I wish I could say that I've been dreaming of pushing my body like this for years and I finally got the guts to do it, or that I've been on some grand fitness journey. B...

Five Smoothie Recipes To Try This Spring Break

Whether you're on spring break or dreaming of it, you've got to try these five smoothie recipes. They're fresh, nutrient-packed and, quite frankly, delicious.  Blood Orange Smoothie If you've ne...
Student Spotlight: Half Marathon Training | Fit University

Half Marathon Training: Week 3

Few things on this earth are more boring than running inside on a treadmill for an hour. But if you're running a race any time between November and April, it is very likely that your training will encounter som...
Student Spotlight: Half Marathon Training | Fit University

Half Marathon Training: Week 1

Have you ever trained for a race before? Thought about training for one? Follow along as Northeastern student Lindsey Sampson preps for her first half marathon, Boston's Run to Remember on May 24th. From n...

Chocolate Banana Chickpea Brownies

I have been wanting to make black bean or chick pea brownies for a long time now. I searched through a ton of recipes on Pinterest, searching for a simple recipe I could try. I finally found these Healthy Glute...
Healthy Tri Color French Fries | Fit University

Healthy Tri Color French Fries

A medium order (4 oz) of fries from a fast food chain will cost you around 365 calories and 17g of fat. Ain't nobody got time for that. Instead, try these healthy tri color french fries. For the same servin...

Super Bowl Workout Challenge

Wherever you go for the game this weekend, get your friends together and try Fit University's Super Bowl Workout Challenge.    Want some daily motivation? Get social + share using #fituniversi...
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Breakfast Pizza

Last week we made Green Pizza, this week we're having Breakfast Pizza. As all Fit University recipes are, this breakfast pizza is quick, easy to make, and packed with nutrients to kickstart your day. ...
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No Equipment Workout

An exciting new aspect of Fit University is opening the site up to contributing writers. This will truly help grow Fit University as the largest community of fit and healthy students. You will always find a bio...