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Which of These 5 Fitness Myths Do You Believe?

Myth or Fact: Fitness Edition There's a lot of talk out there about being fit but how much is really true? I’ve busted some common myths and approved some worthy facts about fitness that you might have heard a...

Keeping Up Your Health Routines On Vacation

From Thanksgiving to New Years, it feels as though we've had to fight to either maintain a routine of getting a enough sleep, healthy eating, or working out. And fighting to do things for ourselves - thing...
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How To Actually Keep Your New Years Resolutions

The bullet-proof, 5-step plan. One year passed and another has begun. How this past year flew by so fast, I have no idea, but it's a reality we have to accept. Along with the new year often comes the inevitabl...

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...

What To Do When An Injury Strikes

So, you pulled your back doing deadlifts. Or maybe you’ve been having some serious IT band issues while you squat, or you might have even tripped down a step and found yourself stuck with a pair of crutches and...

The Low-Down on Healthy Snack Delivery Services

Winter season is fast-approaching, and the idea of having food and snacks readily available from the warmth of my room has started to sound increasingly appealing. I mean, what’s better than having snacks ...
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Getting Back on Track

We all know how stressful life can get—we’re college students. Midterms, tests, group projects, clubs, volunteering, working out, and fifty million other things pile up on our plate daily. By the middle of the ...

4 Ways You Can Beat the Winter Blues

If you’re anything like me, winter can sometimes get you down. Sure, the holiday season is nice and cozy. But after you get over the coziness factor, it can be kind of a drag. The good news is that you’re no...

What I Learned From Being A Vegetarian

In March, I went vegetarian in and have spent the past few months trying to figure out how to best balance that with a busy and active (as a college athlete/runner) lifestyle, while using what I’ve learned...
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10 Things To Look Forward To This Thanksgiving Break

The semester never seemed like it'd get here but here we are. Finally some time off from school for food, family, and some more food. Here are 10 things to look forward to this Thanksgiving break 1. Sleeping i...
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How I Became A Group Fitness Instructor

How I became a group fitness instructor at my campus gym, and why I love it. Everybody is buzzing about group fitness classes these days—your friends are doing it, that fitness guru on Instagram is doing it, a...
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Modifications for a Healthy Lifestyle

I wrote the following post on September 3, 2013: Eating out does not have to equate to ordering a bacon cheeseburger. As good as that juicy burger may sound, how much are you going to regret your order lat...

Be Thankful

What are you thankful for? Today's post was supposed to be about why you should work out on thanksgiving. But then life happened. To give you some background info, two weeks ago, my grandfather, who we call...
Why You Won't Get Bulky From Lifting Weights | Fit University

Why You Won’t Get Bulky from Lifting Weights

There’s a common misconception that by lifting weights, women will get too “bulky,” muscular, masculine, etc. We’ve all heard it and have been taught to believe that it’s the truth. But it’s not! Let’s look...