Finish the Semester like a Badass

The end is near. You can see the light (er, the sunshine) that's glimmering outside those library doors. You're so close to finishing this semester that you can feel the summer heat on your face. ...
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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...

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

February 26th - March 4th the National Eating Disorders Association will launch it's 27th annual #NEDAwareness week. NEDAwareness Week is about improving public understanding of the severity of eating disorder...
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Why You Should Squat Every Day

This is an opinion-based article about a workout program you can find here. If anyone has read my previous articles, you know I love leg day. The intensity that goes into each workout is so high-- it makes t...

How to Vote With Your Fork

"The wonderful thing about food is you get three votes a day. Every one of them has the potential to change the world."  - Michael Pollan (Author, Journalist, and Food Policy Activist) The American food s...

Everything You Missed at This Year’s FNCE

My press pass! Kate Farrell, @ChasingDreams3830 here with your review of FNCE (The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ 2016 Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo). This year's conference was rece...
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Run the Halloween Beer Dash!

Calling all our Boston-based, 21+ #fitufam! Join us and Mighty Squirrel for...  The Halloween Beer Dash! Who: You! (If you're over 21) What: A workout for all levels of fitness, starting and endi...
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Win a Weekend Getaway for You + 3 Friends

This is not a drill. You can win weekend getaway for you and three friends, thanks to our friends at CLIF Bar. Here's the deal. Our chapters in the Northeast area (read: Boston College, Clark, ...

What an Honest Fitstagram Actually Looks Like

Unless you live entirely outside the world of social media, you’ve probably heard of “fitstagrams”. Girls, guys, and people of all ages are embarking on their fitness journeys—publicly. Additionally, Instagr...

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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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 ...

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 ...

The “Hot” New Yoga Trend You Need in Your Life

Maybe you're tired of going to the gym and using the same machines every time. Maybe you're looking for a new, more fun form of exercise to try. Or maybe, running and doing traditional bodyweight work...
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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...

Think Dirty: Not What You’re Thinking…

Health is about so much more than what you eat, which is something you probably know from FitU already! :) In fact, you “consume” other types of products into your body in different ways all day, some without e...