Tag Archives: Exercise

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K’s Corner: Exercise Class, Week 2

This week’s exercise class was a little different. We did the usual 10 minute jog at the beginning to get warmed up, but instead of high knees and butt kicks, my instructor had us side shuffle (keep your butt down in a half squat!) for…

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K’s Corner: Being a Girl in the Weight Room

Being a girl in the weight room…  in the same room as a bunch of strong guys (or guys who think they are) was one of the scariest things I’ve had to do. I’ll admit I had my boyfriend come with me the first time to show me how…

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K’s Corner: The Motivation Problem

We all know that exercise is good for us physically, but it’s also emotionally and mentally beneficial too. However, I haven’t met one person who can say it’s easy to get motivated or easy to plan to fit in exercise. I’m going to try to…

K's Corner

K’s Corner: Exercise Class

It’s sometimes hard to find time in your busy college schedule to workout. It’s hard to find time at any age! Believe me, I’ve tried the usual “Okay, this week I’m going to go to the gym every day.” Doesn’t happen. Things come up; exams,…


Christina’s Summer Health and Fitness Journey: The Beginning

Summer is finally here (thank goodness ha-ha)! This summer, instead of focusing on television and social networking, I’ve decided to make a more personal decision and focus on my body! That means eating right and dedicating time to exercise. I can honestly say I’ve never really done this before….


Just Do It

There are a zillion reasons people give not to exercise, but are they reasons or excuses? “Gym memberships are expensive”, “I’m too embarrassed about my weight”, and the one I assume we’ve all used at one time or another, “I don’t have time.” However, for…

Let's Move

Let’s Move!

Michelle Obama recently launched a campaign called “Let’s Move”, which is focused on reducing the number of obese children and adolescents. The goals for her campaign are to teach parents to make healthier choices, get healthier food options into schools, and to get kids to…