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Post-Spring Break Edition: How To Keep The Body You Worked So Hard For

by Rachel Tipovski, blogger (Courtesy of collegecures.com) The worst part about the gym is the time commitment. Taking an hour or more to spend at the gym, watching the minutes pass and calories melt off of you is boring and exhausting. Thankfully, there is a way to spend less time at the gym without sacrificing… Continue reading Post-Spring Break Edition: How To Keep The Body You Worked So Hard For

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In the Magazine: Stretch it Out

by Debbie Letchman, WTH writer Check out this feature and other great stories in this semester’s What the Health magazine, dropping Wednesday! Stretching prepares the body for physical activity. Benefits include playing a better game, having a better run and preventing serious injury. Yet, some personal trainers at Syracuse University, say they rarely see students… Continue reading In the Magazine: Stretch it Out

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Go pink!

by Brittany Fuino, blogger Sadly, I’ve outgrown the “everything must be pink”  phase that made my freshman dorm look like Barbie’s Malibu Dream House.  But it’s October, so I’m thinking pink in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Embrace your inner pink-addict and shop for a cure with the fitness gear below. The second I saw… Continue reading Go pink!

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Take a Hike

The peaks of Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro, the world’s highest free-standing equatorial mountain, puff with boiling sulfurous smoke despite its year-round frozen snow-covered peaks. Daring hikers climb the mystical folklore-filled peaks through its drastic climate variations ranging from densely vegetated tropical forests with frequent torrential rainfall to sandy alpine deserts. Reaching the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro is an emotionally exploding feeling that Sharon Foster, vice chair of the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) Worcester Chapter, describes as “exhausting but spectacular.” After four and a half days of pouring rain and heavy snow, Foster and fellow adventure-seekers reached its peak in time to celebrate New Years Day 2007.