A recent study conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) investigated the link between physical activity in children and academic performance in school. Initially, researchers predicted that kids who took physical education (PE) dur... Read more
Summer break may seem like it just started, but the new school year will sneak up on you before you know it. So if you hope to head back to college looking and feeling hotter than you did when school let out, read on. It takes time to lose weight and... Read more
Remember playing baseball or soccer as a youngster? Getting together with your friends after school or on a Saturday afternoon and playing for hours at a time? Now what was the point of playing? To get in a good workout, or just to have fun... Read more
College brings many life changes that most young adults are excited about: moving away from home, becoming more independent, pursuing a passion and making new friends. But one of the things on most freshmen's minds is the dreadful "Fresh... Read more
College life opens new and exciting opportunities for young adults. Leaving the comforts of home for the first time to live with a total stranger in a room the size of a closet; making your own choices about where to go, when to return, what time to... Read more
I have been procrastinating starting an exercise program, finding every excuse I could. Today, I joined a gym and promptly had my first workout session. The first one in several years! I am so proud (and so tired)!
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Can anyone recommend a workout video other than the Hip Hop one's that have good upbeat music to workout to. I'm basically looking for a medium to low aerobic workout video that doesn't play the same monotone beat in the background. Upbeat music ke... Read more
Does your gym get too crowded for you in the summer? Try a college's gym! Most students clear out during the summer leaving the gyms quite empty. In general: by taking 1 class during the summer you have access all summer included in your tuition. Som... Read more
As we prepared to chant the opening prayer, Kino advised us to speak up and avoid being shy. The words were in Sanskrit, and we'd repeat each line after her."It's better to not expect perfection than to sit in silence," she said.Tho... Read more
Before your kid nabs a babysitting job, here's what you both need to know to make the most of the experience. Even in today's strained economic environment, one evergreen starter career is flourishing more than ever: babysitting. Summ... Read more
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