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Fitness Facts: Did you get your checkup last year?

January 20, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts column on physical health, Connie Colbert provides a timely reminder about something that might have gotten lost in the COVID shuffle last year: your annual health exam. She includes a list of common screenings and what to think about before you go.

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#Askingforafriend: Steamrollers and pressure cookers

January 20, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s #Askingforafriend column on mental health, Mike Wallace explains the difference between steamrollers and pressure cookers. While one style needs to learn acceptance, the other must understand how to communicate and express emotions.

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Total body circuit workout

January 13, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

Kayla Hartson, Student Fitness Coordinator, shares a total body circuit workout that’s sure to get your heart pumping.

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Fitness Facts: Vitamin D

January 12, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts column on physical health, GCU dietitian Liz Cook explores a topic that is of extreme importance to everyone these days — the fact that vitamin D is believed to help prevent COVID-19. Find out what vitamin D and the three ways you can have enough in your system.

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#Askingforafriend: Overcoming negative thinking, Part 2

January 12, 2021 / by / 1 Comment

In this week’s #Askingforafriend column on mental health, Kiesha Collins has Part 2 of the series on overcoming negative thinking. Find out how the three C’s can help you avoid lapsing into negative thoughts unnecessarily.

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Fitness Facts: January is Thyroid Awareness Month

January 05, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts column on physical health, Connie Colbert has the facts and figures on the thyroid gland — what it does for the body, where it’s located and what happens when it’s not healthy. The scary part is the number of people who don’t know they have a thyroid problem.

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#Askingforafriend: Overcoming negative thinking, Part 1

January 05, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s #Askingforafriend column on mental health, Kiesha Collins has Part 1 of a series on overcoming negative thinking. She lists three types of distorted thought patterns — jumping to conclusions, black-and-white thinking and overgeneralizing.

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New year, new workout

December 30, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

Kayla Hartson says a good way to start off the year is with a strength-based workout, so grab a set of dumbbells and focus on a healthy you this year.

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Fitness Facts: Resolutions you can keep

December 30, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

Make this your first goal for the new year: Don’t make New Year’s resolutions that are too out of reach. Strive for something achievable, says Connie Colbert, like drinking more water and cooking more meals at home.

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#Askingforafriend: Finding meaning in 2020’s struggles

December 30, 2020 / by / 1 Comment

The clock striking midnight on New Year’s Eve is not going to have a magical effect of transforming everything “back to normal.” But we can pause, reflect and regroup as we continue coping to the best of our abilities

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