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Fitness Facts: Recognizing stress overload

July 01, 2020 / by / 1 Comment

Connie Colbert says when you’re living in a perpetual state of emergency, your mind and body can pay the price, and you can start to feel out of balance. In today’s Fitness Facts, she discusses the cumulative effects of stress and how to manage your stress levels.

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#Askingforafriend: Empathy

July 01, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

Christine Pemberton in the Office of Student Care said, considering all that is going on in the world right now, we need to go beyond showing sympathy. It’s time to stop trying to find the “right answer” and start practicing empathy.

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Fourth of July Tabata workout

July 01, 2020 / by / 1 Comment

Ah, Fourth of July! Hot dogs and burgers on the grill — and a Tabata workout to burn up a few calories while you’re at it. Kayla Hartson explains what a Tabata workout is and why it’s so effective.

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Tips for exercising in the heat

June 23, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

Kayla Hartson, Student Fitness Program Coordinator, tackles a hot topic at this time of year — exercising outside. She says preparation is key.

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Fitness Facts: How face masks can make a difference

June 23, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts, Connie Colbert lists reasons why health officials recommend wearing face masks in public during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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#Askingforafriend: How do I stay happy?

June 23, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s #Askingforafriend column on mental health, Kristan Farley shares some interesting thoughts about what it takes to be happy. Rather than aim for happiness all the time, she suggests trying to practice the skill of “expansion.”

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The AMRAP workout

June 16, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

Kayla Hartson has another interesting workout you can do at home. This week, it’s the AMRAP. Find out what that stands for … and then give it a try.

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Fitness Facts: Intuitive Eating

June 16, 2020 / by / 1 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts, Liz Cook provides an in-depth look at Intuitive Eating, which was created in 1995 and has become a healthy-eating guideline for many dietitians — including Cook. Here’s why she thinks it works.

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#Askingforafriend: The pitfalls of worry and the victory of concern

June 16, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s #Askingforafriend column on mental health, Mike Wallace explains the difference between worrying and being concerned. Worry gives you a false sense of control while concern creates empowerment.

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Fitness Facts: Asthma

June 09, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Fitness Facts, Connie Colbert has all the details you need to know about asthma, including the warning signs that indicate you might have it.

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