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The Real, No B.S. Reasons Why You NEED to Exercise

The Real, No B.S. Reasons Why You NEED to Exercise   There are so many benefits to establishing a good exercise routine, and no one can reap those benefits more than a high school or college student. We can highlight studies about how exercise can improve memory, or how it stimulates the growth of new…

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The Benefits of Exercising in College

The Benefits of Exercising in College Throughout high school and college, you’re perpetually setting new academic goals. Whether it’s to get an A in your toughest course, to make the Honor Roll or Dean’s List, or to turn in that optional extra credit assignment, these objectives and ambitions keep you focused and motivated in the…

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Keeping healthy amid Zika fears

Keeping Healthy Amid Zika Fears Have you heard of that scary word, Zika? It seems to be everywhere – from the news to the Olympics. But what is it? Should you be worried? The Zika virus is spread generally by the Aedes species of the mosquito. While that may sound fancy, the virus is not.…

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5 Misconceptions about College Athletes

5 Misconceptions about College Athletes                     1. They don’t have to study: No, they study as same as other students. In fact, they need to meet GPA requirements to be eligible for the college and the sports division.   2. NCAA is only way: Although the NCAA is…

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Can't Get to the Gym? Workout at Home!

Can’t Get to the Gym? Workout at Home! Sometimes, you might find yourself without the right equipment for a workout. But that’s no excuse to sit on the couch!   Legs & arms workout/stretch with a bed                       Abs workout with a chair There are a lot…

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The Early Bird Catches the Worm

The Early Bird Catches the Worm The book What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, cites a poll of 20 executives in which 90% said they wake up before 6 a.m. on weekdays. PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi, for example, wakes at 4 a.m. and is in the office no later than 7 a.m. Meanwhile, Disney CEO Bob Iger gets…

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Sit Up Straight!

Sit Up Straight!   Slouching not only makes you look sloppy, but it also comes with a slew of negative side effects. (I guess there’s a reason our mothers always told us to sit up straight!) But the good news is that bad posture can easily be fixed if we are consciously aware of our body position. All it…

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Five (Free!) Ways to Unwind

Five (Free!) Ways to Unwind   Go to the Park Parks are a great getaway when the weather is nice. Check out local events such as an outdoor BBQ, free yoga, festivals, concerts, etc. You could also have a picnic with your loved ones, walk around the park taking pictures, or jog around the park.…

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4 Tips to Look Good & Feel Good

4 Tips to Look Good & Feel Good Drink A LOT of water.       Fall in love with the PLANK! At first, it might be difficult to hold your plank for longer than 20-30 seconds, but hang in there! Set a timer on your phone and try to increase the time by a…

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How to Destress

How to Destress                 At some time or another, we have all experienced high stress levels. Stress leaves you feeling irritable and exhausted, and can also lead to physical tension and anxiety. There’s no doubt that stress not only doesn’t feel good, but it is bad for your health!…

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