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Maggie Dugan, Columnist

March 9

Filed under Science

Faith, trust and protein powder: those are the ingredients required to slim down, gain muscle and look swole — or so they say. To the average  consumer, protein powder comes across as a mysterious, magical powder that, through...

Health and Wellness

Maggie Dugan, Columnist

February 23

Filed under Science, Uncategorized

Running is discomfort. We runners might make the process look easy by confidently slipping on our shoes and hitting the road at a stride that makes us appear to be gazelles gracefully prancing across the Sub-Saharan plains, ...

Residence life expands wellness housing options

Joseph Tingley, News Editor

September 22

Filed under News

The Office of Residence Life added a new special interest housing option on campus for the 2016-17 academic year in the form of a Wellness Community in Walker Hall. Wellness Communities, according Jen Foxman, assistant dean of s...

Just for the Health of It

Gavin Nirmaier, Columnist

November 20

Filed under Science

It’s an age-old saying, one that my mother says to me almost every time we have a conversation about anything, especially nutrition and exercise: “everything in moderation.” I often argue with her about this saying, my rebuttals...

Just for the Health of It

Gavin Nirmaier, Columnist

November 6

Filed under Science

It’s that time of year—finals are quickly approaching, the weather is getting colder, and daylight is as short as ever. I don’t know about you, but all of these factors hit me with a big dose of SAD every single year. No,...

Just for the Health of It: Get Strong

Gavin Nirmaier, Columnist

October 23

Filed under Science

In contemporary fitness culture, the Internet can be a best friend or a worst enemy. Credible fitness sources are easy to find—these sources can offer useful information about weight training, cardio training, and nutrition. Many...

Just for the Health of It

Gavin Nirmaier, Columnist

October 9

Filed under Science

In fitness, multiple viewpoints exist on many different topics.  From style of exercise to nutritional approach, to the best music to listen to when working out, different people will always have different opinions about what...

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