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Just for the Health of It

Gavin Nirmaier, Columnist

April 23, 2015

Routine is so important in life. It provides us with the structure that we need to be the very best at anything we do. Without it, we perform submaximally and do not reach our true potential. Think about routine in terms of studyi...

Just for the Health of It

Gavin Nirmaier, Columnist

April 9, 2015

The fitness world is tough to navigate at times because of the extremes different parts of the community present to the general public. In some parts of the community, 21-day diets, CrossFit and foam rolling are all the greate...

Just for the Health of It

Gavin Nirmaier, Columnist

February 19, 2015

I get extremely annoyed with radio stations, especially the ones that claim to play “all the hits all the time.”  You know the stations I am talking about—they play the same ten songs once every three hours and then mix...

Just for the Health of It

Gavin Nirmaier, Columnist

February 5, 2015

“It’s not about how hard you can hit; it’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.  How much you can take and keep moving forward!” This quote from the fictional bad-to-the-bone character, Rocky Balboa,...

Just for the Health of It

Gavin Nirmaier, Columnist

November 20, 2014

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, 2014

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, 2014

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, 2014

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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