Tag Archives: weight loss

Eat In to Save Money and Calories

The average American eats out around 18 times per month, citing convenience as a major reason for choosing restaurant fare or fast food over home-cooked meals. Here are some tips to save you time, money and calories without the drive-thru … Continue reading

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Quick and surprising methods to a healthier student

This week is National Public Health week, and while every student probably already knows the basics of college health—exercising, eating right, sleeping enough—many still are unable to get everything done on a daily basis, or they simply go through the … Continue reading

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Myths About Strength Training

Low-intensity exercise burns more fat than strength training. Although low-intensity exercises like running or cycling uses fat to fuel muscle activity during workouts, full-body strength training stimulates the increase of lean muscle, which burns calories even when the body is … Continue reading

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Food Lies We Tell Ourselves

#1: “Snacking frequently will keep up my metabolism” Some try to prevent their metabolism from slowing down by eating small meals or snacks every few hours. However, even a couple of energy bars can add upwards of 500 calories. This … Continue reading

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ACI’s Walks the Talk: Navid’s Wellness Challenge (Part 2)

(In case you missed it, check out Part 1 here.) Knowing that my wedding was coming up in 2 months, and constantly seeing flyers for “healthy living” and reading the weekly “AppleByte,” I knew that there was a resource here … Continue reading

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MMA Fitness

MMA or Mixed Martial Arts is a full contact combat sport that incorporates a variety of martial arts and combat sports techniques. The sport has gained a lot of recognition through the promotion and popularity of the Ultimate Fighting Championship … Continue reading

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Foam Rolling: How to Prep for Your Workout

Using a foam roller to massage your muscles is one of the BEST ways to warm up to prevent injury. You can find foam rollers in most fitness centers, and they look like a long, stiff cylinder about 10 inches … Continue reading

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