SQUAT-vember

With spooky season coming to a close I’m sure one thing is on everyone’s minds. No not Mariah Carey’s saucy song All I Want for Christmas is You. No not the Thanksgiving Feast coming your way soon or the Thanksgiving 5k if you’re from one of those families (We love fitness, but hope you’re not). We are talking about have the most massive quads and hamstrings ever. The quickest way to gaining those tree trucks of legs SQUATS. The squat is the one of the most commonly messed up lifts and can be one of the more intimidating to tackle if you haven’t done it before. I am going to throw in a few tips and tricks to help you out if you need a refresher or just getting started. Continue reading

Three Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Working Out

  1. Being Healthy is a Lifestyle

Working out and eating healthy are great ways to help live a healthy lifestyle. Healthy habits over long periods of time are what really help show and keep progress. Short diets and workout plans may give you quick results, but as soon as you stop the results will fade away. It is very tempting to look for the quick fix now, but you most likely will regret in the long run. It is very important to find a fitness lifestyle that you can maintain and consistently see improvements from. Continue reading

Spooky Season

It’s getting to be the time of year, spooky season. The time where leaves are changing color, the air is getting brisk, and tests are creeping up! Some call it spooky season because the three months we have of fall is also a three month long Halloween, but for college students, spooky season is test “season”. The same time leaves change, so does the pace of our classes. The first weeks of introduction and basic information are over. With test coming, so does anxiety for some people. Here are three ways to help avoid test anxiety: Continue reading