Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Running Isn’t for Everyone

by Becca Starr I’ve heard talk of this thing called a runner’s high. I think I convinced myself I reached it once but, looking back, I think I was walking. My memories of running are painful ones and remind me that, at one point, I was both in middle school and playing softball. Swallowed one […]

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

The Fitness Myth

by Maren Hunsberger Until recently, being aware of my body and how it looks has been a constant source of anxiety for me. I’ve noticed the same preoccupation in my friends:  constantly worrying about how we look, how other people think we look, if we’re attractive. In high school our bodies changed and suddenly we […]

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Exercising and Body Image

By Mary Greathouse Twice a semester, all the group fitness instructors and personal trainers gather together in the conference room and relinquish two of their precious free hours on a Sunday to continue their education. These presentations cover a variety of material, ranging from reviewing the basics of nutrition to learning how to use the […]