Posts Tagged ‘fitness’

Smart Earbuds at CES 2014

Wearable fitness devices such as the Fitbit and Jawbone UP are becoming common must-have for both runners and health-tracking enthusiasts. But Intel’s new “Smart Earbuds,” announced yesterday at CES, are taking a different route, using sensors attached to the earbuds to display and track heart rate, as well as display pace and calories burned. The ...

Fitness Devices 101: Tracking Your Life

If you’re concerned with your health and level of activity, there’s a new tech bandwagon you might actually want to jump on. Fitness devices are making it easier than ever to track workout progress through wearable trackers and smartphone apps. Two of these devices in particular, the Fitbit Flex and Jawbone UP, are taking the old ...

4 Reasons Every Girl Must Train Shoulders

I like to joke about every guy who doesn’t train legs as much as the next person. It’s funny to see people who are obsessed with building muscle, but purposely ignore 60 percent of their muscle because it’s a little bit uncomfortable. But one of the biggest issues I’ve seen with girls lately is a ...

7 Reasons Why You Should Study A Martial Art

A student has it rough. Endless hours memorizing books and attending lectures. That kind of working lifestyle leaves you open to learning bad physical habits and lifestyle choices. College isn’t just preparing your for a career, it’s preparing you for living the rest of your life. The perfect solution to aid in that pursuit is ...

5 Fast At-Home Workouts

5 Fast At-Home Workouts

Spring is in the air, which means bathing suit season is just around the corner. It’s easy to get caught up in the dieting craze, but it’s better to mix healthy food with fitness. So whether you’re focused on finals, or preparing for graduation, here are some quick and simple exercises you can do from ...

Minute Hacks: The Gamification of Fitness

Minute Hacks: The Gamification of Fitness

Tired of feeling inadequate compared to your ripped and toned trainer at the gym? Not self-motivated enough to actually stay on the treadmill longer than three and half minutes? It’s time to update your workout – and for just a few bucks or less. For extra motivation turn your workout into a game with these ...

5 Fit Apps to Help Shed the Winter Weight

Somewhere near the end of winter, the majority of college students seem to notice they’ve put on a few more pounds than we had thought over the winter months. Seeing this, we head out to the fitness center to try and drop the pounds before spring break. Staying motivated to lose the weight can be ...

Stimulating Your Workouts With Caffeine

As a college student, you’ve probably abused drugs. No, not the illegal kind; I mean caffeine. As students, we tend to use caffeine to get ourselves moving in the morning, through our 1-2 pm class right after lunch, and even to stay up late into the night studying. Then to get moving again in the ...

Finding Your Fitness Routine in College

College life is anything but structured, so it can take some effort on your part to create routines and schedules to keep your life and fitness on track. After leaving the 18 years of mom-made schedules, most college students prefer to simply go with the flow. If this keeps your to-do list clear and your ...

5 Apps To Pump Up Your Next Workout

Men’s Fitness Magazine’s Fit Man On Campus contest is still ‘running’. Check in with them for updates on the contest! When it comes to working out and getting fit, there are so many applications out there that you can use to aid you in your time at the gym. I want to talk about a ...

5 Ways to Beat the Freshman Fifteen

We all hate it. We deny it, we ignore it, and we just count ourselves out of the whole numbers game, but it’s time to face facts: the Freshman Fifteen is real, and it’s coming to a waistline near you. If you want to avoid the epidemic, follow this handful of simple little tips below, ...

Do Supplements Keep You Fit And Focused?

College is a time spent studying, attending class, and trying to manage a social life. Still, it is important to try to maintain positive habits that will get you through school without suffering gray hair, the dreaded freshman 15, and poor test scores. However, you do not have to go crazy trying to stay fit ...

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