Posts Tagged ‘Health’

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 ...

Quantified Self for College Students

If you haven’t heard of this new movement yet, Quantified Self is a push to start measuring and keeping track of data about your body and your life. For a college student, this may seem a little bit ridiculous. Why does it matter if I know exactly how many minutes I was at the gym as ...

College Transitions: Avoiding the Freshman 15

Editor’s Note: This is part four of College Transitions, a twice-weekly series of video posts brought to you by Lisa Ferguson and TYTUniversity. The dreaded “freshman 15!” We’ve all heard the horrifying tales of heading off to college, gaining weight, and never, ever looking or feeling the same again. But plenty of students make it through college while staying healthy; ...

6 Summer Hazards to Avoid Over Break

Summer is here, and we’ve got at least another six weeks to enjoy the beautiful weather, the break from school, and the loose morals that come along with it, right? Well, before you get too crazy in the heat, make sure you’re aware of these summer hazards so you make it through your vacation safely. ...

3 Great Weight Loss Apps for Your Summer Diet

Several years after the saying, “There’s an App for that,” was coined, the statement couldn’t be truer today. We’ve got apps for just about everything under the sun, both free and paid. As we head into summer, I’ve compiled a list of great weight loss apps to help you with your summer diet, so you ...

Stop Shaving Cuts From Bleeding with These Toiletries

Who thought of putting toilet paper on your face when you cut yourself shaving? More importantly, why do people still do it? That business went out with the ark — Noah’s Ark. There are so many better ways to stop the bleeding and heal your face after you slice it up like Freddy Krueger. You ...

4 Cheap Ways to Whiten Teeth

Whether it’s a job interview, date, or anime club cotillion, Americans are vain about their teeth. But if you weren’t lucky enough to have braces as a kid, you can at least make your teeth as white as snow. No need to pay ridiculous amounts of money for monthly supplies of chemicals, though. Use stuff ...

Unhealthy Foods To Avoid When Medicated

You may have seen the list of healthy foods that can have serious drug interactions. If you’re suffering from any illness, from allergies to diarrhea, there are several unhealthy foods you should also avoid, both for your immune system and to avoid drug interactions. You may be craving a slew of strange foods when you’re ...

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 ...

Minute Hacks: The Best Sleeping Apps

Minute Hacks: The Best Sleeping Apps

The Best Apps for Getting a Good Night’s Rest Nothing can take you down faster than a few nights without good sleep. From dozing at your desk to extreme grumpiness, not getting the recommended 7 hours of sleep per night will make the waking hours considerably worse. Fortunately, it’s your smartphone to the rescue with ...