Text Neck No More

By: Hannah Anderson

Do you often find yourself bent or hunched over looking at your phone, tablet, or wireless devices? Are you starting to notice a back neck hump? Do you want to help reverse the problem area? By using some of the exercises and stretches it can be achieved.

This hump is termed Dowager’s Hump, or kyphosis. It is usually caused by . . .  read more

Saddle Up!

by: Zoey Workman

Do you want to go to a workout class that feels like a giant dance party? Then try a spin class. You will get the best cardio in 45 minutes because you are working out your entire body. You might be asking yourself, what exactly is a spin class? It is a high-intensity indoor cycling workout that is on a stationary bike, meaning your . . .  read more

Yoga Today, Yoga Tomorrow

by: Jacy Leone

Think z-e-n. Relax the mind and body and become one with yourself. What is yoga? Yoga is a mind and body practice that uses various styles of physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation and relaxation. Yoga can help promote not only physical health but mental health as well.

Practicing yoga has many health benefits for the . . .  read more

Bench Press Benefits and How to

By: Maynard Smith

Bench press is one of the more commonly performed lifts, and there are multiple reasons for that. The primary reason for this is how much the bench press benefits the lifter. Bench press is a core exercise which means the lift works multiple different muscle groups. The main muscles worked are pec major, pec minor, serratus anterior, . . .  read more

Medication or Dedication?

by: Alexis Roe

Can we prevent depression by becoming more physically active? Recent studies suggest that physical activity is as beneficial as other forms of treatment (psychological and pharma-cological) for depression in older adults.

Current meta-analytic reviews show that physical activity reduces both clinical depression and the experience of . . .  read more

Does Depth Matter?

by: Regan Colley

Social Media has become one of the most influential fitness. With quick and easy access to fitness “information” or “trends”, individuals can get numerous ideas and apply them to their fitness routines. While this can be helpful, it can also be harmful. One of the most recent trends that is sweeping the internet is on a popular . . .  read more

Deadlift 101

By: Sarah Knox

The Conventional Deadlift, an exercise known by many, when done correctly can completely transform your physique.  Deadlifts are an underrated exercise that emphasize the posterior chain (hamstrings, glutes, and lower back) but can benefit the entire body. Because the deadlift demands engagement from all muscle groups, deadlifting . . .  read more

Can Time of Day Affect Your Workout Performance?

by: Reagan Crichton

We all know the benefits of exercises and how good it is for us, but have you ever sat back and thought that you could be getting more benefits if you workout at a different time? Yes, you will always benefit from the physical activity and exercise you are participating in. There have been studies . . .  read more

The Effects of Music on Physical Activity

by: Emily Lopez

Do you usually listen to music while working out? If so, why? The most common reason to do this is usually because it motivates people throughout their exercises. Listening to music is a great way to start off the day. It can lighten up one’s mood and can also make anything you do much more fun. Music also plays a big role in how . . .  read more

Food = Fuel

by: Savannah Cloud

Have you ever heard that you are what you eat or what you put into your body is fuel? If so, did you believe it? There are many people who do not think that and wonder why they are not seeing a difference after working out. I have always been told that being in the gym and exercising is only 20%, the other 80% comes from what you . . .  read more