Water and Exercise

I recently spoke to an individual who would like to improve her fitness level, but also hates drinking water. This got me thinking that perhaps she is unaware of the benefits of water in exercise, and that she may not be alone.

We all probably know that our bodies cannot survive without water, and that it is recommended that we drink at least 8 glasses . . .  read more

Benefits of Exercise

These days, it seems as though everyone is too busy to exercise. Life gets in the way with work, school, kids, and so many other things. When one finally does find the time to exercise, it can be hard to find the motivation. Maybe if we all knew a little more about just how beneficial exercise is for our bodies and minds, we would add fitness to . . .  read more

Fitness Fads

CrossFit, Hot Yoga, Zombie 5K races, marathons… There are a lot of fitness crazes out there today. But isn’t it interesting that most of these trends are focused on those who are already (at least somewhat) fit?

According to abcnews.com, Mud Runs and CrossFit are in the top 5 fitness trends for 2013. Other popular fitness activities include Dance . . .  read more

Running Posture

It seems so easy to walk out the door and get started with a light jog around the corner. But to some, running can be misunderstood and as a result runners practice poor posture which can eventually lead to joint discomfort or even an injury. Your running posture is the way you position various parts of your upper body as you run. Along with your . . .  read more

Knee Problems?

Injuries to the knee are among the most common that individuals suffer from. If this category fits you, here are a few strengthening exercising specifically for the knee. They may seem simple but they are used for rehabilitation purposes and will build strength with flexion, extension, abduction, and adduction so you will be ready to move on to more . . .  read more

2013 High School Debate Tournament Invite

2013 University of Central Oklahoma Debate Tournament

The University of Central Oklahoma Debate team invites you to attend the 2013 University of Central Oklahoma High School Debate Tournament Friday October 25 through Saturday October 26.

The tournament will offer open and novice divisions in policy and Lincoln-Douglas debate. Policy divisions will . . .  read more

Tips from a world traveler

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After traveling to Europe this summer I can say I learned more in two weeks about history, culture, and traditions than I have in my life. If I knew someone who was going on a trip similar to mine I would have several travel tips for them!

Travel tips for those future travelers

I’ve definitely gained a lot from this experience. The European media study tour has open my eyes in so many ways. One of the most important things I’ve learned from this experience is the way one must travel. So for anyone that wants to travel in the near future keep these points in mind.

Everything must come to an end

From flying for the first time and arriving to London. To walking and navigating the group in Brussels, the European Media study tour has been an experience of a life time.

I was fortunate to go to the BBCHeadquarters in London and met a photojournalist and reporter that work for the BBC Mundo. We walked through the cities of Amsterdam , Brussels, . . .  read more