Collegiate Fitness

Collegiate Fitness

why exercise is important for your body, mind and spirit By Mirella P. Auchus, Ph.D., MBA, Licensed Psychologist Going to college represents a major life transition and developmental step into adulthood! There are multitudes of wonderful and exciting changes and opportunities that await you. You will be meeting people and living on your own with no curfews, no one to tell you when to eat, what to eat, when to study and Read more »
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July 09, 2013
What’s really behind the burn during and after exercise?

What’s really behind the burn during and after exercise?

By Brian B. Parr, Ph.D., ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist Imagine you are out running or cycling, cruising along at a speed that is intense but sustainable. Then imagine you start up a long hill. At first you can keep your pace pretty easily, but soon the hill starts to get your attention as it gets more difficult to maintain your speed. Then you feel it… the fatigue, heaviness, and weakness Read more »
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July 09, 2013
Paddling Mississippi

Paddling Mississippi

by Ernest Herndon It’s funny, but Mississippi is not known as a canoeing-kayaking state. I say funny because unless you require whitewater thrills when you float a river, the state’s waters are a fantastic place to dip a paddle. And we do have some whitewater, by the way. The thing is, many people associate Mississippi with cotton fields, mud, mosquitoes, that sort of thing – rather like we associate Texas with cowboys Read more »
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May 13, 2013
Running the Boston Marathon: a race we’ll never forget

Running the Boston Marathon: a race we’ll never forget

By Joey Lee April 15, most people think of it as tax day, but I’ll forever remember it as the day I came way too close to losing absolutely everything, when my family was almost taken, leaving me with nothing, alone and broken. It started like any other race morning, very early, but that’s the only normal thing about the Boston Marathon. I left the hotel and took the subway to the Read more »
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May 13, 2013
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