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Tea drinking for novices

March 22, 2015 at 3:56 pm 0 comments

Tea is a staple beverage in many people’s lives all around the globe, but some of us have no clue what kind of tea we should be drinking. What teas are best for lowering cholesterol, caffeine or anti-aging? Here is a simple breakdown of common types of teas and the […]

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Clothes that can hurt your health

March 22, 2015 at 3:03 pm 0 comments

The next time you reach into your closet to pull out your favorite garment, pause for a moment.

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The harmful effects of tanning beds

The harmful effects of tanning beds

March 15, 2015 at 7:25 pm 0 comments

As the weather gets warmer The Falls becomes more and more crowded and the bottles of self-tanner fly off the shelves.

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VIDEO: The Daily Update, Friday, March 6, 2015

VIDEO: The Daily Update, Friday, March 6, 2015

March 6, 2015 at 11:35 am 0 comments

An SMU fraternity faces indefinite suspension, a new study reveals early signs of Alzheimer’s in twenty-year-olds, plus more news in weather and health.   Print PDF

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A beginner’s guide to yoga

A beginner’s guide to yoga

March 1, 2015 at 5:02 pm 0 comments

Yogis understand the differences between different types of yoga but most people don’t. Hot yoga, power yoga and Vinyasa all seem the same to novices and can be intimidating to people who have never set foot on a mat. The benefits of doing yoga are endless. It helps tone your […]

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How to look stylish while staying fit

How to look stylish while staying fit

March 1, 2015 at 3:42 pm 0 comments

If style is your thing but you also want to live a healthy lifestyle, there are solutions and compromises you can make. Lots of brands are recently making an effort to make workout gear edgier and more stylish.

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To skip or splurge? The calorie counts in alcohol that will shock you

To skip or splurge? The calorie counts in alcohol that will shock you

March 1, 2015 at 3:38 pm 0 comments

Alcohol is not good for you. We all know that. The amount of carbohydrates and sugars in alcohol are astronomical, and most people just choose to ignore it. If you are trying to watch your calorie intake this spring break, there are simple switches you can make to help. If […]

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Get Healthy! Get Fit! National Eating Disorders Awareness Week and more

Get Healthy! Get Fit! National Eating Disorders Awareness Week and more

February 27, 2015 at 3:25 pm 0 comments

It’s National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Lauren Castle tells you why it’s important. And there’s good news to all those with peanut allergies, researchers have invented a wearable patch that promises to ease the allergy. All of this and more in the world of health and fitness on your Get […]

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Barnard performs a chest-supported row with Baker's guidance. Photo credit: Nathan Baldwin

Personal training at Dedman has options for people of all fitness levels

February 26, 2015 at 7:14 pm 0 comments

SMU senior finance major Lance Barnard wanted to gain muscle after previously focusing on cross-country running, so a month ago he sought out a personal trainer. He started sessions with trainer Benjamin Baker at the Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports and immediately noticed the results. “After the first training session, […]

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Get Healthy! Get Fit! Pony Pulldown Competition and a new way to decode your man

Get Healthy! Get Fit! Pony Pulldown Competition and a new way to decode your man

February 21, 2015 at 11:56 am 0 comments

Climbers are seeking the heights in SMU’s Pony Pulldown Competition, which is being held today at the Dedman Center. U.S. farmers are increasing kale production in response to high demand, and a deadly bacteria has left two dead at a California hospital. Plus a new way to decode your man […]

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