Health

Runners in the Women's race start the 35th London Marathon on Blackheath, in London, Sunday, April 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

Get involved and get moving with upcoming DFW races

April 26, 2015 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

Living in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex is ideal for those who want to be involved in their community and work on their fitness. The North Texas area has a multitude of options for staying fit, including races, walks and runs for those who want to help out worthy organizations and see different areas of the city.

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Get fit while traveling the world

Get fit while traveling the world

April 26, 2015 at 4:32 pm 0 comments

Many college students are struck with a sense of longing for adventure, or wanderlust. Instead of simply reading about places around the world, people want to go and experience these places for themselves.

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How changes at Dedman are impacting students

April 19, 2015 at 6:51 pm 0 comments

“What’s that new machine at Dedman?” Lots of people have been wondering this question since the downstairs of the Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports received its most recent makeover.

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The benefits of coconut oil

April 19, 2015 at 6:14 pm 0 comments

Coconut oil has been gaining recent popularity in the kitchen, replacing other oil options and resulting in healthier meals.

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WATCH Get Healthy! Get Fit!: Dallas ranked No. 19 on list of worst cities for spring allergies

WATCH Get Healthy! Get Fit!: Dallas ranked No. 19 on list of worst cities for spring allergies

April 17, 2015 at 11:42 am 0 comments

On this week’s edition of Get Healthy! Get Fit!, Dallas has been ranked No. 19 on the Weather Channel’s ranking of the worst cities for spring allergies and a Houston couple is now parent to the country’s first all-female set of quintuplets.

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Workout myths debunked

April 12, 2015 at 3:48 pm 0 comments

Exercise is more complicated than most people think. Walking downstairs into the Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports can be intimidating if you don’t feel like you know what you’re doing. There are a wide variety of machines that look like a combination of playground equipment and medieval torture devices, which […]

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WATCH Get Healthy! Get Fit!: cancer myths debunked

WATCH Get Healthy! Get Fit!: cancer myths debunked

April 10, 2015 at 9:28 am 0 comments

On today’s Get Healthy! Get Fit!, 3,000 cases of Sabra hummus have been recalled due to risk of Listeria contamination.

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Bikini season is just around the corner

April 9, 2015 at 1:22 pm 0 comments

Senior communications major Courtney Rose Curtsinger was in a heavy sweat as she got off the Stairmaster at Dedman’s Fitness Center one recent afternoon.

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Waist training or wasting your time?

Waist training or wasting your time?

April 5, 2015 at 11:50 pm 0 comments

Waist training is taking Hollywood by storm. First Jessica Alba wore them to lose baby weight. Next the Kardashian sisters started wearing them to achieve the perfect hourglass figure. Now they have been gaining popularity with the general public. Women on Instagram are flaunting how waist training is getting them […]

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The best of bottled water

The best of bottled water

April 5, 2015 at 11:31 pm 0 comments

It seems that all bottled water should be the same, but we each have our own preferences. Most people choose what water to drink based on preferences for how each specific brand tastes. Most of the time, we don’t give much thought into where the water came from and what […]

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