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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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Physical activity may be the key to becoming smarter

Physical activity may be the key to becoming smarter

February 17, 2015 at 11:55 am 0 comments

It is common knowledge that running miles on the treadmill can put a person on the path to a trim body, but adding more physical fitness and cardio to one’s daily routine may be the key to making an individual smarter and boost more productivity.

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Tips and tricks for running a marathon

Tips and tricks for running a marathon

February 16, 2015 at 6:05 pm 0 comments

By Molly O’Connor Signed up for a marathon and now wondering how on earth that decision was decided? Relax. It may seem daunting now, especially when running three miles proves to be a struggle, but the progress after even just one month of training will be remarkable. Follow these tips […]

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Measles outbreak has many worried

Measles outbreak has many worried

February 15, 2015 at 2:36 pm 0 comments

In 2015 there have been over 114 confirmed cases of measles in the United States. The state that has been most affected by the disease is California, with close to 100 confirmed cases. What this means is that the United States is currently going through a large-scale measles outbreak that […]

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Get Healthy! Get Fit! apps that help you lose weight and more

Get Healthy! Get Fit! apps that help you lose weight and more

February 13, 2015 at 11:27 am 0 comments

On today’s Get Healthy! Get Fit!, Lauren Castle recaps last night’s annual Strong Man competition. Also on today’s segment, find out about smartphone apps that help with weight loss and why you should probably stop getting eyelash extensions.   Print PDF

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