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Eager to Exercise

Eager to Exercise

November 1, 2017 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Alright, I’ve got to get my body moving. All this classwork and studying is making me feel really sedentary, and I don’t want to turn into a couch potato! I’m not huge on intramural sports or running, although I do appreciate basic exercise and just moving in general. I’d like to try out a few different options. I’m really open to quirky and creative things, too! I just feel like I’m blanking on an idea. Where can I start exploring?

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Stair climber burns calories, saves knees

Stair climber burns calories, saves knees

October 30, 2017 at 3:46 pm 0 comments

Stair climbers are great for workouts – not only are they a great cardio exercise, but they also build leg muscle.

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You’re burning more calories walking than you think

You’re burning more calories walking than you think

March 29, 2016 at 7:32 pm 0 comments

A new finding by SMU scientists led by physiologist Lindsay Ludlow has found that standardized equations that were previously used to predict how many calories were burned while walking were incorrect.

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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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How much caffeine is too much?

How much caffeine is too much?

March 29, 2015 at 5:31 pm 0 comments

College kids are notorious for living off of coffee and energy drinks. With life pulling us every which way, sleep is constantly put on the back burner. Caffeine is our friend when we stay up all night studying or our saving grace when the work starts at 8 in the […]

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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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Fighting the ‘freshman 15’

Fighting the ‘freshman 15’

September 8, 2013 at 5:52 pm 0 comments

Start a healthy routine now to avoid gaining the ‘freshman 15’ later.

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Katy Trail offers escape for students

Katy Trail offers escape for students

August 26, 2013 at 12:04 am 0 comments

The Katy Trial is a convenient place for SMU students to workout.

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Beat the heat, avoid heat injury

Beat the heat, avoid heat injury

August 21, 2013 at 3:01 pm 0 comments

Heat exhaustion and heatstroke can affect anyone and leave lasting injuries.

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InCinR8 provides intensive training

InCinR8 provides intensive training

February 24, 2013 at 12:00 am 1 comment

There is a new fitness studio attracting the attention of Dallas residents and SMU students, called InCinR8. The studio holds classes where participants can engage in a full 50-minute class of intense interval training. The exercise classes implement the 8 Method which is “intervals of optimal aerobic activity [to] incinerate […]

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