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What’s so super about superfoods?

What’s so super about superfoods?

November 8, 2015

By Gennie Martin and Lindsey Clark both '16 Though many people argue over what is and what is not considered to be included in the superfood category, the nutrition-filled foods that are most believed to be a part of this group are salmon, broccoli, spinach and lentils Eileen Labadie, MA, RD, CDE...

Community takes advantage of Barre classes, new fitness trend

Community takes advantage of Barre classes, new fitness trend

November 6, 2015

By Abigail Due ‘18 | Staff Writer When Lia Amine, owner of Pure Barre, tore her ACL she not only had a long road of recovery ahead but also the possibility of never playing sports again. While recovering, Amine’s mom had started taking barre classes, immediately she realized barre exercise wa...

Signs that you may be sleep deprived

Signs that you may be sleep deprived

November 4, 2015

By Abigail Warren '16 | Staff Writer Many of us know that 8 hours of sleep is the minimum requirement that our body should get per night. Although it may not be the easiest task to follow, it should not be overlooked. Sleep affects our body on a variety of levels and when we are lacking sleep our...

Ways you’re ruining your workout

November 2, 2015

By Abigail Warren '16 | Staff Writer While many students workout, not everyone is doing it right. In fact, you might be sabotaging your workout routine without even know it. Here are some common mistakes and why they might be hurting more than helping. You spend too much time on social media...

The cure for late-night snacking syndrome

The cure for late-night snacking syndrome

October 12, 2015

By Abigail Warren '16 | Staff Writer It is an inevitable part of being a teenager to come home late Friday and Saturday nights after hanging out with your friends.  However, when we get home and still want to stay up purely for the fact that it’s a weekend and we have the ability to do so, we ...

Rise and shine the right way – How to become a morning person

Rise and shine the right way – How to become a morning person

October 1, 2015

By Emma Russell '17 | Staff Writer *ERR ERR ERR*, goes the alarm as it is time to strip yourself from the pure comfort of your bed. Naturally, you hit the snooze, seeking those five more precious minutes to stay cocooned in your blankets. However, when those five minutes are up reality hits and thr...

Açaí berry trend promotes healthy lifestyles

Açaí berry trend promotes healthy lifestyles

September 30, 2015

By Jennifer Toenjes '16 | Staff Writer Hearing the phrase “health food” either sends one to the produce aisle, or unintentionally to the junk food aisle. There doesn’t seem to be an exact definition of what health food is. While we all know that eating healthy is important, how do we do it?...

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