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As technology continues to develop, methods for weight loss and maintenance are constantly improved.  Heart rate monitors, such as the FitBit and Jawbone, home workout packages, such as P90X, and more efficient calorie burning machines are just some examples of this.  Unfortunately, most of these experiences don’t leave much left in our wallet to enjoy.  Here are some ideas to Read more

Samantha

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Sami is a Junior at Washington University in St. Louis studying Finance, Organization Behavior, and Music. As one of the women's team captains for the rowing team, she exercises daily at 5AM and competes nationally. Her favorite part about rowing is being able to justify eating absurd amounts of bacon and helping others push past their mental barriers to finish a workout. When not rowing, Sami loves to bike, laugh, sing, and take Pure Barre classes.


resting

5 Reasons to Not to Work out During Spring Break When exercising regularly turns into an obsession—and you cannot fathom taking a break from your routine—that is a sign you may need to give your body a rest. A regular workout regimen is healthy, but when your body is constantly weight training and clocking in cardiovascular exercise, it is important Read more

Tracey

About Tracey Bakun

Tracey is a sophomore studying Public Relations at the University of Southern California. She believes that eating well and working out regularly is a lifestyle -- fitness and health are essential to living a happier, more fulfilling life. Her favorite cardio is jogging and tennis. She also loves doing core workouts, including the plank and the wall sit.


squat laura

College freshmen start their new journey for another chapter of their life. However, this is also the time that Freshman 15 is joining most of them as they embrace college. Gaining of at least 15 pounds is not part of the requirements to enter college, so get up and give yourself at least 15 minutes of workout you can do Read more

Tracey

About Tracey Bakun

Tracey is a sophomore studying Public Relations at the University of Southern California. She believes that eating well and working out regularly is a lifestyle -- fitness and health are essential to living a happier, more fulfilling life. Her favorite cardio is jogging and tennis. She also loves doing core workouts, including the plank and the wall sit.


ryan gosling squat

Check out USC college students’ Tracey Bakun and Natasha Grey’s favorite leg workout–what they call the sorority squat. Begin with your feet a shoulder-width apart and put a small or  medium sized rubber ball between your legs. Make sure the ball is situated right above your knees. Squeeze your inner thighs together and lower into a squatting position. Hold for approximately five counts and then Read more

Tracey

About Tracey Bakun

Tracey is a sophomore studying Public Relations at the University of Southern California. She believes that eating well and working out regularly is a lifestyle -- fitness and health are essential to living a happier, more fulfilling life. Her favorite cardio is jogging and tennis. She also loves doing core workouts, including the plank and the wall sit.


kim running

In the beginning my running was slow and short, and pretty uncomfortable. I looked on longingly as other runners glided passed me, not a hair out of place and actually enjoying themselves. I panted through minute long intervals, counting every last second and wondering if I’d ever be able to run a full mile without stopping. This month, I ran Read more


pilates corkscrew

Continuing last week’s theme, today’s Monday move is from the Pilates family of exercises as well. These types of pilates core exercises do a great deal more for your body, and especially your core, than those basic crunches. Begin flat on your back and arms to the sides. Squeeze your legs together and slowly lift your legs over your head. Read more

Tracey

About Tracey Bakun

Tracey is a sophomore studying Public Relations at the University of Southern California. She believes that eating well and working out regularly is a lifestyle -- fitness and health are essential to living a happier, more fulfilling life. Her favorite cardio is jogging and tennis. She also loves doing core workouts, including the plank and the wall sit.

 
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