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Postie runs Brooksie Way half-marathon

October 14, 2009

BY Brad SlazinskiStaff ReporterFor the second year running, the Brooksie Way took place on October 4th. I decided to run it again, despite training very little in comparison to last year.I decided to...

Gaining muscle is key to burning fat

September 3, 2009

BY Caterina PassarelliGuest bloggerDo you ever notice that women at the gym tend to use the cardio machines like the treadmill and the elliptical, and that men are usually in the weight room? That's because...

Magic pills no replacement for workout or healthy diet

June 29, 2009

By Caterina PassarelliGuest bloggerI'm sorry to say but there is no magic pill, quick fixor crash diet out there in the health and fitness world that is going to solve all your problems. Just look at the...

Healthy choices for summer

June 8, 2009

By CATERINA PASSARELLIGuest bloggerNow that summer is here and classes are over we tend to have more time to spend with family and friends. That time is spent doing fun activities such as going to baseball...

Staying fit in spring

April 15, 2009

By KATHLEEN QUANDTStaff InternWith a busy college schedule it's easy to grab a burger and fries after a long night of studying. But, your health is something to keep in mind during these hectic times.As...

Healthy snacks for college students

April 8, 2009

By KATHLEEN QUANDTStaff internYou're on your way to class and you only have a couple minutes to spare, but you haven't had a bite to eat. There are many convenient options for you to choose, from fast...

Many ways to eliminate stress

March 31, 2009

By KATHLEEN QUANDTStaff InternSo, we are nearing the end of the school year and now there's a list of things to finish on top of studying for exams. It's easy to get stressed out when you're in college.Stress...

Don’t mistake the flu for the common cold

March 19, 2009

By BROOKE HUGPhoto EditorSpring is approaching and with it, viruses are floating around schools and the workplace. What one might think is the common cold could, in fact, be the flu. And if you've had...

Work out for less

March 15, 2009

By KATHLEEN QUANDTStaff InternSo, you want to get off the couch and get a little exercise, but you're wondering how you're going to afford a membership to the gym?For students at Oakland University, the...

Attention, allergy victims!

March 15, 2009

By BROOKE HUGPhoto EditorIt's that time of year again, when the trees are pollinating, flowers are blooming and the grass is growing. It is "Spring Fever" for most of us who look forward to this season...

Stay motivated to work out in cold weather

March 10, 2009

By KATHLEEN QUANDTStaff InternBattling the winter blahs isn't always easy, and becoming a couch potato is always a risk when the winter wind makes you want to cuddle up indoors.Venturing outside for a...

Freshman 15 — Tips for spring break party people

February 18, 2009

By MACKENZIE ROGERStaff ReporterWith spring break only days away, relaxation, sun, and warmth are on many students' minds. And just a few simple tips can help keep that dream vacation from turning into...

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