Indiana University has great hills for running, and I've definitely been taking advantage of them this year. However, I've started to realize that the long runs I've been going on haven't been doing too much for my body. I've adapted to the vigorous activity and my heart rate has not been very high because it's… Continue reading half the time, double the benefits; The 3-2-1 workout
I used to check the Yahoo! News all the time, but I've been so caught up with school work I haven't checked it as much! However, I was so happy that I did today, because I read one of the most inspiring stories! This little girl was told she had a metabolism problem at a… Continue reading an inspiration to all
I love HIIT workouts! "HIIT"- High Intensity Interval Training- describes any workout that alternates between intense bursts of activity and fixed periods of less-intense activity or even complete rest. For example, a good starter workout is running as fast as you can for 1 minute and then walking for 2 minutes. Repeat that 3-minute interval… Continue reading Do you like “HIIT”?
Have you ever wondered why it’s so easy for younger children to fall asleep; yet, it takes you hours to get to an exhausted and sleepy state at night? If you want to try a new remedy besides that bottle of melatonin or Nyquil, I highly recommend you to move around more. Many studies find… Continue reading Sweat to sleep!
There are so many things to do, and so little time! Stop, right there, we all know what it’s like to be in stressful situations, but how often do we make ourselves pause, breath and relax? Stress and anxiety are the leading causes of undesirable effects on the body, including: depression, hypertension, and weight gain.… Continue reading Stress, Anxiety, and Weight Gain