Bikram Yoga Northampton presents the people of Northampton and its surrounding towns with a chance to try out yoga with a little added heat.
Simple tasks like washing your hands and sleeping eight hours can help you avoid getting sick during the cold, winter months.
Four ways to make the transition out of the gym this upcoming spring.
Looking for new music to listen to when working out? Look no further than this list.
When running on the treadmill gets old, try one of these exercise classes to mix up your routine.
Still procrastinating on your New Year’s resolution to work out and get fit? It’s never too late to start on that beach body, and here are some great places to get affordable gym gear.
In preparation for the warmer weather, these services and riding paths in the area offer assistance for a plethora of biking needs.
If you are sick of treadmills, rock climbing at Central Rock Gym is a fun new way to squeeze your cardio and strength work into one exercise routine.
It’s easy to get carried away and try to lose weight in a dangerous way. Follow these tips to get healthy for summer without any crash dieting.
The 11-mile Norwottuck Rail Trail offers a peaceful getaway sure to get your mind out of your studies, albeit temporarily.
Collegian Columnist Kaitlyn Bidga teaches advice on how to get in shape for vacation without leaving school.
The cold winter months leave many people depressed and lethargic, but if you follow these simple suggestions, you’ll have the blues beat in no time.
Gyms like The Leading Edge and Planet Fitness have been forced to make some big changes in order to compete with the UMass Rec Center. While no one will be going to the Edge anymore, Planet Fitness claims to have benefited from the change.
After lifetimes of practice, years of preparation and 16 days filled with moments of glory and disappointment, the 21st Winter Olympic Games are over. Held in Vancouver, Canada, there were many remarkable moments of the games, some of which will remain in the record books for years, while others will be long forgotten by the time the winter games are held again in four years in Sochi, Russia.
What sort of world do we live in where a mature, pretty and leggy blond woman has to create a website to find a husband? A world where healthcare is a growing problem for millions. Terri Carlson, a 45-year-old divorced mother, took to the Internet to form Willmarryforhealthinsurance.com to find a husband that could give her health insurance, putting love on the back burner for now.
Exercise routines can become dull and predictable as we engage in the uniform two-mile treadmill run or 30 minutes on the elliptical. If you’re getting bored of your predictable workout routine, then it’s time to do something about it. Make exercise enjoyable and fun as you dance, kick, spin or crunch your way to a fit body. Last semester, the University of Massachusetts opened its $50-million Recreation Center, along with nine sweat-inducing fitness classes.
Almost every afternoon and night of the week, 50 University of Massachusetts students dance, sweat and have fun to music such as Ke$ha’s “Tick Tock,” Pitbull’s “I Know You Want Me” and LMFAO’s “Shots.” These students, primarily female, are engaging in a complete hour of calorie and fat burning, working on muscle resistance, and overall energizing their bodies while still managing to have a good time. This is what Zumba Fitness is all about.
While many people think that the Olympic Games are outdated in today’s fast-paced world, there are many interesting events coming up in this month’s Vancouver Olympic Winter Games. From the culturally significant opening and closing ceremonies to unusual sports, everyone should find something attractive about the games.
Recession got you feeling weak? A glance at the ZooMass Calendar, a 12 month layout organized by students and featuring coeds from the Five College area, should clear those doldrums up right away.
Don’t like cigarette butts cluttering up your campus? Neither do the University of Massachusetts students who volunteered last Sunday to collect stray ones across campus for the fourth annual “No Butts About It” event.
For those who opt out of paying high gym membership prices or club dues, there is now another option on campus for students trying to stay fit while having fun. Capoeira, a mix of martial arts and dancing, is now being taught as a class through the Student Association for Multicultural Brazilian Alliance (SAMBA).