Midterms, and winter and classes: oh my!

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Five tips to keep you going strong through the semester.

Wrestling with the winter weather

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A helpful guide on how to approach fitness and health during the frigid winter temperatures.

New ‘Zombies, Run!’ app puts a little fear into your step

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Advertised as the biggest smartphone fitness game ever, the game combines Halloween-themed fun with staying in shape.

Find time to exercise outside

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Jenna Careri outlines the benefits, both physical and mental, of outdoor exercise.

Healthy eating is more important than exercise

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Elise Martorano explains why nutritious eating is more important than exercise when it comes to a healthy mind and body.

Seize the weekend by hiking

Columnist Emily Mias recommends hiking as a way to enjoy nature and relax after a stressful week of work.

Making the transition to outdoor workouts

Four ways to make the transition out of the gym this upcoming spring.

Maintaining healthy nutrition at school

Karen Podorefsky provides solutions for poor nutrition at school.

Ideas list: Working out in your dorm room instead of the gym

This 40-minute work out will get your heart pumping without having to walk to the gym.

How to avoid the winter break weight gain

Stephen Margelony-Lajoie gives tips to keep away the few extra inevitable pounds that the holiday season brings along.

Self-medication through exercise

Karen Podorefsky details the numerous benefits of exercise, including increased focus and better grades.

The Exercise Enigma

Collegian columnist Merav Kaufman argues exercise is worth more than a slimmer figure.

Planks: A love-hate relationship

Emily McLaughlin gives some tips and tricks to losing some weight or toning by doing a fairly simple, but hated exercise- planks.

Monday Motivation: Calorie Burners

Blogger Emily McLaughlin shares some tips and tricks on how to stay fit and lose weight in your daily life.

Free classes, great workouts: nine exercise classes you should be taking

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.

“Golden tickets” not such a golden way to handle group exercise at rec center sign-ups

Amanda Joinson breaks down some new solutions to the overcrowding at the recreation center’s group activities.