Kate Leddy talks about cutting class for her mental health and discusses why we should be more accepting of taking a day off every once in a while.
Samantha McGarry discusses the stigmatization of overweight students trying to lose a few pounds.
After years of failing to keep her New Year’s resolution to go the gym, Collegian correspondent Alexandra Graziano has found her secret to success: exercise classes.
Collegian blogger Ali Strand gives advice on how to be respectful at the UMass recreation center.
Karen Podorefsky details the numerous benefits of exercise, including increased focus and better grades.
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.