Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Get skinny, tone up!

By Emily McLaughlin

April 21, 2011

Cardiovascular exercise will keep you skinny, but if you are trying to look lean and toned, you are going to need to pick up some weights. Toning exercises help you build muscle which will, in turn, make you stronger, keep you lean and protect your bone...

Drop 10

By Emily McLaughlin

April 18, 2011

I’m healthy, but I am not the healthiest, so I am setting some diet and weight loss goals for the next month and taking you all along for the ride. My goals are to 1.) Eliminate the junk in my diet and eat a balanced and healthy variety throughout the day, 2.) Take no more than 1-2...

Planks: A love-hate relationship

By Emily McLaughlin

April 13, 2011

Looking to tone up, slim down or build muscle? Odds are everyone is looking to do one of these three things. There is one exercise we all love to hate that targets all of our problem areas—the plank. Why you hate them: Holding ...

Monday Motivation: Calorie Burners

By Emily McLaughlin

March 29, 2011

Looking for some motivation this week? I know I am. This monday morning I sat down with the latest issue of "Self" magazine, turning the pages for a pick-me-up. What I found in their Drop10 section were calculations for ho...

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

By Amanda Joinson

February 9, 2010

After a long day of classes one can imagine the last thing students would want to do is spend another hour fighting for leg room in a classroom that’s way too hot and filled with sweat-soaked bodies.   But everyone seems...