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Group Exercise Review 2: BODYPUMP

By Kylee Roberts, Blogger February 16, 2016
"BODYPUMP™ is the original barbell class that tones and strengthens your entire body." If you usually do cardio, I would definitely recommend this class to balance everything out in your routine.

The Importance of Reading Food Labels

By Francesca Romeo November 10, 2013

The truth is, today you have no idea what you're really eating unless you grew it yourself. And even then, you have no control of the waste runoff from other people. Junk will end up in your food no matter...

Targeting Fitness: Training with a Heart Rate Monitor

By Francesca Romeo October 21, 2013

Your heart is a muscle. Exercise it! Aerobic (cardio) workouts make your heart stronger and allow it to work more efficiently. A heart rate monitor can help you pace yourself, as well as inform you if...

Fall into Fitness

By Francesca Romeo October 10, 2013

The sunlight is dimming on the remainder of the fall season, so get out and enjoy the outdoors while you still can! Here are some outdoor activities in Ithaca that you can enjoy through the rest of this...

Gym & Exercise Basics

By Francesca Romeo October 1, 2013

Cardiovascular activity is any aerobic activity that increases your heart rate and makes you breathe heavily. For some people this may be a walk or a jog at first, but plan to start running as your heart...

Video: Food Lab at Terrace Dining Hall

By Michelle Boulé February 6, 2013
Terrace Dining Hall opens a new food venue to supply healthier choices for students.

Video: Fitness instructor explains TRX full-body workout

By Kari BealTiffany Ruff December 6, 2012
A new aerobics class at Ithaca College uses only suspension ropes to tone muscles of the body.

Take some time to rethink stress

By Kari Beal December 6, 2012
Some students stress like maniacs during the end-of-semester crunch, while others manage to keep calm. The reason for this may be brain chemistry.

Exercising a passion

By Steve Derderian, Staff Writer February 9, 2012
As junior Matt Pappadia stands in the Fitness Center training room helping a student with bad knees, he has a look of intense focus. He encourages the student to bend at the waist, shouting, “Come on, you can do it!” as he instructs him to stretch his abdominal muscle before the workout begins.
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