Seeing results on your own body is extremely rewarding. When you’re working diligently on your fitness goals, the results are what inspire you to progress. Sometimes, however, recognizing results on your own body is difficult and can be misleading.
It’s officially November and the holiday season is fast approaching. As we countdown the days until Thanksgiving dinner, there’s never been a better time to practice portioning.
Exercising not only generates a higher level of fitness, but also improves mental health and wellness by relieving stress and anxiety. In spirit of Mental Health and Wellness Week, sponsored by UPUA, I explored how physical activity can be as good for the mind as it is the body.
If you were at the Homecoming parade on Friday night, you may have noticed the Nittany Lion wearing a pedometer. Tracking his steps in the parade, the Nittany Lion is only one Penn Stater that will get moving this week.
Social media expands the accessibility of information right at our fingertips— literally. As a fan of fitness and nutritional apps, I decided to explore Penn State’s health-based Twitter accounts.
Sometimes the best foods aren’t necessarily the biggest home-cooked meals or the finest dining, but rather the simple snacks we overlook. Yogurt has just as many health benefits as it does flavors.
Like any average girl at Penn State, we wait in the notoriously long HUB Starbucks line for our favorite cup of coffee. If you’re health conscious like me, the amount of calories, fat and sugar in your drink always crosses your mind.
Despite last week’s loss to UCF, Penn State football has started the season strong. Their athleticism has got our student section rallying for the games to follow. Playing for Penn State is an athletic honor in itself, but who says we can’t get game ready too?
Kayla Nakonechni’s Penn State pride is endless. A Nittanyville camper and THON enthusiast, it’s her radiating smile that friends and family admire the most. This past spring, Kayla danced in THON.
Along with football games and fall favorites, there’s one more thing you can add to your semester calendar: a 5K. With the Color Run and THON 5K coming up, there’s just enough time to get moving and start training.
When I hear the words “role model,” several thoughts come to mind: inspiration, character, achievement. A role model is someone that’s touched your heart, from near or far.
It’s the end of the semester… and that means finals are just around the corner and will be here before you know it. Here are a few tips to help yourself prepare for finals week.
When personal goals are set, we often have our eyes on the prize and nothing less. However, change takes both patience and progress. When working towards a better diet or fitness plan, striving to achieve goals in a practical manner works best.
When scheduling rolls around, the seats of some courses fill up way before your scheduling date. Why the popularity? Here are some classes that may fill up fast, but if you ever get the chance, they’re worth the wait.
Shopping for skin and hair care products takes skill. With labels, guarantees and stunning models, we get caught up in a feminine nature of trial and error.
Transferring your favorite images onto wood creates a vintage chic, textured look for any apartment or dorm. With a little patience, follow these easy five steps from Valley’s DIY collection.
A hangover can ruin your morning. And if symptoms persist, it can last all day. One time or another we have all said “I’ll never drink that much again.” By following Valley’s hangover cure rules, having a night of fun won’t come at a cost.
When I see an older couple holding hands, or passionately gazing into the other’s eyes, my heart cannot resist but to melt. The romance is there and it’s more alive than ever before. For our generation, however, the majority of us consider romance to be dead.
If you think you’re going to THON tutu-less, think again. As with high socks and hot loops headbands, a tutu is fashion protocol for the weekend.
In a powerful documentary titled “The Truth 365,” pediatric cancer patients are given a voice in social media to describe the struggles of a cancer-fighting childhood.