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Fitness and nutrition advice along with inspirational discussion from a NASM-certified personal trainer. Chris provides weekly information to help students and faculty on their personal fitness journey.

Don’t forget the basics

My physics 112 professor is always throwing out new and complicated ideas that make my head spin. Every time the class gets lost in...

Learn to let go

A big problem that many face in the gym is losing their grip. The muscles being worked during resistance training may still have strength...

Which comes first?

The debate about whether or not to perform cardio before or after strength training in order to shed fat may seem a lot like...

Confronting intermittent fasting

I am regularly asked for input about the various diets that have become fashionable. First, I make sure to remind everyone that I am...

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Getting a dog in college? Tread lightly.

Everybody with a soul loves dogs. People without souls generally like pets as well. They are cat people. Just kidding. Sort of. The point...

Don’t be a crappy roommate, here’s how

College is a transitional time for everyone, where some are given wings to fly and others are homesick like none other. Young adults are...

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