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The Fitness Feature

The Fitness Feature

By Maddie Howard and Rachel Buigas-Lopez

March 26, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story, Under the Arch

Fitness. It’s something we love to hate. But like it or not, being active is an incredibly important part of our health. It’s been proven that taking the time to plan physical activity into your day can improve every aspect of your life, making you a more productive and mentally healthy individual...

Break a Sweat Without Breaking The Bank

Break a Sweat Without Breaking The Bank

By Rachel Buigas-Lopez, Creative Director

March 26, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Working out alone can be boring but going to classes around the city is expensive. Here are some hidden gems that won't drain your wallet.

An Inside Look at NYU’s Varsity Performance Center

An Inside Look at NYU’s Varsity Performance Center

By Tyler Crews, Opinion Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Take a look inside the exclusive equipment room, training room and strength and conditioning center for student athletes at Palladium.

Alexandra Pezzotti

Alexandra Pezzotti

By Maddie Howard, Sports Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Alex Pezzotti exudes eloquence. Her voice is soft like velvet and her language is always precise. Each word she quietly utters packs both a deliberate and all-powerful significance — she never says ‘like’ or ’um.’ When Pezzotti speaks, people want to listen. Her essence is expressed through...

Tips and Tricks to Staying Fit

Tips and Tricks to Staying Fit

By Sophie Brach, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2018


Filed under Features

Staying healthy while at college isn't easy, especially when there's $1 pizza everywhere. Here's some advice on how to stay healthy at NYU.

Midterm Meltdown? Try These Study Break Tips

Midterm Meltdown? Try These Study Break Tips

By Laura Rubio, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Need a break during a long study session? Here are five ways to take a breather.

Mythbusters: Frosh 15

Mythbusters: Frosh 15

By Tyler Crews, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Features

Raise your hand if you've ever been personally victimized by the Freshman Fifteen.

New Fitness Center at 404 Lafayette Is Actually Not a Disaster

New Fitness Center at 404 Lafayette Is Actually Not a Disaster

By Yeho Hwang, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016


Filed under Features

The transition from Coles to 404 Fitness has caused a change in students' workout habits.

Strive for Health, Not Quick Fixes

Strive for Health, Not Quick Fixes

By Shiva Darshan, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2016


Filed under Dining, Features

What is the real secret to losing weight? Examining whether there is really any scientific proof behind today's fad diets.

Thermal wear for winter workouts

By Leigh Anderson, Contributing Writer

November 10, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

For those who dread the indoor treadmill, stay warm with workout gear designed for winter runs around the city.

Dorm exercise equipment would reduce stress

Dorm exercise equipment would reduce stress

By Matthew Tessler, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 5, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Deputy opinion editor Matthew Tessler argues that adding small exercise rooms to residence halls would encourage students to exercise more.

Free workout program offers unique outdoor exercise

Free workout program offers unique outdoor exercise

By Amanda Morris, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2014


Filed under Features

An NYU alumnus founded an exercise group, The Rise, that meets three mornings a week at the crack of dawn to workout.

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