Exercise Reduces Risk For These Cancers

A study conducted at the National Cancer Institute looked at and compared various cancer studies across the United States and Europe with the purpose of learning if exercise helps reduce the risk of cancer. Data from 1.4 million people were collected in total. Those who exercised more than 90% of all the other participants were compared to those who exercised… Read more →

Why Full-Body Workouts Are Essential

The debate has been hashed out time and time again: are split-routine or full-body workouts better? If you are training for a bodybuilding competition, or you have unlimited time to exercise individual groups of muscles, giving each time to rest and recover, split-routine workouts may be possible for you. However, if you don’t have a couple hours every day to cultivate your… Read more →

Ways to Stay Active as a Family

Kids–despite their sometimes boggling boundless energy–can easily get into a sedentary routine with all the stillness that’s required of them. Car rides, school days, homework time, and the occasional Sunday morning cartoon can prevent them from developing key motor skills and strengthening their muscles, hearts, and lungs. Getting them into the habit of regular physical activity at a young age… Read more →

The Benefits of Being a College Athlete

Collegiate athletic teams not only bring in hundreds of millions of dollars every year, but they also ignite a certain level of camaraderie within the student body. Even the oldest of alumni flock to homecoming games and infamous rival match ups all for the sake of their team. The colors they so proudly wear which evoke memories of their undergraduate class united in celebration when… Read more →

Hiking Hot Spots in Ohio

Moving from Long Island to Ohio was tough, if just for loosing the easy access to the Atlantic. The beautiful beaches of Fire Island beckoned me and my family to remain outdoors for as often as we possibly could. When we moved inland to Columbus, we embraced an entirely different natural beauty: the hiking trails. Hiking in Ohio is great,… Read more →

Girls… Who Play Like Girls

Despite Title IX protecting females from sexism in any federally funded education program or activity, women are still finding themselves jumping over hurdles to be respected the way the boys are. To play in the facilities that are built for the boys. To get the exposure the boys get. To get paid the same as the boys. Yet still, female… Read more →