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Gym Culture on Campus

Bill Landefeld

November 21, 2013

Filed under OPINION

When you look at a banana, what do you think? Do you think, "Man, that banana looks really tasty. I think I am going to eat it"? Or do you think, "Man, that 100-calorie banana with 27 grams of carbohydrates, 15 grams of which are sugars, loaded with potassium, vitamin B6 and vitamin C, will be a great...

Students take fitness elsewhere

Hannah Bartman

September 13, 2012

Filed under FEATURE, Feature Highlight

It would be hard to find a student on campus who would disagree that the two-story, 30,000 square-foot Baker Ferguson Fitness center is accessible. With eight treadmills and ­­12 ellipticals, there is seemingly no excuse to avoid burning off those five excellent Bon Appétit brownies you just had. However, some Whitties have been more inclined to find their...

Meet the new trainers in town

Kaili Masamoto

September 12, 2012

Filed under FEATURE

We are currently experiencing a fitness revolution; with better health education, people are exercising now more than ever. According to the International Health, Racquet, and Sportsclub Association that publishes yearly health club trends, "[gym] membership has increased more than 10% over the past...

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