Post Tagged with: "exercise"

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New Year’s Resolutions Inspire Introspection

With students returning to the now snow-laden Hilltop, the new semester presents some freedom to institute change but also the difficulty of follow-through. Though New Year’s Eve was only two weeks ago, some may have already broken one, if not all, of their New Year’s resolutions. Though resolutions present an[Read More…]

by January 18, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
KIM: Fighting the Freshman Fifteen

KIM: Fighting the Freshman Fifteen

When I started my freshman year at the University of Pennsylvania, I was shocked to see that every meal was buffet style and there was no limit to what I could eat. As a Korean immigrant who lived below the poverty line during middle school and high school in an[Read More…]

by October 22, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
An Open Letter to Ham, The Chubby Kid from ‘The Sandlot’

An Open Letter to Ham, The Chubby Kid from ‘The Sandlot’

I think I realized for the first time that I was overweight when I was eight years old. I was not a child who paid much attention to the shape of people’s bodies until around then. Before this unfortunate realization, there were simply some things I noticed about my own[Read More…]

by July 27, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

One Step At a Time

Meghan Dimsa M.ED., M.A., C.S.C.S Georgetown University Assistant Director of Yates Field House Director of Fitness and Wellness If you have watched TV or read books and magazines, you have likely been bombarded with advertisements for trendy exercise programs bottled in a “one-size-fits-all” package. Like most of us, you begin[Read More…]


Volume II: Unrequited Loves

Dear Amy <3<3, So one of my new semester resolutions this year was to work out more. Finally, after about a week of building up the courage, I finally went last weekend and immediately saw the cutest boy I have ever seen in my life. He didn’t notice me doing my rounds[Read More…]

by September 25, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Examining Diets and Dangerous Words

I knew there was a problem when I couldn’t remember the last time I had eaten a cookie without feeling guilty. At some point in my life, probably around the beginning of high school, I found that I no longer regarded food as something that was meant to fill me[Read More…]

by May 26, 2014 1 comment Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide

Fitness to Shape Your Mind, Body and Soul

Fitness. You hear the word thrown around all the time. Magazine headlines promise miraculous exercise regimes. Advertisements dangle tempting clothing, gear and hot bodies as motivation to finally start working out. Cookbooks promote recipes to give you that six-pack without even heading to the gym. Other words like “wellness” and[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Getting in Touch With Nature

For those seeking a little more adventure that doesn’t include meandering through a concrete jungle, the Washington, D.C. area has many outdoor activities that offer both an opportunity to get some exercise — just like you promised yourself you would this summer — and to see the parts of the[Read More…]

by May 16, 2013 0 comments The Guide
Cheat on Yates: Diversify Your Fitness

Cheat on Yates: Diversify Your Fitness

At a university where students take daily workouts as seriously as breathing, exercising at Yates gets the job done but can become pretty boring after a while. Though Yates offers classes like Zumba, kickboxing and spinning in addition to its indoor track and machines, leaving campus for fitness instruction provides[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide

Something to Chew On

If you know me at all, you know that exercise is not my thing. In fact, I’ve been to Yates only twice in the two years I’ve been here. I heavily rely on my freakish metabolism for basic survival (a plan that I realize is bound to fail me at[Read More…]

by April 15, 2011 0 comments The Guide