Category Archives: Fitness Tips

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The High Cost of Playing Football by Amanda Drath

Let’s get one thing straight: I love football. I’m a huge fan, and before I left for college one of my favorite things to do was plant myself in front of the TV all Sunday long and watch football with my dad. Football is the most popular sport in America, for it is endlessly exciting […]

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Carbs Are Not The Enemy by Melanie Kinnan

Carbs. If a food could acquire a negative stereotype, this food group has. How often do we hear “Carbs make you fat” or “Low-carb diets are the key to losing weight?”  Let’s be honest, neither of these statements are necessarily true. Carbs are just as important as any other macronutrient our body requires, if not […]

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Why I Love Orangetheory by Hallie Salko

Base. Push. ALL OUT. Orangetheory is an interval training workout where you’ll be motivated to push yourself and test your limits on the treadmill, in the weight room, and on the rowers. The results of this workout are unbelievable.  The instructors are incredible, and the best part is you can’t wait to go back for […]

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The Week In Pictures – January 24th Edition

Here’s what we talked about this week.  Click on any pic to learn more: [one-fourth-first] [/one-fourth-first] [one-fourth] [/one-fourth] [one-fourth] [/one-fourth] [one-fourth] [/one-fourth]             Read The Articles: SFTL Salutes Dr. Martin Luther King by Kel Grant Our Favorite Fitness Apps by Zara Puskuldjian My Relationship With Ed Part 3 by Kerry […]

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Our Favorite Fitness Apps by Zara Puskuldjian

There are different fitness applications that do completely different things, and there are multiple fitness applications that do the exact same thing!  It’s just about finding which one is right for you. There are fitness applications that connect you with others for support, and there are ones that set and track goals you set in […]

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The Week In Review – What We Talked About This Week In Pictures – January 11th-17th Edition

It was a busy week at SFTL!  Back to work, school and reality after the very long holiday season.  Here’s what we talked about.  Just click on any pic to learn more: [one_fourth] [/one_fourth] [one_fourth] [/one_fourth] [one_fourth] [/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last] [/one_fourth_last] Read The Articles: Cozy Minus The Calories by Hillary Macias Quinoa – Keen What by […]

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Get Your Olympic Gold On! SFTL Goes Ice Skating by Ximena Iglesias

It’s ice skating time! Whether it’s outdoor skating with the Christmas Tree at world famous Rockefeller Center in NYC (this year in tee shirts given the weird, warm weather) or indoor rinks because it’s just too darn cold to be outside or too warm to actually keep ice frozen on the ground, tis the season […]

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The Week In Pictures

It’s our new weekly review.  Here’s what we talked about this week.  Click on any pic to learn more! [one-fourth-first]   [/one-fourth-first] [one-fourth]   [/one-fourth] [one-fourth] [/one-fourth] [one-fourth] [/one-fourth]   Read The Articles: Clear You Palette With Fruity Desserts by Marissa Licursi Spice Up Your Winter Breakfasts by Jessy Rosen Resolutions To Make All Year […]

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The Lazy Girl’s Guide To Working Out by Ximena Iglesias

Fitness is your resolution, but now it’s freezing out, and how are you going to get up from under those covers to go to the gym?  We say don’t.  Ximena has a better way to go! I find myself dreading the idea of getting up for my 8am classes. Aside from that, getting up to […]