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Less Stressing and More Bench Pressing

Less Stressing and More Bench Pressing

Melanie Ozuna, Staff Writer

August 15, 2019

The back-to-school season can be a challenging time for many students. Returning to an arduous daily routine of homework, study groups and after-school events, all while maintaining a responsible sleeping schedule, can be quite stressful. In addition to responsibilities dealing with family, friends and...

Healthy School Lunches

Healthy School Lunches

Adriana Castro, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

With about eleven months in a school year, it is often difficult to maintain a healthy and balanced lunch every day. It happens to the best of us- we start the year off strong with salads and vegetables but soon tire of the same things and become too lazy to make extravagant things in the morning. Although...

Foods that Rejuvenate Problematic Skin

Foods that Rejuvenate Problematic Skin

Melanie Estrada, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018

Acne affects more than a person’s complexion. For some people, the effects of acne can go to the extremes of impacting how confident a person feels or how they socialize. Although approximately 50 million Americans are affected by this common skin condition, those who have acne cannot help but feel al...

Hitting the Gym After Hitting the Books

Hitting the Gym After Hitting the Books

Guiliana Garces, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018

High school students are very busy, sometimes lacking time for self-care which may lead to lack of sleep, exercise and food. Although the workload of being a high school student can be stressful, it is extremely important to make some time to take care of your body and your mind; in fact, working out...

Books and Breakfast: Express Edition

Books and Breakfast: Express Edition

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

We often have to stay up late as high school students to do homework and study for exams. As a result, we have little to no time in the morning to get ready, let alone eat breakfast. To alleviate your morning worries, here are some recipes that are both nutritious and ready to eat in under 15 minutes. Over...

How to Create the Perfect Workout Routine

How to Create the Perfect Workout Routine

Mariam Ahumada, Lifestyle Editor

May 2, 2017

Tired of the same workout routine? Wish you could upgrade to a more effective workout that is created just for you? If yes, you are in luck because you can create a new routine right now using these four tips to an effective workout routine! Tip #1: Ask yourself : "How much time can I devote to exerci...

Best Foods Before and After a Workout

Best Foods Before and After a Workout

Mia Galex, Staff Writer

April 22, 2017

Most people struggle with maintaining a healthy diet and a consistent exercise routine. Did you know the way you eat effects the progress you make at the gym?  Everyone wants to look good and feel strong, but spending all the time in the world exercising will not make a difference if there is no...

Don’t Chew Your Food, Drink It!

Don’t Chew Your Food, Drink It!

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017

WARNING! Please be advised that the following smoothies, despite being advertised as "meal replacements," are no replacement for a full meal. Meal-replacement smoothies are often consumed by those enticed by low fat, low calorie and high nutrient foods, and those who are also trying to lose weigh...

Finding The Right “Fit”: HIIT vs. Long Cardio

Finding The Right “Fit”: HIIT vs. Long Cardio

Natalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

With spring and summer quickly approaching, people are once again becoming more and more motivated to get in shape. Long cardio exercises, such as long runs or swims, are usually regarded as the preferred methods of getting into shape because of their long durations. Recently, high intensity interval trai...

If You’re Going to Cheat, Do it Right!

If You’re Going to Cheat, Do it Right!

Mariam Ahumada, Lifestyle Editor

February 17, 2017

To cheat or not to cheat? That's the real question. We all know the dilemma: you have done everything right. You set a dieting plan and you've stuck by it! You think: A cookie wouldn't hurt, right? And you know what? You're more correct than you know! Yeah, that's right! The infamous cheat meal. For years,...

Brain Food

Brain Food

Mariam Ahumada, Lifestyle Editor

November 6, 2016

Everyone knows the saying: "you are what you eat," so why not eat "smart" foods? There are so many brain foods out there, and so many great ways to incorporate them into your diet. Here are just a few: Oats: Your brain practically runs on glucose, which oats have more than enough of. Oats not only help fuel your brain but help keep your mind sharp for several ...

Great Meals: With and Without Meat!

Great Meals: With and Without Meat!

Emily Simon, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016

Cooking meals can be a hassle, but it is significantly harder when eliminating key ingredients because of a lifestyle choice in one's diet. Cooking does not always have to be an inevitable chore, especially with easy recipes that are designed to make time in the kitchen easier. A traditional breakfast...

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