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Don’t Chew Your Food, Drink It!

Smoothies are available across the nation.

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

One of the cross country team members running on the track

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!

Break away from your diet just this once, because it time for a cheat meal!

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

Boost your brain power with these brain foods!

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...

Coffee vs Tea: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Coffee vs Tea: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

August 29, 2016

Goodbye lazy summer day, and welcome back 5 a.m. alarm clock! The transition from summer mode to school mode might just be the most difficult thing in the world, especially when you can barely keep your eyes open due to lack of sleep. Luckily, help is only a cup away! One of the things that can really...

5 Super Foods to Include in Your Daily Diet

After a while of working these ingredients into your diet, it will become no problem!

Sofia Bratt, Editor

April 4, 2016

Summer is around the corner, and many of us are aiming for that perfect summer body.

Cheap Ways to Become a Yogi

Beginning Yoga is not as difficult-or expensive as you may think.

Daniela Quijano, Managing Editor

February 29, 2016

Yoga can sometimes be expensive and intimidating. With the right places, you are sure to find cheap and motivating ways to inspire yourself to become a "yogi" yourself. Free Classes Bayfront Park: Every Monday and Wednesday, at 6 p.m. and Saturdays at 9 a.m., Bayfront Park offers free yoga. Rina Yoga: The first class at Rina Yoga is free. It is a great ...

Easy Eats for Every Day Lunches

Don't skip lunch! Try these quick and easy lunches instead.

Mariam Ahumada, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016

Making the time to make delicious lunches before school can sometimes be so difficult that skipping lunch seem like the better option. Luckily for all Gables students, here are some quick lunch ideas that will make sure that you have something to eat every day of the week! Lunching on Seconds: Make lu...

Put the Healthy in “Junk” Food

Eating healthy doesn't have to mean missing out on food!

Mariam Ahumada, Staff Writer

December 31, 2015

Eating healthy can be difficult, especially when all you crave is junk food. Luckily, here are some quick and easy recipes that can help quench that craving and keep away unhealthy foods. It's kind of like eating junk food, but without the consequences! Cauliflower Pizza: An easy way of replacing...

Start Your Mornings The Healthy Way

A healthy and fulfilling breakfast is a great start to a new day.

Mariam Ahumada, Staff Writer

September 23, 2015

There is a right and wrong way to do breakfast, and this is the right way. Everyone knows breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but not many people live as if they knew. In fact, there are three types of people: those who eat a whole hearted breakfast, those who eat a quick snack, and the...

Workouts for That Summer Body

Dip and Crunch

Cavan Wilson, Staff Writer

June 2, 2015

The year is coming to a close, and that means its time to head outdoors and enjoy the sun. Summer is a great time to head to the pool and beach. Unfortunately, with all the focus on schoolwork for these last nine weeks, you may have put on a little unwanted flab. Luckily, CavsConnect has some...

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