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Exercises At Your Desk

Exercises At Your Desk

Hilda Delgado, Staff Writer

December 3, 2014

Students spend all day long sitting in a desk. Sitting for such a long period of time is damaging to the spine and detrimental to one's posture. Not only this, but it is difficult to exercise these parts of your body, considering students have minimal spare time. Here are some exercises that you can...

Arm Yourself

Arm Yourself

Cavan Wilson, Staff Writer

November 25, 2014

No gym? No problem. If you want toned arms, look no further. Here are some great exercises that you can do at home to obtain strong arms. Whether you want to be able to show off your new muscles to your friends or improve your muscle strength, these exercises are perfect for keeping you health...

Tasty & Healthy Thanksgiving Meals

Tasty & Healthy Thanksgiving Meals

Sofia Bratt, Staff Writer

November 23, 2014

Thanksgiving is one of those holidays when the knife and fork are everyone's best friends. Everyone simply cannot stop eating all that turkey, stuffing, potatoes and other decadent dishes. This year, instead of making this holiday full of savory, yet greasy meals, consider changing it up a bit....

The War on Nutella

The War on Nutella

Sofia Bratt, Staff Writer

November 17, 2014

Nutella has been a favorite sweet spread since it was created in the 1940's by Mr. Pietro Ferrero, baker and founder of the Ferrero company in Italy. This creamy delectable hazelnut spread can be enjoyed on toast, fruit or in simple spoonfuls. Although Nutella may appear "healthy" due to its advertisem...

COOL Drinks to Keep You Hydrated during School

COOL Drinks to Keep You Hydrated during School

Sofia Bratt, Staff Writer

October 13, 2014

During the school day, most students refrain from hydration due to their unenthusiastic attitude towards the school water fountains. Instead of drinking water, fellow Cavaliers will end up at the vending machines buying a bright blue or red bottle of Powerade, which is filled with chemicals and several...

An ABSolute Workout!

An ABSolute Workout!

Cavan Wilson, Staff Writer

October 12, 2014

Do you want abs fast? Can't join an overpriced gym or buy expensive equipment to make it happen? Keep reading to learn about some exercises you can do on your own at little to no cost to strengthen those abs of steel! Planks: Planks are a great way to develop a toned stomach fast. In this...

De-Stress the Mind

De-Stress the Mind

Sofia Bratt, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

The first quarter of the school year can be quite hectic and stressful. Dealing with homework, grades, tests and extracurricular activities leaves your brain spinning out of control. Even though time is precious when it comes to completing schoolwork, it's also healthy to spend at least an hour of your...

Chemicals in Everyday Things

Chemicals in Everyday Things

Sydney Scanlon, Alumni Editor

October 7, 2014

It seems that nowadays, every item has been injected with a multitude of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), chemicals and toxins, all of which have possible dangerous consequences. The following is a list composed of everyday items used religiously and what ingredients are hazardous, along with...

Grab-and-Go Breakfast Ideas

Grab-and-Go Breakfast Ideas

Hilda Delgado, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014

Waking up at the 6:30 a.m. is tiring enough and even worse when your body is lacking nutrients to last you throughout the day. Unfortunately, it is hard to make a big breakfast on rushed school mornings. Starting off your day with a healthy breakfast does not need to be difficult or stressful. The...

Gables Leg Day

Gables Leg Day

Cavan Wilson, Staff Writer

September 17, 2014

Leg workouts are one of the best ways to help your body stay healthy while having fun. They're a great way to productively use your spare time and keep you in shape for sports seasons and in general. There are plenty of leg exercises you can do at home without any equipment to achieve this le...

De-stress With a Stretch: Yoga 101

De-stress With a Stretch: Yoga 101

Bhargavi Pochi, Staff Writer

September 12, 2014

Exercising bodies and minds, yoga has made its way around the world. Over the years, different forms of yoga have emerged (e.g. Bikram Yoga, Hot yoga, Aerial yoga, etc.). But to many people, its effects are unknown. With deep spiritual roots originating in India, this thousand year exercise stim...

Sept. Yoga Month Positions Photos!

Sept. Yoga Month Positions Photos!

Orestes Gonzalez, Photographers

September 5, 2014

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