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Ho Ho Ho and the Weight is Gone

Losing the holiday weight has never been easier. Here is how to make the most out of the holiday season with a healthy, happy lifestyle.

Audrey Simon, Staff Writer

December 24, 2019

It is that time of year again, the air is thick with the smell of fresh cut pine trees and everyone is in a cheerful mood with Christmas right around the corner. With the holidays comes irresistible sweets that we cannot help but indulge in. Luckily, there are four easy things you can do to lose that...

Gables Yoga Stretches its Influence with its Benefits

The Gables yoga instructor demonstrates how to properly do the warrior one pose.

Sofia Cruz, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

Gables is known for its many after-school activities. From sports to clubs to tutoring, it is easy to stay busy once the school bell rings. One of the most popular groups is made up of yoga enthusiasts. Having been introduced only last year, yoga at Coral Gables has since taken the school by storm and...

Politics While You Sweat: The SoulCycle and Equinox Controversy

Equinox's exterior walls at Merrick Park display motivational quotes related to success, goal-setting and achievement.

Stephanie Andrade, Staff Writer

August 25, 2019

SoulCycle and Equinox Fitness are under fire after Stephen Ross - the chairman who controls stakes in both companies - held a fundraiser for President Trump for his reelection campaign. Customers from both gyms have decided to stop going, to the point where the hashtag "#BoycottEquinox" was trending on ...

Less Stressing and More Bench Pressing

Juniors Kamila Hernandez and Alexis Carrasquillo stay fit by performing fun and enjoyable workouts.

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...

Students AIM to Reduce Stress through Yoga

Students are able to destress after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays in room 2109.

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018

From seniors coping with college applications to freshmen learning to navigate high school problems, it is no secret that students face a lot of stress in their daily lives. There are many ways to deal with this stress, and many experts recommend exercising. Some students join sports, while others consi...

How to Create the Perfect Workout Routine

Partnered yoga variation (Reverse Warrior Pose) -  strengthens legs and helps with weight loss

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...

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...

Is Training for Competitive Sports bad for Kids?

Pretty soon, future Olympic athletes will be training as soon as they can crawl!

Mia Galex, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

More and more child athletes are beginning intense training routines at young ages each year to try to stand out among their competitors and to break impressive records. The issue of whether young children should be training so vigorously has become a controversy in recent years.  Pushing your child...

Orange Theory Fitness

Orange Theory Fitness is a great way to help you get back in shape.

Sofia Bratt, Staff Writer

May 1, 2015

Our Rating: A Gyms such as LA Fitness and Equinox have become very popular for those trying to become fit and live a healthier lifestyle. When going to the gym, we tend to get distracted and start texting or simply become lazy while taking a class. The new and unique gym known as Orange Theory Fi...

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

HIIT workouts have gained popularity over the past few months.

Hilda Delgado, Staff Writer

March 13, 2015

A new form of fitness called High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) has recently gained much popularity, proving to be more effective than your traditional endurance training method. HIIT is an enhanced form of interval training, a strategy that alternates periods of short intensity exercises. Its...

Stocking Stuffers for Everyone

Here are some stocking stuffer ideas to help alleviate the holiday shopping stress.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

December 10, 2014

As the holiday countdown dwindles, the atmosphere is starting to fill up with cheer, fun tunes and colorful decor. However, the deadline for purchasing gifts for friends and family is quickly approaching as well, thus dimming the holiday glow. To help with the daunting task of filling a stocking or...

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