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Wrestling the weight off

Wrestling the weight off

Natalie Abrahantes, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights), Sports (highlights)

It is a well-established fact that the sport of wrestling requires a rigorous diet plan. Wrestlers are under constantly worry about their weight, which then leads to very restricted meal intakes and unhealthy amounts of exercise. What often goes unnoticed though is that all these negative habits are d...

Politicare Comes to Gables!

Politicare Comes to Gables!

Daniela Parra Del Riego and Lilliana Bonner

March 16, 2019


Filed under Campus, Galleries, News, Top Stories

On Mar. 14, Gables’ Political Activism and Civic Engagement (PACE) held its first-ever Politicare. With the intention of educating the student body on topics relating to mental and physical health, PACE invited speakers and fitness experts to teach the student body. A lot of planning went into the...

Students AIM to Reduce Stress through Yoga

Students AIM to Reduce Stress through Yoga

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Lifestyle, News, Student Life, Top Stories

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...

Foods that Rejuvenate Problematic Skin

Foods that Rejuvenate Problematic Skin

Melanie Estrada, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


Filed under Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Student Life

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...

Miami-Dade Public Schools Announces Department of Mental Health

Miami-Dade Public Schools Announces Department of Mental Health

Guiliana Garces, Staff Writer

August 24, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

At the start of the new 2018-2019 school year, Miami-Dade County Public Schools announced the implementation of the Department of Mental Health in all Miami-Dade public schools. Each school will have a Mental Health team to guide students with any mental health issues. These services are not limited...

How to Create the Perfect Workout Routine

How to Create the Perfect Workout Routine

Mariam Ahumada, Lifestyle Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under Health & Fitness, How To, Lifestyle, Student Life

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...

Don’t Chew Your Food, Drink It!

Don’t Chew Your Food, Drink It!

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017


Filed under Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Student Life

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


Filed under Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Student Life

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?

Is Training for Competitive Sports bad for Kids?

Mia Galex, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Recent Stories, Top Stories

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...

Spot the Block of Lies

Spot the Block of Lies

Olivia Pelaez, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

People who are trying to lose weight or live a healthy lifestyle often organize a diet based on the amount of calories they consume daily, but few know how those calories are even calculated before they're placed on the nutrition label block. Companies rarely test their foods to find accurate measures...

Health Benefits of Tea

Bryce Scanlon, Infographic Contributor

January 19, 2016


Filed under Galleries, Infographic

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