Posts in Heath & Fitness
Slay Finals Week with Glowing Skin

College is stressful enough, but during finals week you’ll feel the extra tension in the air as students run around trying to catch up on late assignments and four months worth of readings. As if finals weren’t horrible enough, individuals who typically struggle with breakouts have even more acne breakout when stressed. They break out when stressed, and they stress when they break out; it’s a never-ending cycle! Here are a few tips and tricks to help deal with those pesky pimples.


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Slim Down With a Swim

By: Xally Salgado

Need to reduce body fat or tone all major muscles? Buddy, what you need is a swim in your life, and it’s never too late to start swimming as a workout. Swimming is said to be one of the best exercises as it works out the whole body and has a low impact on joints, but like any other physical activity when improper techniques are practiced, there are consequences.

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Posture Perfect

By: Xally Salgado

Ever been told by someone to stand up straight? Maybe it was a teacher who wanted you to get that oxygen flowing into your brain so you would concentrate or from a parent who simply didn’t like you slouching. Regardless of where the demand came from, as a normal human being, it’s difficult to practice sitting up straight all the time.

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Strength Training and Weight Loss Myths

By: Giovanni Cardenas

How many of you want to begin exercising and/or dieting, but you don’t where to start? There are so many methods to exercise and diets that it can be overwhelming for some. So here to break down some of these myths is Asia Yates, Operations and Membership Coordinator of the LifeFit Center here at the Beach.

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We Be Jymmin

By: Elizabeth Ortiz

It is quite natural for a power house fitness instructor of HIIT, Boot Camp and Spin to understand the motivation behind high energy music at the gym. Lindsay del Rossi who teaches at Cal State Long Beach knows how to keep her classes motivated. “If you don’t have awesome music, you can break a class, and no one will ever show up again.”

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The Taboo of Mental Illness

By: Elissa Saldana

Our society has made it extremely difficult to be open about having a mental health problem. If you think about it, it’s quite ridiculous. I mean our mind and brain are just another part of our bodies. We should be able to openly discuss our struggles with a mental illness as we are with discussing our struggles with cancer.

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UTI = WTF Cycle

By: Lizzy Sunshine

Usually a UTI leads to a yeast infection or vice versa and that’s what makes this cycle suck. So in order to get this UTI=WTF Cycle under control, it is helpful to find the right advice quickly. 

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