Learning to Find That Healthy Balance

Learning to Find That Healthy Balance

My relationship with food has been on the rocks for a while. It's no surprise either, when you see all the pressure on social media, on T.V. and in advertisements to look a certain way, especially when you're a teenager. Something else that didn't help: I was a cross-country and track runner in high school, [...]

Easy Ways to Live More Sustainably

Easy Ways to Live More Sustainably

If you want to help create a change, you have to change the way you live. The same goes for protecting the environment. We can't keep living the way we have been if we want to help protect the earth. There's actually a lot of things you can do that can help you live more [...]

Six Ways to Exercise Without Stepping Foot in the Gym

I love to exercise, but I'm actually not the biggest fan of going to the gym to work out. One, because I feel like people will make silently judge me if I look like I'm doing something wrong, and two, because I feel like I don't have full freedom to do whatever I want. Going [...]

Why You Need Good Running Shoes

If you are an avid runner like me, you probably already have an idea of how vital it is to own good quality running shoes. They can help prevent injuries, help you run pain free, and last through many miles. A good pair of running shoes is one you can depend on and feel comfortable [...]

Why Runners Need to Listen to Their Bodies to Prevent Injuries

For the last six years or so, running has played an important part in my life. From being an excellent stress reliever, to being a great way to manage my anxiety, it has helped shape me as a person and meet some wonderful people. Running has definitely been a coping mechanism that I use often. [...]

How to Stay Healthy in College

My freshman year of college, I was sick basically all the time. During my first semester, I was sick six or seven times with various colds and flus. I hate skipping class, so I always tried not to miss even when I felt like I was close to death. I even tried to work out [...]

10 Tips for Running a Half Marathon

After completing my second half marathon on Sunday, I feel a bit more qualified to give out advice if youโ€™re looking to sign up for a half. I enjoyed the Chicago Half Marathon way more than my first half, probably because it was in September instead of July. I also went into my second half [...]

How to Stay Motivated to Workout in College

How to Stay Motivated to Workout in College

I love to run, work out, and basically anything that involves exercise (some people may think Iโ€™m a little crazy for that) but I have always believed that being active is a great stress reliever. Iโ€™m never in a bad mood after a run or a workout. Although it can be hard to stay motivated [...]