Category: Health

Fitness Friday: Boxing workout

Fitness Friday: Boxing workout

A boxing workout is a great way to increase stamina, strength and speed. The workouts that are used by boxers are often intense and vary in the activities that are done. Here are just a few components that could get you started with this great form of exercise and a weekly plan.

Fad diets: poor techniques for weight loss

Fad diets: poor techniques for weight loss

There are always people looking to lose weight fast. The constant need for fitness shortcuts leads to popular diets that usually come with health consequences. These diets are known as “fad diets” and are not the way to go when hoping to lose weight.

Fitness Friday: Benefits to weight lifting for women

Fitness Friday: Benefits to weight lifting for women

It is an accepted fact by most people in today’s society that routine exercise is good for one’s health. While there are many types of exercise, one that seems to be skipped over by many women is weight training or lifting. Several common reasons appear when asking around for why more women are prone to...

What it means to be vegan

What it means to be vegan

The concept of being vegetarian, maintaining a diet that does not include meat, is fairly well known today. A similar, but less known, diet is known as being vegan. Following a vegan diet and lifestyle is different than a vegetarian one because being vegan goes beyond just avoiding meat. Vegans do not consume or use...

Spring semester fitness classes

Spring semester fitness classes

Fitness classes are back for spring semester, offered at no cost for current Wright State students. A group fitness pass is required for all other participants. The classes are offered at varying times throughout the week and in a variety of different class formats. The line-up of classes is different than what was offered in...

Fitness Friday: Total Body Circuit

Fitness Friday: Total Body Circuit

  Circuit training is an easy way to increase your overall fitness level and work all the important body parts. Unlike running or cycling, circuit training allows you to incorporate strength training with small amounts of cardio. For this week’s Fitness Friday, we have an easy circuit that can be completed on your own. If...