University of Maryland Athletes Train Hard in the Offseason

By Jess Feldman Staff Writer In most cases when people discuss the University of Maryland, athletics are bound to come up in the conversation. With this university in the Big Ten, the overall expectation of the athletic program is much higher than that of smaller schools in different divisions. For teams to meet or even beat this expectation, it is necessary for each athlete to … Continue reading University of Maryland Athletes Train Hard in the Offseason

Unwind May Playlist: Health and Fitness

By Helen Mamo For Unwind magazine This month’s issue is all about living a healthy and happy lifestyle! I know the upcoming finals have everyone stressed, but changing a couple of unhealthy habits can help reduce stress. Anything from eating healthier–that means no more daily takeout–to actually working out at least once a week really boosts energy levels, and hopefully this playlist helps with that as … Continue reading Unwind May Playlist: Health and Fitness

CHAARG Unites Girls on Campus Through Health and Fitness

By Georgia Slater Staff Writer For some, coming to college means gaining the inevitable freshman 15. For others, like those involved with CHAARG, a health and fitness initiative for college-aged girls, college is a great time to explore your passion and “find your fit.” CHAARG, which stands for Changing Health Attitudes and Actions to Recreate Girls, is an initiative to liberate girls from the elliptical … Continue reading CHAARG Unites Girls on Campus Through Health and Fitness

The Link Between Body Image and Politics

By Samuel Antezana For Unwind magazine Capitol Hill is known as Washington’s center of politics and as such many aspiring change makers and innovators flock to make their way up the work ladder. A good resume always helps, but body image and presentation also contribute to the success of individuals on the Hill. According to a story in Men’s Health, image is one of the … Continue reading The Link Between Body Image and Politics

The Cutest Workout Clothes for Going to the Gym

By Jess Feldman Staff Writer Everything about going to the gym is hard. First, the physical act of going there takes mental convincing. Once you actually get yourself there, the ab-workouts and treadmill seem even harder. What makes it even worse is that the gym is almost never empty, making it impossible to work out casually without seeing someone you know. There’s this preconceived notion … Continue reading The Cutest Workout Clothes for Going to the Gym

Endorphins Make Exercise Easier to Endure

By Kristine Auble After persevering through the pain and staying strong through the sweat, most students attribute their post-workout happiness to an overwhelming sense of accomplishment, but their spirits are actually being lifted by something else. There is something about completing a long run, maxing out on the leg press, or finishing a tough set of sit-ups that just makes students feel invincible. This “something” … Continue reading Endorphins Make Exercise Easier to Endure

Competing Against the Cold: Athletes Take on Their Winter Workouts

By Kristine Auble Even though the temperatures are dropping, athletes at this university plan to raise their heart rates this winter as they continue training over the break. Whether their season is coming to a close or they are preparing to compete this spring, athletes must modify their workouts in order to adapt to a winter training schedule. In preparation for their upcoming seasons, spring … Continue reading Competing Against the Cold: Athletes Take on Their Winter Workouts