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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Relaxing on the beach at Akumal Bay in Mexico. Photo credit: Kelli Jones

Heath and Fitness: Working out after a break

April 2, 2017

I always like to think it’s easy for me to get back into my workout routine after I take a break. Sometimes the break is deserved, sometimes there is a reason to pull back, and sometimes I am just...

Active Lifestyles: Sneaky ways to add more exercise to your day

Active Lifestyles: Sneaky ways to add more exercise to your day

Katy Mueller May 19, 2016

Sometimes it's hard to squeeze in a workout when you feel like the day is already so jam packed. However, no matter what the day holds, it is important to get a little movement in. It helps your immune...

Active Lifestyles: Is it necessary to workout in bad weather?

Katy Mueller May 15, 2016

 I love working out. I don't do it every day, but I really enjoy trying to exercise regularly and get outside. The question today is, is it necessary to "get over it" and go workout when the weather is...

Rakia Ranney (12) and Garrett Dewey (11) team together to do a little bit of yoga at the Oval.

Active Lifestyles: Great blogs for healthy living motivation

Katy Mueller April 19, 2016

(photo courtesy of Dai KE via Unsplash.com)Sometimes we all need a little extra motivation to live a healthy lifestyle. We can make ourselves go to the gym, eat nutritious food, and sleep well, but if...

Active Lifestyles: Why morning workouts rock

Active Lifestyles: Why morning workouts rock

Katy Mueller April 14, 2016

I can't say that I am the best morning person out there. For example, as I type this, I am still lying in bed and it's already 11:30 a.m. So, I know that the struggle is pretty real when it comes to getting...

Active Lifestyles: how to stick with your exercise goals

Active Lifestyles: how to stick with your exercise goals

Katy Mueller April 4, 2016

(Photo by Lee Scott via Unsplash.com.)Now that it is the beginning of April, the weather is finally warming up and it's a great time to bring our workouts to the outdoors. Unfortunately, though, this is...

Zara DeGroot

Junior year brings lack of motivation, lots of frustration

Zara DeGroot October 2, 2015

Motivation left me the day my junior year started, five weeks ago. He left me one night during my sleep — jumped right out the window, just like Mr. Social and Mr. Self-Care did, because it's the fastest...

Research in communications and learning through video games

Research in communications and learning through video games

May 15, 2014

Dr. Rosa Martey is a very upbeat communicator at Colorado State University who really cares about students. Before our interview I was able to watch her counseling a student about research opportunities...

Apathy vs. discontent in college

Apathy vs. discontent in college

March 4, 2014

Everyone hits a stage in life, the year, the semester, or even the day when everything that requires academic effort seems pointless or impossible. It's not that you're too depressed or sad to do anything,...

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