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If there is pain, there is no gain

If there is pain, there is no gain

Jordan Russell, Senior Reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under Sports & Fitness

While the temptation to lift just 10 more pounds or to push through one extra mile on the treadmill is attractive when working out, training too hard can cause overexertion and counteract the positive benefits of a workout routine. “I row two and a half hours every week day and between four to seven...

Perfect body comes with a price

Perfect body comes with a price

Josephine Rozzelle and Jordan Russell

May 2, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports & Fitness

As the summer season and warmer weather draw near — and lighter, more revealing clothing becomes more popular — many teens focus on developing the “perfect summer body” through diets or exercise routines, but weight loss can be detrimental to one’s health. “There are a lot of different reasons — ...

Fitbit fuels competition

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

May 18, 2016


Filed under Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

Faculty members from each of the four schools and Central Services are competing with each other throughout the month of May as part of a Fitbit Challenge through the Wellness Program, designed to encourage faculty members’ healthy habits. Participants received Fitbits, a device which counts how ma...

Athletes must take risks at the expense of injury

Athletes must take risks at the expense of injury

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

February 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Pop. It's the sound that athletes fear every time they step on the field or court. We have heard so many stories about athletes like Derrick Rose and Tom Brady tearing an Anterior Cruciate Ligament and being taken away from the sport they love for surgery and months of rehabilitation. ...

Ability over image

Ability over image

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

October 1, 2015


Filed under Opinion

On the cusp of tennis history earlier this month, Serena Williams competed for the first calendar Grand Slam in 27 years. Her defeat in the U.S. Open semifinal at the hands of Roberta Vinci left fans in awe and complete shock, yet no one can discount her display of near perfection by dominating ...

Seniors sails into success

Seniors sails into success

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

October 1, 2015


Filed under Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

Despite 12 years of sailing experience, senior Paige Dunlevy had never team-raced or sailed in a Firefly boat until two days before she competed in The 2015 International Sailing Federation Team-Racing World Championships. When she returned home, she did so with a gold-medal in hand. “The team went in...

Wrist-worn devices help track fitness, health

Wrist-worn devices help track fitness, health

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

April 30, 2015


Filed under Sports & Fitness

Alyssa Alvarez Senior Reporter   The hustle and bustle of school and sports can cause one to wonder about fitness, diet and sleep, but this has been simplified by fitness tracking devices and their new technologies that have become popular for students. Fitbits, Jawbone UPs and Nike FuelBand...

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