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Sophomore Ella Runneboom rides her Peloton in the guest room in her home. She participated in a 20 minute workout led by instructor Ally Love, the ride featured 90’s music.

Smart bikes ride into homes

Virtual cycling classes become popular within the community
Kassie DeJean and Ella Noblin October 26, 2020

With reduced access to gyms and fitness centers due to COVID-19 shelter in place,  a new generation of smart bikes are popping up in bedrooms, garages and basements, transforming the way many people are...

Members of the Wellness Wisdom Club discuss their goals for this year. The club, led by senior Worth Taylor, will meet every other Monday during lunch.

New club spreads awareness about health

The Wellness Club teaches students about healthy lifestyles
Olivia Mohun and Madeline Thiara October 2, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students in the Wellness Wisdom Club met for the first time yesterday at lunch to learn more about healthy living and talk about how to treat their bodies. “My goal for this club is...

If there is pain, there is no gain

If there is pain, there is no gain

Over-exercising proves dangerous for athletes.
Jordan Russell, Senior Reporter November 6, 2017

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...

Source: Livestrong

Perfect body comes with a price

Dieting for a 'summer body' can bring health risks.
Josephine Rozzelle and Jordan Russell May 2, 2017

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...

Fitbit fuels competition

Faculty participate in four school-wide wellness challenge, utilize fitness tracking devices.
Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter May 18, 2016

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...

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

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...

Ability over image

Ability over image

Women in sports should be praised for their work rather than criticized for their appearance.
Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor October 1, 2015

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...

Getting a leg up

Getting a leg up

New on-campus trainer hired.
Fiona Mittelstaedt & Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporters October 1, 2015

Following the lead of other teams in Bay Counties League West and Central leagues, Convent has hired an athletic trainer who will assess injuries and work to help girls get off the bench. “You...

Senior Paige Dunlevy shows off her gold-medal from the International Sailing Federation Team-Racing World Championships. Dunlevy acted as replacement for a team member who was not eligible to compete.

Seniors sails into success

Over a decade of adjusting the boom leads to the big leagues.
Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor October 1, 2015

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...

Senior Sabine Dahi uses the Fitbit app to check the number of steps she took for the day. Fitbit products wirelessly sync to the app for convenient viewing of collected health data and progress. Alyssa Alvarez/The Broadview

Wrist-worn devices help track fitness, health

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor April 30, 2015

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...

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