January 20, 2013
Ideas for a fresh start.
Contributed by: Lynnea Kraft
Christmas cookies, honey-maple glazed spiral ham, sweet potatoes and chocolate covered pretzels have left me yearning to be home once more for Christmas time. Although starting a new semester can be rough -especially with thoughts and tastes of home still permeating every sulcus and gyri of your brain- it can also be very rejuvenating.
A new semester is a time to start new habits and break old ones. A new schedule, new teachers, classes and peers can make breaking old habits easier. Near the end of last semester poor time management and lack of personal time became the norm. I had stressed myself out so much that I was, for lack of better words, burned out. This New Year and semester allowed me to have a fresh start. Take advantage of these changes. Choose to see them as opportunities rather than challenges. Look at what bothered you, made you struggle, or set you back last year and come up with your own personal game plan to fight or nullify those previous obstacles. You might be feeling overwhelmed and crunched for already, but by taking a bit of self-evaluation time now, you will save yourself days of time later.
Stay hydrated and get rejuvinated.
October 18, 2012
Try out a class in Herman Court next to the raquetball court!
September 21, 2012
September 19, 2012
Every year students have to figure out how manage their time so they can get a few minutes into the gym. The need to stay active is important because the way one keeps their body shows how they keep their life. This year the students of WC are lucky that the school is providing fitness classes. The classes include spinning classes and “The Program”. “The Program”, which happens every Tuesday and Thursday, is a mix of weight loss and muscle building exercises. It is much like the workout regimes of “Insanity” and “P90X”. Last night was the first time that I have gone to “The Program” and I am not regretting it at all, even though I am a bit sore all over.
I walked into the axillary gym with a fellow student to fall under the trainers’ fitness expertise. We did everything from Jumping jacks to pushups to mountain climbers. The sweat that dripped off the body was earned as we worked the legs, abs, the arms and the chest. I would defiantly recommend “The Program” to anyone who is at Wilmington College. I mean it’s, free, fun, and only an hour long. I am really excited to go back Thursday night and burn calories and get even more Quaker Fit.
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