RecSports Blog: News

  Jan 28   Fitness, News

Your heart is your real Valentine this year!

Every February, we celebrate American Heart Month. With heart disease as the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, this month is dedicated to raising awareness to ways we can optimize our heart health and quality of life. Here are 4 simple tips to keep a healthy Valentine’s Day muscle (aka YOUR HEART!):MOVE! – Exercise isn’t the only type of […]

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  Jan 23   News, Nutrition

Jessie the Dietitian: The Ketogenic Diet

Undoubtedly, you have heard about the ketogenic diet, or "keto." Keto is frequently billed as a euphoric diet that allows all the fat one wants to eat while also losing all the fat. Well known in the neuro-medicine community as a treatment for intractable epilepsy since the 1920s, its popularity has shot up recently after a few celebrities experienced weight loss on the […]

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  Jan 8   News

Why Not to Have a New Year’s Resolution

We all know about New Year’s resolutions. The phrase “new year, new me” gets thrown around every January, with many of us starting the new year inspired to make a change in our lives. But how many of these resolutions actuallystick? According to U.S. News, most resolutions fail by the second week of February. While enthusiasm and good intentions go a long way, this year, I am […]

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  Nov 20   News

Social media boosts student health awareness at UF

You’ll constantly find people running at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, waiting in long lines at Southwest Recreation Center or taking a group fitness class at Student Recreation and Fitness Center.Health conscious restaurants are popping up everywhere, and ‘fitspos’ are crowding social media.Is it a fad, or are the students of the University of Florida going on a permanent […]

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