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Athleisure on Campus

College students are often depicted wearing overly casual clothing like pajama pants or hoodies, but in recent years we’ve become more “stylish.” That’s largely due to the rise in athleisure! Athleisure clothing is sportswear pieces like leggings, hoodies, sneakers, etc. but worn in a more fashionable way. It has really picked up speed in the last decade becoming a staple in most young women’s wardrobe. College students are particularly drawn to this trend because of how comfortable the styling is. They can be as comfortable as they are wearing sweatpants/pajama pants, but look more put together. To determine the perception of athleisure, Dreissig Athletic conducted a survey. The survey was out of 20 college students on multiple campuses. It was...

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The Versatility of Zucchini

Zucchini is one of the most versatile veggies there is. It can easily be thrown in the pan while sautéing a quick dinner, baked for the perfect side for lunch, air fried to make zucchini chips, blended into a morning smoothie, and even added as a healthy addition to a sweet chocolate cake. It is a great low-carb addition to many different recipes. Here are some of our favorites! Keto Taco Zucchini Boats INGREDIENTS   4 Zucchini 1 pound Ground beef 1/2 cup Bell Peppers, mixed Red & Yellow, finely diced 1 tablespoon Chili Powder 2 teaspoons Cumin 1/2 teaspoon Salt 1/4 cup Water 8 ounces Cheddar cheese, shredded 1/2 cup Salsa INSTRUCTIONS   Preheat oven to 400°F Prepare your zucchini by trimming off the stem end. To do this I just gently round the end of the zucchini...

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Dorm Room Workouts

Are you trying to stay in shape at school? Is the school gym just too far away or too intimidating? A lot of students feel like that! Luckily there are some pretty easy workouts you can do in your dorm room to keep in shape. Squats Are Your Best Friend If you stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, and sit your hips until your legs are at a right angle, you can increase the strength and tone your calves, thighs, and butt! Remember to keep your chest up, bending it forward doesn’t help you and makes the workout less difficult. If you cheat a workout you only cheat yourself out of results! Squats are pretty standards so doing 10 reps...

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You Can Train and Diet like the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Too!

With the FIFA Women’s World Cup in full swing, you’ve probably seen a highlight or two of the latest game these amazing women have won! It’s got us thinking, “How do they do it?!” We went digging for some advice, and we found a few articles that their High Performance Coach, Dawn Scott, weighed in on.Nutrition Mission                One thing to keep in mind is that these women are traveling and on the road for so long, so sticking to a diet isn’t exactly easy. Scott has said that with 23 players they optimize the buffet style of serving. Scott likes to offer the team a variety of options so the cravings for junk food are kept at bay.                Their menu...

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Muscle-Building Chicken and Rice Recipe

Muscle-Building Chicken and Rice This muscle building chicken and rice is perfect for a post workout meal. With few simple ingredients and a short prep and cook time this can be made by anyone. Make sure to double the recipe if serving more than yourself. We found this specific recipe on Men's Health. Ingredients: 1-2 chicken breast(s) (1 large or 2 small) 2 tsp. Chinese 5 spice 1 cup mixed frozen vegetables 1 1/2 cup rice (can be pre-cooked or un-cooked) 2 beaten eggs Steps: Boil/Steam the mixed vegetables and rice (if uncooked) Slice the chicken and toss in the spices. Stir fry for 3-4min. Once Rice is finished, put it in the pan with the two beaten eggs and stir until eggs are scrambled....

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