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Healthy Snacking Alternatives

The majority of people like to snack. Whether it is watching movies, doing work, going to the library to do assignments, or going on a long car ride. Snacks are a necessity for some people. They quickly grab a bag of chips each time they want to snack. A bag of chips each time a person snacks isn’t the best for them. There are healthier choices and we are going to explore those options. A healthy option for a breakfast snack is a thing called monkey toast. What you will need to make this is peanut butter, banana, honey, bread, and chia seeds. It’s a very simple snack to make. First, you want to toast the bread; it can be...

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Athleisure Trends for Fall/Winter 2020

This season in the Fall/Winter 2020 there will be many upcoming trends like multitask activewear, sustainable style, animal prints, the 90s and so much more. A consumer today wants to be comfortable all the time.  Now a consumer wants to be able to wear their clothes everywhere and not have to change, while they're doing daily tasks.  A new trend that is coming in Fall/Winter 2020 is Multitask activewear. In athleisure wear is between traditional gym gear and casual wear. Today consumers expect their activewear to be ready for anything to take them through leisure fitness and everything in between. Some clothing that would be in this trend is reversible jackets so if something spilled or got sweaty from their...

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How to Stay Connected While Social Distancing

Social distancing can be a difficult time for those who want to stay connected with friends and family. Luckily, in the age of technology, it is easy to keep in touch and be social while staying at home. For those who are still in school and have moved to online classes, or those working from home who have participated in video conferences, have probably heard of the app Zoom. According to the official Zoom website, "an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, collaboration, chat, and webinars across mobile devices, desktops, telephones, and room systems." Basically, Zoom is a desktop and mobile app that allows multiple people to video chat with one another. Zoom is a great platform...

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How to Stay Productive While Quarantined at Home

During this current global pandemic, most of the country's workforce has either been laid off from work, or advised to work from home. While this can be a drastic change in routine for many people, there are ways to make the most of your time. Below are tips on how to make the most of your time at home: Keep a daily routine In an article published on FastCompany.com, the author, Elizabeth Grace Saunders, recommends "setting your hours." Basically, if you treat your days and nights as if you have normal work hours during the day, and you are preparing for work the next morning, you will be more likely to stick to daily tasks. For example, if your normal work...

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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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