By Leanne McNall
The relationship between sleep patterns and eating habits could affect fat-burning systems that regulate weight, according to a recent study by J. M. Kilkus et al. (2012). Researchers examined the relationship between sleep and eating behavior in healthy adults and found a correlation between quality of sleep and increased hunger, uncontrolled and emotional...
BrieLynn started practicing yoga in 2009 and has been teaching in Ithaca since June 2013 at local studios; Mighty Yoga and Blackbird Studios. BrieLynn is currently a graduate student in Occupational Therapy on campus. For BrieLynn, yoga started as a workout; a class to go when her gym was on Christmas break. She never thought she’d become a “yogi” sharing the gift of yoga and...
By Leanne McNall '16
Why is there such a huge fad over coconut oil? Every day there is a new use for coconut oil; “It rejuvenates your hair” and “gets rid of wrinkles.” Most of these claims are not scientifically proven but there are many factors about coconut oil that make it beneficial to our health. Coconut oil has antimicrobial benefits in which...
Along with running IC Fit Kids and being a personal trainer in the Fitness Center, Lucas Dunham '14, a senior clinical exercise science major, works on functional fitness with clients in the Wellness Clinic.
Here are his tips and philosophy on functional fitness!
Who does this help?
Anyone wishing to improve his or her quality of life, longevity and...