Congratulations to Sierra Yaple for being nominated as the Ithaca College Wellness Clinic Specialist of the Season! As a fitness specialist, Sierra has worked on the floor helping clients with form, spotting and exercise instruction since September 2013.
Last January, Sierra was given the opportunity to develop an Exercise Behavior Coaching program within the Clinic. As an Exercise...
Congratulations to Professor Barbara Johnson-Root for being awarded the participant of the season! After a recent book publication, Barbara vowed to utilize the Ithaca College Wellness Clinic in a very successful attempt to exercise more regularly. Despite the familial duties that come along with marriage and the adoption of a son, Barbara makes an effort to exercise in the Clinic every...
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...
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...