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Pole dancing proves to be an exotic workout

Alyssa Navarro Staff Writer The fitness industry is a lot like fashion, where old trends come back into vogue but usually with an updated twist. As 2014 comes to an end, people are looking for fun and intensive workouts that keep their interest but are also effective. I am one of those people, and in my search, I was presented the opportunity to take a pole dancing fitness class at Romance and Dance... 

First Person Experience: Circus workout more than clowning around

<i>First Person Experience</i>: Circus workout more than clowning around
International Polytechnic High School sophomore Victoria Nakai enjoys the circus aerobics class at Pilates Studio M in Claremont for her third time. / photo by Stephanie Ball Hayley Hulin Staff Writer Now more than ever people look for fun and intensive workouts that keep their interest but are also effective. I am one of those people, and in my search I was presented the opportunity to take a circus... 

Karate and pilates kick campus into shape

Karate and pilates kick campus into shape
Sponsored by the Campus Activities Board, Ty Aponte conducts the workshop on April 30 titled, “Mind and Body” a multicultural event involving karate and pilates. Aponte, who has taught karate for three years, has been practicing it since childhood. Aponte grew upon the lower east side of New York in a neighborhood where there was a lot of gang violence. His father introduced him to karate in order... 

Community News: Bonita High expo promotes health

<i>Community News</i>: Bonita High expo promotes health
Local residents Daanyaal Kumar and Hayley Blockinger enjoy hula hoops during the La Verne Health and Fitness Expo, held at Bonita High School March 16. The event offered health screenings, fitness workshops, vaccines and other services from 48 vendors. / photo by Chelsea Knight Monique Parra Staff Writer Free massages, samples and workshops drew in many people to La Verne’s Family Health and Fitness... 

Letters to the Editor

Activism in social media Dear Editor, Thank you both for the wonderful, warm, and completely accurate article in today’s issue of the consistently stellar Campus Times (“Class explores activism,” Feb. 24). It’s not easy to glean the “inner essence” of an endeavor like this one, but the piece nails it. Devorah Lieberman and Matt Witt each emailed me this morning to the effect that they were... 

More fitness classes needed

The University of La Verne offers about 10 fitness classes for students to take and students have taken full advantage of these classes. Many of these classes are filled to capacity and some of them have more students than the listed capacity on the registration website, due to instructors allowing extra students to participate. ULV is taking the right step towards giving students an opportunity to... 

Students dance for healthier lives

Students dance for healthier lives
Zumba instructor Angelo Tan leads an eager troop of La Verne students in a fast paced Zumba session for the Campus Activities Board’s fitness night on Nov. 21. The event provided students with a fun and sociable way of getting some workout time before the Thanksgiving holiday. Zumba has become a popular form of exercise because it combines various forms of dance movements. / photo by Andrew Vasquez Kevin... 
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Dunn challenges accepted weight loss theory

Allison Lavelle Staff Writer It is hard to believe that losing weight could be as simple as a 20 minute exercise regimen three times a week combined with a Mediterranean diet, but Assistant Professor of Move­ment and Sports Science Sarah Dunn has proven the truth of the statement. In her lecture “The Role of Diet and Exercise Within the Growing Obesity Epidemic,” Dunn spoke about her 12-week FEM... 

Boot camp gets students sweating

Rachel Creagan Staff Writer University of La Verne students practiced a healthy start to the year by participating in Fresh Start Fitness, a workout boot camp that took place Jan. 31 in the Campus Center Ballroom. The event was set up through the Campus Activities Board as part of a welcome back week. Open to all fitness levels, the boot camp featured three 30-minute workout sessions of cardio-cross... 

Facing, fighting the freshman 15

Nolasco Pesina Staff Writer With late-night study sessions, busy schedules and the new-found freedom to eat and drink what you want, it becomes easy to gain weight. The freshman 15 is something that a lot of students are aware of but do nothing about. “With all these things changing, students don’t know how to handle the stress,” Matt Durant, director of strength and conditioning, said. “Our... 
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