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NEVER STOP RUNNING — Many people turn to the treadmill once temperatures start to drop. The truth is, with proper protection, you can keep running outside as long as youd like.

Opinion — Outdoor exercise in the chilly seasons

Harry Stine December 5, 2023

As some of you may know, I am a jogger. For a large portion of my life, I regularly run outside in no particular direction until I’m tired. Last summer I ran every single week, even when temperatures...

RECHARGE — Me (17) reviving myself with an omelet and coffee after a particularly rough race. To me, one of the best parts of running a 5k is using it as an excuse to do nothing the rest of the day.

Opinion — Life as a UP jogger

Harry Stine September 7, 2023

One thing about me is that I have never been good at sports. My vision is terrible, in turn making my depth perception horrible, taking any sort of throwing/catching activity off the table. Adding insult...

BEAT THE STRESS-Half of the trouble with dealing with stress is knowing when to push yourself to finish your task, and when to give yourself a little break to recharge.

Opinion—Self-care during finals

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor December 2, 2021
At this time of the year, tensions are running high. Stress is peaking for many students, and much of that is a result of final exams. We all share the feeling of urgency and uncertainty about how we will measure up when comparing our performance to previous semesters.

Outdoor class to teach Finnish mindfulness practice Asahi

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor September 21, 2021

Margaret Vainio first discovered Asahi on her choir trip to Finland in an attempt to bring Finnish music to the United States. Although Vainio did succeed in learning Finnish music, she also brought back...

Recruitment poster for Nadine Sikoras study looking at muscle mass gains in trans men. Sikora is looking for a total of 18 participants to join her study.

Upcoming study looks at exercise for transgender males

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor August 25, 2021

When Nadine Sikora started her master’s degree in exercise science at NMU last year, she was confident her research interests would never become a reality. She was so confident that her idea of researching...

Exercise and recreational resources available at the PEIF

Exercise and recreational resources available at the PEIF

Dallas Wiertella June 2, 2021

The PEIF is NMU’s recreational and physical fitness center and offers many different facilities open to all students throughout each semester. Home to a weight room, two basketball courts, six racquetball...

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