Turmeric: Spice Up Your Health

Turmeric, a vibrant yellow-orange spice well-known for its use in curry, is now a health trend. Often included in products like wellness shots and smoothies, turmeric is also lauded as  an “anti-inflammatory.” Where does this […]

HIIT at Home (or Dorm)

   As many students know, the Block Plan has plenty of benefits to its structure. But what is even more common knowledge is that a difficult or time-consuming block can make it near impossible to […]

Diving Into Wellness

A recurring column exploring various statistics related to sexual wellness, mental health, and substance use at Colorado College, brought to you by the Wellness Resource Center. 31 percent. This is the percentage of Colorado College […]

Why We Run: Kate McGinn

By ADAM MAHLER In the early hours before work, Kate McGinn ‘19 slips into her running shoes and heads into the chilly Rocky Mountain air. With headphones blaring beats of early 2000s nostalgia, she rolls […]

The CC Health and Fitness Community: Diversity in Thought

According to a published paper titled “Gender and Cultural Diversity in Sports, Exercise, and Performance Psychology” by Diane Gill in 2017, the study of gender and culture, which influences physical activity—specifically sports and exercise—has not […]

Confronting Eating Disorders on Campus

Thirty-five percent of students who diet progress to pathological dieting. Of those, 20–25 percent progress to partial- or full-syndrome eating disorders. This was the impetus for a group conversation last week titled “Learn to Help […]

Healthy Hacks to Strengthen Your Smoothie

Obsessed with your NutriBullet? In the midst of the smoothie bowl craze? You are not alone. However, you may not be getting the most out of your mix. Smoothies are wonderfully versatile because there are […]