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body image

Wander Talks Episode 17: Dancers and Body Image

In this week’s episode of Wander Talks, I sat down with dancer and recent USF graduate, Jacqui Dugal, to discuss something that is very prevalent in the dance world: the “in-between disorder,” which is not an eating disorder but not a homeostatic state of mind. Body image is known to...

How College Students Aren’t Quite Real Adults Yet

We college kids sometimes get tossed into the category of adulthood. Heck, we sometimes throw ourselves into the mix, but this is not the best description for ourselves. College kids may be out there on our own in a new city, but I wouldn’t qualify our 18-20 something year-old selves...

training

Wander Talks Episode 15: Training With Three Athletes

  On this episode of Wander Talks, I sat down with some fellow students of mine, all of which were guys that are both insanely intelligent and excellent athletes.     Training Chris Gai is one of my classmates in the undergraduate Exercise Science Program. He is head of the...

dad bod

Is the Dad Bod really a thing?

Recently, well about two months ago to be more accurate, an article on The Odyssey that glorified “Dad Bod” went viral, brewing controversy all over the web. This even spouted response articles that accused this piece of being objectifying and sexist to both parties. What is a “Dad Bod”? USA...

Finals

How Finals Can Make You Sick

Finals week is the absolute worst part of the semester. You spend about 15 weeks of your life trying to learn endless amounts of information and make the best grades you can, only to have that grade you worked so hard for be dependent on this one last test. Even...

pilates

Wander Talks: Episode 10 – The Power of Pilates

    On this week’s episode of Wander Talks, Rachel sits down with fellow Exercise Science classmate and Pilates instructor, Megan Burditt. Megan began teaching Pilates last year at USF’s Campus Recreation Center and has grown very passionate about this method of training. The great Joseph Pilates, providing people with...

distractions

Wander Talks: Episode 13 – Marta Gorecka

  This week’s episode of Wander Talks focused on the idea of distractions. Primarily, on the distractions that come with studying and germs. I sat down with my friend Marta Gorecka, the inspiration for one of my articles about germaphobia. We spent the entire day studying for multiple tests that...

savage race

Mud Run Diaries: Savage Race Hits Central Florida

  On Sunday, March 29th, Central Florida became the birthplace of hundreds of “Savages.” Savage Race was held at Little Everglades Ranch, about an hour away from the Tampa area. People of all shapes, sizes, ages, and fitness levels gathered together and embarked on a race that promoted teamwork, strong...

misconceptions on fitness

Wander Talks: Episode 5 – Misconceptions on Fitness

    In this episode of Wander Talks, Rachel sits down with some of the guys from her exercise science program to discuss some of the misconceptions on fitness the general public has. Stephen Beaugrand, Michael Dumala, and Rachel dove heavily into misconceptions regarding nutrition and diet. Last week, Rachel...