Hot And Trending Workout: Bikram Yoga April 22, 2017

eveloped by the Yogi, Bikram Choudhury, Bikram Yoga is the practice a sequence of 26 postures derived from Hatha Yoga. What makes this form of yoga stand out is the conditions under which it is carried out. A Bikram Yoga class normally takes in temperatures close to 105 degrees F with 40% humidity. Each class […]



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Part-Time Athletes, Full-Time Students April 19, 2017

s Anastasiya Chevtechenko (Soccer, C’17), Lauren O’Mara (Lacrosse, C’19) and Jess Davis (Squash, C’20) take us behind the scenes of their winning attitudes, fitness regime and fashion choices, The WALK uncovers the fast-paced, thrilling and bittersweet life of an average Penn collegiate athlete. You have 5 am getups, 4 hours of training 3-4 times a […]



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Shades of Cool: Blue Beauty March 28, 2017

t’s a little-known fact that the ancient Greeks had no word for the color blue. In fact, the color was unknown to almost all ancient civilizations (with the exception of ancient Egypt). Now, this does not necessarily mean they did not see blue in nature, just that they had nothing to call it. Blue is the […]



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Find Your Perfect Sunscreen March 23, 2017

  t’s always nice to get our tan on, especially when the weather is beginning to warm up. But, are you using sunscreen? If so, is the one you use effective? Sunscreen is super important for our beauty rituals. According to Healthy Beautiful Online Magazine, studies have shown 90% of wrinkles and skin aging is […]



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Why You Should Be Drinking Matcha Green Tea March 4, 2017

drink that is in the heart of authentic Japanese culture and increasingly quoted by nutritionists as an ‘antioxidant powerhouse’, matcha green tea has recently gained tremendous popularity in the world of health and fitness. This verdant tea is stone ground from Japanese tea leaves, and its health benefits more than surpass those of conventional  green […]



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Breaking the Bank and Breaking a Sweat: Preparing for Spring Break February 28, 2017

    un, surf and sand— the makings of a quintessential college spring break. Every spring, thousands of students flock to warmer weather during their time off from school. After a season of Christmas cookies, New Years champagne, and Valentine’s Day candy, it is no surprise that we might not feel our healthiest during the […]



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Brand Spotlight: Glossier February 23, 2017

‘ve always been skeptical of buying new beauty products online. Then, I stumbled upon Into The Gloss, Glossier, and their founder/CEO Emily Weiss on Instagram (all of which you should totally be following if you’re not already). She has been hailed as “the Beauty Guru for Millennials” by the New York Times. The brand’s light […]



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Soylent: A Review February 21, 2017

Everyone raves about the magic of Soylent but what is really in it and is it worth your money? Julio Miles, VP of Customer Support at Soylent, reports that Soylent is still finalizing their formula but the 400-calorie drink currently has a mixture of ingredients to give you servings of carbohydrates, protein, and fiber all […]



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My Life Unpacked: Darren Tomasso (C’17) January 30, 2017

“My Life Unpacked” is a recurring series inspired by Pointe Magazine’s “Show and Tell,” which features leaders from various groups on Penn’s campus. By detailing the items these outstanding students deem worthy of carrying around, I’ll try to unpack the passions and activities that have allowed them to grow. f you’re a senior, you’ve definitely gotten an […]



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Shattering Boundaries December 15, 2016

ollowing recent advances in fashion and beauty (see: Covergirl’s first Cover-guy!), last month saw the introduction of new boundary-breaking models. Inclusion of spokespeople of different races, faiths, and other groups is a process that has been gaining momentum, and hopefully will continue to grow.  Here are three powerful women who stood out—and spoke out—in their […]



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