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by Kristen S '11

Exercises of the Month

Quad Strengthening Short-Arc Leg Extensions:
Sit or lie on floor. Place a rolled up towel under
your thigh for support. Keep you leg straight and
raise your foot about six inches off the floor.
Hold for 5 seconds. Slowly lower your foot,
bending your knee. Do 10 repetitions. Switch

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by Kristen S '11

Welcome Back to School!

Ahh, the two months of July and August are simply amazing. No pressure of school work on your shoulders, no waking up early, and no parents nagging you about getting your homework done. Unfortunately, those long days at the beach and days of care­free fun are over. Yes, as hard as it is to be­lieve, the summer of 2007 has come to an end. We know how hard it is to hold back tears right now. Please, take a brief mo­ment to wipe your eyes. . . As we experience the

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by Kristen S '11

Teens Need Exercise

For many teens in America today, running a suicide on the basketball court could be a real hassle, and have them lose their breath fast. This is a problem for a lot of kids, especially these days. Today, the amount of overweight kids has doubled since 30 years ago. That, obviously, is not good, and this epidemic is becoming more problematic than it ever has been. Many people blame it on the greasy foods that children are eating instead of homemade meals, or the fattening sweets that take over the closets rather than fresh fruits being stored in the refrigerator. That is part of the problem, but it is not including a very impor­tant factor, which is exercise. People of today are not making sure that their kids are receiving the correct amount of exercise every day. The target amount of exercise for kids ages 2 and up is actually around 1hour most or

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by Kristen S '11

The Burden for Boys

You always hear warnings for girls. Donʼt get pregnant, be strong, no abortion, no sex for you and worst of all, WHATʼS WRONG WITH YOU? Conver­sations always go something like, “how could she get pregnant? Her life is ruined forever.”

Iʼd just like to remind boys, girls and society in general that sex is a two way street and guys play a part in baby making too. So why donʼt they share the responsibility? Boys donʼt seem to get the blame but itʼs half their doing.

If itʼs going to ruin the girlʼs life shouldnʼt it ruin the boyʼs life to? The sad truth is that society doesnʼt