Live Well

Lifting MythBusting

Sometimes the idea of lifting weights can be intimidating. The problem only compounds when we hear myths and misconceptions about lifting weights and what it will do to our body. Read on to clear up some of these myths and get your lifting on! 

Myth: Lifting makes women bulky.

Fitness MythBusting

There are many myths that surround working out. Some of these misconceptions play into why we don’t move our bodies as much as we could, so read on to bust some common fitness myths! 

Myth: You have to work out in a gym to have a good workout.

False. You can exercise just about anywhere and still get in a good workout. In your dorm, at the park, and in the pool to name a few—get creative with it! Aim for a mix of aerobic, strength, and flexibility moves to get the most benefits.

Overnight Oats

We’ve heard it said many times: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. As students, we need the fuel from food to get our brains fired up on all cylinders in the morning so that we are ready for classes. Sometimes the morning can be such a rush that it can be hard to put a breakfast together, especially one that is nutritionally balanced. Lucky for you, we’ve got an overnight oats recipe that makes for a super simple, nourishing, and quick breakfast.

Family Bonding @ Gold Rush

If you’re on the hunt for things to do for Family Weekend (November 5-7), gather your loved ones and head on down to the Sun Devil Stadium for an ASU football game! This year, the game will be on Saturday, November 6th against our rival, the University of Southern California. Looking for other fun activities to do with your family and fellow Sun Devils that Saturday? We’ve got you covered! The SDFC is putting on its annual Gold Rush obstacle course at 8 AM!

Devil’s Royale: Surprising Poker Facts

Planning on attending Devil’s Royale casino night at Polytech’s campus? Want to learn some interesting facts about poker to have some talking points for the night? Look no further, because we’ve got you covered!

Poker’s origin story

Halloween Myths Debunked

Spooky season is upon us, and Halloween is almost here! That means the Halloween Carnival at the SDFC is just around the corner on Friday, October 29th! With this season comes many myths and stories about Halloween, but just how many are actually true? We take a look at the most common misconceptions about Halloween and shed some light on them.

Tainted candy

Day of Prep for Sparky's Challenge Race

You’ve done it! You’ve put the hard work in to train for a race! And race day is just around the corner. Wondering what you should do the day of Sparky’s Challenge Run to help you perform at your best? We’ve got a few tips for you to help you out!

What's On? For the Action Junkie

If you’re on the hunt for an adrenaline rush, check out these Netflix recommendations that will get your heart pumping.

  • Ip Man (2008)

Keeping Up With Cardio

Have you ever wanted to begin a cardio routine but didn’t know where to start? Or maybe you already have developed a habit, but don’t know if you are getting the most out of it? If you find yourself in this situation, we have some great recommendations to improve your health benefits through this form of exercise. 

According to The Department of Health and Human Services, there are a couple of methods we can use to reap maximum benefits.

Keeping Cool on Campus

At the beginning of the fall semester here at ASU, temperatures outside are scorching. That doesn’t stop us students from traversing the hot outdoors to get from class to class. This kind of heat can be no joke, especially when it is over 100 degrees—spending extended time outdoors at this temperature can cause heat exhaustion for even the most seasoned of desert dwellers. The Mayo Clinic states that these are the symptoms of heat exhaustion you’ll need to keep an eye out for:

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