The Daily Northwestern

Fitness: Learn new dance moves for formal at WERQ

Chelsea Sherlock, Fitness Columnist

May 14, 2014

It’s not a perfect measure, but based on the amount of sweating that occurs from dancing, it is easy to understand that it is an actual workout. And if you enjoy dancing as much as I do, a dance workout is preferable to other...

Fitness: BodyPump it up

Chelsea Sherlock, fitness columnist

May 6, 2014

It usually takes around eight minutes to walk from the Sports Pavilion and Aquatic Center to Kellogg. However, after finishing a combined BodyPump and H.I.I.T. (high-intensity interval training) class, my legs felt like jelly,...

Avoid the rain and exercise indoors

Chelsea Sherlock, Fitness Columnist

April 30, 2014

When it’s raining out, I barely want to walk to class, let alone walk to the gym or go for a run. With rain forecasted for most days this week, I’ve kept my workouts to things I can do at home. There are a variety of e...

Students’ best fitness advice

Chelsea Sherlock, Fitness Columnist

April 23, 2014

This week I tried using the rowing machine at Blomquist Recreation Center. However, there were no instructions anywhere on the machine, and no one around seemed informed on how to use it. I fiddled with the settings, tried...