With the Pepperdine Fitness Center opening its doors last spring and The Mountain project planned for the future, Director of Campus Recreation Robb Bolton said he’s confident campus health and fitness is in a good place. But not so long ago, in the depths of the Firestone Fieldhouse Weight Room, the mood wasn’t quite so bright.
Photo by Shayla Girardin True or false? Here are some popular fitness myths that are sure to surprise you. Myth: All carbs are bad. Eating the right carbs at the right time is actually good for you. There are different types of carbohydrates. Certain complex carbohydrates are great, while simple carbs and overly processed foods […]
Walk into most gyms and you’ll immediately notice a distinct separation of males and females — the guys will be lifting free weights and using machines while the girls will congregate on the ellipticals, treadmills and bicycles. While there is no fault in doing cardiovascular exercise, studies have shown that weight lifting, or resistance training, […]