Category Archives: Fitness & Wellness

Ditch the Shortcut

A few weeks ago, I was driving into my driveway and a cardboard box I had put outside for recycling had blown into the driveway. I debated getting out of the car to move it out of the way, but … Continue reading

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Fundamental self-care during university education

Diet, exercise, and sleep. Continue reading

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Reading for pleasure!

  Sounds like a dream for us readers! especially during the semester, when I am bombarded with loads of assignments, projects and text book reading. I love my Major, so I would not complain much about text book reading. Those … Continue reading

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Having a productive Spring Break

In 21 days, it will be Spring. Yes, Spring – the wonderful time of year when pollen and bugs fill the air. In roughly the same amount of time, it will be Spring Break. USG demands a lot of its … Continue reading

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Improving Lives With Physical Therapy at MMA & Sports Rehab

Located in Arlington, Virginia, MMA & Sports Rehab has been serving the surrounding community for over five years. Originally from Nepal, Dr. Ujjwal Shakya, PT, DPT, DMT, SCS, is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, and the owner of the clinic. … Continue reading

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Nursing Walk-In Hours

The Universities at Shady Grove are having nursing walk-in hours for the University of Maryland. The event is for anyone interested in attending a walk-in appointment to speak with an admissions representative about certain nursing programs. The Bachelor’s of Science … Continue reading

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How Resilient Are You?

I am sure you have heard the question “Why do bad things happen to good people?” Recently, I have had a few friends and acquaintances who have experienced major life events that have tested their emotional and mental strength. Whether … Continue reading

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Taking the First Steps of my Last Semester

Hello all! I hope everyone had a wonderful winter break. This semester marks the final stage of my journey here at The Universities at Shady Grove, as I will be graduating with my Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science this upcoming … Continue reading

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Ode to a Colonoscopy…

Now that I have your attention… I graduated from the University of Maryland School of Nursing this past December and feel honored to have been asked to continue writing my blog for this semester. Since then, I have gone on … Continue reading

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Overcoming Barriers to Exercise

Whether you’re a student, working professional, or juggling multiple roles, finding the time to exercise and sticking to a plan is often tough to do. In the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, researchers decided to take a closer look … Continue reading

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