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About tonicekada

I am a junior print journalism major at West Virginia University. I have two minors in Italian and fitness.

Helping Hands

This morning I was at an event called Produce to People.  The program was created to give fresh produce to the needy directly and without question.  The idea is that receiving free, healthy food can be easier than going to … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market

The annual Farmers’ Market is coming to Morgantown in just two weeks!   Starting May 7th and lasting until November 5th, local farmers within a 50 mile radius will gather every Saturday morning at 8:30 a.m.  Located on the corner of … Continue reading

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Work out on the go

Life is hectic. Between work, school, kids and errands our days are filled. So where does time for the gym fit in? If it doesn’t, there are ways to fit quick workouts into your daily routine on the go. Walk … Continue reading

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Yoga does more for your body than relieve stress

I started doing yogaback in high school at this gym that opened by my parent’s house.  I really enjoyed the classes because it’s a different kind of work out.  You focus more on your mind and body through poses, body … Continue reading

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Knowing you target heart rate

Pace is important when exercising.  You don’t want to burn out too quickly, but you don’t want to be too easy on yourself either.  Knowing your target heart rate allows you to gauge your own fitness level. Your THR is … Continue reading

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Eat your way to a longer life

                         We all know the basics about nutrition.  Fats, sodium and cholesterol are bad for us. Fiber, potassium, and protein are the good stuff, but did you know that eating a healthy amount of fiber daily can lead to … Continue reading

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How music can promote our health

Your mood and the way that you are feeling mentally have a great deal to do with your health.  Sad moods can lead to depression, angry moods can lead to high blood pressure and anxious moods can lead to anxiety. … Continue reading

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