Scientists say your push-up game could reveal your risk for future heart failure

Scientists followed about 1,100 male firefighters for a decade to see if their physical fitness, measured in push-ups, could predict their future heart health. Firefighters who could do more than 40 push-ups had 96 percent fewer cardiovascular-related diseases than those who couldn’t complete more than 10 at baseline. In fact, men who could do 11 … Continue reading Scientists say your push-up game could reveal your risk for future heart failure

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An exercise in tone

Highway One reminds me of the distinctive stain left behind by dripping mascara. I follow the dusty stream south toward Santa Cruz and imagine my Honda Civic is a single silver tear rolling down California’s cheek. Sound pours from my speakers, its waves crashing across my face. Cranked to 17, the music is loud enough … Continue reading An exercise in tone

Sm(art) Education – Caroline Lockwood

Sm(art) Education is a series of interviews with art students and educators across a multitude of disciplines. Their stories provide testimony to the value of an arts education, proving art has infinite application in career and in life overall.   Caroline Lockwood, 19, is currently studying Dance and Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of … Continue reading Sm(art) Education – Caroline Lockwood

Sm(art) Education – Alexandria Davis

Sm(art) Education is a series of interviews with art students and educators across a multitude of disciplines. Their stories provide testimony to the value of an arts education, proving art has infinite application in career and in life overall. Alexandria Davis is a recent graduate from the University of Florida’s BFA Dance program. She has an … Continue reading Sm(art) Education – Alexandria Davis