Tagged: Fitness

“Fit For Success”

By Margo Wilson, Journalism Student, Sargent Choice Student Ambassador Recently Rachel Reynolds, one of our Dietitians at Sargent Choice Nutrition Center, was featured in a BUTV news piece that aired on BUTV 10 and Good Morning BU. Rachel was interviewed by Melissa Adan, who put together the video story. The clip, titled “Fit For Success” was […]


By Ellie Schulman, Film and Television student, College of Communication That got your attention, right? Who doesn’t love free stuff! Boston is awesome, because there are a ton of places you can go to take free fitness classes, especially during the summer. Here’s a link so you can check out the daily schedule of where […]

Time To Work Out! Healthy Pre-Exercise Snacks

By Clara Gordon, Dietetic Intern, Sargent Choice Nutrition Center image source Snacking can be an important nutrition strategy for anyone seeking to maintain adequate energy throughout their day.  In the popular press, snacking, grazing, or any other word denoting an occasion to nosh between meals has fallen in and out of vogue depending upon the […]

Record Breaking Temperatures: Recommendations for Marathon Runners

With temperatures expected to be in the mid to high 80’s, there are lots of concerns surrounding the health of the marathon runners on Monday. Laura Judd, MS, RD, LDN, CSSD, has some recommendations for marathon runners in the heat: As a marathon runner, you want your glycogen stores to be as high as possible […]

Exercise for Your Body

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Whether you love to run along the Charles, practice yoga at a nearby studio, lift weights at the gym, or take a PDP at FitRec, if you like to exercise, chances are you’ve heard a lot of exercise and nutrition myths. This month’s theme is Don’t Sweat it. […]

Get Moving: Gym Membership Optional

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Image Source Resolution #4: Exercise More The word “exercise” often conjures images of running on a treadmill or lifting weights at the gym , both requiring you to take a chunk of time out of your day to do. Well this year I challenge you to change that […]

Danka Walks

By Taylor Gills, Graduate Nutrition Student, Sargent College Typically at the Sargent Choice Nutrition Center we’re focused on food.  As a group that is made up primarily of Dietitians and Nutrition students, it makes sense that we talk about cooking, eating, and enjoying food all the time.  Today though, we’re going to touch upon another […]

You don’t need to “Earn Your Mac n Cheese”

By Elizabeth Jarrard, Dietetics Student, Sargent College There’s a new gym near Boston University. Huge billboards and ads adorn the windows proclaiming that YOU need to “earn your mac n cheese tonight” Their gimmick to get you inside their doors, clamoring for a membership is to guilt you into working out. Because the only reason […]

Stick with Your New Exercise Routine!

By Elizabeth Jarrard, Dietetics Student, Sargent College As the weather starts to turn a little warmer many people resolve that they will begin working out. This is a wonderful resolution, especially if it is created as an achievable goal . Here at BU we have the fabulous FitRec with a great variety of options for […]