Category Archives: HEALTH

New Ping Fitness Class: Piloxing

Lifestyle Staff Writer | Hayley Ross |

“Sleek, Sexy, Powerful.”

That is the motto of Piloxing, a new group fitness class at Ping this semester. The class repeats the motto at the end of every class, empowering its participants to reach their fitness goals.

Piloxing is a combination of dance, boxing and standing Pilates. The majority of the class is spent alternating between the three types of movement series and ends with a 15-minute strengthening and toning section, similar to Tighten and Tone (TNT), another group fitness class offered at Ping. Half-pound gloves can also be worn during the class to intensify the workout.

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FANGLE Culture: Binge Gaming

Lifestyle Staff Writer | Madison Lantelme-Capitano |

Last week, I decided that reality absolutely sucked and I needed to be as far away from it as possible. I bought popcorn, candy and some energy drinks. I locked my door, put on my fluffy pink bathrobe and proceeded to relieve stress the best way I know how — binge gaming.

I alternated between “Majora’s Mask,” “Grand Theft Auto V” and “Skyrim.” By the time I woke from my caffeine-and-sugar-induced haze, I realized I had spent the last three days cooped up in my room with no substantial food and zero contact with the real world.

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