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William Nguyen ’24 poses in a kickboxing position.

Right hooks, uppercuts and sidekicks, oh my!

William Nguyen February 7, 2024
Trying a Kickboxing Class for the First Time
Lanie Stem ’25 taking a walk with friends in an attempt to reach her daily goal of 10,000 steps, Nov. 18.

10,000 steps a day keeps the doctor away

Lanie Stem January 31, 2024
Attempting to reach a step goal for a week

Raising the Bar

Lauren Lodge February 2, 2022

Examining the relationship between women and weights The metal dug into my back as my legs quaked. “One more, Lauren, just one more,” I told myself. Deep grunts bounced off the concrete walls at...

AnnE Potter ’25 doing goat yoga at Hellerick’s Family Farm. PHOTO: ANNE POTTER ’25/THE HAWK

Guess ‘hooves’ doing yoga?

AnnE Potter November 16, 2021

Student tries out goat yoga for the first time As the goat climbed onto my back in the middle of a downward dog yoga pose, I remembered what the instructor, Donna Pastorok, told us before the class started:...


Open spaces on campus

Ryan Mulligan February 3, 2021

Where can I study or take a Zoom Class? 25 reservable spaces Bellarmine Hall, Barbelin Hall, Mandeville Hall, Post Learning Commons (PLC), Campion Student Center and the Science Center. PLC...

Community members flock to Sweeney Field on March 18. PHOTO: LUKE MALANGA 20/THE HAWK

Community members remain active on Sweeney Field

Sam Britt March 19, 2020

Even though spring sports have been canceled for the remainder of the semester due to spread of the coronavirus, Sweeney Field is still getting plenty of use. People from the community surrounding St....

Go Move Challenge has St. Joe’s faculty members exercising

Mikaela O'Hara March 7, 2020

St. Joe’s placed 12th out of 27 Jesuit colleges and universities in the annual Go Move Challenge, which ended on Feb. 29. The Go Move Challenge, sponsored by the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities...

The exterior of a popular SoulCycle gym 
(Photo by Morgan Jensen ’18).

Spin on a budget

Stephanie McCarthy December 5, 2017

How to afford the SoulCycle fad SoulCycle, a New York-based fitness company that offers indoor cycling classes, is addicting–until it breaks the bank. Each 45-minute class costs $34, well beyond the...

Graphic by Kaitlyn Patterson, 20.

Getting in shape for summer

Alyssa LaMont April 10, 2017

Fitness apps and techniques for warmer weather Working out allows you to release pent up aggression and stress, and let’s be honest, college students have a lot of energy built up. By implementing...

Patrons did yoga with rescue puppies at SWEAT Fitness (Photo courtesy of Alex Hargrave ’20).

Chilling with canines

Alex Hargrave April 10, 2017

A first-timer’s trip to puppy yoga As college students, some of our biggest problems stem from trying to stay healthy while maintaining a busy schedule, and from missing our family and friends back...

A participant tries out moves on a live fighter at Premier Martial Arts (Photo courtesy of Katie White, 17).

The point of pain

Katie White March 28, 2017

Lessons learned in a women’s self-defense class “Balls, balls, balls! You’re gonna hear that from me a lot today—you have to hit where you know it’s going to hurt,” said Dave Pantano, the...

Tess Hill, 18, had an energetic time at her first SoulCycle class (Photo Courtesy of Tess Hill, 18).

A whirl of a time

sjuhawknews March 28, 2017

Trying out the latest spin craze I sat on my stationary bike in the back of the dark room, locked my feet into the pedals and began riding. The “Hamilton” soundtrack pounded in my head as a bead...

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