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Archive for February, 2013

Exercise of the Week: Split Stance Squat

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Video Courtesy of OSU Recreational Sports The split stance squat is a terrific exercise to gain strength in your quadriceps, hamstring, and glutes. As most of the exercise is done one leg at a time, it works to improve balance and increase muscular equilibrium. Raise the difficulty by alternating legs or holding dumbbells at your […]

Food For Though: Carrot Pancakes

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Food for Thought, brought to you by the Oregon State Student Health Services Dietician Lynn Cordes, MS, RD, LD. This one is for the vegetable haters in your household. Get your morning started off right by sneaking in some Vitamin A packed carrots in an oh-so-tasty way with these carrot pancakes! Try making half of […]

Corey Keyes in the Mind Spa

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Dr. Keyes’ research centers on illuminating the “two continua” model of health and illness, showing how the absence of mental illness does not translate into the presence of mental health, and revealing that the causes of true health are often distinct processes from those now understood as the risks for mental illness. To find out […]

Exercise of the week: Body Weight Squat

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Video Courtesy of OSU Recreational Sports No equipment required. Squats are a great way to increase strength in your quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes while adding stability to the core.  Begin by perfecting your form with your body’s weight, and then add additional resistance with a barbell, dumbbells, or a band. Proper form is a must. […]

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