5 things you probably didn’t know about walking

1. Power walking burns more fat than slow jogging.Although you can burn more calories while jogging, you do not necessarily burn more fat when you walk for the same amount of time! Walking gives your body’s metabolism more time to make the switch from burning carbohydrates to burning fat. 2. Your body starts releasing endorphins after …

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Music & Movement and How it Improves Your Health

Greetings from the Move Well Team! Did you know that coordinated rhythmic movement rituals like dance have a mountain of health benefits? The goal of this month's MOVE WELL BLOG is to introduce you to the perceived health benefits associated with participating in dance classes. It's never too late to begin to explore the practice …

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Enlightened?—How can we all achieve well-roundedness and find contentment?

By Maxwell James In the last three years I’ve spent at UCLA, I now know the good and bad changes I have experienced have contributed to an overall image of how to be the best student and person I can be. But I always have struggled with the “how.” It seems near impossible to stay …

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Seasonal Foods

Modern technology and transportation systems have enabled us to obtain various types of foods year-round. However, the quality of fruits and vegetables fluctuate with the seasons. Seasonality refers to a food’s peak harvest time. In turn, what is considered to be “seasonal” will vary widely depending on the crop’s geographical location.  We are lucky to …

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