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The Student News Site of Henry M. Gunn High School

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The weight of gym culture: Student gym-goers experience ugly side of exercise

The weight of gym culture: Student gym-goers experience ugly side of exercise

Dan Honigstein, In-Depth Editor May 17, 2023

The rise of fitness-centered social media, the sheer number of local gyms and the popularity of school athletics have all contributed to the growth of fitness culture among Palo Alto teens. Some students...

Sports serve as source of fun, fitness for staff: Garlejo

Sports serve as source of fun, fitness for staff: Garlejo

ryanmanesh December 8, 2017

Written by Ryan Manesh With a demanding job that takes up the majority of the day, health tech nurse Joanna Garlejo searched for a way to manage her fitness while also successfully keeping up with...

Staffers evaluate failed New Year’s resolutions: working out

yukiKB January 29, 2016

Written by Yuki Klotz-Burwell Like many people, I started 2015 aiming to eat healthier and exercise more. I downloaded an app to catalog my eating and exercise habits and, hopefully, my success. I was...

Gym Class Heroes: Spin Class

pkale99 December 6, 2015

Written by Prachi Kale When I signed up for the spin class, I thought I knew what to expect. I had taken a few spin classes before, and most of them had similar environments and similar styles of...

Gym Class Heroes: Kickboxing

Gym Class Heroes: Kickboxing

yukiKB December 4, 2015

Written by Yuki Klotz-Burwell As I laced up my Nikes, put my hair in a ponytail and got into my “athletic” clothes, I tried to think of the last time I had done anything remotely sporty. Besides...

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