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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Owner Crystal Gayles (left) shows participants how to use the Kangaroo bounce shoes as they warm up for their bounce fitness class on January 22, 2022,  at SBS Fitness Studio and Juice Bar.

Bounce into a ‘juicy’ new workout

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor January 27, 2022

Crystal Gayles has always wanted to open up her own fitness studio. Gayles said her dream started 10 years ago, well before her daughter was born. But while juggling motherhood, business investments...

Madison Ruther, WSU junior kinesiology major, said although fitness classes shifted to an online format, University Recreation instructors took advantage of the chance to learn new workouts.

Fitness instructors reflect on remote classes

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor December 7, 2020

As fall comes to a close, WSU fitness instructors reflect on ways they made the most of teaching online classes amid COVID-19 regulations. The majority of this year was spent learning how to thrive...

Nadya Islas spends about four hours a day in the gym in addition to at-home workouts. She won first place in a national competition after training with her bodybuilding trainer for two years.

WSU student pursues competitive bodybuilding

JARED BRADLEY, Evergreen reporter October 22, 2020

After saving up enough money for a gym membership, WSU student Nadya Islas started training and treating it like her part-time job. Two years later, she won the National Physique Committee Teen Collegiate...

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