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Ways to practice yoga

Photo Illustration by Claire Bargman. Practicing yoga in your backyard is a great option during quarantine. YouTube and various yoga apps are a great way to start yoga for the first time or improve your skills.

Claire Bargman

May 1, 2020

With everything going on right now, finding a new hobby or workout routine can keep you grounded. For me, yoga has offered that. Since yoga classes are cancelled, apps and YouTube videos are the best option. I have found that various apps have subscriptions so the free ones or YouTube videos have good var...

Technovations club adds two new teams

Junior Zoe Younger and senior Sidney Hosfield discuss app ideas at Technovation's first meeting of the year on Jan. 9. Club members will develop an app and present to a panel of judges in May.

Maria Perez-Barriga

January 17, 2019

Technovations this year has two more additional teams than last year, which means more apps will be developed, according to adviser Mark Miller. According to Miller, Technovations had its first meeting Jan. 9, and 15 girls attended. “Two (girls) have contacted me that they couldn’t make it,...

Fitness apps build alternative routines

Senior Lindsey Olson works out with the weight bars. The weight room at St. Louis Park High School is a workout area for students.

Emma Yarger

November 6, 2018

According to nordic skier and lacrosse captain senior Grace Lynch, fitness apps are a convenient workout plan, especially if she needs extra motivation to exercise. “I would recommend looking up fitness apps on whatever device you use, because there's so many different options. I've used a couch...

Top 3 fitness apps: 7 minute workout, My Macros+, MapMyRun

William Phelan

April 20, 2018

  7 minute workout ★★★★★ If there is one app that could single handedly transform your fitness routine, it’s 7 minute workout app. This app takes the user through a 7 minute full body workout requiring nothing more than a chair and a wall. The workout includes 14 different ex...

Technovations decides on app for competition

Juniors Caroline Garland, Greta Long and Kate Christiansen work on the app they are creating for Technovations on March 10.

Yonit Krebs

April 12, 2018

For the Technovation Challenge, junior Ilsa Olsen said the team of five girls decided to create an app that would make it easier for students to give back to their communities. “We are making a volunteer app, and we’re trying to make it so someone can have an account and log in and just search for ...

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