As we look back on a successful Season 9, Balance wanted to hit on the main points of what makes a person healthy before going on a break. Showrunner, Madeline Bhaskar, joined our hosts again and led them on a Lady Gaga inspired ab workout. The team of producers then compiled a video where they talked about what healthy tips they learned this season and their favorite Balance moments. After working out, Daniel and Yeon were joined with Youtube vlogger and fitness expert Katie Dunlap from Love Sweat, and Fitness. She touched on the main aspects of health that students need to take into consideration in order to live a healthy and happy life. Katie then put Daniel and Yeon through the ringer with an intense hit workout. Join us for Season 10!
Social media is influencing the way we workout and how we perceive body image. Balance decides to look at the pros and cons of how social media and technology is changing the way we view fitness. Showrunner, Madeline Bhaskar, filled in for Daniel this episode and joined Yeon in leading a Beyoncé inspired workout as celebrity workouts are filling up the internet. Madeline also went to Huntington Beach to do a Color Run where Balance joined her and captured the fun atmosphere that centered around a fitness event. Madeline and Yeon are then joined with Serro Park and Lu Galvez from the Barbell Brigade Youtube Channel and gym. Serro and Lu showed our hosts how social media changed the way they worked out for the better and showed us how to properly squat!
Instead of letting the middle of the semester get us down, Balance decides to tackle the problem head on! Daniel and Yeon try new techniques in order to get student out the end of the semester drag. Yeon walks us through how to do a chair workout to show you can fit in a workout even if your motivation to visit the gym is lacking. Daniel and Yeon are joined with massage therapist Tammy Langenburg from Massage Therapy LA. Together, they discussed how to take care of your body during a stressful period of time. Yeon was then lucky enough to get a massage from Tammy with the assistance of Daniel.
Description: Daniel and Yeon try new and exciting ways to exercise in order to keep finding that motivation to workout. Yeon makes a decadent apple cobbler, while Sandy on the Healthdown gives us tips on how to mentally prepare for a workout. Daniel and Yeon then did an interview and an adrenaline-pumping workout with the creator and founder of Plyojam. Plyojam is an exciting cardio, dance fitness. They definitely worked up a sweat, while finding the fun it fitness.
Our hosts, Daniel and Yeon take on the eighth wonder of the world…Cadio! They speak about how you can stay motivated and have fun working out. Then Daniel goes over some super foods to help keep your workout game on fleek! Then on Sandy’s Healthdown, she tells us how she makes working out fun! Then we bring on our special guest: Karrin Moldrem, a Fitness Coordinator from USC, and she teaches us how to keep our bodies moving with her Killer Cardio Workout.
Our hosts, Daniel and Yeon speak about how they live such a healthy and well life. Michael and Delaney take us on a hike, and Sandy speaks about mindful eating. Then Daniel takes us on a fitness journey with his swole corner showing us simple ways to work out without having to go to the gym. Then Daniel and Yeon interview Chef Babette Davis, owner of Stuff I Eat, who after whips up some yummy and delicious vegan desserts.
Our hosts, Daniel and Yeon speak about sex-appeal and the expectations that both men and women face. Vendela teaches us how to make a Greek Kale Salad, and we keep the salad going as Yeon teaches us how to make her seductive chicken salad. Then Sandy gives some love advice in her healthdown, where she talks about finding love in the college setting. Finally, we kick it back to the studio where Daniel and Yeon interview the L.A. Bellydance Academy and our guest Stefanya takes us through a belly dance demonstration. It’s going up on a tuesday here at Balance!
Our hosts, Daniel and Yeon speak about their fitness goals for the year, and share ways in which they keep the blood pumping to their muscles. Vendela teaches us how to make some yummy high-protein food. Then things get spicy as Yeon teaches Daniel and Sandy a glute workout that is sure to get your derrier noticed. After, Sandy talks about games that keep your mind strong and we close the show with Cross Fit Trainer: Rich Munton, who works our host into shape with his muscle-building demonstration! It going up on a Tuesday, only on Balance!
Our hosts Daniel and Yeon kick off this fitness season speaking about different unconventional ways they stay fit, and our Healthdown Host Sandy speaks about different ways to relax your mind. Then our guest Azmera Davis and her Capoeira group teach our hosts some awesome self-defense moves!
In the FINAL episode of Balance, our hosts and Natalia Azad of the USC Lyon Center tackle mythbusters jeopardy style! Producer Sean Scantlebury of Sean’s Space shows you how much sugar is in your daily drinks. See how the lovely Balance Team finished off a great season!
There is much more to balancing a healthy lifestyle other than fitness! USC WYSE (Women and Youth Supporting Each Other) shares the importance of self-love and empowerment. Kristen, Julia and Amy show you how to master the “Boxer Braids” for working out, and DIY face masks with household items. In Amy’s Corner, she shares her family stories and how they have helped her become who she is today.
In this special episode on survival in college and just in life, celebrity trainer Westopher Ferguson and the USC Triathlon Team share tips on how to stay healthy and fit during stressful times. Amy teaches you some simple smoothies to start your day!