The Bucs' Blade

Fitness tip of the week: burpees

Step four: Perform one push-up.

Elena Salik, Reporter

October 30, 2018

The burpee is an exercise that works your quads, calves, pecs and builds your core strength. Every morning, you can start by doing intervals of 45 seconds on and 15 seconds off. Repeat this continuously over the span of 30 days to create a habit and build strength. As the exercise becomes...

Down by the sea

Down by the sea

Emma Sachteleben, Reporter

January 26, 2016

Last year, the chilly months of winter prompted three teachers to take a spring break vacation to Puerto Rico. Their tropical getaway lead to an unexpected jewelry business. On the trip to Aguada, Puerto Rico, the families of business class instructor Chad Jettner, and teachers James Richardson and Meli...

Combat cutting weight

Combat cutting weight

Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor

December 18, 2014

Two bare feet pad across a cold tile floor. A scale sits silently at the other end of the room underneath a single ceiling light. It gives off an ominous aura, the kind of intimidation that is caused by both the fear of failure and a fear of the unknown. The two feet step up onto the platform and the...