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Halloween Health and Fitness Roundup

UNC is known for a winning basketball team, its academic success and Halloween on Franklin Street.  This candy-filled holiday is just a couple days away.  Check out these articles to enjoy the delicious day.

Your Guide to Halloween Candy: Thanks to this list from Health, you’ll learn how to avoid overindulging in every popular Halloween candy.  Oh, and fun facts are included – did you know 9 billion pieces of candy corn will be produced this year?

Frighten-Away-Fat Halloween Workout: If you’re not in the mood for the elliptical this Halloween, try this spooky workout from FitSugar.  It includes moves like “Creepy Crawler” and “Scared Black Cat.”  Bonus: you’ll work everything from your triceps and buns to your lower abs and thighs.

10 Low-Calories Halloween Treats: Whatever black or orange baked treat you’re craving, Shape has a healthier alternative.  Whip up some “Bewitching Brownie Bites” or “Punk-in’ Mini Muffins” to treat you and your friends to a fall dessert.

Fitness Themed Halloween Costume Ideas: Okay, so this article won’t help you become fitter or healthier.  But it’s perfect for all you last minute planners in your search for the perfect Halloween costume.  The Huffington Post includes everyone from the “P90X Man” to “Unimpressed McKayla Maroney” (the classic meme Olympic gymnast).

Have a healthy, safe and fun Halloween!