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Interval track workouts

%CODE1%Dynamic Warm-UpDynamic stretching is done by performing brief, repetitive movements through one’s full range of motion. It’s a great way to prepare for activity and reduce the risk of injury. Perform each movement in...
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Not feeling it?: How to get moving when you just don’t wanna

Rate this article and enter to winSure, working out is good for us, but what if we’re just not in the mood? As in, totally not in the mood. Is there hope?Yes. Research shows...
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Queens of pushups, king of squats: Find a fun workout that suits you

Rate this article and enter to winBecause classes, work, family, and other responsibilities can be overwhelming, and gym access and your time are likely limited, it can be tempting to put exercise on the...
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All-in-one workouts: How to build strength, stamina, and flexibility anywhere

Rate this article and enter to winStudents need workouts that efficiently combine our multiple goals: strength, stamina, and flexibility. And we need quick, on-the-go options.As a personal trainer (in addition, I’m studying exercise science...
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Ask the trainer: How do I gain confidence to go to the gym?

“How do I gain enough confidence to go to the gym?”—Blake M.*, Santa Clara University, CaliforniaGaining enough confidence to start going to the gym could be one of the best things you do for...
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10 FYIs on STIs: Everything you ever (and never) wanted to know

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A bit more fit: The power of tracking your steps

Rate this article and enter to winDo you ever wonder why your sister is jogging in place while watching House of Cards? Do you have friends or family who talk about getting their steps...
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Avoiding Injury

%CODE1%The shoulders, knees, and lower back are injury-prone areas of the body. They are frequently used for movement and weight-bearing activity. Here are some tips for the gym to avoid aggravating these areas and...
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Fitness for focus: How to power up your brain

Rate this article and enter to winIf an exam or work deadline is too close for comfort and your review session has become a brutal slog, you may feel you don’t have time for...
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Take it outside: 7 ways to get active with nature

Rate this article and enter to winWould you rather watch The Walking Dead on a treadmill or feel like you’re part of it on a trail run? It’s better for us to take that...