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How to have an actively awesome summer: Turn your fitness dreams into reality

Rate this article and enter to winWe tend to anticipate summer as if it’s a magical stress-free season in which we finally get to do all the things. In a recent Student Health 101...
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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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Bring home the gold: Olympic workouts you can do anywhere

Rate this article and enter to winThis year, top athletes will gather together in Sochi, Russia to compete in the 22nd Winter Olympic Games, and over a third of the respondents to a recent...
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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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5 effective fitness fads: Learn the pros and cons of the latest routines

Rate this article and enter to winTrying out a variety of fun and interesting ways to exercise can help you stay motivated—and break up the 150 minutes per week recommended in the U.S. Department...
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Dynamic vs static stretching: Discover the difference between the two

Rate this article and enter to winStretching is an important part of any fitness routine. Studies have shown that it is beneficial, but the question is, should you stretch before or after exercise?According to...
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A no-sweat guide to the most popular workouts

Rate this article and enter to winThe benefits of exercise are boundless, even if your capacity to actually fit a workout into your schedule has limits. But carving out a balance between the gym...
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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...
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Fitting in fitness: 20-minute workouts to fill your week

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s never too late to cultivate a healthy lifestyle, especially as a student. Many schools offer an on-campus gym and intramural sports. Not available at your school? Explore...
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Training obliques

%CODE1%Lying wipers:Start lying on your back with your arms out to your sides and knees bent. Raise your legs off the ground, keeping the knees bent. From here, bring both legs to one side...