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Love your body

Rate this article and enter to winAccording to a 2006 study, the average American encounters 5,000 advertisements in one day. Many of these messages revolve around looking “better,” and influence just about everyone.Sadly, poor...
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Your body on exercise

Here are five reasons your body loves physical activity—whether dancing, swimming, playing a sport, walking, biking, or visiting the gym: Regular exercise can act as a cognitive enhancer, promoting creativity. The National Institutes of Health report...
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Your core is key: How to build abdominal and back strength

Rate this article and enter to win“Let’s do a core workout today.” “Isolate those core muscles!” “Whew! My core is sore.”You may hear one of these statements, or something similar, every time you go...
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Anyone can play!: Have fun and stay fit with intramural & club sports

Rate this article and enter to winLooking to be active and make friends? Even if varsity collegiate sports aren’t for you, intramural and club teams can keep you involved in your favorite sports while...
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The five elements of fitness

Rate this article and enter to winThough physical activity sometimes falls to the sidelines when balancing a hectic schedule, staying fit while a student is essential to overall health. Exercise helps reduce stress, clear...
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Running Intervals

%CODE1%Directions Walk for one minute, jog for the next minute, and sprint for the final minute. Repeat the interval over 20 to 30 minutes total. -Maddie Burke, Duke University
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Small steps to big fitness: A little goes a long way

Rate this article and enter to win Does your New Year’s resolution relate to physical activity or fitness? Maybe you’re thinking in terms of a full-scale fitness renovation or whole body overhaul. If so……how...
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Master your muscle groups: Exercises to build strength this summer

Rate this article and enter to winAh, summer is here. As a student, you may be looking forward to some time off from school, working some additional hours, taking a few more classes, or...
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Staying active no matter the weather

Rate this article and enter to winFor the outdoor enthusiast, weather changes can bring on challenges. Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or just love being active, you may be wondering what to do when...
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Self-care quiz: How to avoid what’s going around

Rate this article and enter to winDelivering chicken soup to your to your bestie who’s been throwing up? Sitting in a conference room with a coughing colleague? Wondering why you’re under pressure to get...