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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 roommate is jogging in place while watching House of Cards? Do you have friends who talk about getting their steps in? Tracking...
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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 roommate who’s been throwing up? Sitting in a lecture hall with a coughing classmate? Wondering why you’re under pressure to get a flu...
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Small-space exercises

%CODE1%Directions: For your lowest interval, begin with marches. Pick up your knees and engage your core with your shoulders back. For the medium level interval, start jump roping. Stay on your toes in order to work...
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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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Basic foam rolling techniques

%CODE1%Foam roller FAQWhat’s a foam roller?Lightweight cylinders made of foam. They come in many degrees of firmness, often white and blue coloured rollers are softer while black is firmer. Foam rollers are available to...
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Fitting in fitness: 20-minute workouts to fill your week

Rate this article and enter to winCollege is the ideal time to cultivate a healthy lifestyle. Most schools offer an on-campus gym, outdoor settings for physical activity, and intramural sports. Breaks between classes give...
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Mind-body routine

%CODE1%Inhale/exhales: Step your feet slightly wider than hip width with your toes pointing out. Bend your knees so they are right over your toes and sink down into your hips. As you rise, bring...
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Short & sweat: 5 reasons to ramp up your workout

Rate this article and enter to winAn hour of running or rowing does awesome things to our bodies and minds. But what if we don’t have an hour? What if we could achieve those...
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30 day exercise challenge–Plank tutorial

%CODE1% What is a Plank? It’s an exercise that involves an isometric contraction. Meaning, that you are holding in a position for a certain length of time. You’re contracting your muscles, primarily your abdominals, in...
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Lower body flexibility

%CODE1%Directions This workout focuses on increasing flexibility in the hamstrings, hip flexors, and gluts. For all of the stretches, make sure to keep a neutral spine and keep your core tight. Hamstring stretch: Using a doorway,...