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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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Playful workouts

%CODE1%Cross Over’s: Attach a resistance band or jump rope around a pole and hold the handles so there is tension in the band. Arms should be at about shoulder height. Begin to pull both...
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25 minutes: The hiit parade

%CODE1%Routine Layout: Mountain Climbers – 30 sec. Rest – 30 sec. Toe Touches – 1 min. Rest – 30 sec. Jump Squats – 30 sec. Rest –...
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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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Your fall fitness fix: How & why to make it happen

Rate this article and enter to winMoving much? Ninety percent of college students say physical activity makes their life better (two-thirds said much better), according to a recent Student Health 101 survey. Consistent physical...
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Partner strength-training exercises

%CODE1%Directions: Medicine Ball Side Pass: Stand back to back with your partner with one person holding the medicine ball. Reach over to pass the medicine ball to your partner...
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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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Staircase workout

%CODE1% Jump Squat: Start standing with feet hip width apart and arms relaxed by your sides. As you stand in front of the first step of your staircase, create a slight bend in...
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Sun salutations

%CODE1%Step 1 – Mountain Pose Stand facing forward with your arms at your sides. Maintain a narrow stance with feet parallel. Actively reach towards the ground with your fingertips as you begin...
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Lower back hack

%CODE1%Many people think about the abdomen when they think about the core. The core is actually comprised of several muscle groups that surround the torso and hip, including the lower back. A strong core...
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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...