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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...

Push (yourself) up to better fitness

Pushups: That old-school exercise that gives us unwanted flashbacks to middle school phys ed. But there’s a reason this classic move has stuck around—it works for all fitness levels. (Yes, even yours.) Pushups work...
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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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Ask the trainer: Are there mindless exercises I could do while sitting in class...

“Are there mindless exercises I could do while sitting in class or studying?”—Kelly L., Memorial University of Newfoundland, Newfoundland and LabradorFor many people, especially students, sitting is a major part of the day. While...
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Fitness for focus: How to power up your brain

Rate this article and enter to winIf an exam or assignment deadline is too close for comfort and your study session has become a brutal slog, you may feel you don’t have time for...
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Small space workout

%CODE1%Tricep dips on chair: Start by sitting down on the chair and then slowly moving your hands to the sides of the chair and sliding your butt off. Balance with your arms holding you...
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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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Workoutdoors

Where do you like your cardio—outdoors or at the gym? People who run outdoors push themselves harder, on average, than the treadmill crowd, according to a classic study in the Journal of Sports Science (1996). The...
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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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Run for your life (literally): You gave us 7 ways fitness fixes (almost) everything

Rate this article and enter to win Creativity: Artistic expression and creativity Emotional fix: I wouldn’t be exaggerating to say it has saved my life Survival: Rule #1 of the zombie apocalypse: cardio Opportunities: A soccer scholarship Physical upgrade: Mobile for longer, maybe without...