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Sweat out your stress

Rate this article and enter to winMost students experience some level of stress in school, and whatever the symptoms, it can be a major drain.Exercise can help. Dr. Katie Tolle, a psychologist at Kansas...
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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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Playground exercises

%CODE1%Access to a jump rope and a playground with monkey bars is necessary to complete this routine. This is also a good workout to do with a partner, as some exercises might require assistance....
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Gymtimidation: cable system

%CODE1%Tricep push down:Stand with feet hip width a part, with a bit of a forward lean. With an overhand grip on the bar in front of you and elbows glued by your sides, take...
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Proper dumbbell technique

%CODE1%Weighted Front Lunges Hold a dumbbell in each hand. Beginners should use a 5-10lb dumbbell. Maintain an upright posture with your shoulders pinched back. Take a larger-than-normal step forward with one leg....
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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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Dynamic stretches

%CODE1%It’s important to warm-up before any workout. Dynamic stretching is an excellent way to warm-up. It involves controlled, full-range movement. When done correctly, dynamic stretching improves flexibility, lubricates the joints, and even prepares the...
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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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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...