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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: Increased confidence to try new things Physical upgrade: Mobile...
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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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Seated-ab sequences

%CODE1%Directions: Seated abs: Sit on a mat with your knees bent and feet on the floor. Position your tailbone so you are comfortable and lean back so your core is challenged....
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Whole-body workout

%CODE1%Squats With JabsStand with your legs hip width and arms by your sides. Slowly bend your knees, making sure they are in-line over your toes. With your back straight in this squat, make fists...
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Getting a pulse on your heart rate

Keeping track of your heart rate is a great way to assess your overall health. It helps you gauge how strong your heart is and note improvements.To measure manually: Find your pulse on the inside...
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Add more activity to your day

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, adults need at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic exercise each week, plus regular strength-training activities.By exercising for 10 minutes,...
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Lower abs routine

%CODE1%Leg flutters: Begin on your back with your knees hugged into your chest. Release by relaxing your arms by your sides and have your legs float up in the air, feet flexed. With your...
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Classic moves re-combined with new

%CODE1%This workout helps build aerobic fitness and abdominal strength by combining frequent movement with stability exercises. Follow a circuit format by performing 1 set of each exercise in order. When you reach the end,...
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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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15 minutes: Hiiting the gym

%CODE1%Here’s what you’ll need to perform this fast and efficient 15 minute protocol: a stationary bike that has adjustable resistance and a stopwatch/clock or some other way to keep time.First, begin pedaling for 5...