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Care for your back(pack)

Rate this article and enter to winLugging around a heavy backpack with textbooks, a computer, and everything you think you’ll need for a day of schoolwork can be a real pain! You might think...
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That thing at the gym?: What it is and how to work it

Rate this article and enter to winHave you ever walked into a fitness center and been bewildered by the objects being used? Aside from dumbbells, people are throwing big orbs and swinging handled objects...
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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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Health & safety outdoors

Summer is here. That means more fun activities outside! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are many ways to stay healthy while enjoying the great outdoors: Apply sunscreen with an SPF...
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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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All-in-one workouts: How to build strength, stamina, and flexibility anywhere

Rate this article and enter to winStudents need workouts that efficiently combine our multiple goals: strength, stamina, and flexibility. And we need quick, on-the-go options.As a personal trainer (in addition, I’m studying exercise science...
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Running Intervals

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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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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...
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10 FYIs on STIs: Everything you ever (and never) wanted to know

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