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Sunday, November 19, 2017
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A no-sweat guide to the most popular workouts

Rate this article and enter to winThe benefits of exercise are boundless, even if your capacity to actually fit a workout into your schedule has limits. But carving out a balance between the gym...
Fitness trainer performing leg exercise with bench

FitnessU: Glute-busting moves to build your backside

Rate this article and enter to winInterested in building your backside? We are too, and apparently so is everyone else on the internet. There’s no shame in wanting to show your glutes some love—strong...
Patient receiving blood pressure check

Ask the doc: “What can I do about my high blood pressure?”

—Blake B.*, Ashford University, San Diego, California(*Name changed)While it’s unusual for college students to have high blood pressure, it’s by no means unheard of, especially as rates of activity decline and rates of obesity...
Eliza Shirazi sits explaining deck of cards workout

FitnessU: The deck of cards workout

Rate this article and enter to winUnearth that dusty pack of playing cards from the depths of your junk drawer. The same suits that clutter your workspace can boost your fitness. Enter the Deck-of-Cards...
3 workouts that work for your schedule, your skills, and your life

3 workouts that work for your schedule, your skills, and your life

Rate this article and enter to winSeptember means fresh starts, you feel me? Suddenly, your superhuman dreams are no longer unattainable. Master time management? Check. Balance your cheese curl consumption with carrots? Got it....
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Ask the trainer: “For someone who has never worked out, where is the best...

"For someone who has never worked out, where is the best place to start?"—Kerriene E., Southern Alberta Institute of TechnologyWe know exercise is good for us, with long-term benefits (e.g., stronger bones and lower...
How to have an actively awesome summer: Turn your fitness dreams into reality

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

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...
man and woman working out together

Fuel Your Workout

By: Lora Unger, Nutrition and Health Sciences Graduate StudentNo matter what type of exercise in which you choose to participate , what you eat affects your performance. Your body needs the right balance of nutrients...
In a slump? How to get moving when you’re just not feeling it

In a slump? How to get moving when you’re just not feeling it

Rate this article and enter to winSure, working out is good for us, but what if we’re just not in the mood? As in, totally not in the mood. Is there hope?Yes. Research shows...