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Dance poses

%CODE1%Directions: Begin by stretching out your quadriceps. Bend your leg back at the knee and hold your foot with one hand. Keep the other hand...
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Resistance is not futile

%CODE1%Bicep Curls: Hold the handlebars or the ends of your resistance band and stand directly on the band, feet about hip width apart. Make sure your palms are facing up and elbows are tucked...
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4 martial arts-inspired moves

%CODE1%Lunging Knee Strike: From the standing position, take a larger-than-normal step forward with one foot. Lower your back knee toward the ground so that both legs form close to a 90-degree angle. To avoid...
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Outdoor workouts: Hitting the trails

%CODE1%For most, school is over and the warmer weather has arrived. This is an exciting opportunity to get out and enjoy the sun. By taking our fitness training outdoors we can add new challenges,...
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Wide, wall, and cobra pushups

%CODE1%Kneeling Chest Push-ups: Get into table top position (on your hands and knees, both hip width apart and a flat back). Begin to walk your hands out wider than shoulder width apart so your...
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Jump rope demo

%CODE1%Most of us were exposed to the jump rope at the playground as kids. For those who haven’t already noticed, it’s followed us to the gym as adults. Whether we know the jump rope...
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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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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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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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Take it outside: 7 ways to get active with nature

Rate this article and enter to winWould you rather watch The Walking Dead on a treadmill or feel like you’re part of it on a trail run? It’s better for us to take that...