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Fitting in fitness: 20-minute workouts to fill your week

Rate this article and enter to winCollege is the ideal time to cultivate a healthy lifestyle. Most schools offer an on-campus gym, outdoor settings for physical activity, and intramural sports. Breaks between classes give...
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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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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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Master your muscle groups: Exercises to build strength this summer

Rate this article and enter to winAh, summer is here. As a student, you may be looking forward to some time off from school, a summer internship or job, a few more classes, or...
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Creative ways to break a sweat: Making fitness part of any activity

Rate this article and enter to winYou might not think there’s time to fit exercise into your busy schedule, but you can keep up with everything you have going on and still make time...
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RUN with your PASSION: How exercise can make a difference

Rate this article and enter to winHave you ever participated in a physical activity that raised money or awareness for a cause you care about? In a recent Student Health 101 survey, more than 75 percent...
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The five elements of fitness

Rate this article and enter to winThough physical activity sometimes falls to the sidelines in college, staying fit while a student is essential to overall health. Exercise helps reduce stress, clear the mind, and...
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Get more from your core: Why it’s important and how to work it

Rate this article and enter to winThe part of your body known as “the core” got that name for a reason: it holds you together. The core muscles work together with the skeletal system...
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Dynamic vs static stretching: Discover the difference between the two

Rate this article and enter to winStretching is an important part of any fitness routine. Studies have shown that it is beneficial, but the question is, should you stretch before or after exercise?According to...
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13 Apps for a Healthy 2013

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’ve set health and wellness goals for this year, you’re probably scouting out useful resources. Using smartphones, tablets, and computer apps can help you reach your goals!Sorting...