Female working out with a medicine ballico-video-large

Exercise equipment: BOSU® and medicine balls

%CODE1%BOSU® squat:This exercise is similar to a normal body weight squat but the instability of the BOSU® adds a greater level of difficulty by forcing your stabilizing muscles to kick in. As a result,...
Anywhere, anytime jump ropeico-video-large

Anywhere, anytime jump rope

%CODE1%Warm up:Jump Rope Figure 8: 30 secondsJog in place but this time hold jump rope in hands and bring your hands side by side and swing the jump rope from right to left making...
Simple cardio workoutico-video-large

Simple cardio workout

%CODE1%Directions This workout consists of burpees, high knees, mountain climbers, and plank jacks. Do 10 reps of each with little to no rest in between...
Chase exercisingico-video-large

10-minute advanced workout

%CODE1%Ninja jumpFrom a kneeling position sitting on your heels, use your hips to explosively jump up into a bottom squat position, using an arm swing to help propel you up and slightly forward. Keep...
Running Intervalsico-video-large

Running Intervals

%CODE1%Directions Walk for one minute, jog for the next minute, and sprint for the final minute. Repeat the interval over 20 to 30 minutes total. -Maddie Burke, Duke University
Resistance exercises at homeico-video-large

Resistance exercises at home

%CODE1%Directions This workout consists of eight exercises: three upper body, three lower body, and two core. Complete each for 10 to 15 reps. Squat: Begin with your feet a little wider than shoulder-width apart. Push your...
Lower back hackico-video-large

Lower back hack

%CODE1%Many people think about the abdomen when they think about the core. The core is actually comprised of several muscle groups that surround the torso and hip, including the lower back. A strong core...
Knee & shoulder injury prevention with a wallico-video-large

Knee & shoulder injury prevention with a wall

%CODE1% Wall sit: For the wall sit, you will begin standing with both feet shoulder width apart and about 1-2 feet away from a wall that you are leaning against. From here,...
Student performing stretchesico-video-large

Static stretches

%CODE1%Chest stretch:Stand with your feet hip-width apart and clasp your hands behind your back. Gently straighten your elbows and lift your arms up to a comfortable position where you can breathe into the stretch....
Avoiding Injuryico-video-large

Avoiding Injury

%CODE1%The shoulders, knees, and lower back are injury-prone areas of the body. They are frequently used for movement and weight-bearing activity. Here are some tips for the gym to avoid aggravating these areas and...