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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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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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Cardio-kickboxing

%CODE1%Kickboxing Lunge: Stand with feet hip-width apart with arms relaxed by your sides. Step your right foot behind so you are in a lunge; right heel lifted with a slight bend in the knee...
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Whole-body workout

%CODE1%Squats With JabsStand with your legs hip width and arms by your sides. Slowly bend your knees, making sure they are in-line over your toes. With your back straight in this squat, make fists...
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Outdoor summer workout

%CODE1%Summertime is a great opportunity to change the setting of your workout. Take advantage of the weather and get outdoors! Even on an overcast day, walk or jog to the local park and find...
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Stair climber and rowing

%CODE1%Treadmill warm-up: Start the treadmill on a low level where you can move at a walking pace. As you get comfortable, start to lift your knees for a march-like walk. To modify, do not...
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Body-weight workout

%CODE1%Directions: Plank: Go to the ground on all fours and create a flat back. Lift your knees off the ground so that you are being held up by your hands, which should be right under...
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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...
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Queens of pushups, king of squats: Find a fun workout that suits you

Rate this article and enter to winWhen classes and responsibilities become overwhelming, or gym equipment isn’t easily accessible, it can be tempting to put exercise on the back burner. But according to the Centers...