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All-in-one workouts: How to build strength, stamina, and flexibility anywhere

Rate this article and enter to winCollege students need workouts that efficiently combine our multiple goals: strength, stamina, and flexibility. And we need on-the-go options.As a personal trainer (in addition, I’m studying exercise science...
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Bike here, not there: How to be an assertive cyclist

Rate this article and enter to win“Look at what happens to you on a bicycle. You pedal. You make decisions. You experience the tang of the air and the surge of power as you...
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Health & safety outdoors

Summer is here. That means more fun activities outside! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are many ways to stay healthy while enjoying the great outdoors: Apply sunscreen with an SPF...
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Your core is key: How to build abdominal and back strength

Rate this article and enter to win“Let’s do a core workout today.” “Isolate those core muscles!” “Whew! My core is sore.”I hear one of these statements, or something similar, every time I go to...
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Love your body

Rate this article and enter to winAccording to a 2006 study, the average American encounters 5,000 advertisements in one day. Many of these messages revolve around looking “better,” and influence just about everyone. Sadly,...
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Stretching for better sleep

Stretching is an easy way to unwind from the day and get your body and mind in the mood for sleep. Here are four stretches to help you relax: Forward Bend: Elongates the back, neck, and...
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Your body on exercise

Here are five reasons your body loves physical activity—whether dancing, swimming, playing a sport, walking, biking, or visiting the gym: Regular exercise can act as a cognitive enhancer, promoting creativity. The National Institutes of Health report...
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5 effective fitness fads: Learn the pros and cons of the latest routines

Rate this article and enter to winTrying out a variety of fun and interesting ways to exercise can help you stay motivated—and break up the 150 minutes per week recommended in the U.S. Department...
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Tone up with tech: Innovative tools to help you hit your fitness goals

Rate this article and enter to winFitness gadgets, apps, and social media are all serving up tools to keep you motivated to reach your goals.Social Media & Apps“Athletes are fans of these to stay...
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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...