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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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Team up: Why working out in groups work

Rate this article and enter to winHaving trouble sticking to your power-walk schedule? If you don’t have a workout buddy or group, it’s time.College students love the buddy systemWhat are college students’ top motivators...
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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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Yoga on blocks

%CODE1%If you are looking for a new activity and want to give yoga a try, it can feel quite intimidating to take a class for the first time. However, because yoga has become more...
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Metabolic mayhem

%CODE1%Jump Rope: A rope of suitable length will reach your armpits when you stand on its center. Position yourself near a clock to keep track of time. Jump for 1 minute then rest for...
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Morning mini workout

%CODE1%What we do or don’t do in the morning can have a significant impact on the rest of our day. This is especially true for physical activity. Whether we go to the gym for...
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Workoutdoors

Where do you like your cardio—outdoors or at the gym? People who run outdoors push themselves harder, on average, than the treadmill crowd, according to a classic study in the Journal of Sports Science (1996). The...
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Ask the trainer: How do I gain confidence to go to the gym?

“How do I gain enough confidence to go to the gym?”—Blake M.*, Santa Clara University, CaliforniaGaining enough confidence to start going to the gym could be one of the best things you do for...
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Circuit race

%CODE1%Directions One of the best ways to get a quick workout in with a partner and add some friendly competition is to set up a...
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The ultimate afternoon pick-me-up: tabata

%CODE1%What you will need: Proper workout gear and footwear Bottled water A mat Stop watch or clockWarm upTake up to 3-5 minutes to get a sweat going. Warm up moves can be light march or jog on the...