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10 FYIs on STIs: Everything you ever (and never) wanted to know

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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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A bit more fit: The power of tracking your steps

Rate this article and enter to winDo you ever wonder why your roommate is jogging in place while watching House of Cards? Do you have friends who talk about getting their steps in? Tracking...
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Run for your life (literally): You gave us 7 ways fitness fixes (almost) everything

Rate this article and enter to win Creativity: Artistic expression and creativity Emotional fix: I wouldn’t be exaggerating to say it has saved my life Survival: Rule #1 of the zombie apocalypse: cardio Opportunities: A soccer scholarship Physical upgrade: Mobile for longer, maybe without...
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Small steps to big fitness: A little goes a long way

Rate this article and enter to win $1,000Does your New Year’s resolution relate to physical activity or fitness? Maybe you’re thinking in terms of a full-scale fitness renovation or whole body overhaul. If so……how...
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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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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...