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FitnessU: Stretching it

Rate this article and enter to winStretching: It’s an important part of any fitness routine, research shows. Obvs, you might think. But really, it’s important to take stretching (before and after a workout) seriously....
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Trending diets: What they are, why they don’t always work, and what to try...

Rate this article and enter to winWhen it comes to making healthy food choices, it can be hard to know which way is up. Trendy diets that sound way too weird or way too...
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A no-sweat guide to the most popular workouts

Rate this article and enter to winThe benefits of exercise are boundless, even if your capacity to actually fit a workout into your schedule has limits. But carving out a balance between the gym...
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FitnessU: Glute-busting moves to build your backside

Rate this article and enter to winVideo content by Roger Allcroft, Certified Personal TrainerInterested in building your backside? We are too, and apparently so is everyone else on the internet. There’s no shame in...
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Ask the doc: “How do I know if I have mono?”

—Camden*, Saint Louis, Missouri (*Name changed)I get this question fairly often. Here’s what’s important to know: Most students know someone who has been diagnosed with mono (infectious mononucleosis) in the past year and a...
Sleep science: What we know, what we don’t, and why it matters

Sleep science: What we know, what we don’t, and why it matters

Rate this article and enter to win“Basically everything you do, you do better with a good night’s sleep,” says Dr. Michael Breus, a clinical psychologist and fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine....
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Stress & the student body

Rate this article and enter to winIf exam week is approaching, your class notes may be piling up and your calendar becoming crammed with study sessions. Pressure? Ever feel like giving up? “We do...
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5 things your brain & body do while you sleep

Rate this article and enter to winHave you ever struggled to stay awake in your 8 a.m. class and wondered why? Let’s say you slept for six hours—below the recommended number, but you think...
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Stress effects: How stress shows up in your body

Rate this article and enter to winYour teacher announces a pop quiz on the same day that a huge essay is due. You’re already feeling anxious, and when you get home from school your...