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Friday, January 19, 2018
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FitnessU: Indoor cardio for any fitness level, any space, and any time (Part 1)

Rate this article and enter to winFor all of us in the western hemisphere, it’s winter. For some of us, that means cold. With most of our holidays behind us and a new semester...
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FitnessU: Kick It By Eliza™

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Ask the trainer: “How do you stay motivated to work out?”

—Rachael, Laramie, WyomingOnce you get over the initial ugh, starting a workout program can be pretty exciting—and the motivation tends to come more easily in the beginning. But as time goes on, finding the...
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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: “What can I do about my high blood pressure?”

—Blake*, San Diego, California(*Name changed)While it’s unusual for young people to have high blood pressure, it’s by no means unheard of, especially as rates of activity decline and rates of obesity increase.High blood pressure,...
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FitnessU: The deck of cards workout

Rate this article and enter to winPlaying cards=poker night, amirite? Not so fast. The same suits that boost your bragging rights can boost your fitness, too. Enter the Deck-of-Cards workout—a customizable game to get...
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Ask the doc: Is there anything I can do to prevent falling asleep in...

"Is there anything I can do to prevent falling asleep in class or while studying?" —Larry, University Park, Pennsylvania Short answer: Yes.Longer answer: For some background, there are two common causes for the phenomenon...
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Ask the trainer: For someone who has never worked out, where is the best...

"For someone who has never worked out, where is the best place to start?"— Kerriene, Calgary, Alberta, CanadaWe know exercise is good for us, with long-term benefits (e.g., stronger bones and lower blood pressure)...
Ask the doc: “What can students do to stay healthy while under stress?”

Ask the doc: “What can students do to stay healthy while under stress?”

“What can students do to stay healthy while under stress?”—Jamie*, city and state withheldI spent a winter break working at Okemo Mountain as a lift operator. I was staying on a hill across the...