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FitnessU: How to conquer the squat rack

Learn what the squat rack is, how to set it up, and how to use it.
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3 ways exercise can set you up for a successful school year

Learn how exercise boosts your brain power, lowers stress, and increases energy.
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FitnessU: Pyramid training

Our fitness trainer demonstrates how to perform various moves to create a customized pyramid workout.
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Summer fitness plan: Your guide to making it happen

Rate this article and enter to winLooking forward to the long lazy days of summer, free of alarm clocks and late-night study sessions? Of course you are. But the summer break can also cause...

FitnessU: The best warm-ups for all workouts

Rate this article and enter to winFitting a workout into a busy schedule is a win in itself—so we don’t really blame you if you’re hopping right on the elliptical the moment you enter...
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FitnessU: Pairing up to sweat it out

Rate this article and enter to winFriends are useful for all kinds of reasons—borrowing notes, stealing French fries, justifying Netflix binges. They can also be the kick you need to get (and stay) fit....
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Ask the trainer: “What are the best abdominal exercises to do at home?”

—Jessica, Alberta, CanadaFirst, let’s talk about what we mean when we say “abdominals.” Abdominal muscles include the rectus abdominis, the transverse abdominis, and the oblique muscles. This group of muscles is commonly referred to...
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8 proven ways to be happier that you can try today

Rate this article and enter to winMoney, fame, love, sports, chocolate—what works? For centuries, we’ve been trying to figure out what makes us happy. Psychologists, economists, theologians, and others have come at this from...
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FitnessU: Ramped-up indoor cardio to get your heart pumping (Part 2)

Those of you in cold weather climates may be starting to thaw out now, and the rest of you may be well on your way to enjoying spring. But no matter the weather, all...
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Ask the doc: “I don’t have a period. Can it be due to stress?”

—Candace*, Fresno, California Stress could be one possible explanation. But first, let’s make sure it’s not something else, such as pregnancy. Sometimes women (especially younger women and teens) don’t know they’re pregnant because their cycles...