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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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Workout reboot: Use active rest to revamp your routine

Rate this article and enter to winYou know the sense of determination you get when you want to accomplish a fitness goal? That eye-on-the-prize, can’t-take-a-day-off motivation? While it can feel great to be so...
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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....

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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Ask the doc: What’s the difference between ibuprofen and aspirin, and when should I...

 “What’s the difference between ibuprofen and aspirin, and when should I take which?”—Alyssa, San Bernardino, CaliforniaHere’s what I generally recommend to students: Keep ibuprofen (instead of aspirin) and acetaminophen (Paracetamol and Tylenol are common brands)...
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Ask the trainer: How can I improve my endurance?

“How can I improve my endurance?”—Amber, Bronxville, New YorkEndurance, or the body’s ability to withstand physical stress over a long period of time, is a key component of overall health and wellness. If you...
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Ask the trainer: Avoiding shin splints

"How can I avoid shin splints?"—Emily, Winter Park, FloridaEmily,The tibia, typically referred to as the shin, is the weight-bearing bone in your lower leg. Repetitive impact on the tibia can result in inflammation and...