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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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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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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....
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Ask the trainer: “How often should I be working out?”

—Darla, San Diego, CaliforniaThe frequency in which you should be working out depends on what your goals are. For many people, general health and wellness are their main reasons for exercising. For teens, the...