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Fitting in fitness: 20-minute workouts to fill your week

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s never too late to cultivate a healthy lifestyle, especially as a student. Many schools offer an on-campus gym and intramural sports. Not available at your school? Explore...
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Staircase workouts

%CODE1%Perform each of the following stair exercises up 20-30 steps (typically 2-3 flights of stairs) for 2-3 sets. Either complete all the sets for one exercise before moving on to the next or complete...
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Exercise equipment: BOSU® and medicine balls

%CODE1%BOSU® squat:This exercise is similar to a normal body weight squat but the instability of the BOSU® adds a greater level of difficulty by forcing your stabilizing muscles to kick in. As a result,...
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How to have an actively awesome summer: Turn your fitness dreams into reality

Rate this article and enter to winWe tend to anticipate summer as if it’s a magical stress-free season in which we finally get to do all the things. In a recent Student Health 101...
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Side tap your talent

%CODE1%Side Step Tap/Bound: Tap: take a step to the left with left foot, and then bring toes of right foot over to tap next to the left foot. Immediately take a step back...
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Study intervals

%CODE1%Standing Knee & Hip Flexion: Bend one knee so that the heel comes towards the buttocks. Maintain this bend as you raise the knee as high as possible, shortening the angle between the thigh...
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Team up: Why working out in groups work

Rate this article and enter to winHaving trouble sticking to your power-walk schedule? If you don’t have a workout buddy or group, it’s time.We love the buddy systemWhat are students’ top motivators for being...
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Knee & shoulder injury prevention with a wall

%CODE1% Wall sit: For the wall sit, you will begin standing with both feet shoulder width apart and about 1-2 feet away from a wall that you are leaning against. From here,...
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Cardio-kickboxing

%CODE1%Kickboxing Lunge: Stand with feet hip-width apart with arms relaxed by your sides. Step your right foot behind so you are in a lunge; right heel lifted with a slight bend in the knee...
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Static stretches

%CODE1%Chest stretch:Stand with your feet hip-width apart and clasp your hands behind your back. Gently straighten your elbows and lift your arms up to a comfortable position where you can breathe into the stretch....