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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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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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Banding together

%CODE1%Chest press: Hold the handlebars or the ends of your resistance band with the band behind your back. Begin with your arms in an L shape, then extend them fully forward, and back again.Push-up:...
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Interval track workouts

%CODE1%Dynamic Warm-UpDynamic stretching is done by performing brief, repetitive movements through one’s full range of motion. It’s a great way to prepare for activity and reduce the risk of injury. Perform each movement in...
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Routine in a bedroom

%CODE1%Down Dog to PlankBegin in a forward fold with your hands touching your toes. Place your palms flat on the ground and begin to walk your feet back into down dog. Knees can be...
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Playful workouts

%CODE1%Cross Over’s: Attach a resistance band or jump rope around a pole and hold the handles so there is tension in the band. Arms should be at about shoulder height. Begin to pull both...
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Proper dumbbell technique

%CODE1%Weighted Front Lunges Hold a dumbbell in each hand. Beginners should use a 5-10lb dumbbell. Maintain an upright posture with your shoulders pinched back. Take a larger-than-normal step forward with one leg....
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The ultimate afternoon pick-me-up: tabata

%CODE1%What you will need: Proper workout gear and footwear Bottled water A mat Stop watch or clockWarm upTake up to 3-5 minutes to get a sweat going. Warm up moves can be light march or jog on the...
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4 martial arts-inspired moves

%CODE1%Lunging Knee Strike: From the standing position, take a larger-than-normal step forward with one foot. Lower your back knee toward the ground so that both legs form close to a 90-degree angle. To avoid...
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Heart Rate Zone Training

%CODE1% Directions Consider four heart rate zones of exertion: Zone Zero: resting heart rate Zone One: 125 beats per minute (bpm) Zone Two: 125-160 bpm Zone Three: 160-190 bpm To...