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3 workouts that work for your schedule, your skills, and your life

3 workouts that work for your schedule, your skills, and your life

Rate this article and enter to winSeptember means fresh starts, you feel me? Suddenly, your superhuman dreams are no longer unattainable. Master time management? Check. Balance your cheese curl consumption with carrots? Got it....
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Ask the trainer: “For someone who has never worked out, where is the best...

"For someone who has never worked out, where is the best place to start?"—Kerriene E., Southern Alberta Institute of TechnologyWe know exercise is good for us, with long-term benefits (e.g., stronger bones and lower...
Push (yourself) up to better fitness

Push (yourself) up to better fitness

Pushups: That old-school exercise that gives us unwanted flashbacks to middle school phys ed. But there’s a reason this classic move has stuck around—it works for all fitness levels. (Yes, even yours.) Pushups work...
Ask the trainer: What are the best pre-workout snacks?

Ask the trainer: What are the best pre-workout snacks?

—Jessica G., Our Lady of the Lake University, TexasNo matter what time of day you’re going to be active, having a pre-workout snack is a good idea. Our body needs energy, and you’ll get...
Attitude adjustment: How to work it so you can work out more

Attitude adjustment: How to work it so you can work out more

Rate this article and enter to winStruggling to start strength training, slay the cardio combat class, or even prioritize a walk on a sunny day through flowering meadows? We’ve all been there. Many of...
The best warm-ups for all workouts

The best warm-ups for all workouts

 Fitting 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 the gym. But if you’re skimping...
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Ask the trainer: How can I avoid soreness after a workout?

—Emi D., Wheaton College, MassachusettsWorking out generally makes us feel great. However, sometimes after a workout, we experience muscle soreness for a few days. Physical activity, specifically eccentric contractions (the lengthening phase of muscle...
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Ask the trainer: How can I improve my endurance?

“How can I improve my endurance?”—Amber L., Concordia College, 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....
FitnessU: The deck of cards workout

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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Small space workout

%CODE1%Tricep dips on chair: Start by sitting down on the chair and then slowly moving your hands to the sides of the chair and sliding your butt off. Balance with your arms holding you...