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

Rate this article and enter to winCollege is the ideal time to cultivate a healthy lifestyle. Most schools offer an on-campus gym, outdoor settings for physical activity, and intramural sports. Breaks between classes give...
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Add more activity to your day

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, adults need at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic exercise each week, plus regular strength-training activities.By exercising for 10 minutes,...
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Sweat out your stress

Rate this article and enter to winMost students experience some level of stress in school, and whatever the symptoms, it can be a major drain.Exercise can help. Dr. Katie Tolle, a psychologist at Kansas...
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Fitness Buddy by Azumio, Inc.

Why we love it:Offers a huge library of exercise videos and instructions, plus body metrics tracking.What is it?This app offers comprehensive explanations and instructions for a wide range of exercises, video and animated demonstrations,...
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That thing at the gym?: What it is and how to work it

Rate this article and enter to winHave you ever walked into a fitness center and been bewildered by the objects being used? Aside from dumbbells, people are throwing big orbs and swinging handled objects...
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Master your muscle groups: Exercises to build strength this summer

Rate this article and enter to winAh, summer is here. As a student, you may be looking forward to some time off from school, a summer internship or job, a few more classes, or...
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Creative ways to break a sweat: Making fitness part of any activity

Rate this article and enter to winYou might not think there’s time to fit exercise into your busy schedule, but you can keep up with everything you have going on and still make time...
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RUN with your PASSION: How exercise can make a difference

Rate this article and enter to winHave you ever participated in a physical activity that raised money or awareness for a cause you care about? In a recent Student Health 101 survey, more than 75 percent...
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The five elements of fitness

Rate this article and enter to winThough physical activity sometimes falls to the sidelines in college, staying fit while a student is essential to overall health. Exercise helps reduce stress, clear the mind, and...
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Dynamic vs static stretching: Discover the difference between the two

Rate this article and enter to winStretching is an important part of any fitness routine. Studies have shown that it is beneficial, but the question is, should you stretch before or after exercise?According to...