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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 G., Ashford University, 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.2 hours and...
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FitnessU: Indoor cardio for any fitness level, any space, and any time (Part 1)

Rate this article and enter to winFor all of us in the western hemisphere, it’s winter. For some of us, that means cold. With most of our holidays behind us and a new semester...
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FitnessU: Kick It By Eliza™

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Ask the trainer: “How do you stay motivated to work out?”

—Rachael T., University of WyomingOnce you get over the initial ugh, starting a workout program can be pretty exciting—and the motivation tends to come more easily in the beginning. But as time goes on,...
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A no-sweat guide to the most popular workouts

Rate this article and enter to winThe benefits of exercise are boundless, even if your capacity to actually fit a workout into your schedule has limits. But carving out a balance between the gym...
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FitnessU: Glute-busting moves to build your backside

Rate this article and enter to winInterested in building your backside? We are too, and apparently so is everyone else on the internet. There’s no shame in wanting to show your glutes some love—strong...
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Ask the doc: “What can I do about my high blood pressure?”

—Blake B.*, Ashford University, San Diego, California(*Name changed)High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a common medical disorder, affecting about a third of the population. Only about half of people who have hypertension have it...
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Expert tips for (finally) achieving work-life balance

Rate this article and enter to winYou wear a lot of hats. You’ve got your student hat, your work hat, your family hat, and your fedora. No? OK, scratch that last one if you...