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Bike here, not there: How to be an assertive cyclist

Rate this article and enter to win“Look at what happens to you on a bicycle. You pedal. You make decisions. You experience the tang of the air and the surge of power as you...
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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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10-minute intermediate workout

%CODE1%If time is a factor or it’s tough to be motivated to do a long workout, you can set 10 minutes aside to perform a mini workout.What do you need: Yoga mat Set of...
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Anywhere, anytime jump rope

%CODE1%Warm up:Jump Rope Figure 8: 30 secondsJog in place but this time hold jump rope in hands and bring your hands side by side and swing the jump rope from right to left making...
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Avoiding common workout mistakes

%CODE1% Plank: Your low back is most at risk in this move. Start in table top position with your hands shoulder width apart and knees hip width apart. Engage your core, squeeze your butt,...
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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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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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Self-care quiz: How to avoid what’s going around

Rate this article and enter to winDelivering chicken soup to your roommate who’s been throwing up? Sitting in a lecture hall with a coughing classmate? Wondering why you’re under pressure to get a flu...
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Seated-ab sequences

%CODE1%Directions: Seated abs: Sit on a mat with your knees bent and feet on the floor. Position your tailbone so you are comfortable and lean back so your core is challenged....
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Fame vs. science: Which drives your health choices?

Rate this article and enter to winHere’s a question I ask myself whenever I sit down to write a news article about recombinant DNA: How would Scott Disick word it? Sure, he’s had some...