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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....
Pairing up to sweat it out

Pairing up to sweat it out

Friends are useful for all kinds of reasons—borrowing notes, stealing French fries, justifying Netflix binges. They can also be the kick you need to get (and stay) fit. Working out with a friend means...
High-intensity interval training (HIIT): A fast way to fit

High-intensity interval training (HIIT): A fast way to fit

 The days of the hour-long treadmill slog are behind us, friends. You can get all of the benefits of a longer workout in a fraction of the time. It’s not magic; it’s HIIT, a...
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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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Avoiding Injury

%CODE1%The shoulders, knees, and lower back are injury-prone areas of the body. They are frequently used for movement and weight-bearing activity. Here are some tips for the gym to avoid aggravating these areas and...
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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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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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Playground exercises

%CODE1%Access to a jump rope and a playground with monkey bars is necessary to complete this routine. This is also a good workout to do with a partner, as some exercises might require assistance....
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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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Stair workout

%CODE1%Warm up: (Perform one set of each exercise below) Toe Taps on bottom Step: Stand facing the staircase and bring one leg up at a time to tap the top of the bottom...