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FitnessU: A small-space circuit workout to improve cardio and strength

A circuit workout that only requires your body weight and a chair.
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Ask the trainer: “How can you change up your workouts to keep them interesting?”

Here are four ways to change up your workouts and increase your gains.
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FitnessU: 8 ways to do a pushup

There are tons of ways to do pushups. Here are 8.
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FitnessU: How to conquer the squat rack

Learn what the squat rack is, how to set it up, and how to use it.
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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: “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...
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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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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...