Thursday, July 20, 2017
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Health & safety outdoors

Summer is here. That means more fun activities outside! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are many ways to stay healthy while enjoying the great outdoors: Apply sunscreen with an SPF...

No cost, no equipment workout

%CODE1%Bodyweight MovesComplete all the sets of one exercise before moving on to the next. Rest for 30 seconds to 1 minute between sets as well as between exercises.Standard Pushup Obtain a pushup-ready position....

15 minute workout

%CODE1%Directions:This workout consists of five different exercises that will be done for 60 seconds each, three times. Exercise 1: BurpeeTo perform a burpee, drop into a squat and place your hands on the ground. Extend...
Running Intervalsvideo

Running Intervals

%CODE1%Directions Walk for one minute, jog for the next minute, and sprint for the final minute. Repeat the interval over 20 to 30 minutes total. -Maddie Burke, Duke University
Illustration of female running (from zombies)

Run for your life (literally): You gave us 7 ways fitness fixes (almost) everything

Rate this article and enter to win Creativity: Artistic expression and creativity Emotional fix: I wouldn’t be exaggerating to say it has saved my life Survival: Rule #1 of the zombie apocalypse: cardio Opportunities: Increased confidence to try new things Physical upgrade: Mobile...

Resistance is not futile

%CODE1%Bicep Curls: Hold the handlebars or the ends of your resistance band and stand directly on the band, feet about hip width apart. Make sure your palms are facing up and elbows are tucked...

4 martial arts-inspired moves

%CODE1%Lunging Knee Strike: From the standing position, take a larger-than-normal step forward with one foot. Lower your back knee toward the ground so that both legs form close to a 90-degree angle. To avoid...

Proper dumbbell technique

%CODE1%Weighted Front Lunges Hold a dumbbell in each hand. Beginners should use a 5-10lb dumbbell. Maintain an upright posture with your shoulders pinched back. Take a larger-than-normal step forward with one leg....
Three people biking on the side of the road

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...

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...