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Ask the trainer: “What are some exercises I could do while studying or sitting...

Avoid feeling stiff from sitting too long in class with these dynamic stretches.
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FitnessU: Pyramid training

Our fitness trainer demonstrates how to perform various moves to create a customized pyramid workout.
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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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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 winVideo content by Roger Allcroft, Certified Personal TrainerInterested in building your backside? We are too, and apparently so is everyone else on the internet. There’s no shame in...
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FitnessU: The deck of cards workout

Rate this article and enter to winPlaying cards=poker night, amirite? Not so fast. The same suits that boost your bragging rights can boost your fitness, too. Enter the Deck-of-Cards workout—a customizable game to get...
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Ask the trainer: Shin splints

“How can I prevent and fix shin splints?”—Michael, New Castle, DelawareFeeling a nagging, sharp pain in the shin after an intense workout or run? This is shin splints, miniature stress fractures in the bone....
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Ask the trainer: How long to stretch

“How long should I stretch?”—Allison, Carrollton, Georgia This is an intriguing question! Believe it or not, stretching has been a topic of debate in recent years. Stretching is linked to flexibility, performance, and injury...
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Ask the trainer: Best way to burn fat from your thighs

“What’s the best way to burn fat from your thighs?”—Kirkland, Norton, MassachusettsA lot of people have the same question. In most females, adipose tissue, or connective tissue composed of fat cells, is stored in...