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Expert tips for (finally) achieving work-life balance

Rate this article and enter to winYou wear a lot of hats. You’ve got your student hat, your work hat, your family hat, and your fedora. No? OK, scratch that last one if you...
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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...
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....
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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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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...
Push (yourself) up to better fitness

Push (yourself) up to better fitness

Pushups: That old-school exercise that gives us unwanted flashbacks to middle school phys ed. But there’s a reason this classic move has stuck around—it works for all fitness levels. (Yes, even yours.) Pushups work...
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Your fall fitness fix: How & why to make it happen

Rate this article and enter to winMoving much? Ninety percent of students say physical activity makes their life better (two-thirds said much better), according to a recent Student Health 101 survey. Consistent physical activity...
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Ask the trainer: Are there mindless exercises I could do while sitting or studying?

“Are there mindless exercises I could do while sitting or studying?”—Kelly L., Memorial University of Newfoundland, Newfoundland and LabradorFor many people, especially students and office workers, sitting is a major part of the day....
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Fitness for focus: How to power up your brain

Rate this article and enter to winIf a deadline is too close for comfort, you may feel you don’t have time for a workout. Chances are, though, a quick walk or 20 minutes on...
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Small space workout

%CODE1%Tricep dips on chair: Start by sitting down on the chair and then slowly moving your hands to the sides of the chair and sliding your butt off. Balance with your arms holding you...