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FitnessU: The best warm-ups for all workouts

Rate this article and enter to winFitting a workout into a busy schedule is a win in itself—so we don’t really blame you if you’re hopping right on the elliptical the moment you enter...
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FitnessU: Pairing up to sweat it out

Rate this article and enter to winFriends 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....

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

Rate this article and enter to winThe 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....
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FitnessU: Ramped-up indoor cardio to get your heart pumping (Part 2)

Those of you in cold weather climates may be starting to thaw out now, and the rest of you may be well on your way to enjoying spring. But no matter the weather, all...
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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 winInterested in building your backside? We are too, and apparently so is everyone else on the internet. There’s no shame in wanting to show your glutes some love—strong...
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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 do I gain confidence to go to the gym?

“How do I gain enough confidence to go to the gym?”—Blake M.*, Santa Clara University, CaliforniaGaining enough confidence to start going to the gym could be one of the best things you do for...
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GymGoal by SmalTek

Why we love it:This detailed app helps users focus on strength-training activities.What is it?GymGoal offers instructional videos, text, and pictures for nearly 300 exercises. Step-by-step tips are searchable by body part, equipment type, and...
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Master your muscle groups: Exercises to build strength this summer

Rate this article and enter to winAh, summer is almost here. It’s finally the perfect time of year to spend the afternoons and weekends outside, playing sports, hiking, or just enjoying the weather with...