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Apps and podcasts we love: MyFitnessPal

A student reviews the app "MyFitnessPal" and shares how it helped him.
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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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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....
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Ask the trainer: “What are the best abdominal exercises to do at home?”

—Jessica J., Memorial University, Alberta, CanadaFirst, let’s talk about what we mean when we say “abdominals.” Abdominal muscles include the rectus abdominis, the transverse abdominis, and the oblique muscles. This group of muscles is...

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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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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Ask the trainer: “How often should I be working out?”

—Darla G., Ashford University, CaliforniaThe frequency in which you should be working out depends on what your goals are. For many people, general health and wellness are their main reasons for exercising.2 hours and...