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Thursday, August 22, 2019
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Fitness for focus: How to power up your brain

Rate this article and enter to winIf an exam or assignment deadline is too close for comfort and your study session has become a struggle, you may feel you don’t have time for a...
Stavia Running and Cycling GPS

Strava Running and Cycling GPS by Strava Inc.

Why we love it:Social support is crucial to success in forming new habits, and that’s what Strava is all about: social fitness. With this app, GPS track your runs and bike rides. Then you...
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How to stretch your way to better sleep

Rate this article and enter to winJust as you crawl into bed you remember that you forgot to finish your math homework (now you’ll need to wake up early to do it). Then you...
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Stress & the student body

Rate this article and enter to winIf exam week is approaching, your class notes may be piling up and your calendar becoming crammed with study sessions. Pressure? Ever feel like giving up? “We do...
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All-in-one workouts: How to build strength, stamina, and flexibility anywhere

Rate this article and enter to winHigh school students need workouts that efficiently combine multiple goals: strength, stamina, and flexibility. And you need on-the-go options.As a personal trainer (in addition, I’m studying exercise science...
Too much workout

Ask the trainer: How much is too much when working out?

“How much is too much when working out?”—Gregory, Binghamton, New YorkYour question relates to the controversial topic of overtraining. Sometimes people exercise beyond the point that is healthy for them.What motivates you to exercise...
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Run for your life (literally): You gave us 7 ways fitness fixes (almost) everything

Rate this article and enter to win01. CreativityArtistic expression and creativity02. Emotional fixI wouldn’t be exaggerating to say it has saved my life03. SurvivalRule #1 of the zombie apocalypse: cardio04. OpportunitiesA soccer scholarship05. Physical...

EveryMove by EveryMove Inc.

Why we love it:Apps can make getting your iSweat on more rewarding and fun, and EveryMove is one of our favorites. Users punch in their fitness activity to get points, which can be traded...
Weights versus cardio

Ask the trainer: What is more important for overall health: cardio or muscle building...

“What is more important for overall health: cardio or muscle building exercises?”—James, Raleigh, North CarolinaJames,The best exercises are the ones that promote balance. You probably don’t want to be the body builder who can’t...
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Selfie revolution: Be a role model, not just a model

Rate this article and enter to winThe selfie phenomenonWhat do Miley Cyrus, President Obama, and your little sister have in common? They all take selfies.The popularity of taking selfies has given our generation the...