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Stair climber and rowing

%CODE1%Treadmill warm-up: Start the treadmill on a low level where you can move at a walking pace. As you get comfortable, start to lift your knees for a march-like walk. To modify, do not...
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Small steps to big fitness: A little goes a long way

Rate this article and enter to win $1,000Does your New Year’s resolution relate to physical activity or fitness? Maybe you’re thinking in terms of a full-scale fitness renovation or whole body overhaul. If so……how...
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Nontraditional core exercises

%CODE1%Directions Physioball Rollout: Place a physioball on the floor and kneel down with the ball in front of you. Place your hands on the front of the ball and, keeping your...
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30-day fitness challenge – Squat

%CODE1%The squat is a compound, multi-joint movement that involves the major muscle groups of the lower body. It is considered by many health and fitness professionals one of the most important exercises for building...
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Short & sweat: 5 reasons to ramp up your workout

Rate this article and enter to winAn hour of running or rowing does awesome things to our bodies and minds. But what if we don’t have an hour? What if we could achieve those...
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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 brutal slog, you may feel you don’t have time for...
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Getting a pulse on your heart rate

Keeping track of your heart rate is a great way to assess your overall health. It helps you gauge how strong your heart is and note improvements.To measure manually: Find your pulse on the inside...
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Basic foam rolling techniques

%CODE1%Foam roller FAQWhat’s a foam roller?Lightweight cylinders made of foam. They come in many degrees of firmness, often white and blue coloured rollers are softer while black is firmer. Foam rollers are available to...
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Sweat out your stress

Rate this article and enter to winMost students experience some level of stress in school, and whatever the symptoms, it can be a major drain.Exercise can help. Dr. Katie Tolle, a psychologist at Kansas...
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Exercise equipment: BOSU® and medicine balls

%CODE1%BOSU® squat:This exercise is similar to a normal body weight squat but the instability of the BOSU® adds a greater level of difficulty by forcing your stabilizing muscles to kick in. As a result,...