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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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Resistance exercises at home

%CODE1%Directions This workout consists of eight exercises: three upper body, three lower body, and two core. Complete each for 10 to 15 reps. Squat: Begin with your feet a little wider than shoulder-width apart. Push your...
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Mind-body routine

%CODE1%Inhale/exhales: Step your feet slightly wider than hip width with your toes pointing out. Bend your knees so they are right over your toes and sink down into your hips. As you rise, bring...
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Wide, wall, and cobra pushups

%CODE1%Kneeling Chest Push-ups: Get into table top position (on your hands and knees, both hip width apart and a flat back). Begin to walk your hands out wider than shoulder width apart so your...
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15 minute workout

%CODE1%Directions:This workout consists of five different exercises that will be done for 60 seconds each, three times. Exercise 1: BurpeeTo perform a burpee, drop into a squat and place your hands on the ground. Extend...
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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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Boost your body confidence: Strategies to improve your self-image

Rate this article and enter to winDeveloping an awareness of your body and caring for it with regular physical activity, nutritious food, and enough sleep can help you stay healthy. But young adults are...
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Staircase workouts

%CODE1%Perform each of the following stair exercises up 20-30 steps (typically 2-3 flights of stairs) for 2-3 sets. Either complete all the sets for one exercise before moving on to the next or complete...
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Workout bandwidth

%CODE1%Resisted Pushups: Hold one strand of the band on each end. Wrap it around your upper back. Lie face-down on the ground with hands below your shoulders. The ends of the band should be...
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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...