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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,...
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Care for your back(pack)

Rate this article and enter to winLugging around a heavy backpack with textbooks, a computer, and everything you think you’ll need for a day of schoolwork can be a real pain! You might think...
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Get more from your core: Why it’s important and how to work it

Rate this article and enter to winThe part of your body known as “the core” got that name for a reason: it holds you together. The core muscles work together with the skeletal system...
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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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Small steps to big fitness: A little goes a long way

Rate this article and enter to win Does 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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Just dance: 7 reasons to bust a move

Rate this article and enter to winWhether we’re jamming to Wiz Khalifa, rocking out to Walk the Moon, or foxtrotting with our beloved, dance makes us feel physically and emotionally revitalized. And any time...
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How to make sense of your symptoms online

Rate this article and enter to winThree outof four web users say they search for health information online, according to Pew Research. But how can you know if that info is reliable? Anyone can...
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Your core is key: How to build abdominal and back strength

Rate this article and enter to win“Let’s do a core workout today.” “Isolate those core muscles!” “Whew! My core is sore.”You may hear one of these statements, or something similar, every time you go...
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A bit more fit: The power of tracking your steps

Rate this article and enter to winDo you ever wonder why your sister is jogging in place while watching House of Cards? Do you have friends or family who talk about getting their steps...
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13 Apps for a Healthy 2013

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’ve set health and wellness goals for this year, you’re probably scouting out useful resources. Using smartphones, tablets, and computer apps can help you reach your goals!Sorting...