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30-day fitness challenge – Tricep push ups

%CODE1%Hi everyone, Eliza here, and I am going to show you how to do tricep push ups for the 30-day fitness challenge. The move I am going to give you is going to be...
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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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Not feeling it?: How to get moving when you just don’t wanna

Rate this article and enter to winSure, working out is good for us, but what if we’re just not in the mood? As in, totally not in the mood. Is there hope?Yes. Research shows...
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15 minutes: Hiiting the gym

%CODE1%Here’s what you’ll need to perform this fast and efficient 15 minute protocol: a stationary bike that has adjustable resistance and a stopwatch/clock or some other way to keep time.First, begin pedaling for 5...
May Edition of Student Health 101

May Edition of Student Health 101

The May edition of Student Health 101 is now available!Packed with helpful tips and advice, this edition features articles on a variety of subjects that will be of interest and importance to all WashU...
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4 martial arts-inspired moves

%CODE1%Lunging Knee Strike: From the standing position, take a larger-than-normal step forward with one foot. Lower your back knee toward the ground so that both legs form close to a 90-degree angle. To avoid...
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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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Your fall fitness fix: How & why to make it happen

Rate this article and enter to winMoving much? Ninety percent of college students say physical activity makes their life better (two-thirds said much better), according to a recent Student Health 101 survey. Consistent physical...
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Outdoor workouts: Hitting the trails

%CODE1%For most, school is over and the warmer weather has arrived. This is an exciting opportunity to get out and enjoy the sun. By taking our fitness training outdoors we can add new challenges,...