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Ask the trainer: “Is it necessary to do cardio?”

Do you really need to do cardio? And if so, how much? Here's what the experts recommend.
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FitnessU: Kick It By Eliza™

Seven jabs and one back kickStart with your left foot in front, right foot in back, toes pointing forward, and hands by your face. With a slight bend in your knees, extend your left...
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FitnessU: The best warm-ups for all workouts

It’s important to properly prime your muscles before diving into any exercise to avoid injury. Our trainer takes you through several real-time warm-ups for three major muscle groups so you can kickstart your workout.
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FitnessU: A small-space circuit workout to improve cardio and strength

A circuit workout that only requires your body weight and a chair.
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FitnessU: A 25-minute HIIT routine

This high intensity workout will have you feeling good in just 25-minutes.
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Ask the trainer: “How can you change up your workouts to keep them interesting?”

Here are four ways to change up your workouts and increase your gains.
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FitnessU: Ramped-up indoor cardio to get your heart pumping (Part 2)

In part two of our indoor cardio workout series, we’re stepping it up a notch with intermediate and advanced options for those of you who’ve been doing this exercise thing for a while.
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FitnessU: How and why LISS workouts work

Find out what low-intensity steady state (LISS) is, plus all its benefits.
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FitnessU: Indoor cardio for any fitness level, any space, and any time (Part 1)

Rate this article and enter to winFor all of us in the western hemisphere, it’s winter. For some of us, that means cold. With most of our holidays behind us and a new semester...
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A no-sweat guide to the most popular workouts

Rate this article and enter to winThe benefits of exercise are boundless, even if your capacity to actually fit a workout into your schedule has limits. But carving out a balance between the gym...
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Ask the trainer: “For someone who has never worked out, where is the best...

"For someone who has never worked out, where is the best place to start?"—Kerriene E., Southern Alberta Institute of TechnologyWe know exercise is good for us, with long-term benefits (e.g., stronger bones and lower...
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Gym cardio: 15-minute interval training

%CODE1%Pedal at an easy pace with a light resistance (0-25%) for 5 minutes.After 5 minutes are up, pedal as fast as you can at the same resistance for 10 seconds. This is the beginning...