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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: Pyramid training

Our fitness trainer demonstrates how to perform various moves to create a customized pyramid workout.
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Workout reboot: Use active rest to revamp your routine

Giving your body time to recover between workouts can actually be more beneficial than going hard seven days a week. Learn how to incorporate so-called "active rest" into your training routine to maximize your gains.
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Ask the trainer: “What are some exercises I could do while studying or sitting...

Avoid feeling stiff from sitting too long in class with these dynamic stretches.
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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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FitnessU: Glute-busting moves to build your backside

Rate this article and enter to winInterested in building your backside? We are too, and apparently so is everyone else on the internet. There’s no shame in wanting to show your glutes some love—strong...
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FitnessU: The deck of cards workout

Rate this article and enter to winPlaying cards=poker night, amirite? Not so fast. The same suits that boost your bragging rights can boost your fitness, too. Enter the Deck-of-Cards workout—a customizable game to get...
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Ask the trainer: What are the best pre-workout snacks?

—Jessica G., Our Lady of the Lake University, TexasNo matter what time of day you’re going to be active, having a pre-workout snack is a good idea. Our body needs energy, and you’ll get...
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Ask the trainer: What are the signs that you’re working out too much/inefficiently?

—Catherine N., University of WyomingIf you’ve been on a regular workout routine and aren’t seeing the results that you want, or aren’t feeling great despite your efforts, that can be very frustrating. Working out...
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Ask the trainer: How do I gain confidence to go to the gym?

—Blake M.*, Santa Clara University, California*Name changedGaining enough confidence to start going to the gym could be one of the best things you do for yourself all year. If you have the desire to...