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Love your body

Rate this article and enter to winAccording to a 2006 study, the average American encounters 5,000 advertisements in one day. Many of these messages revolve around looking “better,” and influence just about everyone. Sadly,...
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Knee & shoulder injury prevention with a wall

%CODE1% Wall sit: For the wall sit, you will begin standing with both feet shoulder width apart and about 1-2 feet away from a wall that you are leaning against. From here,...
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5 effective fitness fads: Learn the pros and cons of the latest routines

Rate this article and enter to winTrying out a variety of fun and interesting ways to exercise can help you stay motivated—and break up the 150 minutes per week recommended in the U.S. Department...
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Anyone can play!: Have fun and stay fit with intramural & club sports

Rate this article and enter to winLooking to be active and make friends? Even if varsity collegiate sports aren’t for you, intramural and club teams can keep you involved in your favorite sports while...
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Running Intervals

%CODE1%Directions Walk for one minute, jog for the next minute, and sprint for the final minute. Repeat the interval over 20 to 30 minutes total. -Maddie Burke, Duke University
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Fitness for focus: How to power up your brain

Rate this article and enter to winIf an exam or assignment deadline is too close for comfort and your study session has become a brutal slog, you may feel you don’t have time for...
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Bike here, not there: How to be an assertive cyclist

Rate this article and enter to win“Look at what happens to you on a bicycle. You pedal. You make decisions. You experience the tang of the air and the surge of power as you...
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24/7 Access to Health and Counseling Resources

UHS now offers coverage 24/7.  To reach physical and counseling resources 24/7 call 617-287-5660 or 617-287-5690.
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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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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...