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FitnessU: Kick It By Eliza™

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Avoiding Injury

%CODE1%The shoulders, knees, and lower back are injury-prone areas of the body. They are frequently used for movement and weight-bearing activity. Here are some tips for the gym to avoid aggravating these areas and...
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Circuit race

%CODE1%Directions One of the best ways to get a quick workout in with a partner and add some friendly competition is to set up a...
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Outdoor summer workout

%CODE1%Summertime is a great opportunity to change the setting of your workout. Take advantage of the weather and get outdoors! Even on an overcast day, walk or jog to the local park and find...
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10-minute beginner workout

%CODE1%Short duration workouts, when done correctly, are both effective and efficient. To maximize the benefits of a short duration workout, it’s important to move frequently and quickly while maintaining proper technique. Doing so challenges...
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Five fun exercises

%CODE1%Jump Rope Patterns: Start in a standing position with or with out a jump rope in hand. Start out doing 1 jump with a hop in between, which is 1 repetition. Complete 20 repetitions...
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Basic foam rolling techniques

%CODE1%Foam roller FAQWhat’s a foam roller?Lightweight cylinders made of foam. They come in many degrees of firmness, often white and blue coloured rollers are softer while black is firmer. Foam rollers are available to...
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Jump rope demo

%CODE1%Most of us were exposed to the jump rope at the playground as kids. For those who haven’t already noticed, it’s followed us to the gym as adults. Whether we know the jump rope...
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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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Dead bug progression

%CODE1%Alternate legs only movement: Laying on your back with your hands on your ASIS (top of your hips, description in video) and your legs in a “table top” position (90 degrees hips and 90...