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Warming Up to the Idea of Writing Your College Essays

Douglas Danoff | Posted 06.06.2016 | College
Douglas Danoff

Just as in sports, where you warm up before actually playing, it's a really good idea to "warm up" before sitting down to work on your college essays. By gradually preparing your mind and body for the more vigorous activity ahead, you'll put yourself in the right space to maximize the quality of your essay-writing session. So here are some tips on how you can create a good writing warm-up for yourself.

The Perfect Workout Warm-Up If You Work At A Desk

Posted 09.02.2014 | Healthy Living

By Men's Journal Memo to office drones: Spending nine hours hunched over a desk staring at a monitor is not the optimal warm-up for a session at th...

Best Full-Body Stretch Before You Work Out

BuiltLean | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
BuiltLean

There is no best stretch for everyone, but the following stretch is particularly effective. Ideally, this dynamic stretch will be one of a handful you go through as part of your warm up routine.

The San Francisco 49ers Stretch -- Should You?

Estelle Underwood | Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Estelle Underwood

As a trainer devoted to regular stretching during workouts, I was thrilled to read that the 49ers' workout format is similar to the workout format I use with my clients. In both scenarios, no one begins lifting weights until they have done a cardio warm up to get blood flow to the muscles.

What's The Ideal Warm-Up?

Posted 06.08.2012 | Healthy Living

By Kyle J. Smith Whether today's workout plan is a bodyweight routine in the park or a 5K, warming up should be the first thing on the to-do list ...

Fitting Fitness Into Your Busy Routine

Brooke Wells | Posted 08.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Brooke Wells

With a limited amount of time in the morning to recover from my run, limited time during the day for meals and no time for naps, I make sure that I have a "toolkit" of fundamental resources ...