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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Campus Recreation


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Does your exercise routine need a change? Need some nutrition tips? Check out the websites below for ideas and plans to keep you moving and eating healthy!

Exercise Recommendations for Beginners
If you are just starting to exercise, or are getting back to it after a hiatus, review these recommendations to start off on the right foot.

Exercise Adherence Techniques
How to stick with it once you start!

Exercise Excuses and Remedies
How to get past obstacles that might prevent you from exercising regularly.

Your Personalized Heart Rate Ranges
Read on to discover the intensity you should be exercising at to meet your personal goals!

Circuit Training At Home
Don’t have access to a gym? This workout will get your heart pumping in the comfort of your own home.

MSU Fitness Assessment Team Core Exercise Examples Discover how to run any distance, from a 5K to a marathon, injury free! Find a road race near you in Minnesota and start training today! Track the calories you eat and the calories you burn with this free online diet and fitness journal.

Hal Higdon Training Programs  Runners World magazine writer, answers running questions and provides training programs. Hal Higdon has been writing and running for half a century.

Please note: The Office of Campus Recreation at Minnesota State University, Mankato, does not endorse nor take responsibility for any exercise plans represented herein. All people beginning an exercise plan should investigate the risks and benefits associated with increased physical activity, as well as consult their physician prior to commencement of activity.