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Be Well.

A health and wellness blogazine for Auburn University Students. 

Demystifying Gym Equipment

Demystifying Gym Equipment

Ladders and hurdles and bands, oh my! If you’ve ever wondered how to incorporate new equipment into your routine, read on. We’ve taken intimidation out of the equation.


“Simply adding in new activation drills for 5–10 minutes could take your workout to the next level.” — Kyle Robertson, Personal Training Coordinator


 

Mini Bands

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Traditional Resistance Bands

 

Medicine Balls

 

Foam Roller

  • Good for: Warm up, improving range of motion, decreasing muscle soreness

  • To try: Calves, Back, Quads

 

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Agility Ladder

Bosu Balls

 

Mini Hurdles

 

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Jump Rope



Keep in mind that everyone is different, and what works for someone else might not work for you. Listen to your body and consider working with a personal trainer at The Rec for personalized instruction.

As always, 

Be well, Auburn.


Photography: Anna B. 

Fitness information from Kyle Robertson, Personal Training Coordinator

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