Posts Tagged ‘Exercise’

The Least-Popular Habits Every College Student Should Form

The Least-Popular Habits Every College Student Should Form

College websites and student affairs professionals are always giving students advice on how they can improve their grades, get more involved, and so on. But how practical and useful is that advice?  Is “study more” or “use better time management” really going to help you get through four (or more) years of higher education?  Probably ...

9 Productivity Tips to Rock Second Semester

9 Productivity Tips to Rock Second Semester

We’re at an interesting point in the school year for college students. On the one hand, we made it to second semester without burning out or otherwise ruining our college careers. But on the other, we’re not even halfway through the semester, and Spring Break is still a month away! This is easily the most ...

7 Simple Ways to Boost Brainpower

7 Simple Ways to Boost Brainpower

Whether you’re studying for finals, or starting a new internship, brain function is crucial to success in college. Check out these great ways to boost brainpower for a less-stressful, more-engaged school year. Sleep More and Take Naps We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: sleep is crucial to your cognitive function. You should ...

5 Stress Management Techniques That Work

5 Stress Management Techniques That Work

College is stressful. There’s no way to sugarcoat it. Mix in working, financial woes (the thought of being in debt is stressful), and trying to balance your social life with everything else, and it’s easy to understand why there are so many stressed out students walking the halls of colleges all around the world. We ...

College Transitions: Avoiding the Freshman 15

College Transitions: Avoiding the Freshman 15

Editor’s Note: This is part four of College Transitions, a twice-weekly series of video posts brought to you by Lisa Ferguson and TYTUniversity. The dreaded “freshman 15!” We’ve all heard the horrifying tales of heading off to college, gaining weight, and never, ever looking or feeling the same again. But plenty of students make it through college while staying healthy; ...

10 Ways to Burn 100 Calories This Summer

10 Ways to Burn 100 Calories This Summer

Summer is HERE! Tis the season to burn more calories, right? Heading out for a workout isn’t always easy, especially when you’ve got so many barriers — work, summer classes, hangovers, exhaustion, laziness, etc. Not to mention catching up on TV shows you missed during finals! Well, relax, here’s an awesome list of 10 ways ...

Web App Guides You Through the Perfect 7-Minute Workout

Web App Guides You Through the Perfect 7-Minute Workout

While the perfect workout routine may be different for everyone, scientists have developed a high-intensity routine balanced to work as a replacement for endurance-based workouts. According to the American College of Sports Medicine’s Health & Fitness Journal, a routine of 12 exercises, that can be done using only a chair and a wall, could be ...

7 Reasons Why You Should Study A Martial Art

7 Reasons Why You Should Study A Martial Art

A student has it rough. Endless hours memorizing books and attending lectures. That kind of working lifestyle leaves you open to learning bad physical habits and lifestyle choices. College isn’t just preparing your for a career, it’s preparing you for living the rest of your life. The perfect solution to aid in that pursuit is ...

Quick Tip: Try Intense Sprints as an Alternative to Jogging

Quick Tip: Try Intense Sprints as an Alternative to Jogging

Putting your running shoes on and going for a nice jog is an easy and effective way to get a cardio workout. But commitments often restrict your ability to get out and enjoy exercising at a specific time. Besides, everyone wants to maximize their time in order to accomplish more; especially when it comes to ...

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