Posts Tagged ‘Health’

10 Healthy Snacks Even College Kids Can Afford

It’s hard to think about your health when you’re running from classes to jobs to tutoring sessions to the library, and trying to find time for your social life. Here are 10 great healthy snacks that are fast and easy, and will keep you from paying $2.50 for a bagel and cream cheese, or grabbing ...

More Reasons to Start Taking Naps

If you’ve ever researched the history of most countries, you’d learn that napping has always been a part of life. Today in Spain and Portugal, a 2-3 hour nap follows lunch each day, and most businesses shut down for the duration. Throughout South, Central, and Latin America, the siesta is a scheduled event. Even in ...

5 Simple Weight Loss Tips to Help Change Your Lifestyle

Motivating yourself to lose weight can be a very, very difficult process. It took me years to finally throw down the gauntlet and commit to changing myself for the better. Looking back, it’s one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. My self-confidence, while still on the low side, has increased dramatically. My overall energy ...

How To Maximize Your Sleep Schedule

In today’s world, sleep seems to be one of those distant friends that you don’t have much contact with on a daily basis—especially for college students. It’s one of those things that you don’t really think about until you’re actually in bed, trying to sleep. Because of this, your bed might actually start to hate ...

The Latest & Greatest Resources Online

Bookmarking useful websites in college is on every student’s to do list. Unfortunately, shuffling through your pages and organizing your online tools can be a hassle for everyone. When organizing my own weekly bookmarks this morning, I lost track of time and ended up spending 2+ hours picking the right pages, organizing by categories and, ...

5 Ways to Beat the Freshman Fifteen

We all hate it. We deny it, we ignore it, and we just count ourselves out of the whole numbers game, but it’s time to face facts: the Freshman Fifteen is real, and it’s coming to a waistline near you. If you want to avoid the epidemic, follow this handful of simple little tips below, ...

Why You Should Create A Sick Day Kit

Every single semester, like clockwork, I get sick right before or right after finals week. The stress of the exams, pulling all-nighters, and eating absolutely junk weakens my immune system to guarantee that soon, I’ll be infected with some horrible bug. To prevent having to drag my tired, grumpy, sick self from bed during one ...

Are You A Fit Man On Your Campus? Men’s Fitness Wants You!

In an effort to bring the fittest fellas a reward to staying in shape, Men’s Fitness and Muscle & Fitness magazine have launched a contest called Fit Man On Campus. With HackCollege as a sponsor of the contest, we want to give you the opportunity to represent your campus and achieve greatness. The team at Men’s ...

Do Supplements Keep You Fit And Focused?

College is a time spent studying, attending class, and trying to manage a social life. Still, it is important to try to maintain positive habits that will get you through school without suffering gray hair, the dreaded freshman 15, and poor test scores. However, you do not have to go crazy trying to stay fit ...

Five Reasons You Should Nap

Napping is a time honored past time for the young, the elderly, and those of us in really boring classes. However there are more than a few reasons that should have you setting yourself up with a blanket, a pillow, and two hours off. 1: What else are you doing? If your answer to this ...

How Prescription Bottle Safety Lids Came To Be

Before 1967, medicine came in simple, screw-top bottles anyone could open. In a single city more than a thousand children per year were being poisoned after the unsupervised ingestion of these easily accessible medications. One man decided to change that. His name? Dr. Henri Breault

4 Tips for Staying Fit While Traveling

 Since the season of sunshine and freedom is upon us (AKA: summer!), many people are hitting the road and traveling.  Traveling is so much fun and exposes us to new places – but it can also expose us to a less than healthy lifestyle.  While on vacation, most people tend to not eat very well ...