Everyone knows that gaining weight is easy to do when you’re studying for exams, attending classes and not having a lot of time to prepare big healthy meals. For this reason, it’s imperative that you change things up and make sure to eat healthily. If you pig out on snack foods at the school cafeteria or buffet, you will be denying yourself of an opportunity to enjoy university and the college campus as a fit person or athlete.
When I studied in school, I gained the Freshman 15 and then some. My friends and I joked that it should be called the Freshman 40 because the majority of us gained 20-40 pounds in our first year. It really was no laughing matter and we were miserable for the next two years as we didn’t know how to lose weight. Luckily, there are so many resources available now to help you lose weight and get in shape. One of our sponsors has launched a brand new health and fitness website the21daydiet website which offers students and individuals diet tips and tricks on how to get lean and in shape in under 3 weeks or in just 21 days. The 21 day diet focuses on the fact that most people are addicted to sugar and carbs and need to try to eliminate these things from their diet in order to be free of an addiction that feeds fat and weight gain. By eliminating excessive carbs and sugar from your diet, you’ll be less likely to reach for foods that are bad for you and more inclined to eat healthily. If you start eating more apples, oranges and fruits, you’ll be happier and healthier since the sugars in those fruits are actually good for you.
There are other recommended exercise programs such as the 21 day fix workout program which offers various exercise programs you can do over the course of three weeks to see if you notice yourself getting in shape and getting a more toned and tight body. Women often fear exercise using dumbbells or free weights because they fear “bulking” or getting muscular. Luckily, women just are not built like that. When we lift weights, we just get stronger and stronger and our bodies get tighter. We don’t get bulked up or look “large”. It is one of the benefits of being a woman! Exercise also helps relieve stress which is a known problem for women and men studying at school through exams and trying to pass finals. Keep focused in your studies and make time for exercise and eating healthily. When you eat well, you also increase your brain power and you will be able to study more and focus more on your exams. Good luck this term and keep fit!