So going to university probably means, more drinking, take outs and a messed up sleeping pattern, coupled with no spare time. Hence, it is natural to put on weight in your first year and I would say that your happiness and social life should be your priority in your first year! However, I know for me that I let my ‘healthy lifestyle’ relax for the first few months but when I started to feel sluggish and unfit I struggled to feel confident when I went out. I managed to turn it around relatively quickly so that now I am fitter and stronger than ever and I am very happy with my lifestyle and it is still easy and student friendly to maintain. Hope these tips help you.
- Online workouts.
If like me you can not afford a gym, everyday I do some YouTube workouts. I do one for arms, abs and butt. Then for cardio, I either do a circuit consisting of jumping jacks, skipping and burpees or I go for a run. I love blogalaties personally and emi wong.
2. Ditch Fizzy Drinks Every Other Week.
Let water be your new best friend.
3. Choose Your Alcohol Wisely.
Perhaps mix your drinks with juice instead of fizzy drinks and avoid wine and beer and stick to spirits.
4. Walk Everywhere.
5. Sports Societies
6. Don’t buy junk food in multipacks.
By this I mean, when you do your weekly shop, don’t buy junk foods that will take you a while too get through because then you will be having say one of those chocolate bars or packets of crisps everyday. If you are desperate for junk food you will have to walk to a shop and only buy one packet to curb your craving then and there.
7. Add A Fruit Or Vegetable To Every Meal.
Bananas and apples will last longer then berries.
Hope this helped!