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Health Fitness

We’re going to let you in on a little secret: being an intern is hard work.  Between the long hours and the endless menial tasks that you needed to complete, like, an hour ago, you’re sometimes too busy to even hit the gym! But wait a second; doesn’t it feel like your day is jam-packed with several tiny exercises? You’re always squatting to pack that box, running to get your boss coffee, and carrying heavy garment bags throughout a bustling metropolis, just to name a few. Kanye may have his own workout plan, but at Her Campus, we’re all about “The Internship Workout Plan.” We haven’t backed...
Think a 5K sounds hard? Try adding 6- to 10-foot walls that you have to climb over. Yards of barbed wire to crawl under. Ropes to climb up. Rivers to swim through (yep, in your running clothes and shoes). Heavy sand bags to haul on your sore shoulders as you run up steep hills. Sweltering fire to leap over. Used cars to sprint on top of. Oh yeah, and the entire course is covered in mud, so you are, too. And so are your clothes, dragging you down like you’re carrying dumbbells in your pockets. But at the end, there’s free beer, music, and the opportunity to say that you survived. Welcome to a...
We get it—crawling out from beneath your warm, cozy covers just to hit the gym at an ungodly hour is a torturous process that seems nearly impossible. Sacrificing that extra hour of sleep in the morning to hit the elliptical may not sound very appealing, but it’s definitely worth it. Here are a few tips for how to get yourself out of bed to master your early-morning workouts. 1. Pick a workout buddy There’s no motivation like having a workout buddy. Don’t be the friend who cancels at the last minute because you overslept or because you just didn’t feel like getting up. Try calling or texting...