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Health Fitness

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...
Between classes, a social life, and insane amounts of homework, it’s not hard to imagine why some college students pack on the freshman 15, even after freshman year. Finding time to go to the gym can be hard, especially if you don’t live particularly close to the gym or if it’s winter and the last thing you want to do is go for a run outside. But we have found five workouts that you can do in the comfort of your own room—and they only take about 10-15 minutes! Ladies on the Her Campus team have tested each one out and we can confirm that they are effective, quick, and give you no excuse to...
You’ve been spinning on the exercise bike for less than 5 minutes when Sweaty McSmellerson plops down on your right. The odor is too much, but you can’t just leave or else everyone will judge you and think you’re a wimp, right? Case in point, Ms. Going-for-the-Gold on your left has clearly been cranking out the calories long before you got there. So you lean away, you lean back, you turn your head to the left to take in gulps of air until you finally give up appearances and get up, letting Sweaty McSmells win. Deep breath, let it out: you hate the gym. Who can blame you? Let’s be honest here...