You sit down at your desk after a full day of classes and club meetings, and your first instinct is to open your laptop. You hear the welcoming sound of its awakening hard drive, the screen lights up and there it is: your close, personal friend—the browser. After several visits to the NYTimes, Facebook, YouTube, and your favorite fashion/beauty blogs (and of course, HC), your eyes begin to glaze over and you’re craving an online resource that’s a little more informative. As a collegietteTM, maintaining a lifestyle routine that works best for you is incredibly important, and some of the best health information out there can be found online! Read on to discover some of Her Campus’s favorite health-related sites that promote healthy, balanced lifestyles and provide info on everything from how many calories are in your smoothie to what to do about that weird rash.
Exercise and Fitness
Looking for quick fitness, diet or beauty tips? SELF magazine’s website is an excellent resource for the latest in fitness, diet, beauty and lifestyle. They offer fun and easy ways to burn calories, recipes for healthy meals that keep you energized, the most up-to-date all-natural beauty tips from celebs, experts, and other SELF readers, and they also share inspiring stories of healthy women across the country. They even offer a free iPhone app, so you can check them out on the go!
If you need a quick exercise fix, 5min Life Videopedia gives you how-tos and tons of useful information in just 5 minutes! Surfing their site is a great way to slip in a quick exercise routine or learn something new when you need a short study break. Their videos are super easy to follow and perfect for those days when you’re too busy cramming for a full cardio session!