8 Things Every Healthy College Girl Needs

Being a freshman in college can be pretty tough. I remember searching through Pinterest for hours trying to find the perfect dorm décor. Little did I know, half of the stuff I bought for my dorm room, I would never end up using! To this day, I still have pink bins full of excessive college dorm room décor sitting in my parents’ basement. It’s important that you buy the stuff you actually need – not just the cute stuff you happen to pass by in Target!

If you’re anything like me, one of your ultimate goals will be staying active and healthy while you’re in college. Avoiding the freshman 15 is essential if you’re a broke college student who can’t afford to buy bigger clothes!

In order to make your college life easier, I have put together a list of essential items that every fit college girl needs to get before she heads off to college!

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The Ultimate Workout for College Girls + Free Download!

Being fit and keeping yourself healthy is a challenge, I know. Working out is even harder. First, you have to get motivated, then you have to wipe all of the chip crumbs from your fuzzy blanket, lace up your running shoes and, worst of all, you have to get to the gym.

Getting to the gym is always the most difficult part, the famous excuse that allows us to lay back in bed, shove a guilt-free handful of chips in our mouths, and press the play button on Netflix.

What do you do if you don’t have a gym membership? Or you don’t feel like getting up and driving to the gym?

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6 Tips to Avoid Getting Sick in College

College is all fun and games, until you wind up stressing out too much or overloading your plate and you wind up getting sick. When that inevitable moment happens and you find yourself under the weather, it can be really difficult to get back on track and healthy again. Here are a handful of tips to prevent you from getting sick in college, because it can happen at any time!

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5 Ways to Reach Your Fitness Goals in College

Emerging from hiding out under blankets and watching Netflix during all hours of winter break, you may be wondering what actions that you can take to jump start back into incorporating fitness and living a healthy lifestyle into your daily schedule. There are a variety of ways that you can make fitness fun, follow these simple steps to get back in the swing of things!

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How to Conquer Your College Cafeteria

When heading to college, the most crucial piece of advice girls get is to avoid the cafeteria. The cafeteria is believed to be a place where all unhealthy food lives, and if you eat there, that freshman fifteen will find you quickly. Although it is true that the cafeteria can have some of the unhealthiest food on campus, from the greasy fries to the ice cream machine, you can actually find some really great and wholesome food if you know where to look.

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How to Avoid Stress Eating in College

Stress eating happens all the time in college, but it can be controlled! Here's how to avoid stress eating!

Eating when stressed happens to us all. It is a normal part of life, however if it happens too often, it can lead to even more stress and no one needs that!

Some people call it emotional eating, others call it comfort eating. Regardless of what you may call it, it often is not the most efficient way to reduce stress and cope with hard times. In fact, for people who are trying to eat well and manage their weight, it likely leads to even more stress!

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5 Foolproof Ways to Eat Healthy in the College Cafeteria

Learn how to avoid the freshman 15 and make healthy choices in your college cafeteria!

My little brother, who is a senior in college, stayed with me this past summer. I was doing all of the grocery shopping and cooking, so unless he ate out, he was eating my healthy clean food. Although I didn’t cook as much as he would have liked, he quickly became accustomed to my clean meals – his favorite breakfast was collared greens with a fried egg and sliced tomatoes and he loved my zoodles with turkey meatballs.

After two months, he was packing up and heading back to school, leaving me and my zoodles behind. After a few weeks on campus, he called me complaining about his diet. He felt so much better when he was eating healthy, but he had no plans of cooking, despite the fully functional kitchen in his apartment. I wanted to be able to help him make healthy choices in college, so here are my 5 foolproof ways to eat healthy, even in the cafeteria!

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The Ultimate Guide to Working Out in College

As a college student your schedule consists of going to lectures, study group sessions, sorority events, club activities, parties, and work. You’ve got a hectic schedule. Fitness is the last thing you think about when you’re busy juggling your priorities. There’s also no one to tell you to go to P.E. class or to join the school soccer team. This newfound freedom and independence to do whatever you want whenever you want is a blessing and a curse. It’s up to you to make time for exercise.

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Top 5 Mental Health Issues College Students Face

 

Here are the top 5 mental health issues that college student face!

College can literally be the most exciting four years of your life. New people, new surroundings, and new perspectives on life can be amazingly positive. For many college students, though, those four years can be challenging and trying at times. When we shake up our routines and change our daily structure, we open ourselves up to the possibility of our mental health being slightly more vulnerable. For the most part, this is really normal.

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