SEE Tip: Only have time for a quickie? No problem! Now get your mind out of the gutter…we're talking about a quickie in the gym, or anywhere you can fit a workout in for that matter! There are some serious benefits to a quick burst of exercise, were talking 10-15 minutes here! This is the kind of stuff you could do before you hop in the shower, while you’re watching TV, or waiting for the study room to open up. Getting your blood flowing for even just 15 minutes can help clear your mind, reduce depression and even help you sleep better (1). Also, just a quick walk up and down the stairs or around the block, burns calories and increases energy! That’s more than sitting in front of the TV or computer can say. Also, utilizing quick short workouts can help you keep on your fitness goals because…well…if you know you only have 15 minutes to get in your workout, there’s a lot less time to mess around on your phone and tweet, text or Instagram your workout (hehe).
Want more information or want to get yourself a free jump rope to help you on your road to fitness? Just visit our SEE table on campus today from 11-1 on the Breezway!
HKB News: We're celebrating Kicks Butts Week! Look for us all over campus promoting the smoke-free policy initiative and more. Find us tonight in Nolan's at 5:30 to kick off the week!
Mellow Out Monday Tip: Feeling crunched for time can make things like eating right and exercising fall by the wayside. When that happens, the stress levels can go higher and our ability to handle smaller crises decreases by the day. Prioritize your health- go for a walk or meet a friend at the gym for a good sweat. Taking time for yourself is crucial and can exercising can help regulate your stress levels.