FITNESS CLUB — October 7, 2013 at 10:55 am

College Fitness


Starting out at college is a time of excitement, anticipation, and oftentimes, extreme nervousness. One of the biggest sources of anxiety for students is unrelated to academics…a large percentage of students greatly fear the famous and dreaded freshman 15. The truth is, this isn’t an irrational fear: Most college students will gain between 15 and 25 pounds by the end of their sophomore year. One of the main causes of the freshman 15? Lack of exercise: Not only do the majority of college students not get the recommended amount of exercise, one in three just don’t exercise at all. This infographic, courtesy of takes a look at the best ways for college students to stay fit—even in the middle of a dorm room.

The Best Regimen for College Fitness