Work your butt, not your buts.
Burnt out by the pressure, one day Exercise Science student Elisabeth Tavierne, who was attending Ohio State University on a...
Are you looking to meet the Christian Grey of your deepest, darkest fantasies? Now you can -- at the group exercise class that's based on Fifty Shades of Grey.
This #foodporn looks almost as good as it tastes. Okay, that's a lie. It tastes way better.
If you're looking for someone to boot you out of bed and into Nike shorts, you have to live in New York, Miami, or Chicago -- so plan your post grad move accordingly.
You actually paid money for something that basically made you want to die.
Well, it seems that's not the case. Kristin Cavallari said that she only works out FOUR times a week for about 20-ish minutes. GASP!
It's important to go to the gym feeling confident and in some of the greatest looking (and most affordable!) workout gear, you're sure to achieve that. I found some of my favorite looks this week from Under Armour, Nike, Athletica, and more all for less than $20.
For all four Tuesdays in December, there will be an awesome, holiday-themed workout to get you pumped and ready for whatever occasion you're celebrating. Steal away from wrapping gifts, baking festive cookies and playing with your Hanukkah armadillo to make sure you keep fitness in mind for the holidays!
Whether you're tired of magazines saying flat butts are the thing, or you just want to shake your healthy butt, try out this workout for your glutes, and never be embarrassed to check yourself out again!
This is seriously cutting into my social life! I'm in Boston this weekend, and it was very difficult to wake up yesterday morning while the rest of our crew slept in, so I could get a run in before brunch.
I came across a picture of an advertisement that really really just blew me away!
I’m no longer in the most immaculate shape of my life. I was at one point. Second semester of Freshman year I was in that frickin’ gym 4 times a week, sometimes 5. Now, years later, I have a job -- 3 jobs in fact -- and I’ve got bills to pay, and an apartment to not get kicked out of, and what’s one of the first things that went by the wayside as I entered adulthood? Gym membership!
Like most people, I have a love/hate relationship with the gym. In fact, our flame is so hot and cold that I sometimes I stare at the door the entire time I'm working out, counting down the minutes 'til it's time to leave. There are, of course, other days where I am so excited to go to the gym its like okay, who put the steroids in my coffee?
Okay, I'm not usually one for seemingly unnecessary workout accessories. I'm perfectly fine with my yoga mat and iPod Nano. I bought into the Power Balance band thing last year, and while it did kind of work it was definitely more of a placebo effect than anything else.
Here at CollegeCandy, we like to think we're experts in a few key areas: budget fashion, sex,
budget sex and college fitness. That's why when FitSugar asked us to help them put together a post on keeping fit during those tricky undergrad years, we immediately blurted out, "Wear that cute dress you got on sale last weekend and go bang some hot dude until you sweat out all the beer you consumed the night before!!!"
I have always been a fan of any quick fix diet plan. If there was a pill that would melt away pounds within a day, I would be first in line to buy it. So when I was perusing the web one day and happened upon the Slim Fast website, I saw an opportunity and ran with it. After all it has 'fast' and 'slim' in the name, so how bad could it be?
I always have a difficult time staying motivated about working out. The problem is, I'm lazy, so the hardest part is actually just getting out of bed early or getting my butt off the sofa to drive to the gym and work out. Since I have a hard time dragging myself to the gym, I'm trying to stay in shape by running around my neighborhood. I still don't do that as often as I should, but it works for me, since it doesn't require me to go anywhere except out my front door.
Have you ever stayed up all night studying for a final? Blood shot eyes, empty coffee cups, pages and pages of notes...you know, the works. Do you remember sitting there wishing you had diligently studied all semester long, gone to class or stayed awake during the Powerpoint presentation? Well, I'm here to let you know that just like studying, the same goes for good health and fitness.
After dealing with the turmoil of a breakup, the impending holiday season, the bitter cold and the death of my beloved aunt, the only thing getting me through were my workouts. That's right, while the rest of the world was going for pumpkin pie, I was skipping dessert and smashing up the elliptical.
[Everyone’s got a vice, a bad habit, something they know they need to change. Unfortunately, everyone also has a million...
So I've made it through week two, and surprisingly, it's gotten better every day. I've been pushing myself and have discovered the joys of OnDemand exercise videos featuring Jillian Michaels, which I use to warm up before I put in my time at the gym. I asked you all last week for some tips and tricks to get through this and I was overwhelmed with the responses.
How often do I go to the gym lately? I guess I would use the word "sparingly." Since starting a full-time job, my fitness has taken a backseat to schoolwork, regular work and all the lovely stresses of living in New York City. Never mind the fact that I live in an apartment building with a gym.
To parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and writers of The Denver Post, Thank you so much for your concern about my supposed “drunkorexia,” which is apparently the deliberate decision to eat less food on days destined for drunken debauchery. Though this is not an official medical term, it has been noted in Colorado as a recent “growing trend” among college women.
One fateful day back in the pre-Facebook days, Christopher Columbus "discovered" America. Much like you discovered that wearing a scarf around campus on a 75 degree day would not stop the hickey rumors from floating around. And we're sure that's not the only discovery that you've made since attending college.
September is coming at us full force and for the first time in 15 years, it means absolutely nothing to me. Yup, as a jobless, broke, living on my parents' couch college graduate I'm not going back to school this year. It's weird. It's confusing. It's really, really sad. [She says as she sighs deeply and bites her quivering lip, crying into her empty planner.]
I am destined to be big-boned. That practically became my mantra throughout high school as day after day I sat next to my beautiful, svelte friends and felt like a blob. While I clearly couldn’t metabolize chocolate-covered pretzels and pizza like they could, looking back I realize that even I slimmed down just by correcting a few errors in thinking.
Wow, what a week! If it weren't for the Fraps-your-way at Starbucks, I'm pretty sure I wouldn't have made it out alive. But after a long week full of long-ass lines to get the new iPhone, extreme heat, long hours at the summer job and getting this shocking/disturbing nugget of info, I survived.
A while back I read a column written by the CC Staff listing 7 habits/tactics that women have engrained into their everyday lives that they utilize to “play the game” of attracting men. As far as men trying to attract the opposite sex it was said, “…men have it easy. As far as I know, they approach you and whip out the pick-up line. Sometimes it works, and sometimes it doesn’t.”
Once Thursday rolls around, college students are ready and raring to hit the juice and let loose. After spending countless hours primping and priming for a night out, you mix your first drinkie and your second, your third. You dance the night away to Rihanna and take advantage of the bar deals until you've lost count of the drinks you've had and you're visiting your cupboards for some Easy Mac.
I basically live my life by the phrase "go big or go home." I'm an extremist in every way. I either love something or hate it, am obsessed or utterly disinterested. So after last week's Rollerblading success during spring break, I returned to campus with the goal of exercising EVERY SINGLE DAY.
At some point this week, exercise stopped being something I had to do and started being something I wanted to do. I'm honestly not sure what changed. Maybe it was the physical pain and exhaustion I felt after Irish dancing at a pre-St. Patrick's Day event last weekend. And then watching all my old friends performing on St. Patrick's Day, so full of energy, making it all look so easy.
I get it. Trust me, I get it. It’s getting nice out and the last thing you want to do is spend an hour or two inside the gym. Who wants to sweat indoors when eating ice-cream by the lake is so much more appealing (and yummy?) But on the flip side, you'll be donning a bikini before you know it (like, ahem, next week) and you want to look h-o-t.
I blame deciding to slice my bangs up to my eyebrows on every high fashion magazine there is. I saw all of those glamorous models with their thick, dark bangs and wanted some of my own. Little did I know, there were a few side-effects that come with the sudden impulse to go Edward Scissor Hands on my hair.
One of the biggest motivations for us college girls to get to the gym every day is the thought of all the hot guys that will be there. Yeah, we go there to burn off last night's margaritas and nachos, but doing all that burning is so much better while ogling delicious, muscle-y coeds lifting weights, the sweat dripping off of their glistening brows.