Our biggest tip to help you thrive at the end of the semester, is to start breaking down everything you need to do for finals week and commit a couple hours a day to it. You will be so much more successful when exam time finally hit! As always we have healthy lifestyle advice that will make you feel like the rockstar you are!
Study hard, snack harder
Ever catch yourself a few hours into studying reading the same line over and over again and not understanding what it means? It may be time to refuel! Give your brain the energy it needs to focus by eating balanced meals and snacks throughout the day—even when you’re studying. You may feel like you don’t have enough time to eat, but keeping your body energized can actually help you be more productive!
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It’s hard to eat consistently throughout the day when you don’t have a structured especially once summer gets here. This can lead us to under-eat during the day and over-eating at night. Break the cycle with these tips!
End of the semester deadlines, final exams, and summer plans have your mind spinning? Added stress and changes to your normal routine can often mean disaster for maintaining those healthy movement habits. Here are some tips on how to stay active and healthy through finals and start summer strong.
1. Schedule it!
If you find yourself skipping your normal movement routine, try scheduling “Move Time” into your daily calendar. When you schedule movement like an appointment, you will be less likely to skip it or fill that time with other things.
2. Give Yourself a Break
Busy times call for changes in how you approach your normal movement routine. It's alright if you aren't able to fit in your normal fitness session, give yourself a break and "move" in a different way. Simply going for a walk is a great way to break up long study sessions, boost energy, and help you destress.
3. Turn Your Study Sessions into “Move” Challenges
Make studying fun & active at the same time! When you are quizzing yourself, every time you get an answer wrong you have to do 5 __________ (insert favorite bodyweight movement, i.e. squats, jumping jacks, push ups, etc.)