Although your college years may be well behind you, you may, like many other state employees, have children who are about to head back to school. These children may need motivation to help them avoid the dreaded Freshman 15 or the additional pounds they are likely to pack on during their other three years as an undergraduate, as it’s very easy to gain weight due to competing demands that make it hard to find time to exercise and easy to choose readily-available unhealthy foods. Adults, however, are often faced with these same temptations, and the below graphic, sent to me by one of its creators, Susan Martin, is a really useful illustration of how to fit exercise into a busy schedule. If you plan on using some of these tips for yourself, pretend your office is a dorm room and try them out during the work day. Despite what we often lead ourselves to believe, we’re never too busy to fit in some form of exercise – all we need is a little inspiration and motivation.
Fitness Tips for Busy College Students – and Busy State Employees