VIDEO: Easy (and cheap) ways to beat the calories in college

VIDEO: Easy (and cheap) ways to beat the calories in college
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It’s true – college may be where you spend the best years of your life.

And we get you’re burning plenty of mental energy with those long lectures and last-minute study sessions, so exercise may be the last thing on your mind.

But your academic pursuits in lecture halls, behind computer screens and in libraries are sedentary in nature, which means you’re overlooking one crucial thing in life – staying physically healthy.

To stay healthy, both body and mind must receive equal exercise – it’s the only way you can function at your optimal best.

As Thomas Jefferson once wrote, “Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.”

A simple fitness regime doesn’t have to cost you much, or anything, for that matter.

Watch our video for tips on how to stay fit in college for cheap.

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