2016 has ended with its ups and downs and now we enter a new year that brings with it the traditional New Year resolutions.
This traditional list of resolutions may come with a bad connotation because by the end of the year many of us have forgotten about them and neglected our goals. However, the beginning of a new year is always a good time to reflect on the past and make a list of things that we’d like to change or achieve.
5 Ways to Run Safely at Night
You’ve spent this last past year working hard and some holidays are not going to get in the way. Therefore, to stay fit, you are going to want to train and for many people that includes running. However, because now days are shorter and nights are longer there is a very big possibility that you will have to run in the dark, so make sure you stay safe and that you are really careful.
Ideally choose to run in well-lit areas, but if for some reason that isn’t possible we want to give you 5 safety precautions you should take:
How to Manage Stress During Exams
The semester is coming to an end and for a student that only means one thing: FINAL EXAMS.
But that’s not the end of it, you still have practice, games and, on top of that, you may still have some papers due. It can get very stressful, but don’t panic you will survive. With a little preparation and some understanding of what’s to come these next few weeks you will be able to manage the stress.
First you have to realize stress isn’t necessarily a bad thing, if you are able to control it, things like the pressure of a deadline will push you to get things done. However, you should plan ahead so you don’t sacrifice the quality of your work due to lack of time. So here are some tips to plan ahead:
10 Tips to Enjoy Christmas Abroad
Christmas is just around the corner, the streets are filled with festive lights and TV ads won’t let us forget it’s time to spend money on presents for our loved ones.
We are expected to go home and stay with our families, but what are we supposed to do when we can’t make it? The semester is about to finish and the reality that we are going to have to stay abroad for Christmas is unavoidable, but it isn’t the end of the world. You are going to experience Christmas in a new way and you should be excited! Not everyone will be able to experience this, so take advantage of it.
Here are our 10 tips to enjoy Christmas abroad:
We talked with, Australian soccer player, Brian Jamba after he had settled in his new home at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. UCF is the second largest University in America with roughly 60,000 students enrolled. UCF is also part of the NCAA Division 1 universities. Since his arrival, Brian has already become a key player on the team. Check out what he says about his first few months in the states.
5 Things to do your First Year on Campus
Freshman year, your first real taste of freedom, learning, and being an adult. It’s the year that defines the rest of your college experience whether it be academically or socially now is the time to get things done so here’s some advice for your first year:
10 Cross Training ideas to try this Summer
Cross training is a great way for athletes to help improve their skills and get in shape before season starts. Summer is the perfect time for athletes to start incorporating cross training into their weekly routines before school starts in the fall.
Dinning Hall Health Hacks
As you begin to navigate through college one place your going to find yourself a lot of time (especially if your on a meal plan) is the dinning hall. Dinning halls and cafeterias offer all you can eat meals around the clock but, may not offer the “healthiest” options. As a student athlete burning hundreds of calories a day nutrition becomes an important tool to repair muscles, prevent injury, and fuel you throughout the day. Navigating healthier options in a cafeteria can see daunting at times so here’s a few easy hacks to try at your own dinning hall.