College is a time for a new start: new friends, new life experiences, and a new found knowledge. However, college is also known for the dreaded “Freshman 15”. The 15 pounds that many students gain their first year away from home on a college campus.
This is due in part to poor eating habits: no parents telling you to eat your vegetables or not to eat after 9 pm. It also stems from inactivity. You go to class, and when you are done for the day you have hours upon hours to lie in bed in your dorm room or just chill on the couch with friends at the student union.