SARAH VAN CLEF
As the holidays approach, people start thinking about New Year resolutions and their plans for the upcoming year. Many start gym memberships and weight loss programs as of Jan. 1.
Every year, college students, including myself, suffer with the aftermath of Christmas cookies and eggnog when returning to school after the long break.
The problem is that once we get back, we are served Junk Food Fridays and Chicken Wing Mondays, which really isn’t a step in the right direction, it’s more of a lateral move. Knowing that the gym in the Recreation Center is open till 11 p.m. and the cardio room in Twombly is open 24 hours, students still don’t get around to working out. Many students, including myself, are in multiple clubs, and have a job on top of the classes we take. All of that makes going to the gym after a long day not on the top of the priority list. Continue reading