Like a lot of college kids who are away from home for the first time, I let myself go during my four years on campus. Taking advantage of my newfound freedom (and comprehensive meal plan!), I stayed up late, frequented local pizzerias and burger joints, and didn’t do much to make up for the fact that I was no longer playing high school sports.
By graduation day, the damage was evident: I was 20 pounds heavier and would have gotten lapped by my younger, teenage self in a timed mile. In pictures from that day, I look happy but also a little cherubic, if you know what I mean. A few months later, once I was out in the “real world” and had managed to find a job, I committed myself to getting back into shape. [Read more…] about How the Right Community Can Boost Your Weight Loss
Originally posted on April 26, 2016 @ 8:30 am