Blogging while snuggled underneath the covers of your bed on a cold and rainy Tuesday afternoon – that’s a luxury! I can’t wait for Winter Break when I’ll have the freedom of doing said activity for 5 weeks if I wish… bliss.
I had my 3rd final exam of 4 this afternoon. One more Friday [Human Nutrition], and then I’m freeee. I really should be studying water-soluble v. fat-soluble vitamins and every metabolic pathway I’ve learned this semester, but my brain is at max capacity of anything science-related. I need some non-academic activity in my life stat!
Studying involves a lot of sitting on you’re derriere/being idol, and may even consist of constant snacking… which aren’t exactly what I think of as a healthy activities. As I wrote and memorized flash card after flash card all weekend long, I attempted to incorporate my normal, healthy living habits into my days, too.
Intense exercise was not a priority this weekend, but fitting in some kind of movement was definitely a necessity to keep me sane. Saturday I jogged for a gentle 30-minutes and stretched out my tight runner’s hips with a yoga video. Then Sunday, my roommate and I both needed a breath of fresh air, so went on a brisk, 45-minute walk around our neighborhood. Later that night, I still had more energy to exert, so I walked on the treadmill for 25-minutes as I reviewed my notes.
As you can see, studying was a higher priority than my Holiday Hustle Challenge this weekend… but after a double-exam day yesterday, I rewarded myself with quality time at the WREC.
- 3 mi. “clear your head” indoor track run @ 26:00
- 40-minute spin [14 mi.]
- 4 x 1-minute planks + a good, long stretch session
… and now that I’ve ‘wasted’ precious time writing this uninteresting post, I’m going get out of my bed, put on my Asics and hit up the g.y.m. It’s Running Tuesday, yo!
Until I feel like procrastinating again,
Have any healthy study habits to share?
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Pretty tree from my Saturday walk. It’s still Fall for a few more days :)