GTL: Gym, Tone, Lose Some Stress

16 02 2012

Burdick Hall is home to Towson University's many exercise facilities, including basketball gyms, treadmills and other workout tools (photo by: Michael Thompkins/TU Student)

It is a well known fact to many people that exercise is an excellent way to both stay in shape and relieve some stress. You don’t have to be a “Guido” or “Juice-Head” to understand that physically improving yourself will improve your mental status as well.

There are many different types of workouts that yield different results. You can go all out with strength training and lift weights. This method is usually the best for men (and some women) who are looking to increase their body size and “get big.”

Or, you could try one of the quick and easy methods like 10 Minute Abs, 5 Minute Cardio or 7 Minute Workout video. One of the key secrets to these types of workouts are the community feeling that people get from watching others workout with them.

And for those people who maybe don’t want to spend the money on gyms or workout DVDs, you can always go for a brisk run around your neighborhood or school. This gives you a chance to exercise and allows for some free thought time to run through any difficulties you may be dealing with.

Whether you “run” through a class presentation or you just want to “lift” your spirit up, make the most of your exercise time to avoid any potential “Situations.”

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4 responses

16 02 2012
Elaina Clarke

I definitely agree with this. Taking a run or a even a walk is a great way to clear your head after a rough day. Good post! 🙂

16 02 2012
Alex

I agree too. Doing some sort of exercise every day helps me to clear my head and boosts my attitude as well!

16 02 2012
Alli

My walk to the gym is my workout!

13 05 2012
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