Fresher’s week and the following weeks after are a hard time for our body’s internal organs. Late nights, fast food, excessive alcohol consumption (yes it is possible). These unhealthy actions can often become habits in the future if you are not careful – which could lead to weight gain and more importantly it could damage your studies.
Did you know that your average post night Chicken Hut kebab contains around 900 calories, and just one Jagerbomb is a whopping 160 calories! The kebab on its own is around half the maximum recommended calorie intake for a women per day (and let’s be honest you normally end up sleeping with more of the kebab then you actually eat).
It is not all doom and gloom however, as we have spoken to the fitness experts here at Sport Aston and we have come up with three simple tips to help you balance your health with the social side of university:
We can’t help you with the first two, but we can help you get active! Here at Woodcock Sports Centre we have first class facilities, including a gym, pool and sauna & steam room! Whether you are a casual gym goer, a competitive swimmer or an elite level athlete, we have something for everyone!
Take advantage of our Academic Memberships specifically designed for students! Our Academic gold membership gives you access to the Gym, Pool, Sauna, Steam, and Aerobics & Yoga Classes. A full list of memberships and benefits can be found on our website, which you can view by clicking here. Memberships start from just £4.20 a week! Pop into the sports centre to ask about our membership offers for students, or contact us on 0121 204 4623. We are always happy to help!