Physical Wellness

Ms. Maxine Umana

Alongside striving for academic excellence, it is also important to cultivate habits of physical and mental well-being. In this workshop, Ms. Maxine Umana explored her own journey toward fitness and gave her top tips for physical wellness in college, including nutrition and exercise. 

Tips for physical wellness:

• Watch junk food
• Avoid skipping meals
• Find something you enjoy doing so that you can form a habit
• Incorporate more fruit and veg
• Make smarter shopping choices
• Find a fitness community suited to your interests
• Get up 30 minutes earlier to add exercise to your day—15-20 minute work-out
• Add another exercise moment in the evening
• Give yourself a rest day
• Maintain a journal
• Be realistic

Click here to download a PowerPoint presentation from Ms. Umana's talk.