Health Promotionsp10 (Sep 7) - Health promotion Stuck on...

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Stuck on the Couch First-year college students participate in significantly less exercise than they did just one year before Academic demands and lack of organized sports Bigger factor—human tendency to look at life changes as an occasion to blow up the old rules and not create new ones in their place College is first big transition in life Excuse not to exercise
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Stuck on the couch Demands of a new job—less time at gym New marriage? New baby? “A lot of people don’t like to exercise…it’s the first thing to go when you get the opportunity to rearrange your schedule.”
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Self-control Psychological muscle—becomes exhausted Spend time maintaining composure—school work “the more you use the self-control muscle the more tired it gets.” If controlling food—hard to control exercise also If completing school work—hard to control exercise also
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Exercise Need a set schedule Not just when have time
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Health Promotionsp10 (Sep 7) - Health promotion Stuck on...

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