Today’s generation – immersed in its health and fitness epidemic – has become fascinated with organic foods and gym memberships. The age-range of people that are lifting is continually expanding in both directions. An increasing number of women are also beginning to explore the weight room, but there remains some hesitation from a majority of them.
It is the horror we have all heard about, and the threat that hangs over the heads of all incoming college students: the ‘Freshman Fifteen.’ A myth that is as old as college itself, it claims that every student’s first year at school will be greeted with a large gain in weight. But fear not, because despite what you have heard, the freshman fifteen is completely fictitious.