Mid-way through March and it’s the countdown to summer (even though it may not feel like it) and time to get fit! Only a few more weeks and it will be time to get out the tanning mitts and throw on the denim shorts. It also happens to be time to try out every diet fad known to man in order to get the perfect bikini body, from Special K to Atkins to diets that consist of very little more than a vomit-inducing milk shake.
Every year thousands of Irish people decide that hitting the gym would be the perfect New Year’s resolution, only to fail desperately mere weeks later.
You wake up. You get dressed. You stare in the mirror. You think: “I am one sexy beasht.” You eat. You leave. You start your day, confident in your stride, smiling like a youngen mid-rofl. And then: the shop. Every magazine sporting the same headline:” See how these beach babes get their hot bods” or the opposite:” Look these women are just like us!” accompanied by pictures of thighs highlighted as “cellulite!!” And it’s not just the ladies.
As we return to college, I can’t help but notice an emerging pattern amongst my flatmates. Whilst last year we were all perfectly content to sit around vegetating, eating badly-cooked Thai Green Curry, and drunkenly making up new languages, this year things are different. No less than TWO of my flatmates are beginning to casually slink off wearing tight-leggings, hair-bands, runners and other items that can only suggest one thing: they’re off to probably the most evil den of sin and degradation known to man, the lowest circle of hell. [...]
One of the perks of being in University is that you may get a discounted or even free membership to the College’s gym. As we all know regular exercise is vital to good health and to looking good for all the hot new guys/girls you will meet in College. In theory having a gym to go to on campus is a great idea especially as most students will either live on campus or nearby. So basically it’s all win-win situation, right? Wrong. I don’t know about you, but whenever I [...]
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