The homecoming is a whole whooping one week. Yeah, that is a lot of time to have a lot of fun. What can’t you do in one week?
Unfortunately, the homecoming is also a week where if not properly planned, the expenses can hit the moon and back. True, that you want to have some good time. You want to appear in the party wearing the best prom dresses that tailors can think of cutting, you want to impress on your friends on how much your life’s been on track since you were last together, but you also want to ensure that your pocket will not be crying foul at the end of the homecoming party. As such it becomes imperative that you recognize specific areas where you can be able to cut short a buck or two without compromising on the amount of fun you should be having.
Homecoming Tickets: this is one place where it is hardest to cut the costs. If there are ticket-demanding activities arranged during the homecoming, chances are you will have to pay for the full cost of them, or may be not really. Consider booking early or fashionably late, if you want to save some dollars. There is bound to be a discount for the early birds as well as one to entice the undecided last lot.
Homecoming Dresses: This is a no brainer for everyone who’s ever attended a prom or homecoming party; the prom dress carries the bulk of the expenses. But is it possible to find cheap homecoming dresses without compromising on your appearance during the homecoming? You may already be smiling anticipating the affirmative answer to that question. Yes, if you know where to look finding some cheap dresses will not be so much of an issue. You can also decide to borrow a friend’s dress or rent one from your local boutique.
Hair: Imagine you have bought the most modest short prom dress to go for the homecoming, but you realize that your hair is in literally a tangled mess. Nothing can break your prom spirit more than realizing your hair is not at its best, but the cost of making it can also be perturbingly expensive. Your hair is the one thing you do not want to go miser on. Give it your best shot.
Make Up: Fortunately, if you have already invested in cheap homecoming dresses and you have had your hair professionally done, the makeup will cause the least of the headaches in terms of budgeting. In fact, sometimes you do not need make up at all save for the complementary cologne, which can be bought and shared with friends.
Shoes: shoes are like short prom dresses; they form part of the most costly utilities you will need during the homecoming. There are a slew of designer shoes available in many online stores. There are also a number of stores that offer fashionable shoes at a discount. In order to save on costs, The general rule of thumb when shopping for shoes is this-if you can find a good cheap home coming dress, then complement it with a shoe that’s worth its value in gold. If on the other hand you decide to go for discount shoes, make sure that the dress is impressive enough.
Fun run is a running race that is usually done for a very special purpose, which is to raise funds. It is somewhat a friendly competition that involves numerous participants. The first fun run was held in 1963 in Germany, consisting of 1,654 participants. It is usually scheduled during spring and autumn season. Since then, succeeding fun run was facilitated all over the world. But how can it be so fun?
Fun run is an activity that has no age limit. For as long as you are still able to run, you can definitely join. All members of the family can join. Kids will surely enjoy the run. This activity can strengthen your bond with family and friends. Speaking of your health, this activity will certainly make you fit. It can maintain your slender body or can lose weight if you’re a bit chubby. It has been part of the fitness program for those who want to lose weight. It can also build agility. The routes can be in various planes from hiking paths to roads may it be flat or steep. The road can make your legs look good aside from being firm and strong.
Don’t you know that running burns around 50% calories than walking? Thus, it can make you look leaner. If you make this activity a habit better also load carbohydrates every now and then to attain balance in your system. Therefore it stabilizes the quantity of sugar and carbohydrates in the blood helping to get away from diabetes. It is good to add running speed when you are in training. It enhances your metabolic rate. Another amazing thing you can get with this activity is being young always. I have known many runners who are above 40 years old but still look young and fit. The heart produces adequate pressure when you are running. It is like your body is being on fire because the flow of blood is heightened and the temperature of the body keeps up in order to regulate all the other systems. A runner feels ecstasy in running from start to the finish line, and that is how fun running is.
I am a fun run enthusiast. Running can make me very happy and at the same time healthy. It is an activity that can make you unwind from pressures coming from work and other things. And there’s nothing more fulfilling than spending time with your loved ones and at the same time doing what you love the most.
If there is one exercise that a lot of people would do, it would have to be running. Running provides a number of health benefits to one’s body as it exercises the cardiovascular system, tones the legs, and eliminates stored fats. Running is also one of the easiest and fastest ways to sweat it out. It can be done in the neighborhood, at the park, at the beach or in the gym. However, a lot of people still don’t know how to properly run and what to do in order to avoid injuries from running.
Set Realistic Goals – One of the many mistakes that most newbie runners commit is that they tend to run for too long distances even if their body is not yet acquainted with the activity. In other words, don’t push yourself too hard in running because this can cause muscular strain.
Wear the right Shoes – Always wear a well-fitted pair of shoes and one that has been built for running. Never wear just any pair of rubber shoes. Always opt one that is meant for running and one that can withstand the location of the activity. Wearing the wrong shoes can bring problems to your feet easily since these are the major part of your body to be used when running.
Use the Right Shoes for the Right Track – Technically, there are shoes for cemented roads and there are also shoes for rocky terrains. Wherever you want to run, make sure that you are wearing the right type of running shoes.
Always Warm Up and Cool Down – Both of these activities are necessary in order to stretch the muscles prior to running and cool it down after the session. These are essential to avoid experiencing muscular strain afterwards.
Know First Aid – Every athlete has probably mastered the first aid for sprains, strains, and the likes. They already know whether to treat the affected area with ice pack or with warm item as first aid. Knowledge on first aid is important, so you can avoid furthering the injuries.
Keep in Contact – Wherever you want to run, bring a mobile device or communication gadget with you. This is important so you can call emergency anytime. You won’t also get bored if you try to listen to good music while running.