Fitness

6 Power Snacks For After Your Workout

6 Power Snacks For After Your Workout

Looking for a new post-workout snack? We’ve comprised a list of some of our favourite post-workout snacks for students on the go.

What you can do to prevent cancer

What you can do to prevent cancer

Learn how you can help prevent cancer by staying healthy and active.

Be Fit and Happy without Breaking the Bank

Be Fit and Happy without Breaking the Bank

No matter what your fitness level is, there is a place for you to balance your academic and social life with a little sweat life. Here are some of our favourite ways to get moving on campus!

Checking out Free Week: Outdoor Boot Camp

Checking out Free Week: Outdoor Boot Camp

YAY! Free Week is back! Every year, in the second week of the new semester, UBC Recreation offers instructor-led classes to students, staff & faculty, and the general public for free. All classes are demonstrated at levels ranging from beginner to advanced, which simply means, it is open to everyone! Today, I decided to check […]

Checking out Free Week: Bendy Flexy

Checking out Free Week: Bendy Flexy

I’ve never been flexible. I know this and accept it… Today I further proved that while attending the Bendy Flexy class as a part of UBC Recreation’s Free Week www.recreation.ubc.ca/home-page/free-week/ . I struggled through even the most basic stretches and poses but after the hour long class ended I felt absolutely great. My body and mind […]

5 Ways to Make Fitness Fun for You

5 Ways to Make Fitness Fun for You

Finding a workout that you truly enjoy can be a difficult task. With the start of the new school year, now is the perfect time to find a new workout that you won’t want to quit when school gets busy. With these 5 different ideas for your favourite new workout, there is something for everyone.  […]

Fitness Tips for the Busy Student

Fitness Tips for the Busy Student

Being a student, it’s often a combination of school, volunteer, clubs, or a part-time job that might make you feel like you feel overwhelmed with life. Does your busy life makes you feel bad that you aren’t sticking to a healthy lifestyle? Read more to find out how to sneak in quick fitness practices that doesn’t need a lot of time commitment.

Morning, Afternoon, and Evening Runs: The Different Benefits During Each Time Of The Day

Morning, Afternoon, and Evening Runs: The Different Benefits During Each Time Of The Day

Joggers on the streets can be seen throughout the whole day, no matter what time of the day you like to jog, there will always be positive outcomes to your health and well-being from running. Read more to find out the different kind of benefits during each point of the day!

Treadmill vs Outdoor Running: Pros & Cons

Treadmill vs Outdoor Running: Pros & Cons

When it comes to running, there are two different environments people prefer: indoors and outdoors running. There’s pros and cons for both, so read more to find out where you should run!

Getting Up in the Morning: The Easy Edition

Getting Up in the Morning: The Easy Edition

Are you the type of person who groans when you hear the alarm go off at the crack of dawn and want to press the snooze button for another five minutes? You may not be a morning person, but incorporating fitness in the morning may be your only option. Here’s some tips you can read about on how to roll out of your bed for the next morning.