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How to Fall in Love with Movement This Fall

 

Welcome back UBC! By now, hopefully, you’ve settled down after all the back-to-school excitement and you’re ready to set some goals for the new academic year!

One common goal upon returning to school is the commitment to exercise, which

3 Beach Sports to Try This Summer!

3 Beach Sports to Try This Summer!

Are you looking for sports that are easy on your joints, challenge you aerobically, and let you enjoy summer outdoors with friends? You’re in luck! Here are 3 beach sports to try this summer:

 

1. Beach Volleyball

Beach volleyball

4 Hidden Gems at UBC Vancouver Campus

4 Hidden Gems at UBC Vancouver Campus

Now that winter session is behind us, hopefully you have more time this summer to explore UBC and uncover these 4 gems that make the Vancouver campus so beautiful!

1. Nitobe Memorial Garden

Located in the northwest corner of campus

4 Sun Essentials for Outdoor Activity

4 Sun Essentials for Outdoor Activity

As we transition from Raincouver, chances are we’ll take advantage of the beautiful sunny days that lie ahead of us this spring and summer and opt for some physical activity outside. While it’s nice to bask in the sunny weather,

5 Ways to Move Between Midterms

5 Ways to Move Between Midterms

March is often a month full of midterms, but it should also be a month full of movement! In fact, movement helps boost memory and focus, both of which will help you crush your midterms! However, it can be tough

3 Tips to Get Moving for Beginners

3 Tips to Get Moving for Beginners

If you clicked on this blog post, chances are you’re thinking about incorporating physical activity into your lifestyle. Know that this is a great first step that you’ve already taken! To keep you healthy for the long haul, here are

Physical Activity Peer Coaching: Setting Goals, Overcoming Barriers!

Physical Activity Peer Coaching: Setting Goals, Overcoming Barriers!

Have you heard of the Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines? According to these evidence-based recommendations, adults ages 18 to 64 are encouraged to accrue 150 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity per week, target strength training twice each week, and incorporate

3 Ways to Thrive by Saying Hi

3 Ways to Thrive by Saying Hi

Happy Thrive Month, UBC!

If you haven’t yet heard, Thrive is UBC’s annual month-long mental health campaign that aims to promote the Thrive 5. The Thrive 5 is UBC Wellbeing’s model that emphasizes how physical activity, sleep, healthy eating,

5 Ways to Stay Happy in the Rain!

5 Ways to Stay Happy in the Rain!

As we make our way into the rainiest months of the year in Vancouver, it’s common for the wet, gloomy weather to affect our mood. With that said, here are 5 strategies to boost our happiness and add some brightness