Active At Home

Best Places to Relax on Campus (While Socially Distanced)

Best Places to Relax on Campus (While Socially Distanced)

As the Winter session of 2020 slowly tapers off into an uncertain new year, it’s as important as ever to be taking care of yourselves physically, mentally and emotionally. It’s also important to be keeping yourselves safe and healthy, wherever …

Get LIIT! Cardio Exercises for Considerate High-rise Dwellers

Get LIIT! Cardio Exercises for Considerate High-rise Dwellers

Are you eager to get a good sweat in from the comfort of your own home, but also want to be considerate of any earth-shattering exercise impact your downstairs neighbours may hear or feel? Here’s the solution: low-intensity interval training, …

Thrive 5 Plus Challenge

Thrive 5 Plus Challenge

Hey UBC!

Have you heard about Thrive?

This is a time where we come together as a UBC community to learn, talk, and explore ways to support our mental health. November is also known as “Thrive Month” and we’re excited …

5 ways to put the Thrive 5 into action

5 ways to put the Thrive 5 into action

This month is Thrive month here at UBC! November is dedicated to promoting mental health on campus. One way we can nurture our mental health is through the incorporation of the Thrive 5. We know what you’re thinking, “What’s

Puppy Walk 101

Puppy Walk 101

by Ben Lipovski

Calling all puppy lovers!

On Thursday October, 29th, the Move U Crew is hosting its annual puppy walk! If you love puppies, or even walks for that matter, make sure to register for this in-person event! Note …

Launch of Canada’s 24-Hour Movement Guidelines

Launch of Canada’s 24-Hour Movement Guidelines

by Ben Lipovski

 

Have you heard? Canada’s new movement guidelines are here!

Canada’s first ever 24-hour movement guidelines for adults integrates recommendations for physical activity, sedentary behaviour, and sleep. Following the 24-hour movement guidelines can make your whole day …

5 Easy No-Cook Recipes You Need to Try

5 Easy No-Cook Recipes You Need to Try

Whether you are a student or a staff, you are likely still getting used to the swing of things as the school term picks up. What better way to save time by preparing your meals in advance, and even better, …

Bike to Work Week – Tips to Stay Motivated and Safe!

Bike to Work Week – Tips to Stay Motivated and Safe!

by Ben Lipovski

It’s Bike to Work Week at UBC! Whether you are a student, faculty, or a staff member, it’s time to break out that bike. It’s no secret that biking in Vancouver can be difficult and dangerous. From …

Ways to Maintain Healthy Sleeping Habits

Ways to Maintain Healthy Sleeping Habits

It’s easy to lose a sense of time now that the sun sets later and we spend the majority, if not all, of our days at home. However, it is beneficial to integrate healthy sleeping habits in order to wake …

Healthy habits that don’t have to do with exercising!

Healthy habits that don’t have to do with exercising!

There is an abundance of benefits from daily movement, however, there are other habits you can also focus on to improve your overall health.

 

Practice the 20/20/20 rule for your eyes

After transitioning to taking our classes online and …