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Developing New Fitness Habits at Home

Developing New Fitness Habits at Home


By: Isabelle Pasin

With all of us now spending our days at home, it can feel like a major change in routine. While our daily routines have definitely changed and we are now looking for new routines, having some kind …

Fitness Equipment in Disguise

Fitness Equipment in Disguise

Even though gyms are slowly re-opening up, you can still get an effective workout in the comfort of your own home. You may not have realized that you already have plenty of items lying around that can be used as …

10 Deskercises to do while Studying/Working from Home!

10 Deskercises to do while Studying/Working from Home!

by Renata Luchyshyna

 

Now more than ever is an important time to get moving! Don’t let being stuck at your desk all day prevent you from getting some exercise into your routine. Recommendations are to stand up and move …

Explore the Thrive 5 with this UBC Wellness Challenge!

Explore the Thrive 5 with this UBC Wellness Challenge!

 

Research consistently points to five ways that can help promote a healthy mind. We call these the Thrive 5, and they are simple, easy-to-implement ways to help support your mental health. From August 10th – 21st, join UBC …

CROSSWORD: How well do you know UBC Rec?

CROSSWORD: How well do you know UBC Rec?

Need to kill time? Wanting to test your knowledge of UBC Rec? Well, we have just the thing for you! Click on the image below to download the crossword and fill it out. If it’s easier, you can print it …

Be Your Best with this 5-Day Self-Care Challenge

Be Your Best with this 5-Day Self-Care Challenge

An act of self-care is any activity that we do in order to take care of our mental, emotional, and physical health. From July 27-31, UBC Recreation encourages you to complete acts of self-care for 5 straight days. Screenshot …

Drowning Prevention Week: July 19 – 25, 2020

Drowning Prevention Week: July 19 – 25, 2020

July and August mean sunny skies, busy beaches and lots of people out on the water. While rivers, lakes, and oceans may provide a way to escape the heat this summer, July and August also see a spike in drowning

Tips & Tricks for Staying Motivated on your Exercise Plan

Tips & Tricks for Staying Motivated on your Exercise Plan

By Zachary Besler

It’s no secret that the past few months have made us re-organize our lives. One of those re-organizations may have been resuming old exercise plans at home! With things slowly re-opening, you may be tempted to give …

Caring For Others – Free Online Learning Opportunity

Caring For Others – Free Online Learning Opportunity

As we start to open up our bubbles, and slowly re-connect with friends and family, we may be feeling a lot of emotions, both positive and negative. It is more important than ever to care for each other, and those …