Fitness

Safety Updates at UBC’s Fitness Centres

In addition to the recent, general changes introduced across UBC’s sport facilities and recreation programs, the BirdCoop and ARC Fitness Centres are also introducing several changes:

  • Partner workouts and spotters are permitted
  • Day-use lockers are available; however, a personal

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 …

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 taking our classes online and working from …

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 open, 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 gym equipment.…

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 …

Make Your Snacks at Home (+ Healthy Options You Can Buy)!

Make Your Snacks at Home (+ Healthy Options You Can Buy)!

Feeling bored at home? Looking for some fun activities to do? It’s the perfect time to step into your kitchen and try making some snacks! Store-bought snacks may be tasty and convenient, but homemade ones can take your indulgence to

How to get set up to join UBC Rec Online Movement Breaks and Fitness Classes

How to get set up to join UBC Rec Online Movement Breaks and Fitness Classes

UBC Recreation is bringing physical activity in the comfort of your own home. We want to make it easier for you to maintain your wellbeing through movement and exercise. To do that, we are offering online guided movement breaks and …