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Nutritionally Fit: Fueling Your Triathlon Race-Day

Everyone needs to eat a healthy, balanced diet, but highly active athletes need to take even more care in feeding into their body. If you are training for TriDu (or are just generally very active), you need to ensure that

Interview with a Triathlete

Even the elites of the sport come from humble beginnings. The best in sport can be faced with the same insecurities, nervousness, and excitement that faces novices as race day approaches. With the UBC TriDu just around the corner on

5 Minute Fitness: Swiss Ball Lunges



Workout song of the week:

Want to make your workout seem like “an epic montage”? Media’s Carter Brundage has the song for you – We Can Make the World Stop by The Glitch Mob.

Get Out There: Explore Vancouver's local ski hills this Reading Break!

With a week off from classes, midterms and term papers coming up next week, consider investing in some much-need fun during your time off! Vancouver boasts three local ski hills for your shredding pleasure: Grouse Mountain, Mt. Seymour and Cypress

5 Minute Fitness: Swiss Ball Plank


swiss-ball-plank*Remember to keep your hips down to maintain a straight line with you body, and engage your core!*

Workout Song of the Week:

Christie Arlottie Woods, of Handley Cup Soccer fame, is a fan of The Killer’s All These Things

5 Minute Fitness: Lunges with Weights

HP5MFheader3lunge-with-weightsChallenge Yourself:
Try doing the lunges on the balls of your feet (it requires much more control and further engages your leg muscles)

Workout song of the week:

A classic from Todd Ice Hockey’s Todd Kamensek – Eye of the

Get Out There: Grouse Mountain presents the Snowshoe Grind Run!

If you’ve ever attempted, completed or been dying to try the infamous Grouse Grind, why not take it one step further? On February 25th, North Vancouver’s Grouse Mountain is hosting it’s annual Snowshoe Grind Run on Saturday

February 25th! With …

5 Minute Fitness: Lumberjack

HP5MFheader3lumberjackRemember to keep your back muscles strong and engage your core

A Triathlete's Guide to Training in Vancouver

Looking for places to train for UBC’s 30th annual Triathlon Duathlon?
Some might consider Vancouver winters a bit of a chore. Rain, rain and then just for good measure, a bit of drizzle. Sometimes it can put a bit of …

Get Out There: The UBC Aquatic Centre

Did you have a blast at Inner Tube Water Polo last week? If so, consider checking out all of the activities and services the UBC Aquatic Centre has to offer to you as UBC student and fitness aficionado!

The …