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5 Fun Zoom University Icebreakers

5 Fun Zoom University Icebreakers

Finding it difficult to form connections with other UBC students during COVID-19? Here are 5 simple and fun icebreakers that can help facilitate engagement and warm up conservations between students!

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5 Ways You Can Move Near (or Around) Your Own Home

5 Ways You Can Move Near (or Around) Your Own Home

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It is the final week of Move UBC, and we challenge you to move a little bit more than usual this week!

Moving is a quick and easy way to boost your mood and it can …

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Run Roll Walk – Week 5 Challenge

Welcome to week 5 of Run Roll Walk! This week’s theme is Winter Sports. Hey guys! The weather is looking pretty good this week for some outdoor activities- maybe even in the snow? Take a break from burying your head …

Top 5 UBC Spots To Take Your Instagram Game To The Next Level

Top 5 UBC Spots To Take Your Instagram Game To The Next Level

UBC Vancouver is not only well-known for its academic programs, but also for the beautiful scenery around our campus. From historic buildings to stunning outdoor spaces, UBC Vancouver offers the perfect insta-worthy background for every photoshoot.

Here are the top

Which Indigenous Athlete Are You Most Like? (Quiz)

Which Indigenous Athlete Are You Most Like? (Quiz)

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Did you know that there are several Indigenous athletes that are major key players in Canadian sport history? As Indigenous athletes are not celebrated in the same positive light as non-Indigenous athletes, we would like to celebrate and …

Move More – How I Broke up with Inactivity

Move More – How I Broke up with Inactivity

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For Valentine’s Day this year, I decided to break up with inactivity. We have been together for a while, but things are just not working out. I feel more anxious, tired, and mentally drained when I am …

10 Physical Activities In Disguise

10 Physical Activities In Disguise

Physical activity is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that require energy expenditure”. So who said that physical activity had to be endless laps of running or pull-ups? Who proclaimed that …

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Run Roll Walk – Week 4 Challenge

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Welcome to week 4 of Run Roll Walk! This week’s theme is Yoga/Pilates. Our past few challenges emphasized on endurance and cardiovascular activities.  For this week’s challenge, we want you to take a pause …

Join the Move U Crew! Apply Now!

Join the Move U Crew! Apply Now!

Ever wanted to finally use your leadership skills or show your creativity to the world, but you just haven’t had enough courage to do so? These are just a couple of examples of what you can accomplish by joining the …

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5 Steps to Yoga Rave your Yoga Workout

We’ve all been there during the pandemic – lapses in commitment for our physical well-being. Whether you’re getting bored running the same routine over and over, or losing motivation because you can’t work out with friends, skipping a workout can …