Fitness Blog

Register for Fitness Classes

Register for Fitness Classes

Did you try out a class you loved during Free Week? Now is the time to register for its summer series!

UBC Recreation offers two categories of fitness classes: series-based instructional fitness classes and drop-in group fitness classes.

  • Instructional Fitness

How To: Conquer the Wreck Stairs

How To: Conquer the Wreck Stairs

 

I don’t know about you but I personally consider the wreck beach stairs as a sort of initiation to UBC. My first week of school was filled with talk about this amazing beach yet many let it slip that

Spring Has Sprung; Jumping into Outdoor Activities!

Spring Has Sprung; Jumping into Outdoor Activities!

Spring & Summer Guides Now Available

The air is feeling fresh and the sun is shining…spring is here! I don’t know about you, but the change in seasons has put a pep in my step and I’m itching to get outdoors. The wonderful weather is the

Wearing covid-19 mask while riding bike. Sport cyclist woman biking putting on face mask for Covid-19 prevention during summer outdoor leisure exercise activity. Fitness outside.

Routes to Run, Walk and Roll!

Best Cycling and Biking Routes around UBC!

 

THE SUN IS COMING BACK!

If you’re like me, you can’t wait for things to get warmer in Vancouver. Not only does it make walking around campus more enjoyable, but it also

Q&A with the Move U Crew

Q&A with the Move U Crew

Ever wonder about the talented Move U Crew, who are they anyway? I could tell you but I thought it might be more interesting to hear from the Move U Crew members themselves. SO without further ado, I present to

3 Tips to Get Moving for Beginners

3 Tips to Get Moving for Beginners

If you clicked on this blog post, chances are you’re thinking about incorporating physical activity into your lifestyle. Know that this is a great first step that you’ve already taken! To keep you healthy for the long haul, here are

Adaptive Sports Day – Come Try Games From A New Perspective!

Adaptive Sports Day – Come Try Games From A New Perspective!

Hey UBC, 

We are in full swing for Move UBC month and we’ve got something special right around the corner. I think it’s time for us to try some games from a new perspective. That’s why we want you to

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 …