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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 …

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 …

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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Keep Moving – Five Virtual Studio Classes to Try this Move UBC Month!

The month of February marks the start of Move UBC month: a collaborative university-wide annual initiative to promote increased physical activity and reduced sedentary time. UBC Wellbeing and UBC Recreation have worked closely to put together challenges and events …

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Studio Virtual Movement Breaks for Move UBC Month

Hey UBC!

Are you looking for a way to get active? Looking for a change in your normal workout routine or interested in trying new studios? Well look no more as we’ve got an answer for you! UBC Recreation is

5 Ways to Get Moving with Move UBC this February!

5 Ways to Get Moving with Move UBC this February!

Move UBC is a university-wide annual initiative to increase physical activity and reduce the time students, staff, faculty and the UBC community spend sitting. Small changes can add up to big impacts—moving more and sitting less can improve both …

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Quiz: What Running Shoe Should I Get?

by Ben Lipovski

If you are new to running, or even a veteran for that matter, picking a new running shoe can feel almost impossible! There are so many brands, models, and terms which may feel foreign to many! Ben, …

Best Places to Relax on Campus (While Socially Distanced)

Best Places to Relax on Campus (While Socially Distanced)

As the Winter session of 2020 slowly tapers off into an uncertain new year, it’s as important as ever to be taking care of yourselves physically, mentally and emotionally. It’s also important to be keeping yourselves safe and healthy, wherever …

Get LIIT! Cardio Exercises for Considerate High-rise Dwellers

Get LIIT! Cardio Exercises for Considerate High-rise Dwellers

Are you eager to get a good sweat in from the comfort of your own home, but also want to be considerate of any earth-shattering exercise impact your downstairs neighbours may hear or feel? Here’s the solution: low-intensity interval training, …

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 …