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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, …

5 ways to put the Thrive 5 into action

5 ways to put the Thrive 5 into action

This month is Thrive month here at UBC! November is dedicated to promoting mental health on campus. One way we can nurture our mental health is through the incorporation of the Thrive 5. We know what you’re thinking, “What’s

The UBC TSC Nordic Ski Club is Back. Back to practice.

The UBC TSC Nordic Ski Club is Back. Back to practice.

It’s been almost eight months since the pandemic hit hard in Canada. COVID-19 put an early end to many events happening all over the world and cut many sports seasons short. The Nordic ski team has been itching to get …

We are Back! Meet the 2020/2021 UBC Cycling Executives

We are Back! Meet the 2020/2021 UBC Cycling Executives

2020 may be the Year of COVID, but we’d like to think it is also the Year of the Bike! A huge bike craze swept over Vancouver this past summer and we are amazed at how much the cycling community …

UBC TSC Men’s Tennis Runathon FUNDRAISER

UBC TSC Men’s Tennis Runathon FUNDRAISER

 

 

On Sunday, November 8th 2020, the UBC Men’s Tennis Team will be participating in a collective 100km run to help fundraise for our upcoming 2020-2021 season.

As a self-funded team, we fund our own practice and competition …

The 6 Types of Players on Your Soccer Team

The 6 Types of Players on Your Soccer Team

 

The Kick it Back Soccer Tournament is here! That means that it is time to put your team together. A squad of soccer players united together to play a game they love, and have the most fun they can. …

Unveiling the 2020/2021 UBC TSC Triathlon Team

After an intense virtual tryout period, the TSC Triathlon team is excited to announce our new athletes for the 2020/2021 school year. Last week, we held our COVID-safety meeting, where we outlined our safety protocols for in-person practices starting soon! …

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 …

‘Sorting’ Out Some New Traditions for TSC Quidditch!

This fall has been full of change, not just for the all the plants around us preparing to sleep through this winter, but also for us students – adjusting to online classes, new routines, and new ways of connecting with …

QUIZ: What Intramurals League Should You Join?

QUIZ: What Intramurals League Should You Join?

There are tons of intramurals options that UBC REC has to offer! We made this quick quiz to help you and your friends find out what is the best intramurals league for you to join so that you don’t miss …