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Tips & Tricks for Staying Motivated on your Exercise Plan

Tips & Tricks for Staying Motivated on your Exercise Plan

By Zachary Besler

It’s no secret that the past few months have made us re-organize our lives. One of those re-organizations may have been resuming old exercise plans at home! With things slowly re-opening, you may be tempted to give …

Wellbeing in Nature: A Guided Virtual Experience

Wellbeing in Nature: A Guided Virtual Experience

Mindfully relax and connect with nature and others from home or a local greenspace.

Are you craving to be outdoors and (re-)connect with nature? Refill your cup and replace stress with relaxation and mindfulness with this experiential session.

Slowing down …

Dear UBC 2020 Graduates

Dear UBC 2020 Graduates

Hey UBC, and hello to my fellow graduates of 2020. I’m Francis Penacerrada and I just wanted to say… WE DID IT! It is probably a weird feeling for us all that instead of walking across the stage, and shaking

UBC TSC Triathletes “Tri” their best and “Du” succeed at UBC TriDu 2020

UBC TSC Triathletes “Tri” their best and “Du” succeed at UBC TriDu 2020

March 7th marked this year’s UBC TriDu, the first race of the Western Canadian University Triathlon Circuit (WCUTC). As part of the collegiate heat, our athletes from UBC TSC Triathlon raced against athletes from the UBC AMS Triathlon Club and

Free or low-cost workout programs to follow along to at home

Free or low-cost workout programs to follow along to at home

With gyms and fitness studios slowly reopening, you can still enjoy workouts in the comfort of your own home. We have compiled a small list of places to find free at-home workouts to keep you fit and healthy until your …

UBC Thunderbirds Sport Clubs welcomes Table Tennis

UBC Thunderbirds Sport Clubs welcomes Table Tennis

UBC Thunderbirds Sport Clubs (TSC), an opportunity for competitive student athletes to officially represent UBC, is thrilled to be welcoming their 14th team to their program offerings. Table Tennis will be the 12th sport added to the roster of competitive …

Ten Things You Can Do For Your Mental Health

Ten Things You Can Do For Your Mental Health

A lot is happening quickly around us that is affecting our daily lives, and so it’s normal to feel worried and overwhelmed. In these difficult times, you might be wondering how to best manage your stress and anxiety. Here are …

Make Your Snacks at Home (+ Healthy Options You Can Buy)!

Make Your Snacks at Home (+ Healthy Options You Can Buy)!

Feeling bored at home? Looking for some fun activities to do? It’s the perfect time to step into your kitchen and try making some snacks! Store-bought snacks may be tasty and convenient, but homemade ones can take your indulgence to

Get Moving with some dance music!

Get Moving with some dance music!

It’s important to be mindful of maintaining physical activity when working from home, and what better way to break up bouts of inactivity than by having a dance party! So try this: every hour, play a song and let just …

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Term 1, 2 & You: What Events Went Down and Which Ones You Shouldn’t Miss (Take the Quiz!)

Reminiscing Term 1 Events

Gutterball Bowling | November 21

  • 90 attendees, a couple strikes, 10 pajama onesies, too many gutterballs to count
  • It doesn’t matter whether you rolled a strike, spare, or split at this bowling tournament because we had