Well-Being

Meet Andy: MoveU Crew's ParaNordic Athlete Extraordinaire!

Meet Andy: MoveU Crew's ParaNordic Athlete Extraordinaire!

Meet Andy…ParaNordic athlete, sports enthusiast and MoveU Crew member. Andy joined the MoveU Crew in 2017 to share with UBC his passion for sports and movement.

Favourite sports? Nordic skiing, playing soccer, or badminton.
Approach to health? Eat well, sleep …

MoveU Crew Team Lead

MoveU Crew Team Lead

Hi everyone! Kero here. I am a 4th year Kinesiology student and love to participate in and watch sports. I shifted from team sports to mountain biking and skiing as my two favorite sports now. I am also am …

The Best Nap Spots on Campus

The Best Nap Spots on Campus


Sleep deprivation is a huge issue among university students. Because students have classes and activities at various times each morning and night and because there are periods where workloads are extremely high, a lot of students have erratic sleep schedules …

Sticking to Your Resolutions

Sticking to Your Resolutions


People have varying opinions on the concept of New Year’s Resolutions. Whatever your opinion, goal-setting in general is a really good way to make positive changes in your life. Although goals are made and discussed frequently enough, they are also

Unconventional Ways to Get Moving

Unconventional Ways to Get Moving

Exercise can feel like a chore and for a lot of people it is just plain unenjoyable. At the same time it’s a super important part of living a long and healthy life. Here are some out-of-the-box ways to get

Active Inclusivity & UBC Rec Breakfast Clubs

Active Inclusivity & UBC Rec Breakfast Clubs

At UBC Recreation, our goal is to create opportunities for UBC students to make the most of their education and UBC experience. Many students have heard of the Intramural programs REC facilitates, or Storm the Wall and Day of the …

Nutrition Tips to Triumph + Green Smoothie Recipe

Nutrition Tips to Triumph + Green Smoothie Recipe

There is a lot of information out there when it comes to nutrition (some of which isn’t always helpful) and trying to figure out where to begin can be a challenge. At first glance, eating healthy might seem overwhelming but …

Yoga + Rave = Yoga Rave

Yoga + Rave = Yoga Rave

This Wednesday (Feb.3), UBC Recreation will be holding its first-ever Yoga Rave.
Yes, you read that correctly: Yoga. Rave.
Two words you never thought would go together, right?
When picturing yoga, most people think slow movements and static poses –

#MotivationMonday: Ways to Exercise During Class

#MotivationMonday: Ways to Exercise During Class

In honour of Live Active Week here at UBC, we’ve put together a list of super-subtle exercises you can do at a desk. Great for those long midterm study sessions or even when you’re just listening in class, these exercises …

Source: Mind Body Green

Let's Talk Detoxes: Risks of Cleansing

 
On Thursday, we published an article about the different kinds of detoxes and what different cleanses do. Here is part two of Let’s Talk Detoxes – Risks of Cleansing! With the seemingly high increase in detoxes around this …