Tag: exercise

Six cures for winter workout blues

Temperatures dipping into the negative 20s. Streets covered in ice, snow, and grey slush. Gyms closed. In Montreal, getting exercise is more challenging now than in warmer—and not to mention pre-pandemic—times. Even when considering indoor workouts, many students struggle with a lack of space and equipment, the presence of roommates,[Read More…]

Active days with McGill’s Movement Crew

It has been just over one year since much of the world entered COVID-19-related lockdown measures. This confinement has considerably reduced levels of physical activity, with medical experts raising concerns about the long-term public health consequences of increasing sedentary behaviour. The pandemic has also made finding internship opportunities—especially interactive and[Read More…]

Learning to love exercise

With cold weather looming and assignments piling up, getting out to exercise can feel like a daunting task. Physical activity is a vital part of both mental and physical wellbeing, yet it can often have negative connotations. One problem is the common perception of exercise as a punishment, rather than[Read More…]

HIIT it off at home

With the coronavirus pandemic leaving many stuck at home, the last thing on some students’ minds is exercise. However, according to Medline, taking a quick break from sitting at your desk all day can help improve your mood and get you out of your bed. One way to stay fit[Read More…]

Healthy options for breaks during midterms

October’s various academic duties can seem pretty blindsiding after the hazy heat and carefree days of September. This season however, students can avoid stress by implementing a few wellness tricks. Below are some suggestions for fun and healthy diversions around McGill to ease minds of midterm woes—and won’t break the[Read More…]

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