This week, I spoke to Eric Williamson, a nutritionist, to find out what we should be eating to optimize our health and boost immunity. Along the way, I poke at all the bears: vitamin supplements (are they necessary??), weird diets and the mysterious transformation in which foods that are Very Bad For You become superfoods.
Going Running at the Athletic Centre
In which I realize running with friend beats running alone, even if they can run much faster for much longer than you can.
Fit Mix is the right mix
In which I find out what a fit mix is, and enjoy myself more than I believed possible.
MoveU’s Got a Break for your Brain
The stakes were high. There were free things to be obtained.
Always tired? Mindfulness might help
It’s so unbelievably good to disconnect completely from the ceaseless cycle of deadlines that is university academics.
Staying Active as a Student: How You Can Do It
Last week, I conducted a thorough interrogation friendly interview of four first-year students who’ve managed to make time for physical activity alongside academics. I noticed that all four of them had stuff in common, stuff that could potentially help anyone…
How We Do It: Staying Active As Students
I interrogate (I mean, interview) some fellow first-years about how they’re staying active while staying on top of academics.
Skating for the First Time at MoveU’s Scary Skate
I didn’t actually know how to skate when I showed up at MoveU’s Scary Skate on Halloween. (I still don’t.) I’ve wanted to go ice skating for a while now, ever since I’d known that it was a possibility (and…
Physical Activity and the Awareness-Action Gap
In the past week I have conducted an (informal) survey of first-year undergraduate students. Shout out to everyone who answered my umpteen questions, despite being generally overwhelmed with work! You have made possible the pursuit of truth. Two broad categories…
Movement breaks for managing the madness of midterm season
For most of us, the days leading up to an exam are very much like those of a ship caught in a tempest: All hands on deck! Trim the mast! Check that the vessel hasn’t sprung a leak! (Alright, so…