Exercising is Hard!
Keeping up with a routine can be difficult in the best of times. So, how in the world is someone supposed to stay on top of their exercise schedule during COVID-19? Gyms haven’t been open long, and all the convenience of dropping in whenever at the VIU gym to shoot hoops, or do a workout, … Continued
Modo Yoga Nanaimo
Skye Langlois is the studio manager of Modo Yoga in Nanaimo. Modo Yoga has two locations: one on Dufferin Crescent, and the other on Rutherford Road. Langlois has been a yoga teacher since 2015. “What drew me to yoga was initially vanity. I wanted to be someone else. I wanted to be skinnier. I wanted … Continued
By Managing Editor Molly Barrieau I now completely understand the true physicality of the term “blood, sweat, and tears”. You’re sitting there, hunched over, staring at the unending abyss of snowy mountain forest, and you can’t will yourself to get up and try again. You roll over, get on your hands and knees, and the … Continued
Five common mistakes to avoid while working out
By contributor Veronique Rioux Veronique Rioux is a VIU Fitness Instructor who teaches classes for Campus Rec. 1. Only doing cardiovascular exercises Most people who want to get rid of belly fat will do cardiovascular exercises, like using the treadmill, bike, or the elliptical. Doing cardio is great to get started, but it should not be the only … Continued