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Realistic gym tips for intimidated beginners

By Qi (Lianna) Xiao, February 28 2019— So you’re finally ready to strap on your new sneakers and brave the Fitness Centre. Maybe, after multiple forgotten New Year’s resolutions, you’ve decided to put your mind to it and take your first steps on your fitness journey. Or maybe you’ve always wanted to incorporate fitness into…

Canada’s Food Guide has entered the 21st century. Will students be left behind?

By Emily Boucher, February 14 2019 — Health Canada released a new Food Guide last month, the first major update to the document since 1992. While critics have praised the new Food Guide, concerns were also expressed that the recommendations are out of reach for low-income Canadians — a group that includes many university students….

Skin-care how-to’s for winter weather

By Gurman Sahota, February 8 2019 — Ladies, gents and non-binary folks alike know that Calgary weather is not kind to one’s skin. In order to make your life a little easier, here’s a guide for winterizing your skin care routine. Realistically, I do the following once a day, twice if I’m feeling fancy —…

Calgary athlete keeps parkour spirit alive

By David Song, February 7 2019 — As a sport, parkour is often misunderstood. The very word calls to mind brave daredevils executing flamboyant tricks in urban environments, wearing no safety equipment whatsoever. In the minds of many, parkour is synonymous with flashy, gymnastics-like techniques such as flips and twists. It is a misconception that…

Dinos men’s basketball team end historic season undefeated

By Kristy Koehler, February 4 2019 — The University of Calgary Dinos men’s basketball team ended their regular season with a historic victory — their 91–59 win over the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack concluded an undefeated season. In addition to becoming the first undefeated Dinos men’s basketball team — and only the fifth undefeated men’s…

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