Tagged fitness

Two women kicked out of fitness centre for wearing sports bras

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, March 15 2016 — An incident at the University of Calgary fitness centre is raising questions about the gym’s dress code. Two women were escorted out of the fitness centre by Campus Security on Feb. 18 for wearing sports bras to their work out. Bobola Olayinka and Gorana Jeftic were asked to…

How to squash your fitness goals

By David Song, March 15 2016 — When most Canadians think of sports, the first thing that comes to mind usually isn’t squash. We think of lacing up a pair of skates, kicking around a soccer ball or shooting some hoops. But squash, despite its relative obscurity, is one of the best and most overlooked…

Women-only fitness classes prove popular among students

By Scott Strasser, March 14 2016 — University of Calgary Active Living now offers women-only weight training following the success of recently introduced women-only fitness classes. Active Living is offering weekly weight-training classes for women from March 7–28. The classes take place every Monday from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the small weight room below…

Women-only fitness classes launch on campus after student requests

By Scott Strasser, January 12 2015 — University of Calgary Active Living is offering six women-only fitness classes this semester. The four types of classes include barre fusion, Jazzercise, Zumba and belly dancing. Classes cost $110 and will run weekly from Jan. 13 until April 7. They are open to students and community members. Students’ Union…

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