For many people exercise presents a special set of challenges. Here’s a realistic guide for getting started and not getting discouraged.
What’s love got to do with it? When it comes to fitness, in the end, love is all that matters. Exercising in public when you’re out of shape can be an emotionally bruising experience. Huffing and puffing to keep up, you feel inadequate and self-conscious, hating every moment you spend on the treadmill or pacing the track maybe you’re trying to tell yourself something. Read More →
It is almost December and the stress of exams and the holidays can take its toll. The day can get by without noticing how long we’ve been sitting. From the breakfast table at home, driving in the car, to sitting at the desk, our bodies spend a lot of time seated and are not designed for this. Read More →
by Mario De Negri, Fitness Coordinator for Rebel Athletics and Recreation Services
I came across this blog when I was feeling a fair bit of turbulence in my life. I personally was doing great. Everything was in line, I was working at my best, and being my best self which warrants recognition as that’s something I have failed to do in my past, and can imagine others feeling something similar in their lives.
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We’ve all been caught in the rush of the world in its quest to be going somewhere. This constant pressure has had us staring at a screen until out eyes are pounding , sitting on our butts until our
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back hurts…..what’s up with that, and going for hours without eating except for those few cups of coffee….that’s kind of like food right?
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Sometimes starting an exercise program can be more challenging than the working out itself. Having to figure out how to get started, learning new terminology to what’s the difference between a rep and a set as well as knowing what to exactly do while in the gym. That is why we designed a custom program specific for The Rebel in You Read More →
Getting started on anything is going to be a constant theme of life for anyone. Whether it’s getting started with a new year, getting started in a new career or even just getting started with our day. Getting started with anything seems to be good in theory but can be much more challenging in practice. The intentions we have to move through change and start on new routines are great until life takes over and creates challenges and barriers which can get us caught up. Read More →
Women and Weights
Are you a female that wants to start a fitness regime but don’t know where to start? Does the idea of learning a bunch of new equipment intimidate you? Are you already active but want to bring more focus into your workouts? You are not alone! Join in this 4 week session to become more familiar with the gym setting. Together we will discuss training myths, where to start, benefits of exercise, and learn more about gym equipment. Bring an eagerness for a lifestyle change and lot’s of questions! Read More →
The new school year is upon us and that means new students and staff in the fitness centres. Make sure you’re not the one who’s turning heads for all the wrong reasons by following some simple rules of gym etiquette. RRC Recreation Services has put some tips together to help everyone have a good experience. Read More →
Red River College Athletics and Recreation Services offers Group Fitness Programs suited to all interests and fitness levels. Our highly trained and enthusiastic instructors will lead you through a fun and challenging workout suited to you. Read More →
Recreation Services holds an annual Rebels Stanley Cup Bracket Challenge. Pick your winners and decide who will win the greatest trophy in pro sports. Free to play, open to all RRC Staff and Students. Brackets can be submitted to the North Gym Front Desk or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
*One bracket per person
Bracket can be found here: https://www.rrc.ca/rebels/programs-and-services/intramural-special-events/recreation-services-contests/