Fitness

Social media influencers set a dangerous precedent for healthy eating

The average Instagram athlete curates their daily posts like a diet: they’re around 34 per cent training tips, 19 per cent lengthy motivational posts, 47 per cent healthy recipes, and they show no sign of anything resembling real life.Continue...

How to keep your fitness resolutions at Queen’s

One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions for students is exercise—and it can make January daunting for ARC first-timers and regulars, who can intimidate or irritate each other.Continue...

ARC clothing policy values female appearance over comfort

Uneven enforcement of an unjustified rule restricting women’s comfort is disappointing—but not surprising.Continue...

How to go to the gym and not be afraid of scary gym people

One of my goals when I came to Queen's was to get in better shape. I knew going into it that this was going be difficult to achieve, but what I didn’t know was that the most difficult part of my journey would simply be making it to the gym.Continue...

My week using a fitness tracker

As someone who occasionally polishes off family-sized bags of chips without help, spending a week tracking what I ate wasn’t something I was looking forward to.Continue...

A beginner’s guide to strength training

So you want to get big and strong? It’s a simple process: lift, eat well, rest and repeat.Continue...

Do you even lift, bro?

Our brave Assistant News Editor, Mikayla, took a trip to CrossFit Queen Street.

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Letter to the editor: February 2

In the Jan. 22 article titled, “Strong isn’t the new skinny,” Kate Meagher discussed the shift in social media’s celebration of seemingly rake-thin Victoria Secret models toward strong and healthy women — a shift propelled by the hashtag #fitspiration, and a shift Meagher deemed a façade, as many photos still illustrate the same aforementioned skinny models, who’ve simply traded in their lingerie for a sports bra.Continue...

Strong isn’t the new skinny

If you want to believe the Instagram posts, it’s finally hot for girls to be athletic. It’s sexy to squat. It’s hip to be fit. Except it isn’t.Continue...

Falling head over heels for anti-gravity yoga

I never truly experienced yoga until I tried it upside down.Continue...

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