Blogs & Recipes

Healthy at Home Blog

Explore some of our blogs related to well-being such as fitness, recreational activities, sleep, and more. All of the blog posts are written by SFU Recreation staff to help you learn more about starting and maintaining an active lifestyle.

JULY 28, 2021

Summer is finally here! Which means there is no better time than now to take advantage of all of the different summer activities in BC, including all things water related.

JULY 19, 2021

Working out doesn’t have to be boring, enjoy yourself, and have fun while doing it! There are lots of ways to spice up your workout routine, while still staying physically fit.

JUNE 29, 2021

The Al(e)ishas have been working at SFU Recreation together since 2017. Since they first started at SFU Recreation, the Al(e)isha’s have taken the department by storm, helping out in various areas and working their way up along the way, and as such, have received multiple awards in recognition of their efforts. Learn more about their story here. 

JUNE 29, 2021

Kayla has been a long-standing member of the Promotions Team and SFU Summer Camps Leader. She has also been an avid athlete with the Special Olympics. 

JUNE 29, 2021

Since Fall 2020, Krystyna has been one of the fearless Senior Recreation Leaders (SRL) of the Fitness staff where she has won several SFU Recreation awards in recognition of her leadership skills and involvement in the community. 

MAY 28, 2021

Wanting to start doing home workouts? Check out our blog on tips for setting up your workout space and how to get started. 

MAY 13, 2021

Napping is often something associated with young children, but napping can have several health benefits for adults too.                         

MARCH 12, 2021

Running offers a multitude of benefits for your mental and physical health. Check out Rachel’s blog for tips on how to get started with running. 

MARCH 12, 2021

Getting started on your fitness goals from home can be a struggle. Check out SFU Recreation’s blog on ways to add fitness into your routine. 

Recipe Corner

Need some cooking inspiration or tips? SFU Recreation staff have put together some of their favorite recipes and nutritional tips to help you nourish your body while on a budget.

JUNE 4, 2021

Smoothies are a great snack and can be packed with lots of nutrients if you add in the right ingredients.