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Alternative fitness options for those who hate the gym

Alternative fitness options for those who hate the gym

Going back to school can mean the abandonment of healthy choices for some Ryerson students who are overwhelmed by the daunting demands of academia. Dumbbells, rowing machines and treadmills are not for everyone, but alternative forms of fitness with reasonable pricing can be hard to find near campus. Here are four fitness studios within a 15-minute walk from campus with unique approaches to exercise.

by Caitlin Martin Newnham· · Arts & Life, Health, students
How-to Tuesday: Yoga

How-to Tuesday: Yoga

by Russell Sabio· · Videos
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Around Campus: March 17-23

For the fighting Irish: This Monday, follow the rainbow to find your pint of gold at the Ram in the Rye. If you think that 11 a.m. is too early to get St. Patrick’s Day started, just remember that it’s always 5 p.m. somewhere. Prizes and giveaways will be handed out throughout the day and a live performance by Don […]

by Bryan Sparrow· · Arts & Life
Five Student-Friendly Fitness Centres

Five Student-Friendly Fitness Centres

As a busy student, there are three healthy habits we often fall out of touch with: enough sleep, a balanced diet and most of all, regular exercise. But as a Ryerson student living in downtown Toronto, the city has a number of great fitness options on and around campus. From Madonna’s ultra-swanky gym (including a juice bar) to free yoga, […]

by Bryan Sparrow· · Arts & Life, Health
Yogagurl founder Alex Leikermoser. (May Warren/Ryersonian Staff)

Finding balance in business

Sitting in the lotus position on a green yoga mat, dressed in tights and a bright purple sweater, Alex Leikermoser doesn’t look like a stereotypical business maven. But this Ryerson grad is quick to dispel the myth that entrepreneurs need to fit the profile of a suit-clad number cruncher, falling asleep in front of the computer. “It’s really about finding […]

by May Warren· · Arts & Life, Fashion

Looking to bulk up? Calm the nerves? A work-out for all many needs

During the past five weeks at The Ryersonian I’ve spent my fair share of time at the gym, sweating it out to give students some information on the classes offered here at Ryerson. I’ve tried various classes to include all types of workouts. So, take a look to see my recommendations for every type of gym-goer.   Strength trainer: Kettlebell […]

by Rebecca Williams· · Sports