Exercise is defined as any movement that makes your muscles work and requires your body to burn calories. There are many types of physical activity, including swimming, running, jogging, walking and dancing, to name a few. Being active has been shown to have many health benefits, both physically and mentally.
|The Benefits of Physical Activity|
Regular physical activity helps you in a variety of ways. Not only does it help your physical health, but it also helps improve your brain function and emotional wellbeing.
|Integrating Physical Activity into Your Day|
Exercise doesn't have to be a chore- find something you enjoy doing and be creative in incorporating it into your routine.
|Different Types of Physical Activity|
There's no right or wrong way to move your body- finding a physical activity you actually enjoy can make a world of difference.
|Get Moving on Campus|
LU Thunder Bay students are entitled to a membership at the Fieldhouse, Hangar and the new Wolves Den during the semesters they are enrolled. There is no additional cost for the membership as it is already covered in your athletic fees. Learn more about the facilities on the Thunderwolves website.
Lakehead University Orillia students are able to access the new Fitness Room on the first floor of residence, there is no additional cost to access the fitness room. Learn more at the Orillia Thunderwolves website.
|Staying Active at Home|
|Get Some Fresh Air|
Both of our campuses are situated in beautiful landscapes that offer many opportunities to get active outside- in all 4 seasons!
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