High impact: How this alum found his calling in coaching and personal training

Aaron Chew is a strength coach, educator and clinician who has worked with athletic powerhouses like the BC Lions, Hamilton Tiger-Cats and the Team Canada Bobsleigh team.

Keep fit, stay safe: Advice for finishing the semester strong

Therapeutic Recreation Instructor Dr. Sarah Moore reminds us of the importance of staying active, even while staying indoors.

How Douglas Got Me Off the Couch

students in a fitness class kicking one leg up

Fall weather doesn’t have to mean you have to finish working out for the year. There are tons of activities that I like to DO at Douglas, and how I started doing them is, to me, pretty amazing, since fitness was never really important to me. I would never have thought that fitness and college really went hand in hand. It was in the middle of my first semester that I started to change my mind, when a friend from my old high school invited me to play basketball with him. After… Read More

Thinspiration, Fitspiration, Yawnspiration: What’s the deal with social media and the physical fitness fad?  

This week on Life at DC, students from the Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching (BPEC) program are sharing their ideas about health in a series of posts and a takeover on the @StudentLifeDC Instagram account! First up, Jackie Dear is a 3rd year BPEC student who aims to work in Health Promotion in Recreation. Jackie loves the fact that we have drop in fitness classes for anyone and everyone at Douglas College every day of the week, and she hopes you’ll check them out to #DOhealthier! —————————————— Are you getting tired of… Read More

Work it out!

Did you know that we have a Fitness Centre here at Douglas College?! The most frequent question I get from classmates when I tell them that I work there is “There’s a gym here?” Yes, there’s a gym, a weight room and a studio. In fact, there are fitness spaces at both the New Westminster and Coquitlam Campuses. They might be hard to find if you’re not a Royals athlete or Sports Science student. The main thing to know is that the New West Fitness Centre is in the 1300 wing, down… Read More