These full length videos featuring our Rec Services Fitness Instructors will guide you from start to finish through your workout. Varying in length, from 20-45 minutes (depending on the workout), these videos will include a warmup and cool down providing a complete and easy to follow workout experience. You’ll find a range of class and workout types to choose from that require minimal to no equipment such as Tabata, HIIT, Triple Threat, Powerhouse, BodyFusion, Zumba and more!
Virtual health and fitness
We're working to keep you motivated at home. During this time, it is important for your mental wellbeing to stay active and keep moving so we've been working on some online options, resources and great workouts you can do at home.
Weekly virtual health and fitness schedule
MONDAY, MARCH 8: International Women’s Day content
TUESDAY, MARCH 9: Fusion fitness for women with Brenda
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10: WARRIOR WORKOUT: Full body strength circuit
THURSDAY, MARCH 11: Muy Tai with Bryce
FRIDAY, MARCH 12: FB LIVE @ NOON: Zumba with Lexi
Powerhouse full body workout
Cardio, strength and stretch
30 minute, full body HIIT
Full body workout
30 minute full body HIIT
HIIT Cardio Boxing
Abs, arms and glutes
Triple Threat (Cardio, strength, yoga)
Arms and shoulders
Zumba with Lexi
7 exercises you can do with your kids
Butt 'n' Gutt
HIIT workout with Fare
10 minute core workout
Zumba with Lexi
Body fusion with Chelsey
Red River jig
These detailed workouts will be laid out in an easy to read format, making it quick and simple for you to complete on your own. These are great options for those who are comfortable with their exercise technique, require less guidance and are looking for new ideas to spice up their at home routines. Workouts will vary in format (including strength, HIIT, tabata, core and more) requiring minimal equipment.
Movement and mobility
These guided segments will be shorter in length aimed at increasing movement and mobility in your day and body. Add these into your day as a study or work break, as a warm up or cool down or even on a recovery day. Segments will focus on movement, mobility, posture, alignment and range of motion.
Videos will be available below, on-demand as they are posted.
Full body mobility
Thoracic spine mobility
Range of motion (part 1 of 2)
Range of motion (part 2 of 2)
Knee pain mobility
NEW UPLOAD: MONDAY, MARCH 1 - Five-minute movement break
Family focused workouts
Participate in family-focused workouts as an individual, group or family. Activities can be done indoor or outdoor. Challenge each other to friendly competition or work together to complete the tasks. Use your imagination and have fun.
Learn from the pros
Here you can find information and advice from reliable sources you can trust. Our experts will breakdown current research related to hot topics in ways that are easy to understand, helping you make informed decisions related to your health, wellness and fitness.
Connect virtually with other UM students through the widely-popular recreational world of esports. Check back regularly for upcoming events.
Wednesday, March 17
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. for a social game of Among Us
8:00 p.m. for competitive Rocket League
Prizes up for grabs:
- Among Us raffle
- Rocket League (3 players/team):
- $100 visa gift card for each winning team member in Div. A
- $50 visa gift card for each winning team members in Div. B
- $25 visa gift card for each winning team members in Div. A & B
Information about installing Among Us:
Option 1: Mobile
Step 1: Install the game on your phone through the app store
Option 2: Computer/Laptop – Bluestacks
Step 1: Follow the Among Us link\
Step 2: Click “Download Among Us on PC” then install the file (this may take a while)
Step 3: Create/Sign-in to your Google account when prompted
Step 4: Install Among Us from the Google Play store
Option 3: Computer/Laptop - Steam
Step 1: Download Steam (a market place for games) https://store.steampowered.com/about/
Step 2: Create a Steam account (either on the steam website or after opening the application just downloaded)
Step 3: Open Steam and Log-In
Step 4: Click on “Store” in the top left corner and search for Among Us. This costs $5.69 CAD.
Information about installing Rocket League:
Step 1: Follow the Rocket League link and click on “PLAY FREE!” in the top right corner
Step 2: On the drop-down menu select Epic Games, which will get you to download and install the Epic Games Launcher
Step 3: Create an Epic Games Account
Step 4: Log-in to the Epic Games Launcher and search for Rocket League in the store
Step 5: Download and install the game for free (no Add-Ons are required)
Want to watch the event live? Join our Twitch Stream during the event.
This is event is brought to you by Recreation Services and the UM Esports Club.
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UM Recreation Services
146 Frank Kennedy Centre
420 University Crescent
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada