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  Health & Fitness  

The Queen's Journal

Part of my self-worth has always been tied to my appearance. I’ve heard the saying “it’s not what your body looks like, it’s what your body can do” a thousand times, but it’s taken me 18 weeks of training and a 21-kilometre race to truly understand its meaning.

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While many students struggle to balance the academic demands of school with taking care of their health and having a social life, sports and recreational clubs on campus can provide an active social outlet that may have academic benefits.

The Journal sat down with two Queen’s students to discuss the role that sports and recreational clubs have played in their mental health.