January 11, 2013Physical activity is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, but the truth is at least two in five British Columbians are not physically active enough to reap the health benefits.
January 9, 2013Many of us ask how we can better incorporate physical activities into our busy day. The easy first step is to make the decision to commit to physical fitness, the next step is to read some of our suggestions to help get you there.
January 9, 2013Physical activity plays an important role in a healthy lifestyle; the good news is most injuries are preventable.
January 9, 2013One of the best ways to get and stay physically active is to set goals. The most effective goals are based on the S.M.A.R.T. formula!
January 9, 2013Mental abilities don't necessarily go downhill as we age. Memory loss may be related to several lifestyle factors.
January 5, 2013Healthy, active students are more productive and attentive in class - and feel better, too. Here are some ideas for getting more activity into your day.
January 4, 2013To get the most out of your workout, you should ensure that you are working within your heart rate training zone. If you work too hard, you're likely to injure yourself and, possibly, burn out.
November 1, 2012Additional tools help at-risk British Columbians get started on a healthier lifestyle. Learn more about Prescription for Health here.
January 13, 2017Continued, long-term use and excessive use of alcohol can do damage to your body. Here are a few of the major body parts that can be damaged from excessive drinking.
January 12, 2017Alcohol is always best in moderation, which means staying within the low-risk drinking guidelines. When you choose to have a drink, follow these “green light” combinations.
January 12, 2017Drinking alcohol can increase your risk of certain diseases and conditions. When it comes to women and alcohol, there are some benefits but also significant risks. Find out what they are.
January 12, 2017Alcohol impacts everyone differently. In small amounts, alcohol can be beneficial. Read more to find out what moderation means.
January 12, 2017There are some combinations to always avoid if you choose to drink. These “red light” combinations are important to remember.
January 12, 2017Drinking alcohol can increase your risk of certain diseases including many cancers. The more you drink, the more that risk can go up. Find out how many drinks it takes to put you at risk, what diseases you may face and how high or low those risks can be.
January 12, 2017Not everything combines safely with alcohol. Use caution with these “yellow light” alcohol combos. When you choose to drink, it’s always best in moderation and to stay within the low-risk drinking guidelines.
January 12, 2017Drinking alcohol can increase your risk of certain diseases and conditions. The more you drink, the more that risk can go up. Find out which diseases men are at risk for from drinking alcohol.
December 8, 2016Embrace winter with some good, old fashion fun. A day tobogganing can create fond memories the whole family will never forget. Plus, everyone will get plenty of exercise! Read more.
December 1, 2016Walking is your answer to staying active while juggling a busy December. Avoid the holiday rush, pace yourself and walk through them.
November 24, 2016All adults should be active, but how do you know if you’re working out hard enough? Here’s a breakdown of the three intensity zones and how to know if you are in them.
November 17, 2016You can achieve more than self-defence with martial arts. See how they benefit both physical and mental health.
November 10, 2016Snow sports are fast and fun. Keep it that way all winter long with these tips to build your endurance and prevent injuries.
November 3, 2016Sandwiched between your thigh and shin, the poor knee is often the site of injury. Learn how your knees work, about common injuries and how to prevent injuring your knees.
October 27, 2016When you’re trying to choose a fitness class to join, what qualifications should you look for in the instructor? Here are five points to consider before signing up.
October 20, 2016Going to the gym for your first time can be intimidating. It doesn’t have to be! Here are some tips to make sure you have a great experience.
October 13, 2016Change of season means change of wardrobe, right? Don’t forget to change your hiking gear according to the season too!
October 6, 2016Have you heard of plyometrics? Learn about these training exercises, how to do them, and jump aboard to get started.