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Physical Activity

January 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Physical 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.
Getting Started with Your Physical Fitness!

Getting Started with Your Physical Fitness!

January 9, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Many 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.
Safety and Injury Prevention

Safety and Injury Prevention

January 9, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Physical activity plays an important role in a healthy lifestyle; the good news is most injuries are preventable.
Set S.M.A.R.T. Goals

Set S.M.A.R.T. Goals

January 9, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

One 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!

Keeping an active and healthy mind

January 9, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Mental abilities don't necessarily go downhill as we age. Memory loss may be related to several lifestyle factors.

Fitting in Physical Activity at College or University

January 5, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Healthy, active students are more productive and attentive in class - and feel better, too. Here are some ideas for getting more activity into your day.
Heart Rate Calculator

Heart Rate Calculator

January 4, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

To 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.

Prescription for Health

November 1, 2012 by HealthyFamilies BC

Additional tools help at-risk British Columbians get started on a healthier lifestyle. Learn more about Prescription for Health here.

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  1. Activity & Lifestyles
  2. Aging Well
  3. Pregnancy & Parenting
    1. Pregnancy & Birth
    2. Babies (0-12 months)
    3. Toddlers (12-36 months)
    4. Preschool (3-5 years)
    5. Children (6-11 years)
    6. Teens (12-18 years)
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