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 12, 2017Alcohol has both immediate and long-term effects on your body. Learn about how alcohol affects your behaviour and your body.
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.
August 8, 2019Alcohol impacts everyone differently. Read more to find out what moderation means.
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, 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.
February 16, 2017Does the order of your workout matter? Maybe yes maybe no, ultimately it depends on what your goals are.
February 9, 2017Most of us feel back pain at some point. Check out what you can do to prevent it and how to manage it.
February 1, 2017Turning 150 is a big deal. Celebrate Canada’s birthday by trying out 150 games and sports!
January 26, 2017Side effects of cancer treatment can be serious. Being active after treatment is very beneficial and can help raise your energy levels.
January 19, 2017You can make your gym sessions more fun and productive with one key ingredient: Music.
January 17, 2017The first step in accomplishing any goal is having the idea to do it.If quit smoking has been something you’ve been thinking about, congratulations! You are already on your way to getting where you want to be. Maybe you’ve tried to quit before and remember how hard it is.The important thing is you have set the intention to quit and you are trying.
January 12, 2017New Year, New You! Keep it simple and achieve your physical activity goals this year with the three R’s of habit building: reminder, routine, reward.
January 5, 2017Don’t leave your physical activity behind when you fly away to your well-deserved beach vacation.
December 15, 2016We all know someone we look up to as “super healthy”. How do they do it? What’s their secret? We asked questions and here are the answers.
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.