May 15, 2018Physical activity is important, but injuries can keep children and adults from staying active and healthy. A new website can show you how to have fun and stay safe.
Being active gives you an overall feeling of wellbeing. Canada's Physical Activity Guidelines recommend at least 60 minutes a day for children and 150 minutes a week for adults. Here's how to incorporate physical activity into your life.
May 1, 2018To build muscle, you need resistance training (AKA strength training). Can eating or drinking protein after this type of exercise make your muscles stronger?
March 29, 2018For some people, when their physical activity levels are not paired with enough rest, it can result in what’s known as overtraining.
March 15, 2018Rest time between workouts is important for your body to recover and become stronger. Learn about active recovery and how it can help!
March 8, 2018Learning is more than letters and numbers. Kids need to learn how to hop, throw, and run.
March 1, 2018Choices you make throughout life can influence your odds of developing cancer, or not. Among other things, being active on a regular basis can be very helpful.
February 15, 2018Bringing your kids to the gym is one way you can be active as a family. It can be a time saver, a rainy day activity, and opportunity to role model healthy habits.
February 1, 2018Doing strength training doesn’t have to be complicated or happen in a gym. Learn how to use resistance bands to keep your muscles strong.
January 18, 2018Well done on taking 10,000 steps per day! But are you meeting the Canadian Physical Activity guidelines for greater health benefits? Here are some ideas to help you achieve the recommended 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity per week.
January 11, 2018Boost your recovery and bounce back sooner after surgery. Being active before surgery is a great way to help speed up your recovery.