September 14, 2017The end of summer and beginning of fall are prime time for fruit and vegetable picking. Other than being tasty and nutritiously healthy, there are physical benefits to harvesting fruit and vegetables too.
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.
September 7, 2017Physical activity doesn’t have to be structured or done on turf. Let’s look at a few other ways kids can be active in their day-to-day lives.
August 31, 2017A hundred years ago there was little hype about workout routines and fitness fads. People didn’t focus on them in the past because daily life was full of manual labour, active transportation and chores. Fast forward to today…how does modern life compare?
August 24, 2017You just crushed your first day at the gym but why are you so sore the next day? Learn what to expect from these aches and pains and how to prevent muscle strain.
August 17, 2017The spaces you live and work in can have an effect on your lifestyle. Surround yourself with opportunities to be active for better luck sticking with physical activity.
August 10, 2017It can be hard to tell whether or not it’s okay to exercise outdoors when the air quality is poor. Find out what experts in the field say.
August 3, 2017Everyone can take a hike! Learn what to look for when researching hiking trails for you and your family or friend group.
August 2, 2017Summers in BC offer endless opportunities for outdoor excursions. Make sure your summer fun isn’t ruined from drinking untreated water. Just because water in a stream looks clean it doesn’t mean it won’t make you sick!
July 27, 2017This summer it was attempted to run a marathon – a total of 42.2 km – in only two hours! What we can learn from this extraordinary feat?
July 26, 2017Celebrate active transportation and safely share the roads with parents, children and families.