May 18, 2012The days are getting longer, the temperature is rising and as a result, the shorts, sundresses, and runners are coming out of hibernation.
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 7, 2012During Exercise is Medicine Month, Move for Health Day is an international event created in 2002 by the World Health Organization to promote physical activity.
May 4, 2012From August 8th to September 19th, BC residents were challenged to “Walk to Win” in a six-week contest that encouraged walking, mapping and sharing favourite walking routes as well as pictures along the way.
April 30, 2012Some British Columbians think that becoming more physically fit means having to dig into their wallet. This doesn’t have to be the case.
April 23, 2012Over the past couple weeks we discussed the importance of providing our children and youth with the best possible chances for optimal growth and development by MOVING MORE and SITTING LESS!
April 11, 2012Shine up your favoUrite pair of sneakers and get ready to embrace their comfort, agility and overwhelming style in the office this week!
April 2, 2012"Together for a Happy and Active Life"! During the 54th World Health Assembly in 2002, it was decided that World Health Day would be given the theme of physical activity promotion!
March 12, 2012Wanting to increase your activity, break boundaries and challenge yourself to improve your health, wellbeing and quality of life by embarking on a new adventure? Ever considered training for a marathon? I bet most of you have had the thought. Moreover, I bet only a small portion of people actually act upon these thoughts! What's missing? Is it resources, lack of fitness, insufficient education or just not enough time?
February 27, 2012As discussed in a previous blog, dogs are clearly more than man's best friend.They can significantly improve our health and quality of life.
February 21, 2012Proper backpack use is often taken for granted and the effects of this could be drastic on our growing children and youth.