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 21, 2012Proper backpack use is often taken for granted and the effects of this could be drastic on our growing children and youth.
February 9, 2012It was January 1st. A new day, a new year, a new approach. I had been growing more and more weary with my workout routine and thought I needed to kick-start myself into some new activities to reinvigorate my inner motivations.
February 6, 2012In order to continually see positive changes to our health and fitness, we need to provide the stimulus (i.e. physical activity) on a consistent and progressive basis. Some people don't realize that physical activity can have a large and meaningful impact on their health even if done in short bouts throughout the day.
January 30, 2012Believe it or not, those fuzzy and furry bundles have a lot more to offer than what meets the eye. Lots of interesting research has and is still being done on the benefits of owning and caring for man's best friend, the canine!
January 23, 2012First off, I'm not a yoga expert. However, I do know the body well and definitely promote the health benefits of yoga.
January 3, 2012How were your holidays? I hope you had a relaxing time with your family and loved ones. If you were like me you ate more than your fair share of turkey dinner and goodies!
December 26, 2011Schools out, kids are home, family members and old friends are in from out of town and the holidays are in full swing!
December 23, 2011Happy holidays! I hope that you are able to take a rest from your busy schedule to spend some time with family and friends.