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July 2014

How to Work Out Without Overheating

July 10, 2014 by Normand Richard, Certified Exercise Physiologist | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags: overheat, hot, sweating, sun, hydration, temperature, clothing, pacing

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How to Work Out Without Overheating

The sun and hot temperatures we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived! Being physically active in the heat requires a little extra consideration, but keeping cool is easier than you think; consider the following: + MORE

Make Water Your Summer Sidekick

July 8, 2014 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags: water, hydrate, summer, dehydrated, smoothie, sugar

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Make Water Your Summer Sidekick

Whatever your preferred summer activity – playing a game of catch at the park, swimming at your favourite beach, or strolling along the waterway – it’s important to stay hydrated. If you’re thirsty it means you are already dehydrated. Being dehydrated on a daily basis can significantly increase the stress on your cardiovascular and respiratory systems.

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Bike Riding Is Easier Than You Think

July 3, 2014 by Normand Richard, Certified Exercise Physiologist | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags: bike, bicycle, biking, cycle, cycling, bike ride, summer, exercise

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Bike Riding Is Easier Than You Think

Some people say, "cycling is the new golf" and why not? Cycling is an activity that gives us an opportunity to socialize, improves cardiovascular fitness, is easy on the joints and makes active transportation a breeze.

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