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Workout Smart: Core Strength

August 27, 2015 by Normand Richard, Certified Exercise Physiologist | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:

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Workout Smart: Core Strength

If you follow social media trends or visit a fitness or recreation facility, you’ve likely heard about core training. What is the “core”? + MORE

Vitamin D: Is Your Child Getting Enough? Part 1

August 25, 2015 by Dean Simmons, Registered Dietitian | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags:

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Vitamin D: Is Your Child Getting Enough? Part 1

In Part 1 of this series you’ll learn about the fishy history of Vitamin D and the daily recommendations for kids to ensure good bone health.

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Golf: Why it is Worth a Swing

August 20, 2015 by Normand Richard, Certified Exercise Physiologist | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:

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Golf: Why it is Worth a Swing

What comes to mind when you think of golf? I view golf as an activity often present in the corporate world. For example, my first golf experience was at an office golf tournament during a summer co-op. There were no hole-in-one shots, but I did discover a few things while socializing and being active outside. Here’s what I learned:

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The Ultimate Back-to-School Guide for Parents

August 19, 2015 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Pregnancy & Parenting | Tags:

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The Ultimate Back-to-School Guide for Parents

Family households across British Columbia have started stirring with the back-to-school buzz. The alarm clocks that need setting, lunches that need packing, buses that need catching...In the midst of all this hustle and bustle, stay calm with a little planning and organization. Follow our top tips to make the transition from summer to school a breeze:

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Why Do Men Eat Less Vegetables and Fruit?

August 18, 2015 by Dean Simmons, Registered Dietitian | Posted in: Vegetables and Fruit | Tags:

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Why Do Men Eat Less Vegetables and Fruit?

Advertising can be unkind and food ads often present men in simple macho stereotypes; craving meaty, greasy and salty food. Not exactly a picture of health. So where do vegetables and fruit fit in?

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