Researchers today are asking a lot of questions about physical activity and mental health and wellbeing. Does regular physical activity contribute to mental wellbeing? Can it help with reducing anxiety or depression? Here is what we know:
April 26, 2016 | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags:
You might have heard about the 80/20 rule for healthy eating, but you might also be confused by what it really means and whether it’s good advice to follow. Read on to get the answers.+ MORE
April 21, 2016 | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:
If you’ve ever hit the gym for a workout or taken part in an exercise class you might of filled out the Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire for Everyone (PAR-Q+). For most, being active is safe and enjoyable. In some cases, you should check with your doctor or a qualified exercise professional before becoming more active; this is where the PAR-Q+ comes in.
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April 14, 2016 | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:
Remember the days you’d go for a walk or run and carry a Walkman? Things have changed! In recent years, wearable fitness technology like activity trackers, heart rate monitors, and Global Positioning System (GPS) watches have become commonplace. Ever heard of Jawbone™, Fitbit™, Garmin Vivosmart™? Here’s a look at these types of wrist activity trackers.