Gift Ideas That Will Move Your Loved Ones

November 27, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags: holiday, gift ideas, physical activity

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Gift Ideas That Will Move Your Loved Ones

Whenever I need some physical activity support, I check in with the Physical Activity Services team at HealthLink BC.  Here are some activity inspired gift ideas we came up with that will delight and inspire your family and friends.

While you’re at it, buy two and keep one for yourself. Being active is the best inspiration you can give.

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Physical Activity Can Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk and Improve Outcomes

November 19, 2019 by Marc Faktor, Certified Exercise Physiologist | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags: did you know?, healthy living, men's health, physical activity

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Physical Activity Can Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk and Improve Outcomes

By now I am sure we have all seen a few extra moustaches hanging around the office, your homes and local establishments. 

This is not just an opportunity for teens to see how much peach fuzz they can surround their lips with, nor is it an opportunity for men to irritate and embarrass their significant others. It's an opportunity to come together, support a great cause and raise a significant amount of money to bring awareness to men's health. + MORE

4 Proven Ways to Help Prevent Falls

November 13, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:

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4 Proven Ways to Help Prevent Falls

An accidental fall can happen to anyone at any age. A change in weather conditions, being distracted during a busy day or even walking in an unfamiliar area are just a few reasons that can cause anyone to slip or trip. Falling can be embarrassing for many people but, for older adults, even a simple fall can be much more serious.

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Physical Activity at Work

October 17, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags: healthy workplaces, physical activity

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Physical Activity at Work

Many of us spend a lot of time where we work and a healthy workplace is a more enjoyable place to be.

Employees can spend up to 10.5 hours a day working and commuting.

Including physical activity into this time is important!

It's easy to make a few changes without too much effort. Here's how to sneak in some physical activity:

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Increasing Motivation for Lunch Time Exercise

October 4, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags: barriers, health, physical activity

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Increasing Motivation for Lunch Time Exercise

For individuals with demanding jobs and families, the lunch time is one of the best times to exercise without having to worry about life's demands. But it can sometimes be a challenge to use this precious time to exercise.

Here are a couple ideas to assist you in increasing your motivation to do some physical activity during lunch:

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