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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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Five Ways to Keep Your Children Active Over the Holidays

November 27, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags: children, active, holidays

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Five Ways to Keep Your Children Active Over the Holidays

If you're a parent, the holiday period means your kids are off school and at home. This is a great opportunity for family time. So forget the latest tablet and try these ideas to keep your children active this holiday break.

Holiday lights walk: Bundle up, and go for a stroll around your neighbourhood and enjoy the lights and decorations glowing at night. If there are no houses with lights within walking or biking distance, drive to a nicely decorated neighbourhood and walk around there. + MORE

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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