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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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What You Need To Know About Concussions In Sport

September 18, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:

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What You Need To Know About Concussions In Sport

Note! This advice must not replace your doctor’s recommendations. All suspected concussions should be evaluated by a physician.

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Embrace Beautiful BC this Long Weekend

July 31, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags: outdoors, recreation, get moving!

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BC long weekend, getting outdoors, being active

The B.C. Day long weekend is upon us and this is the perfect time to get outdoors and celebrate the beauty that our province has to offer.

Did you know that B.C. is the most active province in the country? One of the reasons is that there are so many accessible activity opportunities at our doorstep. 

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Let’s Dive into Water Activities

July 24, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags: water, water sports, swim, kayak, SUP, stand-up paddle boarding, safety

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BC is a water lover’s paradise, from Lake Okanagan to Williston Lake to the Pacific Ocean; we have more than enough water to keep cool and entertained this summer. Given warmer temperatures, being active and having fun in and on the water becomes an attractive option, so grab your swimsuit, put on your sunscreen, and have a look at these three popular water based activities!

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Keeping Fit for Busy Moms

July 16, 2019 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags: children, physical activity

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Keeping Fit for Busy Moms

Whether you’re a new parent or parent of a toddler, a parent of one, or a parent of multiple kids, it’s important to find time for yourself in these BUSY and EXHAUSTING days. 

Parenting a young child can bring on a variety of emotions and challenges, some good and some difficult, and the potential for a parent’s health to deteriorate because of these stressors is high. Physical activity is a great stress reliever and it helps our bodies to keep up with our busy lives. 

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