Exercise & Fitness

When it comes to physical activity, don't undervalue the incredible health benefits of a daily walk. Research tells us that there are health benefits to exercise -- even periods as short as a few minutes. It also reveals that these benefits are increased when we...

With the arrival of spring, not to mention COVID-19, it's time to make changes to your exercise routine. Some people are content to exercise indoors at home, while others already know, or will soon discover, that exercising outdoors offers a multiple of options and benefits. A...

Many people view January 1 as an opportunity to start fresh, setting health goals, such as losing weight, improving their diets, and starting an exercise routine. At DeerFields Clinic though, we know that all too often though, they set unrealistic  and unachievable goals, leading most...

Despite teaching fitness classes for almost three decades, running for years, and cycling, boxing, skiing, playing tennis, taking up Hip-Hop in my forties, and enjoying just about every form of physical activity, including many activities with my dog, I have never considered myself an athlete....

If you think it's just kids and teens getting too much screen time these days, think again. How many hours a day do you spend in front of your computer, on your phone, or watching TV? Probably more than you think. In its first-ever report card,...

There's a good chance you've heard about Platelet Rich Plasma injections, also known as "PRP". Perhaps you know someone who's had one or more injections, or perhaps, like me, you've already tried and hopefully benefited from this form of treatment yourself. Platelet Rich Plasma injections appear...

Research proves that exercise makes us happier and healthier. It helps prevent disease; keeps us young in mind, body and spirit; is more effective than some medications in treating anxiety and depression; and can even add years to our lives. Few Canadian adults however, are active...

Published just a few days ago in the Journal Current Alzheimer Research is an excellent study out of the Division of Behavioral Neurology, Department of Neurology, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan.  Living a sedentary lifestyle with trivial or...

Here at DeerFields Clinic we practice Preventive & Integrative Medicine with a particular focus on anti-ageing through lifestyle optimization.  We actually have the ability to measure the age of each individual body system and compare it to your chronological age in years. These systems include your cardio-age (heart), pulmo-age...