Fitness Tag

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,...

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...

An avid runner in every season, I've discovered a few tricks that make running outdoors throughout the winter months a little more enjoyable...

These days, one doesn't have to look hard or travel far to find a yoga studio or class. Yoga practice has become increasingly popular with participants of all ages and abilities and continues to gain followers who upon giving it a fair try,...

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to our Medical Director, Dr. Randy Knipping. Yesterday he won the Canadian Masters 10000 m championship in Surrey BC yesterday taking home the gold medal for Toronto West Athletics in a time of 43:21.   Dr. Knipping knows all about setting goals...

I get a lot of questions about plyometric training - such as "What are the benefits?" and "How do I begin or incorporate this type of exercise?"  With summer ramping up and many of us spending more time outdoors, it seems the ideal time to...

Getting an outdoor workout is easier than you think. In fact, boosting your health and fitness over the next several months could be as simple as leaving the car parked, and using active transportation to run errands, get to and from work, meet...

What goes through your head when you step onto a scale? Is it trepidation at the "number" about to appear? Unfortunately that's the case for many, including some of our clients at DeerFields. The bottom line? We place too much emphasis on total...

Our very own Dr. Randy Knipping competed for DeerFields at the MEC Toronto 10K Road Race today finishing with a personal best time of 45:50.4 minutes and qualifying for the Canadian Masters Athletics Championships to be held in Surrey, BC this August 3-5,...

There are so many benefits to being physically active and to exercising regularly - slowing the aging process is just one of them. Being active for at least 150 minutes each week (even more is better) can help adults to: Increase overall fitness ...